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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Accrington and Rossendale College
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Nelson and Colne College
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Preston Quaker Meeting House
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
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The Sanctuary, Chorley
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  • Creating a Professional Wordpress Website
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    Whether you want a website for personal or business use, this course will guide you through the steps to create a site that you can be proud of, using a vast amount of FREE resources using world renowned website building platform, Wordpress. Over 60% of website worldwide use Wordpress’ content management system which gives you an idea as to how important it is to be familiar with this platform. You will explore the best 'domain hosts', different website templates and types of websites and star...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
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  • Digital Essentials
    IT & Digital
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Consult Centre
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      34 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Photography Beginners
    IT & Digital
    This course would suit a complete beginner who has an interest in digital photography and would like to gain the basic skills required to get the best from digital images and develop their picture capture skills. It will also suit those who have previous basic experience and would like to increase their knowledge and practice of the subject. The course will provide an overview of the digital process from start to finish, from choosing camera settings, to preparing for web or print. If you feel y...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      5 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: £93.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fast Track ICT Functional Skills Level 2
    IT & Digital
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Sanctuary, Chorley
      WED - 22/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Connected: How to Understand Amazon
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 30/09/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 25/11/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Connected: Preventing Identity Theft Online
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/10/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/10/2021
      18:00 to 20:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/11/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with Excel
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/09/2021
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      02/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Get Started with: Google Suite
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      02/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Outlook
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      10/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Powerpoint
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      01/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Publisher
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      08/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Word
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      01/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Using Microsoft Teams
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Website Design
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/09/2021
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Website Design
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 27/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 15/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started: Coding Taster Session
    IT & Digital
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started: Cyber Security Taster Session
    IT & Digital
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cotton Court Business Centre
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • ICT Functional Skills Taster
    IT & Digital
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Haslingden Community Link
      MON - 13/09/2021
      12:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Sanctuary, Chorley
      TUE - 14/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      WED - 15/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Coding
    IT & Digital
    This qualification is designed for learners who want to gain knowledge of coding. The qualification may also support progression into further study in coding or other topics within the digital sector leading on to jobs such as junior developer/designer of websites and apps. Will I gain a Qualification? This is an accredited course where you will be expected to complete a portfolio at Level 2. To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding, learners must successfully complete 5 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 21/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Cyber Security
    IT & Digital
    This qualification is designed to provide learners with sector awareness. It will do this by increasing the knowledge and understanding of roles and issues relating to Cyber Security. It will also act as a stepping stone for learners who wish to study cyber security at a higher level and can lead onto roles such as a Security Specialist/Analyst. Will I gain a Qualification? This is an accredited course where you will be expected to complete a portfolio at Level 2. To be awarded the Level 2 Ce...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cotton Court Business Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 21/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 3 Certificate in Coding
    IT & Digital
    This qualification is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge, skills and understanding of coding. Successful completion will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge, skills and understanding of coding practices. It will also support progression into relevant employment and further study in coding. Will I gain a Qualification? This is an accredited course where you will be expected to complete a portfolio at Level 3. To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Coding P...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 01/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      18 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £941.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Principles
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. It will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level which can lead into roles such as Cyber Security Analyst/Technician/Engineer. Will I gain a Qualification? This is an accredited course where you will be expected to complete a portfolio at Level 3. To be awarded th...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 01/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      18 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £941.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps in using: Excel
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/09/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps in using: Wordpress Website
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 05/10/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business
    IT & Digital

    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 short course has been designed to introduce you to Social Marketing and ultimately to get the most out of social media by increasing your knowledge about the range of tools available. By the end of the course you will be able to use a range of techniques to have the most effective marketing on different platf...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/09/2021
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/11/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business - Level 2 Award
    IT & Digital

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 13/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      MON - 08/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
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