Do you need help finding and preparing for employment? Or are you in a job and looking to improve your skills at work? 

We have courses which focus on developing your job search skills and help you gain the right job for you. We also offer courses that will help develop your personal skills whilst in work.

We cater for a range of differing learning styles and are always happy to discuss your requirements and seek to accommodate them. Our courses take place in local businesses, community venues, and schools across Hertfordshire.


Succeed and Get that Job (10 - 12 hours)

Learn how to effectively search and apply for jobs. This course will help you to:

  • Develop valuable techniques and tips for successful interview performance
  • Learn how to produce an effective CV and write winning personal statements
  • Meet the requirements of applications.

Become a Classroom Helper (10 hours)

The course will show you how to support children’s learning with an overview of Early Years Foundation Skills and the new Primary Curriculum plus an outline of SEND procedures. It includes:

• How to help children with phonics, reading, writing and maths

• Health and safety, confidentiality and safeguarding (including British Values and Prevent).

Managing redundancy (12 hours)

This course will help you to prepare for and manage the changes that result from redundancy through looking at building resilience, confidence, looking at alternative pathways, action planning and effective job searching.

Public Speaking (10 hours)

Develop your public speaking skills by overcoming nerves and identifying ways to engage with your audience.

Presentation Techniques (10 hours)

Boost the quality of your professional or social presentations by looking at ways to engage your audience, speech structure, intonation and good body language.


HAFLS also run a Study PLUS programme suitable for 16-19 year olds. This course runs 3 days per week and equips you with the skills and qualifications to take your next step into a job, an apprenticeship or further education – find out more about Study PLUS.

For a list of live courses and to search for a course near you, please use our course finder, contact HAFLS on 01992 556194 or use our online contact form.