ICT and Digital

With the world around us becoming ever more digital focused, you can develop your Essential Digital skills and become more confident in your abilities with our new range of FREE courses, designed to support you during this time.

You can learn how to use digital skills to connect with friends, local communities and the world around you with our courses, topics covered may include:

  • Being Safe Online
  • Using Online Platforms
  • Creating Online Networks
  • Getting Confident Online
  • Handling Information

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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  • Get Started with: Powerpoint
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    **After enrolment you will be given details to access our Moodle platform. This is not an automated response; you will be emailed by one of our tutors within seven days of enrolment** This is a self direct learning course through our online learning platform Moodle. Tutor support is avilable via email. You will complete tasks and activities on Moodle and progress to the following week. You will need to have access to the internet and the Microsoft Office PowerPoint package to complete this cour...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      6 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Excel
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    After enrolment you will be given details to access our Moodle platform. This is not an automated response; you will be emailed by one of our tutors within seven days of enrolment** You will need to have access to the internet and the Microsoft Office Excel package to complete this course. This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Excel and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a spreadsheet incorporating basic formulas. It will pro...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      6 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Word
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    **After enrolment you will be given details to access our Moodle platform. This is not an automated response; you will be emailed by one of our tutors within seven days of enrolment** This is a self direct learning course through our online learning platform Moodle. Tutor support is avilable via email. You will complete tasks and activities on Moodle and progress to the following week. You will need to have access to the internet and the Microsoft Office Word package to complete this course. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      6 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get started: with Programming Level 1
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The qualification purpose is to offer learners an introduction to programming/coding with different applications with an opportunity to consolidate those skills, alongside a range of digital skills and other skills valued in the workplace. The learner will produce a portfolio of small programming projects, one of which will be as part of a team and will host those projects on a Git-based code sharing platform. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 17/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:30
      11 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing (EQUAL)
    IT and Digital
    Accessed Flexibly Online

    Flexibly Online
    Flexibly Online
    Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing (EQUAL)
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      - 02/09/2024
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £TBC
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps in Using: Powerpoint
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This online course is designed to further your skills in using Microsoft PowerPoint and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to enhance your PowerPoint skills by venturing into advanced and useful features that allows you to fully utilise its potential. It is also a great opportunity to develop confidence with your general digital skills to support you in everyday life. The course is accessible using our online Learning Portal – Moodle. It is a flexible course which...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      6 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps with: Microsoft Excel
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    For all those Excel users out there! This course is the next instalment to the introduction to Excel course that we have on offer. The purpose of this course is to further enhance your Excel skills by venturing into advanced and useful features of that allows you to fully utilise Excel to its potential. Covering aspects including common formulas/functions, advanced functions for specific formulas/functions, creating graphs and charts to visualise data and page setup features for ease of reading/...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      20 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps with: Microsoft Word
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    For all those Word users out there! This course is the next instalment to the introduction to Word course that we have on offer. The purpose of this course is to further enhance your Word skills by venturing into advanced and useful features of that allows you to fully utilise Word to its potential. Covering aspects including working with templates, combining information from other software packages and advanced formatting. By the end of the course, you can rest assured you will be able to c...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/06/2024
      19:00 to 20:30
      20 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Ozobots (Key Stage 1)
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Ozobots are programmable mini robots that move and turn to the delight of children. Parents/Carers can attend the session to learn how to program and play with the Ozobots whilst learning about the basics of coding and technology. The course encourages children to learn skills such as creativity and problem solving as well as spending time in a supported environment. The course enables learners to build confidence with technical equipment and begin a coding journey to encourage future engineer...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lostock Hall Library
      SAT - 08/06/2024
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Burscough Library
      MON - 24/06/2024
      16:00 to 18:30
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Whalley Library
      SAT - 06/07/2024
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Ozobots (Key Stage 2)
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Ozobots are programmable mini robots that move and turn to codes set out by children. Parents/Carers can attend the session with children learn how to interact with the Ozobots and learn the basics of coding and technology. The course encourages children to learn skills such as creativity and problem solving as well as spending time in a supported environment. The course enables learners to build confidence with technical equipment and begin a coding journey to encourage future engineers!...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Clitheroe Library
      TUE - 25/06/2024
      16:00 to 18:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Coal Clough Library
      THU - 27/06/2024
      16:00 to 18:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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