There are many ways Uxbridge College can help you to survive the credit crunch. Here are some of the ways you can get support and take advantage of low-cost offers…
Find out how Uxbridge College can help you improve your skills
Get help to enhance your career, work towards getting a new job or improve your skills through full and part-time study during the day and evenings.
Drop in to the Uxbridge or Hayes Campus between 9.00am and 5.00pm for more information about our courses, facilities and the support we offer. We can also arrange evening appointments.
For more information call the Information & Advice team on 01895 853333.
Progression in the recession
Are you currently looking for a job? Uxbridge College can offer free training and support to help you get back into work.
If you, or anyone you know, have recently been made redundant or if you have been looking for work for some time without success, then Uxbridge College may be able to help.
As part of our commitment to local people and to the local economy, we are providing training that offers the chance to gain the skills you need to help you get back into a job. We can offer support with job searches, CV writing, links with local employers, possible work placements, plus training in a range of subjects providing skills to help you get back to work. Free training may be available and there could also be support for travel and childcare.
Free English language and skills for life training
If you are employed in the hospitality, retail or health care sector working for a small or medium sized company in greater London you may be eligible for English language training.
The Bridge the Gap project is led by TVU and co-funded by the ESF and LSC (eligibility criteria apply) and offers training for speakers of other languages. The course covers essential business and personal skills including form filling, handling money and understanding English. Flexible teaching times and locations are on offer, and training is supportive and given in small friendly groups.
For more information call 01895 853703.
Pamper yourself on a budget!
Look and feel fantastic for a fraction of the normal price with low-cost hair and beauty treatments on offer to the public at Uxbridge College's Hair and Beauty training salons.
Our fully-supervised hairdressers and beauty therapists in training can offer you professional treatments at a fraction of high street salon prices.
Examples from our full list of treatments include:
Haircut - £4.00
Wash and blow dry - £4.00
Wash cut and blow dry - £8.00
Root application (tint) - £12.50
Whole head tint (from) - £16.00
Manicure - £6.00
Pedicure - £6.00
Facial - £7.00
Plus - get a free make-up with every facial.
Hair and beauty treatments take place at our modern, relaxing salons at the Hayes Community Campus.
Call 01895 853666 to book a treatment or for more information.
Sensitivity tests may be needed 24/48hrs in advance of certain treatments.
Turn the credit crunch into a credit munch!
Take a look at our modern chef-created menu at Lifestyles - our training restaurant. Every meal is cooked fresh each day, using seasonal ingredients and exclusive menus.
You will be served at your table by one of our waiters or waitresses in training, and three courses costs only £6.00 with a range of daily specials. The restaurant is also fully licensed.
The menu changes daily but recent dishes have included:
· Roast pork & apple sauce, chateau potatoes, braised red cabbage & french beans and
· Marinated supreme of salmon, chive & lemon butter, baton carrots, french beans and
· Vegetable rogan josh with pilaf rice and naan bread
· Supreme of chicken florentine, duchesse potatoes, broccoli and baton carrots
· Home made ¼lb beef burger, chunky chips, red onion relish, coleslaw and salad
· Beef lasagne, garlic bread and salad
· Bread & butter pudding
· Pear & frangipane tart
· Cherry clafoutis.
Book a table for lunch on 01895 853730 or drop in to the restaurant at our Hayes Community Campus.