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How to get into counselling

April 19, 2017
How to start a career in counselling with an introductory course

What is counselling? Counselling is a type of therapy that encourages people to talk about their experiences, problems and feelings in a confidential setting. Clients use counselling to consider their own behaviour from new perspectives and to overcome difficult[...]
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Solving the problem of women in web design

April 11, 2017
How to get into web design later in life

Female workers make up just 12% of employees in the IT sector, a statistic which the UK Government hopes to change. Economic and social growth relies on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research and development. Technology moves[...]
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Find out more about courses for teaching assistants for special educational needs (SEN) jobs

April 10, 2017
Discover how to become a special needs teaching assistant and support children in school

It’s autism awareness month, and this week we’re thinking about the difference that teaching assistants can make to struggling students. Alongside planning activities and preparing learning resources, they offer essential one-to-one help and[...]
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Discover how to become a foot health practitioner with Stonebridge College

April 3, 2017
Foot care training will give you the knowledge to offer consultations to clients

An aging UK population means that more people than ever before are seeking treatment for foot complaints. If you’re looking for a flexible new career, with scope to set up your own business, this fast-growing industry could be for you. With 26[...]
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Explore careers in autism through our flexible qualification

March 27, 2017
A girl picks flowers on a day out with a professional who has the qualifications to work with autistic children

Working with autistic children It’s World Autism Awareness Week and we’re joining organisations across the UK in campaigning for knowledge about this lifelong condition to be more widespread. Individuals with autism experience their surroundings in[...]
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How to become a dog groomer

March 20, 2017
Find out how to become a dog groomer with Stonebridge

With Crufts showcasing the demand for pampered pets, we’re thinking this week about the world of dog grooming. Taking care of man’s best friend has a long history. The Romans clipped their poodles to look like lions and lithographs from Elizabethan[...]
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How to become a child psychologist

March 13, 2017
You need a qualification to become a child psychologist

The way that we think about child development has changed. In the past, children were seen as little adults whose minds were effectively blank slates. They were dressed and treated like grown-ups, with exposure to education believed to be all that[...]
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Stonebridge College Awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2017

February 17, 2017

February 2017, Stonebridge Associated Colleges has won a Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded[...]
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Nursing courses that you can access without A-Levels

February 3, 2017
Access to nursing courses if you don't have A-Levels

Nurses are more in demand than ever before. Shortages in the NHS are hitting the headlines and experts in the profession suggest that Brexit will only add to staffing challenges. By making a career change now, you can access numerous job openings in[...]
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How to beat Blue Monday

January 16, 2017
Blue Monday. Woman waiting for a train

The third Monday in January is often dubbed the most depressing day of the year. With a combination of dark mornings, post-Christmas gloom and fast-failing New Year’s resolutions, it’s easy to see why. There may not be anything scientific[...]
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