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Free taster courses with City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth is pleased to announce a range of short courses for young people aged 16 to 18 not in education, employment or training. If you are unsure of the direction you want your life to take, you can try out a subject before making it your ultimate career goal. 

The FREE taster courses (which vary in length) are in the following areas:

  • construction 

  • hair and beauty 

  • science

  • film-making

  • photography

  • employability skills

These part-time courses all serve as good introductions to these sectors and could provide the knowledge and insight to prepare you for a traineeship, full-time course or Apprenticeship. 

For more information about these courses, please visit 

For more information about an award in Work Preparation for Building and Construction which includes undertaking the CSCS test and receiving a labourers’ card enabling access to local construction sites visit


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