Employability Course Information


First Aid at Work

This 3 day course involves both theory and practical sessions.

A fully approved First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.  To provide individuals with a knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of First Aid:

The First Aid at Work syllabus includes:

First Aid priorities, burns & scalds, managing incidents, heart attacks, basic life support. eye injuries, examination of the casualty, dressings, unconsciousness, regulations, control of bleeding, recording and reporting, fractures, first aid kits and common illnesses.

Once qualified, holders of this certificate can be named as First Aiders in the workplace. Certification is dependent on successful completion of a multiple choice exam paper at the end of the course.


Emergency First Aid at work (1 day course)

This is a one day course involving both theory and practical sessions. Designed to equip individuals with the skills required to act as a First Aider within the workplace and is ideal for people requiring Appointed person status.

Training includes Aims and Principles of First Aid, what to do in an emergency, dealing with unconscious casualties, control of wound and bleeding and resuscitation, burns and scalds, First Aid Kits, recording and reporting. Certification is dependent on successful completion of a multiple choice exam paper at the end of the course.



  REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene (1 day course)

Starting level qualification for anyone working with food. An introduction to food hygiene, food poisoning and its prevention, personal hygiene and working habits of the food handler.

Course Content:

  • General Introduction to food hygiene
  • Incidence of food poisoning and its prevention
  • Common food pests and their control
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Working habits of a food handler
  • Cleaning practice, cross contamination
  • Food Safety legislation

At the end of the course there is a short examination which can be taken in the form of a multiple choice or oral examination, if required. On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a REHIS certificate.

College – Flexible learning provides the ideal opportunity for you to study at your own pace on a variety of subjects. Some of which can lead on to a recognised qualification.

Other Learning Opportunities


Start IT  – Suitable for complete Beginners to intermediate computer users. Learn all you need to use your PC or Laptop and use the internet safely.


Progress IT –  ACE offers learners a chance to progress with their IT skills, develop their knowledge and continue to progress in this field.


Universal Skills – ACE Cornton in conjunction with Stirling Library can offer you access to Universal Skills including Universal Credit and Universal Job. CV writing and Interview Techniques. All available in several languages.


Work Search/Applications – These sessions will enable learners to work on their internet  job searches and application forms with the assistance on a tutor to guide them through job sites and on line application form requirements and expectations.




Budgeting Skills – Come along to work within a group lead by a tutor, learning about budgeting, planning your spending and making the most of your money. 


Employability Plus – For unemployed clients between ages 24 – 45 years within the Stirling area. Starting 29th June 2017

9.30 am – 12.30 am 1/2 day per week for 5 weeks.

  • Basic ITC Skills
  • Employment Training
  • E-mail creation
  • Building C.V.’s
  • Interview Skills
  • Mock Interviews
  • The Benefits of Work




Interview Preparation – How to plan for an interview. body language, dress, information and home work, what formats can interviews take? How to be confident and organised.


Mock Interviews – Practice your interview skills, questions, answers and presentation to a professional interviewer with helpful feedback, hints and tips.



One to One Sessions – Help with CV, Internet Job Search, Disclosure, Cover Letters on a one to one basis with a dedicated tutor.


Get Going Group – Supporting men 18+ to take control of their future; building employability skills, developing awareness of personal health and well being, increase their learning for their next step.

Eligibility would extend to those on Job Seekers Allowance, Universal Credit, Employment Support Allowance, Lone Parents and Carers.


Feel confident As always, here at ACE we are open to suggestions for other ideas and classes which Stirling residents feel will benefit them and the local community.