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Teach Portsmouth Jobs and Opportunities Fair 2024

January 31st, 2024

Teach Portsmouth Jobs and Opportunities Fair 2024 Venue: Portsmouth Guildhall (First floor) Date: Monday 26 February (10am – 2pm)  Working in education is one of the most rewarding sectors out there. Whether you are teaching children, supporting them in the classroom or maintaining buildings on site – you will have a job filled with purpose. … Continued

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Becoming a Teaching Assistant – Event!

October 31st, 2023

Become a teaching assistant information event Teach Portsmouth invites local residents to find out more about becoming a teaching assistant in a school at an upcoming information event at Paulsgrove Community Centre Wednesday 15 November between 10am and 1.45pm. · Hear about learning support staff experiences from Portsmouth’s classrooms · Discuss training and apprenticeship opportunities … Continued

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Top apprenticeship courses in Portsmouth revealed

June 21st, 2023

The Community Learning Service based at The Learning Place in North End, is celebrating another successful year for their apprentices and adult learners. The most popular apprenticeships of the year were Business Administration Level 3, Teaching Assistant Level 3 and Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3.  This year has seen the addition of apprenticeships in … Continued

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We aim to offer high quality courses at the best value. Our courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the majority are free. For courses with a fee, there is a reduction for those on income-related benefits.

If you want to know more, or can’t find what you’re looking for, please drop-in to The Learning Place on Derby Road, or phone us on 023 9262 1860 or email us at

We will be pleased to help you find the course you are looking for.

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Family Learning

Our Family Learning services help parents to learn how their children are taught at school, to enable adults to answer their children’s questions in a way that matches lessons, avoids confusion and increases their own skills.

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The Community Learning Service offers Business Administration, Customer Service, Health and Social Care, and Team Leader. We are Portsmouth City Council’s in house training provider and welcome apprentices working from other organisations too.

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The Learning Place, 6 Derby Road, North End, Portsmouth, PO2 8HH

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