Work-Related Training: IT & Gardening

All of our training courses are free of charge


Our IT Training is designed to give clients more confidence with their computing skills. We offer a variety of simple to intermediate computer training courses, including:

Accredited Digital Skills: A variety of work-related courses, provided by an accredited platform, using software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Programming: These courses teach you how to program computers in JavaScript or Python, learning the fundamentals of programming, algorithmic thinking and problem analysis.

Approx 40 hours. Provided through the Cisco Networking Academy.

Cybersecurity: Learning important security principles, network/server/application security controls, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and securing data confidentiality and availability. 

Approx 30 hours. Provided through the Cisco Networking Academy. 

For more information or to register your interest, email our Client Services team:

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Our gardening department is designed to teach clients about soft landscaping and garden maintenance. Clients will work on real customers’ gardens with our trained and qualified staff, learning about:

Lawn care | Weeding | Planting | Hedge-cutting | Pruning | Leaf-tidying | Time and Cost Estimations

In addition, clients will receive ‘classroom’ training at Oakleaf to support their practical work, including: plant identification, handling tools and machinery, and health and safety awareness.

This department is very hands on and every day is different. Clients will be learning transferable skills including teamwork, adaptability, problem-solving, communication and professional behaviour, which are important additions to a CV.

To see our full gardening leaflet, click here.

For more information or to register your interest, email our Client Services team: