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  • Lancashire Adult Learning Employability Training

    Every journey starts with a first step – from learner to employed in 6 days!

    As one of the UK’s largest Adult Community Learning Providers, Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) aims to provide learning opportunities for all adults across the region, from all walks and stages of life, to learn something new and shape their own futures. FREE pre-employment training In collaboration with Rossendale Borough Council, Active Lancashire and Lancashire Adult […]

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  • Lancashire Adult Learning You Can Care Event

    If you have a big heart, why not use it to show ‘you can care’

    #YouCanCare Week (21 – 27 February) provided the perfect opportunity for Lancashire Adult Learning to: SHINE a spotlight on the incredible people working in the care sector SHOWCASE why care is such a rewarding career and PROMOTE a wide range of courses for anyone interested in working in Health and Social Care A FREE event was […]

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  • Roisin Pelan ( and Sarah Haworth from Lancashire Adult Learning at Haslam Park in Preston “Kicking Cancer’s Ass!”

    Changing lives through an updated curriculum

    Raising Awareness around Breast Cancer in Pregnancy Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) came across Roisin Pelan’s social media campaign about her incredibly brave battle with breast cancer during her pregnancy. Nicola Hall, Director – Curriculum Innovation & Partnerships was instantly compelled to reach out and discover how LAL could assist and support Roisin to reach even […]

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  • Cards for Kindness - Nelson and Colne College Group

    Warming hearts this Winter through ‘Cards for Kindness’ initiative

    Nelson & Colne College Group have supported the wonderful festive campaign Cards for Kindness for a fourth year.   Both students and staff at Nelson and Colne College, Lancashire Adult Learning and Accrington and Rossendale College have been busy creating and writing festive greeting cards for the elderly. With the aim to help reduce loneliness […]

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  • Learning lifesaving skills on the promenade

    A group of 30 veterans learned vital lifesaving skills in the sunshine on Fleetwood promenade. Members of the Fylde Coast Veterans took part in a Lancashire Lifesavers course, providing them CPR and defibrillator training. The course is delivered by Lancashire Adult Learning on behalf of BBC Radio Lancashire, Lancashire County Council and the North West […]

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  • Myths debunked about returning to Education as an Adult

    Are you aged 19+ and thinking about getting back into education to retrain, upskill or find employment? Is there something holding you back from taking that first step? There are a lot of myths and preconceptions surrounding getting back into education after a certain age and we’re here to debunk them. We hope you find […]

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  • Volunteers’ Week 2021

    Lancashire Adult Learning is celebrating some of its volunteering star learners during Volunteers’ Week 2021. Taking place from Tuesday 1st June until Monday 7th June, Volunteers’ Week is a national initiative. It is an opportunity to say thank you and shine a light on the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. […]

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  • Learning at Work Week

    LAL supports employers with Learning at Work Week offer

    Lancashire Adult Learning is offering free new courses to support the county’s employers as Learning at Work Week kicks off. Learning at Work Week is coordinated by the Campaign for Learning and runs from Monday 17th May to Friday 23rd May. The aims of the week are to promote lifelong learning at work and build […]

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  • Mural created by learners affected by cancer to be exhibited

    A mural created by those living with and beyond cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic is to be exhibited. The ‘Capturing a Moment in Time’ mural has been produced by Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service users from West Lancashire. It has been created through a bespoke Lancashire Adult Learning arts-based health and wellbeing project. Some […]

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  • Celebrating Maths and English success stories

    Lancashire Adult Learning is celebrating two decades of delivering free Maths and English qualifications to adult learners. The celebration has taken place on the 20th anniversary of the Skills for Life Strategy – a landmark Government initiative. In March 2001, the Department for Education began a long-term programme to break the cycle of low literacy and numeracy skills in […]

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