Nelson and Colne College, alongside Lancashire Adult Learning and Accrington and Rossendale College are part of the Nelson and Colne College Group. Together we offer  a wide range of Adult programmes, which are designed to help you get back into work, upskill within your current job role, enjoy for leisure, develop your Maths and English and improve your digital skills.

We’re offering a wide range of flexible programmes to suit you, with Adult courses online and in venues, where possible and safe to do so.

Access to Higher Education
Accountancy
Art and Media
Business and Professional Services

Business Administration Level 2


Online
12/10/2022
18:00 to 20:30
12 weeks
£295.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
16/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£295.00
14 Places Remaining
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Customer Service Level 1


Accrington and Rossendale College
07/11/2022
12:30 to 15:00
4 weeks
£295.00
11 Places Remaining
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Childcare and Education

CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children


"This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the health and safety aspects when working with young children, how to plan and prepare activities which will support children’s learning and development and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners wh...
Online
14/11/2022
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
Online
09/01/2023
09:30 to 12:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
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CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools


This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting, how to support the wellbeing of a child or young person and child, and young person development. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting. T...
Online
09/01/2023
12:30 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges


The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges has been designed as an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil, including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteer roles, as well as roles that work directly with c...
Online
22/09/2022
09:30 to 12:30
24 weeks
£150.00
14 Places Remaining
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Online
27/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
23 weeks
£150.00
12 Places Remaining
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Get Into Working in an Early Years Setting


Online
04/01/2023
09:30 to 11:30
4 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
10/01/2023
13:00 to 15:00
4 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Cleaning Services and Facilities Maintenance
Construction

Health and Safety In Construction Programme


This course is aimed at individuals who require a CSCS labouring card to get a job within the Construction Industry but don’t currently have the required qualifications. This course is in preparation for three assessments. On successful completion of the course you will gain two accredited certificates. • AIM Awards Suite of Vocational Pathways Qualifications (AIMVOCs) in Construction and B...
The Waterside Centre
15/11/2022
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
11 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
22/11/2022
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
06/12/2022
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
17/01/2023
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
£95.00
10 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
31/01/2023
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
£95.00
10 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
28/02/2023
09:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
£95.00
10 Places Remaining
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Employability

Business Administration Level 2


Online
12/10/2022
18:00 to 20:30
12 weeks
£295.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
16/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£295.00
14 Places Remaining
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Customer Service Level 1


Accrington and Rossendale College
07/11/2022
12:30 to 15:00
4 weeks
£295.00
11 Places Remaining
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Information Advice and Guidance Level 1


This programme is aimed to provide an introduction to this area, with learners wishing to ultimately work or volunteer in an advice role in a range of areas from careers guidance or pastoral support in schools or colleges, to supporting clients in areas such as drug or alcohol rehabilitation services; with family or confidence issues and clients who require domestic abuse support. The course will ...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/11/2022
09:30 to 12:00
6 weeks
£95.00
14 Places Remaining
Accrington & Rossendale College
24/01/2023
13:30 to 16:30
6 weeks
£95.00
15 Places Remaining
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Information Advice and Guidance Level 2


Online
17/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£295.00
15 Places Remaining
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Mentoring Level 2


Online
18/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£149.00
15 Places Remaining
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Principles of Team Leading Level 2


Accrington & Rossendale College
16/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£295.00
15 Places Remaining
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English and Maths
ESOL
Essential Digital Skills
Family Learning
First Aid

Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3


The Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable you to act as an appointed person and to take charge of the First Aid arrangements, including looking after the equipment and calling for the Emergency Services, along with specific first aid situations. The course is accredited by Qualsafe and is suitable for low risk environments. All learners need to be able to undertake a 20 question multiple ...
The Waterside Centre
02/12/2022
09:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
£30.00
7 Places Remaining
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Lancashire Lifesavers


Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) are working in partnership with North West Ambulance Service, BBC Radio Lancashire and Lancashire County Council to provide free training as part of the #LancashireLifesaver Campaign. Their aim is to train as many people as possible in essential lifesaving skills across the county. This free online session with LAL will provide learners with the knowledge and skills...
Online
24/11/2022
10:00 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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Online
28/11/2022
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Online
06/01/2023
09:30 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Online
09/01/2023
10:00 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
14 Places Remaining
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Online
18/01/2023
09:30 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
15 Places Remaining
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Food Safety

Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2


Online
18/11/2022
09:30 to 12:30
4 weeks
£20.00
8 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Food Safety


Colne Open Door Centre
04/11/2022
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
15 Places Remaining
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GCSE
Hair and Beauty

Barbering Professional Level 2


Nelson and Colne College
17/01/2023
17:30 to 20:30
18 weeks
£550.00
12 Places Remaining
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Hair & Make-up Professional


Nelson and Colne College
16/01/2023
19:30 to 21:30
18 weeks
£550.00
8 Places Remaining
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Hair Professional: Colouring (Part-time)


Nelson and Colne College
09/01/2023
17:30 to 21:30
18 weeks
£895.00
13 Places Remaining
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Hair Professional: Cutting (Part-time)


Nelson and Colne College
16/01/2023
17:30 to 20:30
18 weeks
£550.00
13 Places Remaining
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Hair Professional: Dressing Hair (Part-time)


Nelson and Colne College
09/01/2023
17:30 to 19:30
18 weeks
£650.00
8 Places Remaining
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Health and Safety

Basic Life Saving Skills


This free online course will provide learners with the knowledge and basic lifesaving skills needed to effectively assess and treat someone who is not breathing. The skills will include how to deliver cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and baby and how to access and use a defibrillator.
St Mary's Community Centre Leyland
16/11/2022
10:00 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
13 Places Remaining
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Online
23/11/2022
18:00 to 21:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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Health and Wellbeing

Creative Wellbeing: Printmaking Techniques


Bamber Bridge Library
02/12/2022
13:30 to 16:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
This course is now full
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Creative Writing Advanced


Online
22/09/2022
09:30 to 12:00
10 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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Online
05/01/2023
09:30 to 12:00
8 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
6 Places Remaining
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Improve Your Mood


Do you find that your mood sometimes dips and you can be left feeling low or fed up? Especially over the past year? This short course aims to give you techniques that you can implement and practice further at home, which will help improve your mood and lift your spirits. We will discuss what causes low mood as well as trial some practical techniques to help combat this. The course is 2 hours per ...
Online
15/12/2022
17:00 to 18:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
14 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Chair Based Exercise


This course is suitable for all levels of fitness. All exercises are chair based and designed to be low impact and low weight bearing, to ease pressure on joints and bones. This course will also develop learner’s confidence when performing daily activities and recreational tasks. Alongside the practical elements of the course, learners will be introduced to the physical activity guidelines for a...
Rishton Library
07/11/2022
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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St Ambrose Halls for All Leyland
06/01/2023
13:30 to 15:30
4 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
15 Places Remaining
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Heysham Library
10/01/2023
13:30 to 15:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Knott End Library
19/01/2023
09:30 to 11:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Relaxation for a Stress-Less Christmas


Christmas can be a wonderful time of celebration with family and friends. But how do you cope when it all gets too much? This two-week online course gives you a chance to tune out, unwind, learn to relax and plan how to move forward with peace and not panic. You will connect with others, enjoy some seasonally-based relaxation and visualisation techniques and move forward into the New Year with a ...
Online
15/12/2022
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Singing & Music for Wellbeing


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 n...
Parbold Library
03/11/2022
13:30 to 16:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
This course is now full
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Sleep Well


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
Cleveleys Group Practice
29/11/2022
13:30 to 15:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
13 Places Remaining
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Yoga for Stress and Anxiety


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...
Online
01/11/2022
09:30 to 11:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
9 Places Remaining
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Garstang Library
17/01/2023
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Horticulture
Humanities

Creative Writing Beginners


Learn how to unleash your creative side and develop your writing in an original style with this live online course. You will learn the principles of writing fiction, poetry, autobiography, monologues and short play scripts. You will learn how to develop characters, establish a sense of place and time in your writing, use dialogues and experiment with writing styles.
Online
21/09/2022
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
8 Places Remaining
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Online
04/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
9 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years Full Time / 4 Years Part Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: CC19
ICT and Digital

Digital Essentials


The Sanctuary, Chorley
20/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
33 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Thursby Garden Community Action Group
20/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
33 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
6 Places Remaining
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Lancashire Adult Learning
21/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
32 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Stoneyholme Primary School
21/09/2022
09:15 to 11:15
32 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Community Solutions NW
23/09/2022
13:00 to 15:30
31 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
26/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
30 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Essential Digital Skills


Languages

A Taste of Germany at Christmas


This live online course is an introduction to our language classes if offers a flavour of the language, lifestyle and food of Germany. Students will hear the language and be able to say a few words and phrases linked to Christmas and the New Year. You will also have the opportunity to learn a little about the way the Germans celebrate their festive season and traditional foods.
Online
06/12/2022
13:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
19 Places Remaining
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Online
08/12/2022
18:30 to 21:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
7 Places Remaining
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Kirkham Library
09/12/2022
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
This course is now full
Register Interest
Lancaster Library
15/12/2022
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
7 Places Remaining
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A Taste of Italy at Christmas


This live online course is an introduction to our language classes if offers a flavour of the language, lifestyle and food of Italy. Students will hear the language and be able to say a few words and phrases linked to Christmas and the New Year. You will also have the opportunity to learn a little about the way the Italians celebrate their festive season and traditional foods.
Online
06/12/2022
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
9 Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
06/12/2022
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
6 Places Remaining
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Online
12/12/2022
10:00 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
9 Places Remaining
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Online
12/12/2022
13:00 to 15:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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French Improvers


With this live online course you will practice more tenses using communications skills and basic grammar knowledge to deepen your understanding of the language.
Online
20/09/2022
09:30 to 12:00
10 weeks
£107.50
12 Places Remaining
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French Intermediate


This live online course is designed to widen your vocabulary and develop fluency of the language. You will be able to express and justify your opinion in more depth participating in a range of communicative scenarios in speech and in writing.
Online
20/09/2022
13:00 to 15:30
10 weeks
£107.50
12 Places Remaining
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French Pre-Intermediate Term 1


This course is designed to build on the communications skills and basic grammar knowledge following the Improvers course. During this course you will converse using more tenses, ask and give simple opinions, improve the language skills further by using authentic resources and deepen your understanding and connection with the relevant country. Some courses will require the purchase of some learning...
Online
26/09/2022
13:00 to 15:30
10 weeks
£107.50
Few Places Remaining
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German Post-Intermediate


This live online course is designed to widen your vocabulary and develop fluency of the language. This will enable you to proactively initiate and participate in wide-ranging communications with the ability to express alternatives using the conditional tense.
Online
21/09/2022
09:30 to 12:00
10 weeks
£107.50
8 Places Remaining
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Italian Absolute Beginners


This live online course is designed to equip learners with basic communication skills and grammar knowledge. Students will hear the language and be able to communicate simply to understand and use the language.
Online
07/11/2022
10:00 to 12:30
5 weeks
£53.75
6 Places Remaining
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Spanish Improvers


The aim of the course is to enable students to speak and understand the language. Students will learn the language and demonstrate their knowledge through a variety of activities: role-play, pair work, listening and reading comprehension exercises and discussion around key vocabulary.
Online
22/09/2022
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£107.50
10 Places Remaining
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Spanish Intermediate


The aim of the course is to enable students to speak and understand the language. Students will learn the language and demonstrate their knowledge through a variety of activities: role-play, pair work, listening and reading comprehension exercises and discussion around key vocabulary.
Online
20/09/2022
13:00 to 15:30
10 weeks
£107.50
Few Places Remaining
Register Interest
Online
21/09/2022
10:00 to 12:30
10 weeks
£107.50
Few Places Remaining
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Online
23/09/2022
10:00 to 12:30
9 weeks
£96.75
Few Places Remaining
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Motor Vehicle
Science
Seasonal Courses

A Taste of Germany at Christmas


This live online course is an introduction to our language classes if offers a flavour of the language, lifestyle and food of Germany. Students will hear the language and be able to say a few words and phrases linked to Christmas and the New Year. You will also have the opportunity to learn a little about the way the Germans celebrate their festive season and traditional foods.
Online
06/12/2022
13:30 to 16:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
19 Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
08/12/2022
18:30 to 21:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
7 Places Remaining
Enrol
Kirkham Library
09/12/2022
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
This course is now full
Register Interest
Lancaster Library
15/12/2022
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
7 Places Remaining
Enrol
Find Out More

A Taste of Italy at Christmas


This live online course is an introduction to our language classes if offers a flavour of the language, lifestyle and food of Italy. Students will hear the language and be able to say a few words and phrases linked to Christmas and the New Year. You will also have the opportunity to learn a little about the way the Italians celebrate their festive season and traditional foods.
Online
06/12/2022
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
9 Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
06/12/2022
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
6 Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
12/12/2022
10:00 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
9 Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
12/12/2022
13:00 to 15:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
Enrol
Find Out More

Relaxation for a Stress-Less Christmas


Christmas can be a wonderful time of celebration with family and friends. But how do you cope when it all gets too much? This two-week online course gives you a chance to tune out, unwind, learn to relax and plan how to move forward with peace and not panic. You will connect with others, enjoy some seasonally-based relaxation and visualisation techniques and move forward into the New Year with a ...
Online
15/12/2022
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
Enrol
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Sport and Fitness
Teaching

CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children


"This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the health and safety aspects when working with young children, how to plan and prepare activities which will support children’s learning and development and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners wh...
Online
14/11/2022
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
Online
09/01/2023
09:30 to 12:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
Find Out More

CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools


This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting, how to support the wellbeing of a child or young person and child, and young person development. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting. T...
Online
09/01/2023
12:30 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
Enrol
Find Out More

CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges


The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges has been designed as an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil, including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteer roles, as well as roles that work directly with c...
Online
22/09/2022
09:30 to 12:30
24 weeks
£150.00
14 Places Remaining
Register Interest
Online
27/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
23 weeks
£150.00
12 Places Remaining
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Get Into Working in an Early Years Setting


Online
04/01/2023
09:30 to 11:30
4 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
Enrol
Online
10/01/2023
13:00 to 15:00
4 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Volunteering

Information Advice and Guidance Level 1


This programme is aimed to provide an introduction to this area, with learners wishing to ultimately work or volunteer in an advice role in a range of areas from careers guidance or pastoral support in schools or colleges, to supporting clients in areas such as drug or alcohol rehabilitation services; with family or confidence issues and clients who require domestic abuse support. The course will ...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/11/2022
09:30 to 12:00
6 weeks
£95.00
14 Places Remaining
Accrington & Rossendale College
24/01/2023
13:30 to 16:30
6 weeks
£95.00
15 Places Remaining
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Information Advice and Guidance Level 2


Online
17/01/2023
18:00 to 20:30
10 weeks
£295.00
15 Places Remaining
Enrol
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