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 & Rossendale College
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Accrington Town Hall
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Age Concern Lancashire (LFClub)
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Chatburn Library
Clayton Green Library
Cleveleys Group Practice
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Nelson and Colne College
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Positive Futures Lancaster
Priory Lane Community Centre
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Sharpes Cafe
Space Centre Creative Support Preston
St Annes Library
St Mary's Community Centre Leyland
Stubbylee Hall East Lancs Recovery Colle
The Cornerstone
The Sanctuary, Chorley
The Storey
The Waterside Centre
Thursby Garden Community Action Group
Vanguard Centre Burnley
Wellness Hub @ Deepdale Preston
  • Creating a Professional Wordpress Website
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    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 - 03/05/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Essentials
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is to help you learn and develop your ICT skills from the beginning. You may already have some knowledge, but may not be confident in using these skills, unsure what buttons and icons to use etc. You may want to develop their home life, skills for work or job seeking skills. You should be able to follow a simple set of instructions and be able to write in sentences using capital letters, full stops and question marks and spell common words correctly, read and write, correct spellings...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Sahara in Preston Ltd
      MON - 20/09/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      31 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      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
      Few 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
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Photography Beginners
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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 - 01/03/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      5 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 24/05/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      5 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: £93.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Essential Digital Skills
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Digital skills are essential for life and this course will help you to learn the skills you need to be able to enjoy the benefits of getting online and using digital devices. Whatever your needs or interests such as booking a GP appointment, ordering shopping online, video calling family, supporting your child’s home learning or searching for a new job this course will give you the tools you need to use online and digital services safely. Initial assessment - You will complete an initial a...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Haslingden Community Link
      MON - 20/09/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      32 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Sahara in Preston Ltd
      MON - 20/09/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      31 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 20/09/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      31 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
      Few 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
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      THU - 23/09/2021
      12:00 to 14:30
      34 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Storey
      FRI - 11/03/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      15 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Extended Spreadsheet Software Use
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      WED - 08/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 27/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fast Track ICT Functional Skills Level 2
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Functional Skills ICT (Information & Communication Technology) supports you to develop your ICT skills to help you in your everyday life at home and at work. The FastTrack Course gives students the chance to gain a Level 2 ICT qualification in a maximum of 12 weeks. The FastTrack course is designed for students with strong ICT skills but needing to ‘brush up’ and fine tune them. Many students joining this course are already in work, regularly use good ICT skills in their daily working roles...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/02/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      10 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with 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** 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 Excel package to complete this course. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      10 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft 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:
      25/04/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      8 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Started with: Microsoft Publisher
    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 Publisher package to complete this cours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      10 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      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:
      19/04/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      12 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps in using: Excel
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    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/displaying. This course is a Flexible learning course online. You will need to have access to Microsft Excel to complete the learni...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      10 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Next Steps in using: Wordpress Website
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 14/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      3 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: £37.80
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Presentation Software Effectively
    IT and Digital
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 11/05/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 13/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business - Level 2 Award
    IT and Digital
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/04/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      6 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/06/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      6 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Media
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 06/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Spreadsheet Software Effectively
    IT and Digital
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      WED - 25/05/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 20/06/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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