Principal - Anouska Gardner
Principal - Anouska Gardner


The Skills Network

Hope Sentamu Learning Trust – The Skills Network

Hope Sentamu Learning Trust are working with The Skills Network to offer staff and parents/carers access to level 2 qualifications via distance learning. These qualifications are FULLY FUNDED by the government’s Adult Education Budget, meaning you can study them at no cost to yourself or your school/your child’s school. 
Brochures containing more information about the Skills Network are at the bottom of this page as well as an overview of the 48 courses available to you, including:
  • Level 2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children
  • Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disabilities 
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Level 2 Certificate in Self Harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
  • Plus many more!

These courses can be studied either online or via paper resources with no need to attend any classes. Plus you will have your own designated learner support advisor to guide you through your course and you will receive unlimited access to a subject specialist Tutor who will support you with your learning and assessment questions.

If you’d like to apply for a course, visit The Skills Network website. Or, if you’d like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to email Stewart on
Further Information