Training and Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning in Libraries
Facilities for Lifelong Learning in Libraries
If you want to learn something different or
improve your existing skills, why not join us for a taster session
where we offer fun, friendly and informal learning with experienced
tutors at many of our Libraries.
Computers in Libraries
All our Libraries offer adults (2 hours per
day) Under 16 (1 hour) free Internet access to enable you to search
for information and study on-line. Library Staff are on
hand to assist when using the computers.
If you need to gain a qualification or brush
up your skills, we have access to information on courses and where
to get guidance on learning and work.
We offer computer taster sessions in most
branches. Contact your local library for further information.
These are very popular so please be sure to book a place.
A Saturday morning/Monday evening ECDL workshop is held at
Library, Barry once a month, for further information please
download our ECDL
Details on courses for job
seekers run in partnership with Job Shop Extra and Careers
Wales, check out our job seekers calendar or
contact your local library for further information.
Signposting to other learning providers
As part of a CyMAL funded project the Vale Library Service,
working in partnership with the Vale Adult Learning Network, was
able to draw together details and information of learning
providers in the Vale and Cardiff, download our Signposting
Adult Community Learning
To gain further skills and qualifications
check out the Adult Community Learning Brochure.
Government in the South Wales area
Higher Education (General)
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service UCAS)
Education and Learning Wales ELWa)
Higher Education Supplement
Confederation of British Industry CBI)
Continuing Professional Development
Future Skills Wales
We also offer Jobseekers workshops in other
libraries - Penarth,
Llantwit Major and Dinas Powys. Job Shop Extra and
Careers Wales representatives are on hand to give support and
advice in a friendly environment.
Want 2 Work
Drop into the County library, Barry every
Tuesday 9.30-11.30 am to talk to an advisor. More
Community Engagement Programme -
Drop into County Library, Barry Tuesday 1.00 - 4.00 pm to talk
to an advisor.