This web page is designed to give you Lancashire Adult Learning’s latest advice and guidance on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
We will update this page regularly with more information as it becomes available.
The College has moved to online teaching and support. All Lancashire Adult Learning courses/delivery held either in community or College venues have been cancelled until further notice.
The welfare of our learners, partners and staff is our number one priority, especially those most vulnerable and we will continue to engage and support our learners remotely.
We will be continuously monitoring and reviewing the situation on a regular basis and will update you of any changes.
If you are unwell and present any of the symptoms associated with Coronavirus (cough, fever or shortness of breath), you should seek medical advice by going online to https://111.nhs.uk/. If you do not have internet access then call 111.
Further information and about coronavirus and the latest official advice is available at the Public Health England website https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public.
Please also follow us on our social media channels via Facebook and Twitter, where we will be sharing useful tips, activities and advice for keeping healthy and improving your well-being during this difficult time. Stay safe, stay at home!
The College can be contacted by phone between the hours of 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday on 0333 003 1717 or by emailing email@example.com
Community Venues: Contact your Venue Rep or call 0333 003 1717
Here are some useful FAQs below to help answer any questions you may have.
Yes, learners are entitled to refunds on community learning courses and the College will refund these fees automatically.
Even though LAL is closed, our staff team are still available to support you throughout these worrying times.
If you are concerned and anxious about the current situation and wish to contact the Health and Wellbeing team about any worries you have, email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any concerns about your welfare, please contact the Safeguarding Team by email: email@example.com
Or call for urgent enquiries: 07392 195338
For concerns out hours (after 5pm and weekends), or for more information on more local services available, please click here.
Further Safeguarding, Health and Wellbeing information including our A-Z Health and Wellbeing Guide, is available to learners and staff by visiting Moodle: https://mymoodle.nelsongroup.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=502
We appreciate that this is a very worrying time for people. If you want to talk in confidence about any worries you have, our approachable counsellors are available to speak to over the phone. Please email us to request a call back at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can still contact our careers team via email for support with a range of services from job search advice to UCAS applications or general careers advice and information.
Learners can email assignment briefs to tutors, or if your work can’t be sent on email, please contact your tutor to make arrangements to drop your work off at one of our sites.
We are planning to reopen our sites after the Easter break, however, this may change in line with Government guidance. We will contact all learners to advise of our re-opening when we have further information available.
A person who maintained appropriate social distancing (over 2 metres) would not be classed as a contact.
A contact is defined where someone has been in the the company of the positive person within 48 hours of them displaying symptoms and where any one of the following has occurred:
Self-isolation means the child/staff member should
If a student has a confirmed positive case, they must not leave home for 10 days from the onset of symptoms or the date of test if they have no symptoms.
If a student has been identified as a close contact of a confirmed case they must not leave home for 14 days from the date they last had contact with the case
The health inbox (email@example.com) will be monitored over half term during working hours and therefore students MUST send emails to this address if they are sharing news of a positive Covid test result. you must not send to tutors as they may be on annual leave and unable to access emails.
No. in order to keep you and others safe, you must not come to our College if you or anyone else in your household has had a Covid test and is awaiting the results. You should self-isolate until the test results are known. Any students who ignore the Covid safety expectations will face disciplinary action and may risk their place at College.
College related frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Covid can be found on either of the College websites as below:
For general advice follow:
To book a test visit:
To seek support because you may be worried about Covid-19 and how it could affect your life. This may include having to spend a lot of time at home. Or you may have concerns about being around other people, seek support at:
Additionally, there are lots of useful tips and support available in the college Health and Wellbeing newsletter and moodle page: