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Adult Education Service

What is it?

Mind CHWF’s accredited Adult Education Service supports people experiencing or who have previously experienced a mental health condition through a range of classes and courses in English, Maths and Computing.

At the moment, we offer accredited courses in:

English

  • English Entry Level 2 RARPA- For those with a basic knowledge of English and want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
  • Functional Skills English E2- For those who have completed Entry Level 2 RARPA award in Term 1 and want to work towards Entry 2FS English award.
  • English Entry Level 3 RARPA- For those who have completed Functional Skills English E2 award.
  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • ESOL Entry Level 1- For those who want to gain basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
  • ESOL Entry Level 2- For those who want to gain intermediate speaking and listening skills.
  • English My Way- For those with little or no knowledge of English.

Maths

  • Edexcel Functional Maths 1- For those with a basic knowledge of maths. We cover topics including percentages, fractions, ratios, conversions and producing charts.
  • Edexcel Functional Maths E2/E3- For those with basic maths skills and want help managing with the demands of everyday life.

Computing

  • OCR ICT Entry Level 3- An introduction to computer basics. We cover topics including word processing, internet and email.
  • OCR ICT Level 1- For those who have completed an ICT Entry Level 3 award. We cover topics including website software, presentations software and word processing.
  • OCR ICT Level 2- For those who have completed an ICT Level 1 award. We cover topics including word processing, presentation software and outlook.

Who is it for?

Courses run by our accredited Adult Education Service are for those who are:

  • 18 or over.
  • Live in Hackney.
  • Experiencing or have previously experienced a mental health condition.

How to get it

To make an online referral, please click here.

You can also visit us at our Tudor Road office to:

  • Pick up a referral form.
  • Talk to one of our Education Team who are available every Tuesday or Wednesday.
  • Complete an assessment at our drop-in sessions held every Tuesday, from 12-3.30pm.
  • Complete an ESOL assessment held on the first Wednesday of every month, from 3-5pm.