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Courses and training for young parents

Are you a young mum or dad, or will be soon? If you're aged 16 to 19, or up to 25 if you have a statement of educational need, there is a variety of courses and support out there for you

You can learn subjects like cooking, managing your money, using computers, or even take flexible college courses and apprenticeships. Doing a course is a great way to meet other young parents, perhaps gain some qualifications and improve your prospects for the future.


Young Parents Programme – 16 hours per week

Based at Sussex Downs College, Newhaven Campus.

Do you ever feel isolated or would you simply like to share your experience with other young parents or parents to be?

  • Make new friends
  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Support with educational development
  • A chance to apply for ‘Care to Learn’ nursery placement
  • Work towards an Edexcel Level 1 qualification in Parenting
  • You can bring your children along.

You will receive full support during the programme from our Transition Co-ordinator. You will also gain new skills, experience and a reference from your course leader.

For more information please contact Camilla O’Niell – 01273 511425.

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