What is Skills Training?

Skills training provides a wide range of free workshops on a range of different subjects. They can help improve your career prospects, academic skills and further your personal development. Training is delivered by PwC, local businesses, University staff and Student Trainers.

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Peer Led Skills Training

You might have noticed some of the workshops below are led by Student Trainers. This is a team of students who have undertaken a comprehensive, industry-recognised qualification to deliver workshops on topics that matter to you. Check out the skills training programme below to find out when their next workshops are running, and if you’d like to push your presentation skills to the next level, you could apply to become a Student Trainer yourself.

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Academic Style
Academic Skills
Wed 06 Feb
13:15
14:05
An Academic Skills Centre Lunchtime Learning Session Do you need support with writing academic assignments? Would you like some help with improving your academic style? By the end of this... Find out more...
Structuring dissertations and reports in Word
IT Training
Wed 06 Feb
14:15
17:15
Word is Microsoft’s word processing application - part of Office 365 which you get for free as a student. This self-paced course will show you how to use... Find out more...
Commercial Awareness
Employability Skills
Thu 07 Feb
12:15
13:30
Commercial Awareness The session will be delivered by PwC The term commercial awareness is used widely in recruitment but what does it mean?    On one level it’s the... Find out more...
Getting started with Excel spreadsheets
IT Training
Thu 07 Feb
18:15
20:15
Excel is Microsoft’s spreadsheet application - part of Office 365 which you get for free as a student. This self-paced course will give you an introduction to the... Find out more...
MiDAS Minibus/MPV Theory Training 18/19
Leadership
Mon 11 Feb
14:15
15:45
Driving a fleet vehicle is an important and highly responsible task which many students volunteer to carry out. In order to be sure that you’re up to the... Find out more...
Academic Reading into Academic Writing
Academic Skills
Tue 12 Feb
13:15
14:05
Do you need ideas on how to do targeted reading that makes best use of your time? Do you need to take all the ideas from your reading and organise... Find out more...
CV Advice Workshop for Part Time Work
Employability Skills
Wed 13 Feb
12:45
13:45
This session will: a) Give you opportunity to evaluate a small number of CVs to draw out key do’s and don’ts b) Show you how to... Find out more...
Referencing using EndNote Web
IT Training
Wed 13 Feb
14:15
15:45
Organising your references can be time-consuming. EndNote is a bibliographic management product on the Web which allows you to manage references, cite references in papers and create bibliographies. This... Find out more...
Creating Functions and Formulae in Excel
IT Training
Thu 14 Feb
18:15
19:45
This self-paced course is an introduction to the basics of creating functions and formulae in Excel – Microsoft’s spreadsheet application. The real benefit of Excel lies in... Find out more...
How to Stand Out From the Crowd in the Recruitment Process
Employability Skills
Mon 18 Feb
12:15
13:05
How to Stand Out From the Crowd in the Recruitment Process This session will be delivered by PwC This session will touch on the different skills and attributes employers look for, and how to best to prepare for the recruitment process... Find out more...
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