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
Bacup Britannia Community PS
Burnley Campus Library
Burnley FC in the Community
Civic Centre South Ribble
Haslingden Community Link
Healthier Fleetwood
Lancashire Adult Learning
Linkbridge Community Support Centre
Longton VM
Nelson and Colne College
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Preston Quaker Meeting House
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Rossendale Leisure Trust
Sahara in Preston Ltd
St Johns Church Centre Nelson
The Sanctuary, Chorley
The Waterside Centre
Thursby Garden Community Action Group
  • 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 - 02/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Essentials
    IT & Digital
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    • Sahara in Preston Ltd
      MON - 20/09/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      31 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 20/09/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      31 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Sanctuary, Chorley
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      33 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Thursby Garden Community Action Group
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      33 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      WED - 22/09/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      35 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      THU - 23/09/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      34 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Essential Digital Skills
    IT & Digital
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    • Haslingden Community Link
      MON - 20/09/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      32 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Sahara in Preston Ltd
      MON - 20/09/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      31 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 20/09/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      31 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • St Johns Church Centre Nelson
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      33 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Sanctuary, Chorley
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      33 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Thursby Garden Community Action Group
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      33 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Thursby Garden Community Action Group
      TUE - 21/09/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      34 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      THU - 23/09/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      34 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      THU - 23/09/2021
      12:00 to 14:30
      34 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Burnley FC in the Community
      THU - 04/11/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      33 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Connected: How to Understand Amazon
    IT & Digital

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

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/11/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with Excel
    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** 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 wil...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/09/2021
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      02/11/2021
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Google Suite
    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:
      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
    This short course has been designed to introduce you to Microsoft Outlook and ultimately to get the most out of your computer by increasing your knowledge about the range of tools provided by Outlook. By the end of the course you will be able to send and receive emails efficiently to one or many people and attach documents to an email. You will be able to make use of the other tools provided by Outlook such as the calendar and contacts. You will be required to read and complete the pre-course d...
    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
    **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 PowerPoint package to complete this course. This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft PowerPoint and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a professional looking slide show presen...
    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
    **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 Publisher package to complete this course. This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Publisher and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create your own publications. It will provide you...
    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
    **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 Word package to complete this course. This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word and ultimately allow you to get more out of your computer by increasing your knowledge of the range of tools Word provides. By the end of t...
    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
    ...
    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
      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
      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?
  • 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
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      04/11/2021
      17 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 - 01/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      7 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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