The official site for ARKH (Asylum Seekers & Refugees of Kingston upon Hull) / Northern Refugee Centre (Hull and East Riding)

Course Resources

This page contains some of the resources that have been created for the courses that ARKH run. These courses are:

  1. Employability Skills for New Communities
  2. IT Skills for New Communities
  3. Understanding UK Workplace Culture
each course has it’s own heading, and under that heading are resources for that course. Not all of the resources for each course will be available, and most will be useless without attending the course (all three are free).

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Employability Skills for New Communities

This course takes place every week on Wednesday, between 10am and 4pm. The course covers all of the essential skills relating to employability; this covers such things as: C.V building; jargon busting; practise job interviews; help applying for jobs; etc.

  • Jargon busting – Employability Skills (PDF) [LINK]

The above document (in PDF format) contains a list of the most common employability jargon terms and definitions for them.

For the presentations used in the class, please click here: [LINK]

IT Skills for New Communities

This course takes place on every week Monday (between 1.30pm and 4pm) and Tuesday (between 4pm and 7pm). the course covers those IT skills required to find work in the UK. This includes: using a computer, e-mail; word processing;jargon busting; office software; staying safe online; social media / contacting people globally; etc.

  • Jargon busting – IT Skills (PDF) [LINK]

The above document (in PDF format) contains a list of the most common IT jargon terms and definitions for them.

  • Microsoft Word 2010 – What Does This Button Do? (PDF) [LINK]

The above document (in PDF format) is what Jamie calls a “What does this button do?” type of walk through for Microsoft Word 2010.

Incidentally, it was written by Jamie, for ARKH

For the presentations used in the class, please click here: [LINK]

Understanding UK Workplace Culture

This course takes place every week on Thursday, between 10am and 4pm. The course covers the understanding of workplace culture in UK; this covers such things as: C.V building; jargon busting; payslips; the public, private and third sectors; etc.

  • Jargon busting – Employability Skills (PDF) [LINK]

The above document (in PDF format) contains a list of the most common employability jargon terms and definitions for them.

For the presentations used in the class, please click here: [LINK]

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