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

    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
      TUE - 11/01/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      4 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Chair Based Yoga
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    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
    • Online Course
      TUE - 25/01/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Recycling & Eco Crafts
    Health and Wellbeing

    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
      MON - 24/01/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 02/03/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Ways to Improve Your Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    Art activities are known to relieve stress, reduce anxiety and create an increased sense of personal wellbeing. During this online course, learners will be guided through a series of demonstrations using a range of practical techniques, reviewing the connections to the 5 ways to wellbeing throughout. All techniques and activities have been selected because of their connection to wellbeing and they will be suitable to do at home with limited materials and resources. How long is the course? The...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 24/01/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/02/2022
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Writing Advanced
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/01/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      10 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Entry 2 Award & Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills
    Health and Wellbeing
    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
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 21/02/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      7 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £79.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Experience Microwave Cookery
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    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
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/02/2022
      13:30 to 15:30
      2 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Gardening & Growing for Health, Wellbeing & Pleasure
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    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
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/01/2022
      18:00 to 20:00
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £33.60
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Nutrition & Cookery
    Health and Wellbeing
    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 - 11/01/2022
      16:00 to 18:00
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Gannow Community Centre
      TUE - 25/01/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mental Health Awareness
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/02/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      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

    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
      MON - 10/01/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • NCFE CACHE Certificate in Wellbeing Level 1
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/01/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      13 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Planning & Facilitating Exercise with Older Adults
    Health and Wellbeing

    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
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Singing & Music for Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing

    Online
    Online
    Have you ever found yourself singing along to your favourite song on the radio? Singing and music have been a fundamental aspect of every culture for thousands of years, bringing joy, a sense of purpose and togetherness. This course reveals the science behind the physical, mental and social effects of singing and music and what that means for your own wellbeing. No musical or vocal experience is needed, you simply need a desire to learn, connect and have fun! How long is the course? The cours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/02/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Sleep Well
    Health and Wellbeing

    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
      FRI - 21/01/2022
      14:00 to 16:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Yoga for Stress and Anxiety
    Health and Wellbeing

    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
      MON - 10/01/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      2 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/01/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/03/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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