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Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're learning skills for a new business or helping yourself and your family by taking a particular course, BAES provides a great, supportive environment that encourages learning and builds confidence the subject area students undertake. With a number of centres, BAES also supports you while you learn with staff who are on hand to offer you advice on choosing the right course.

The mission of our Corporate Training team is to support Birmingham businesses to get the skills they need for sustainable growth and enhanced productivity. To do this a curriculum relevant to local businesses, employers and attractive to employees has been developed.

Their Values

  • Birmingham is a place for businesses to thrive and compete for international opportunities.
  • Skills matter because a skilled workforce makes for a better business.
  • Knowledge and expertise underpins business success.
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Types of Courses Offered

Microsoft Office IT software

We have a selection of courses that will improve your specialist knowledge and understanding of a wide range of work related software.

Our courses are offered at three different levels, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced so you can be sure you will be joining a course at the right level for you. All our courses are taught on commonly used IT packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Publisher, Visio, Project and Outlook.

Dependent on subject and level, the training is offered as either half day or full day sessions.

Leadership & Management Training

Gain valuable skills in managing change with CHAMPS2 training
With the immense scale and fast pace of change affecting many large organisations, having skills in managing change are much sought after by employers.

Our CHAMPS2 training will give you a formal change management qualification and help you develop essential skills in managing change projects. Formal accredited CHAMPS2 Practitioner level training courses - held over five days - are available monthly.

If you would like to find out more, we have a range of online change management tools and resources.

Project Management Training

Take your project management skills to the next level and give your career prospects a boost.
A PRINCE2 qualification will allow you to gain the knowledge and authority to work on and manage important projects: employers recognise PRINCE2 qualifications as proof of knowledge and are currently the most widely-demanded project management qualification.

**New** PRINCE2 Agile is an extension module tailored for forward-thinking organisations and individuals already benefiting from PRINCE2. It provides further guidance on how to apply agile methods to the world's most recognised project management method.

Get the office skills employers want

Learn the latest SpeedWriting techniques with Pitman Training
Designed by the industry experts in shorthand training, the course is a new way to learn the BakerWriteTM SpeedWriting system. If you take notes or minutes in meetings, this course will increase your speed and efficiency.

Need to improve your touch typing skills?
TouchType is the fun and flexible way to learn how to type quickly and accurately, without looking at the keyboard. It's perfect for beginners who are new to a computer, as well as those who've used computers for years.

This is an online training programme so you can learn at your own pace.

Get IT qualified at times to suit your busy life!

ECDL (European Computer Driving License) is a nationally recognised IT qualification which covers the key concepts of computing and proves a learner has achieved a uniform standard in computer skills and knowledge.

The course is delivered through a blended-learning approach which offers both face-to-face, as well as on-line support and learning over a duration of around 20 weeks.

Learning materials and activities are accessed online via a Virtual Learning Environment. The essence of the programme is flexibility, allowing you to plan your own learning to suit your needs and time availability.

Business Analysis Training

What do Business Analysts do? What skills and competencies do they require to do their role? This Foundation level course provides delegates with a 'whistle-stop tour' of the role of the Business Analyst who acts as the link between business needs, users and IT within change initiatives.

This BCS accredited online interactive multimedia course provides an overview of the ever important Business Analyst role, and covers the broad range of techniques used within the structure of the Business Analysis process model.

Professional training courses

Our range of specialist qualifications are designed to support businesses get the skills they need for sustainable growth and enhanced productivity.

Whether you are a business looking to become more efficient and keep your workforce's skills up-to-date, or an individual looking to continue your own personal development and excel at work - we have the courses for you.

The qualifications you will gain are nationally recognised by employers. Courses run throughout the year and can be tailored to meet your individual business needs. 

Courses

Professional Training
Art & Design Length Price Location Reviews
Calligraphy - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Drawing
Art - Drawing & Painting - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Art - Drawing & Painting - Beginners & Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Art - Drawing & Painting - Intermediate & Advanced 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Business & Management
Business Administration
Business Administration - Entry 3 (Award) 30 hours From 158 GBP Multiple (2)
Business Administration - Level 2 (Certificate) 128 hours From 633 GBP Multiple (2)
Intro to Business Administration 22 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Intro to Business Administration 7.5 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Communications & Media
Communication Skills
Deaf Awareness: A practical guide for deaf communication 3 hours From 24 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery
Cookery - Indian Cookery 17.5 hours From 79 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery - Indian Cookery 17.5 hours From 79 GBP Multiple (2)
Baking
Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft - Entry 3 (NCFE) 20 hours From 111 GBP Multiple (2)
Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft - Level 1 Award (NCFE) 80 hours From 400 GBP Multiple (2)
Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft - Level 2 Certificate (NCFE) 100 hours From 503 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery - Cup Cakes - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery - Cup Cakes - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery - Cup Cakes - Beginners - 2 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Cookery - Cup Cakes - Beginners - 2 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Fashion
Sewing & Fashion Making
Textiles - NCFE Sewing Skills - Level 1 Award (NCFE) 72.5 hours From 400 GBP Multiple (2)
Textiles - NCFE Sewing Skills - Level 2 Certificate (NCFE) 75 hours From 503 GBP Multiple (2)
Textiles - Sewing Workshop - Beginners & Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Textiles - Sewing Workshop - Beginners & Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Textiles - Sewing Workshop - Intermediate & Advanced 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Finance
Accounting
Book-Keeping - Level 1 (Award) 30 hours From 160 GBP Multiple (2)
Computerised Accounts Sage - Level 1 (Award) 30 hours From 135 GBP Multiple (2)
Computerised Accounts Sage - Level 2 (Award) 30 hours From 160 GBP Multiple (2)
Pathway In Accounting Using SAGE - Level 1 (Certificate) 90 hours From 431 GBP Multiple (2)
Functional Skills
Get Ready For IT Level 2 Skills For Work 22 hours From 27 GBP Multiple (2)
Business Skills
Business Start Ups - Level 1 (Award) 50 hours From 241 GBP Multiple (2)
Get Ready for Work - Managing Money 22 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Health and Social Care
Behaviour Management Workshop (BAES) 5 hours From 10 GBP Multiple (2)
British Sign Language - Beginners 20 hours From 120 GBP Multiple (2)
Deaf Awareness: A practical guide for deaf communication 90 hours From 24 GBP Multiple (2)
Learning Disabilities - Level 2 Award (CACHE) 75 hours From 386 GBP Multiple (2)
Understanding SEND Workshop (BAES) 5 hours From 10 GBP Multiple (2)
Childcare
Early Years Education & Care - Level 2 Diploma 175 hours From 888 GBP Multiple (2)
Preparing to Work in Schools - Level 1 Award (CACHE) 50 hours From 519 GBP Multiple (2)
Preparing to Work in Schools - Level 1 Award (CACHE) - Pathway 105 hours From 519 GBP Multiple (2)
Working with children L1 Certificate (Ascentis) fast track 105 hours From 531 GBP Multiple (2)
Working with children L1 Certificate (Ascentis) fast track 105 hours From 531 GBP Multiple (2)
Social Care / Work
Preparing to Work in Adult Care - Level 1 Cert (Ascentis) - Pathway 105 hours From 531 GBP Multiple (2)
Hobbies and Interests
Craft Courses
Interior Design - NCFE Level 2 Cert in Creative Craft 110 hours From 496 GBP Multiple (2)
Interior Design - NCFE Level 2 Cert in Creative Craft 22 hours From 496 GBP Multiple (2)
Woodwork - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry
Floristry - Contemporary Seasonal Designs - Intermediate 90 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Contemporary Seasonal Designs - Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Festive Door Rings & Table Decorations 3 hours From 14 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Festive Door Rings & Table Decorations 3 hours From 14 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Seasonal Designs - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Seasonal Designs - Beginners 90 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Seasonal Designs - Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Floristry - Seasonal Designs - Intermediate 90 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Pathway to Floristry - Entry 3 Award (NCFE) 20 hours From 111 GBP Multiple (2)
Pathway to Floristry - Level 1 Award (NCFE) 80 hours From 400 GBP Multiple (2)
Knitting, Crochet and Embroidery
Textiles - Patchwork Quilting & Embroidery - Beginners & Intermediate 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Photography
Media - Digital Photography - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Digital Photography - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Digital Photography & Photoshop - Intermediate & Advanced 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Digital Photography & Photoshop - Intermediate & Advanced 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Studio Photography & Photoshop - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Studio Photography & Photoshop - Beginners 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Human Resources
Learning & Development
Learning Support (Mentoring) - Level 2 Cert (Ascentis) fast track 63 hours From 342 GBP Multiple (2)
Mentoring - Level 1 Award (NCFE) 24 hours From 212 GBP Multiple (2)
Humanities and Social Science
History
History - The Tudors: The Golden Age of Elizabeth I 22 hours From 120 GBP Multiple (2)
History - The Tudors: The Golden Age of Elizabeth I 15 hours From 120 GBP Multiple (2)
IT & Computer Skills
Computer Aided Design (CAD) - Level 1 (Award) 55 hours Multiple (2)
Computers - First Step 12 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Computers - Second Step 25 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Digital & Computer Skills - Beginners 12 hours Multiple (2)
Digital and Computer Skills - Improvers 30 hours Multiple (2)
ECDL - Level 2 (Certificate) 90 hours From 445 GBP Multiple (2)
ECDL - Level 2 (Certificate) Fast Track 88 hours From 256 GBP Multiple (2)
ECDL - Level 2 (Certificate) Fast Track 88 hours From 256 GBP Multiple (2)
ECDL - Level 3 117 hours From 135 GBP Multiple (2)
Functional Skills IT - Entry 3 45 hours Multiple (2)
Functional Skills IT - Level 1 45 hours Multiple (2)
Get Ready For IT Level 2 Skills For Work 6 hours From 27 GBP Multiple (2)
IT Skills for Employment - Level 1 (Certificate) 40 hours Multiple (2)
IT Skills for Employment - Level 2 (Certificate) 90 hours From 431 GBP Multiple (2)
IT Skills for Employment - Level 2 (Certificate) Fast Track 88 hours From 422 GBP Multiple (2)
Learn Publisher (Create Cards, Flyers, Business Docs) 9 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
Learn Spreadsheets for Accounts 8 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
Make the Most of Your Tablet 8 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
Access / Databases
Learn Databases (Access) 9 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
IT Design/ Multimedia
Games & Apps 20 hours From 90 GBP Multiple (2)
Graphics Design - Level 1 (Award) 60 hours Multiple (2)
Graphics Design - Level 2 (Certificate) 99 hours From 472 GBP Multiple (2)
Microsoft
Excel Advanced 2010 5 hours From 220 GBP Multiple (2)
Excel Intermediate 2010 5 hours From 220 GBP Multiple (2)
Learn Spreadsheets (Excel) 9 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
Mailmerge (Word) - Letters, Emails, Labels 9 hours From 41 GBP Multiple (2)
Programming
Games and Animations Programming - Level 1 (Award) 60 hours From 296 GBP Multiple (2)
Games and Animations Programming - Level 2 (Certificate) 99 hours From 472 GBP Multiple (2)
Intro to Coding 9 hours From 45 GBP Multiple (2)
Media - Image Manipulation 12 hours From 63 GBP Multiple (2)
Web Design
Create Your Own Website From A Template 9 hours From 40 GBP Multiple (2)
Web Design - Level 1 (Award) 60 hours Multiple (2)
Languages
Cantonese - Beginners 11 weeks From 144 GBP Multiple (2)
Dutch - Lower Intermediate 1 - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Greek - Advanced Conversation & Culture 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Greek - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Greek - Lower Intermediate 1 - Module 3 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Hebrew - Beginners 11 weeks From 144 GBP Multiple (2)
Japanese - Beginners - Part 1 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Japanese - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Japanese - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Latin - Beginners 12 weeks From 144 GBP Multiple (2)
Mandarin - Beginners - Part 1 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Mandarin - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Mandarin - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Persian (Farsi) - Beginners Plus - Part 1 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Polish - Beginners 12 weeks From 144 GBP Multiple (2)
Portuguese - Improvers - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Swedish - Beginners Plus - Part 1 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Swedish - Improvers - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Swedish - Improvers - Module 2 16 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Welsh - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
English
English - Entry 1 Functional Skills 170 hours Multiple (2)
English - Entry 3 Functional Skills 160 hours Multiple (2)
English - Level 1 Functional Skills 160 hours Multiple (2)
English - Level 2 Functional Skills 160 hours Multiple (2)
ESOL - Entry 1 Speaking & Listening 105 hours From 503 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL - Entry 2 Speaking & Listening 105 hours From 503 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL - Entry 3 Speaking & Listening 105 hours From 503 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL - Level 1 (Speaking and Listening) 97.5 hours From 469 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL - Pre-Entry 57.5 hours From 259 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL for Work - Entry 1 342 hours From 1,539 GBP Multiple (2)
ESOL for Work - Entry 2 348 hours From 1,566 GBP Multiple (2)
French
French - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
German
German - Beginners - Part 1 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
German - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
German - Improvers - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
German - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
German - Lower Intermediate 1 - Module 3 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Italian
Italian - Beginners - Part 1 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Italian - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Italian - Beginners Plus - Part 1 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Italian - Lower Intermediate 1 - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Russian
Russian - Improvers - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Russian - Lower Intermediate 2 - Module 2 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish
Spanish - Beginners - Part 1 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Beginners - Part 2 12 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Beginners Plus - Part 2 16 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Intermediate - Module 2 16 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Intermediate - Module 2 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Lower Intermediate 1 - Module 3 22 hours From 121 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Post Intermediate 22 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Spanish - Post Intermediate 16 hours From 132 GBP Multiple (2)
Leadership
Team Building
Get Ready for Work - Teamwork 22 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Marketing
Digital Marketing
Digital Skills to Market your Craft - Marketing 90 hours From 18 GBP Multiple (2)
Digital Skills to Market your Craft - Marketing 4 hours From 18 GBP Multiple (2)
Digital Skills to Market your Craft Product - Social Media 90 hours From 18 GBP Multiple (2)
Have a go at Ebay 22 hours From 36 GBP Multiple (2)
Have a go at Ebay 8 hours From 36 GBP Multiple (2)
Pathway In Digital Marketing - Level 1 (Certificate) 90 hours From 431 GBP Multiple (2)
Social Media Marketing
Digital Skills to Market your Craft Product - Social Media 4 hours From 18 GBP Multiple (2)
Mathematics
Maths - Entry 2 Functional Skills (C&G) 90 hours Multiple (2)
Maths - Entry 3 Functional Skills (C&G) 95 hours Multiple (2)
Maths - Entry Level For ESOL Learners (C&G) 80 hours Multiple (2)
Maths - GCSE (AQA) 96 hours From 455 GBP Multiple (2)
Maths - Level 1 Functional Skills (Edexcel) 95 hours Multiple (2)
Maths - Level 2 Functional Skills (Edexcel) 190 hours Multiple (2)
Mental Health
Understanding Mental Health (BAES) 16 hours From 54 GBP Multiple (2)
Understanding Mental Health (BAES) 12 hours From 81 GBP Multiple (2)
Counselling
Counselling Skills - Level 2 Certificate (CPCAB) - Fast Track 108 hours From 640 GBP Multiple (2)
Music
Music lessons
Music - Singing - Beginners - 3 16 hours From 72 GBP Multiple (2)
Performing Arts
Dance Classes
Dance - Ballroom & Latin American Dancing - Intermediate & Advanced 12 hours From 54 GBP Multiple (2)
Dance - Ballroom & Latin American Dancing - Intermediate & Advanced 90 hours From 54 GBP Multiple (2)
Personal Development
Get Ready for Work - Building Resilience 2.5 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Get Ready for Work - Building Resilience 22 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Get Ready for Work - Managing Money 2.5 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Get Ready for Work - Teamwork 2.5 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Information, Advice & Guidance - Level 2 Certificate (NCFE) 30 hours From 190 GBP Multiple (2)
Career Change
Create Your Own CV 9 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Create Your Own CV 90 hours From 0 GBP Multiple (2)
Project Management
PRINCE 2 Foundation & Practitioner 37.5 hours From 1,220 GBP Multiple (2)
Sales
Customer Service
Customer Service - Entry 3 (Award) 30 hours From 167 GBP Multiple (2)
Customer Service - Level 2 (Certificate) 130 hours From 507 GBP Multiple (2)
Writing & Literature
Writing Skills
Speedwriting 1 hour From 220 GBP Multiple (2)
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