Practical Skills Training Courses

Practical Skills Training Courses return this July all the way until October.

Not currently in employment? We’ve just the thing to help you return to work with new practical skills, two 3-hour sessions, in:

Up-cycling: Learning the principles behind turning trash into treasure. How to design a product and then how to market that product.

Upholstery: Be introduced to the tools of the trade and learn how to use some basic techniques that you can then apply at home on your own projects.

Practical DIY: Be introduced to some DIY tools and learn about Measuring and sawing, and drilling and fixing, then apply to your own projects at home.

Bike Reconditioning: Attend 4 x 3-hour bike repair sessions where you will learn the first steps towards being able to maintain your own bike.

Attendance of any of the 3 courses above is also complemented by students having to attend one of our Back to Work sessions.

So don’t delay, sign up today. Email


Course detail


22nd and 24th August 2017 – 10.30am – 2.00pm

19th and 21st September 2017 – 10.30am – 2.00pm


5th and 7th September 2017- 10.30am – 2.00pm

26th and 28th September- 10.30am – 2.00pm

Bike Reconditioning:

EVERY Friday until end of October 2017 – 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm

Back to Work skills:

12th September 2017- 10.30am – 2.00pm

9th October 2017 – 10.30am – 2.00pm

Courses are in easy 3 or 3.5 hour sessions. Each course includes two practical sessions brought to you by Bicester Green and a skills sharing session supported by Cherwell District Job Club to help smooth the way back into the workplace.