Health and Wellbeing

Improve your wellbeing with one of our Lancashire Adult Learning Health and Wellbeing courses – a NEW offer to support you and your family during this time. Never has it been more important to take time out for yourself. Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course will introduce learners to the 5 Ways to well-being along with practical tools to enable them to incorporate each one into their daily life. The 5 ways are simple but highly effective strategies that have been researched and developed to improve mental health and well-being and trying these strategies can help you to feel more positive and better able to get the most out of life.  How long is the course? The course is 2 hours per session and is delivered over two individual sess...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 12/05/2022
      16:00 to 18:00
      2 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/06/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Chair Based Yoga
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for those who wish to gain an introduction to yoga, some key practices and moves. All postures have been adapted to incorporate the use of a chair, making the course suitable for people with limited mobility or physical disabilities / difficulties. The course contains both practical and theory elements with learners also being encouraged to reflect on the benefits from engaging in a range of yoga practices. How long is the course? The course is 2 hours per session and...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cleveleys Group Practice
      MON - 04/07/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      2 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Create Your Own: Mother's Day Wreath
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    During this short session, you’ll be creating your own spring wreath using greenery that you have gathered yourself to create a beautiful hand-made wreath that can be hung on a door, gate or placed on a remembrance site. We will provide a simple wreath making kit for you, containing some of the resources you will need to take part in this course. Please bring with you a selection of greenery, foliage and flowers – these can be foraged from gardens or other appropriate green spaces. The cours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Gannow Community Centre
      THU - 17/03/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/03/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/03/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Create Your Own: Mothers Day Pamper Hamper
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Would you like to de-stress and learn how to create your own home-made pamper products; saving money along the way, creating products that can be gifted to a loved one, or used as a special treat for yourself. We hope this course will provide a boost to your wellbeing, self-care routines and inspiration for you and your loved ones! As an extra treat, Lancashire Adult Learning will be posting a resource pack out to you, containing all of the resources you will need to take part in this course....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 14/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 17/03/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      FRI - 18/03/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      2 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Recycling & Eco Crafts
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course combines nature and recycling with craft; creating handcrafted products using materials we would normally throw away. Sustainability, re-using and upcycling are key elements to this course, whilst making some lovely handmade crafts for the home or as gifts. Learn to create bees wax eco wraps, seed paper and more. As an extra treat, Lancashire Adult Learning will be posting a resource pack out to you, containing all of the resources you will need to take part in this course....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 02/03/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Writing Advanced
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      8 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Edible Easter Gifts
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    Make this Easter extra special with your own edible gifts. There is no gift as special as something homemade so join us for this short course that will inspire you to get creative this Easter. From Easter biscuits to delicious chocolate brownies this course is a great introduction to the kitchen and is perfectly suited to those with little or no previous experience. The course is 2.5 hours....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • St Mary's Community Centre Leyland
      WED - 23/03/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Vanguard Centre Burnley
      THU - 24/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 29/03/2022
      12:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 29/03/2022
      09:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 30/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Edible Gifts for Mothers Day
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    During this short course you will learn how to create home-made, mouth-watering tasty treats from scratch that will impress whoever is lucky enough to receive them. You will also give your own wellbeing a boost as you take some time out to learn new skills and recognise how the act of ‘giving’ makes you feel good. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, take the time to learn how to create an extra thoughtful homemade gift. The course is 3 hours over one weekly session....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/03/2022
      12:00 to 14:30
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Entry 2 Award & Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    Do you have an interest in gardening or have you caught the gardening bug during lockdown? This course is aimed at beginners or novice gardeners and covers basic horticulture skills that are important for successful gardening. The course is taught by our expert Horticulture teachers who are also professional gardeners, sharing decades of experience between them. During the course, you will learn the foundations of horticulture alongside some top tips for successful gardening. The award is delive...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 14/06/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      5 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/06/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      5 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Experience Microwave Cookery
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    How do you view your microwave oven? Is it just a box that is called upon to heat your leftovers or cook a ready meal after a hard day at work, or does it play a big role in your kitchen?  There is a lot more you can do with your microwave and during this short course, learners will discover some of the tips and tricks to get the best from it, including using the microwave to cook mashed potato, rice and how to prepare a soup using fresh ingredients. How long is the course? The course is 2 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Gannow Community Centre
      TUE - 26/04/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      2 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Finding Positives in Challenging Times
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Developing a more positive mind-set can create a range of benefits to both our mental and physical well-being. During this course, learners will explore the benefits of positive thinking alongside some highly effective tools and techniques to challenge negative thinking habits. Even in the most challenging times it is possible for us to find positives and face the challenges with a more positive outlook! How long is the course? The course is 2 hours per session and is delivered over two...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 13/06/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Gardening & Growing for Health, Wellbeing & Pleasure
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Gardening and growing your own plants, vegetables and flowers can bring a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits. However, for some, starting out can seem quite daunting, so this 4-week course is a perfect introduction to gardening and growing. You don’t need to have experience, or access to a garden because our expert teachers will adapt the content so you can experience the benefits, even if you only have a small yard or windowsill. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Gannow Community Centre
      THU - 21/04/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Gardening & Growing for Health, Wellbeing & Pleasure
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    Gardening and growing your own plants, vegetables and flowers can bring a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits. However, for some, starting out can seem quite daunting, so this 4-week course is a perfect introduction to gardening and growing. You don’t need to have experience, or access to a garden because our expert teachers will adapt the content so you can experience the benefits, even if you only have a small yard or windowsill. How long is the course? The course is delivered 2 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 03/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      4 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 03/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      4 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Grow Your Own: Bee and Butterfly Paradise
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    The aim of this course is to enable learners to create their own space that will attract bees and butterflies. They will learn what sort of plants attract bees and butterflies and will be able to identify the plants by their common names and know the best place to plant them. Resources will be provided with seeds, compost and instructions to complete the session. This is a fun and informative short course which will also boost wellbeing. The course content is designed to take 2.5 hours over one ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/04/2022
      13:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 26/04/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 26/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Improve Your Mood
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Do you find that your mood sometimes dips and you can be left feeling low or fed up? Especially over the past year? This short course aims to give you techniques that you can implement and practice further at home, which will help improve your mood and lift your spirits. We will discuss what causes low mood as well as trial some practical techniques to help combat this. The course is 2 hours per session and is delivered over 1 week...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 17/05/2022
      16:00 to 18:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Chair Based Exercise
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is suitable for all levels of fitness. All exercises are chair based and designed to be low impact and low weight bearing, to ease pressure on joints and bones. This course will also develop learner’s confidence when performing daily activities and recreational tasks. Alongside the practical elements of the course, learners will be introduced to the physical activity guidelines for adults where applicable and written/group tasks that complement the exercises. How long is the cour...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 19/05/2022
      16:00 to 18:00
      2 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Nutrition & Cookery
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is a live cookery course and you will need to be in your kitchen with access to typical household cookery equipment during the session. It may seem like a lot of work to prepare healthy meals at home, however, you may be surprised at how quickly home prepared meals can come together. On this short course you will learn how to prepare tasty and healthy meals from scratch using fresh ingredients and discuss the health benefits of doing so. You will also discover shortcuts that will sav...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/06/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • It's A Man's Life - Men's Health Awareness
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cleveleys Group Practice
      FRI - 06/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Lancashire Lifesavers
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) are working in partnership with North West Ambulance Service, BBC Radio Lancashire and Lancashire County Council to provide free training as part of the #LancashireLifesaver Campaign. The aim is to train as many people as possible in essential lifesaving skills across the county. This short session is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed if someone suffers a heart attack or a cardiac arrest. The skills will include how to deliver cardi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Positive Futures Lancaster
      FRI - 06/05/2022
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 1 Certificate in Well-Being
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 20/09/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      12 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Looking after You and Your Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Fantastic FREE online event in aid of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 09/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mental Health Awareness
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This programme provides an overview of the mental health and wellbeing fundamentals. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 28/03/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 09/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 23/06/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Cleveleys Group Practice
      TUE - 28/06/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mindfulness Techniques for Everyday Living
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Mindfulness can bring many benefits into your life and support you to make improvements to your mental and physical wellbeing. Regular practice and awareness can enable you to learn practical ways to still the mind and take momentary relief from constantly thinking and processing information. This session aims to allow learners to connect with others, explore and experience the subject of mindfulness in the comfort of their own home. Important notice: This course is not a treatment for mental ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 23/06/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      4 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • NCFE CACHE Certificate in Wellbeing Level 1
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      20/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      13 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Planning & Facilitating Exercise with Older Adults
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    "This accredited online course has been designed for those who work in a care environment with older adults that need to increase their daily physical activity in a safe and effective way. The course has been created so learners can complete the content flexibly, at their own pace and at a time that fits around work and home commitments. During the course, learners will gain new skills and knowledge in order to be able to safely plan and facilitate exercise with older adults. Knowing and unde...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 04/01/2022
      07:00 to 09:30
      38 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2022
      09:00 to 11:00
      11 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Sleep Well
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    It is estimated that approximately 16 million adults have issues with sleep in the UK. Therefore, this is an issue that affects so many of us. This two week course aims to look at information about sleep and why it’s important for our wellbeing, as well as tips and tricks to try and help aid a better night’s sleep for us all The course is 2 hours per week/session and is delivered over 2 weeks ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 17/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Sow and Grow Event (Adults)
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Fancy giving ‘grow your own’ a go but not too sure how to get started? It doesn't matter if you are a planting pro, or have a balcony or window box to get your seeds shooting! This event will give you top tips to make the most of your space. Join us on our live sowing session and get your seedlings started with practical advice and support from our teachers. Resource packs are provided with compost pellets, seeds, and more! (Adults only; to take part with children join our Family Sow and Gro...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 19/05/2022
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Yoga for Stress and Anxiety
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course takes a mindful approach to yoga, focusing on how it makes you feel. We don’t place emphasis on attaining certain poses or yoga positions it is about the “felt experience”. You will learn gentle and restorative yoga and breathing practices that will enable you to slow down creating a sense of calm and wellbeing physically, mentally and emotionally. This course is suitable for all ages and abilities; including beginners, intermediate and advanced. If you can breathe you can do Y...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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