Month: September 2013

Carl & Pam get Assessed – Qualification success!

Assessors Training Success Pam Semp (Centre Manager), and Carl Roach (Development Manager) at the Lighthouse Project have been studying to be Assessors of Vocational achievement so that we can hopefully help more people with getting accredited training, and last month they found out that they had been successful in passing their Ascentis Level 3 certificate. …

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Amie – A great placement

A great placement Amie, who lives in Middleton,  came to spend a couple of weeks at the Lighthouse Project in September on a volunteer placement as part of her Health and Social care course. She spend time doing different jobs and roles, spending time on reception, behind the coffee bar, helping visitors learn computer skills, …

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Recruiting 16-25 yr olds for Get your life on track Oct 2013

Groundwork Princes Trust team are recruiting for their next ‘Get your life on track’ team in Middleton. The Middleton team of the Prince’s Trust is due to start on Monday 21st October and will be based at Hopwood Hall, Middleton Campus (in Classroom 01 in the Littleborough building), Rochdale Road, Middleton, M24 6XH. The Team programme is a …

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Starting in business course for women – Oct 2013

Restore: Starting in Business course for women We have funding to run another Starting in Business Course for Women and are planning to start the course early in October. The course consists of 3 workshops about becoming self employed, how to find customers and how to manage your finances and also several visits to successful …

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Railway group meet fellow modeller Pete Waterman

A contingent of members from the Heywood Railway Model Group (hmrg) recently rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous with an invitation to visit Pete Waterman’s famous Leamington Spa railway layout somewhere out in the Cheshire countryside. The music and railway maestro was on hand to show the hmrg members how to work the layout …

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Bereavement Support training

Free Bereavement Support training – Open Day The Gaddum Centre are holding an open day on Saturday 21st September 2013 for anyone who is interested in being trained to provide bereavement support. Saturday 21st Sept 10am-2pm Dean House, Station Road, Rochdale, OL11 1DS If you would like to attend please contact Jet Haigh who is …

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Get on Track – sports mentoring recruitment day

Get on Track Are you aged between 16-25 and interested in a career in Sport, then the Dame Kelly Homes Legacy Trust Get on Track course could be just the thing for you. Get on Track provides disadvantaged young people (aged 16-25) with the self-discipline, motivation and confidence they need to enhance their employability and to lead …

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Frederick – Lighthouse Work Club

Having completed my Universal Jobmatch course I have learn’t a lot form the course. The tutor was very clear about her work and knew what she was talking about. Frederick F – Sept 2013

Steven – a friendly atmosphere

I like visiting the Lighthouse because of the friendly atmosphere and community spirit, and also because of the other things going on such as the model railway club, art and craft sessions, plus the leather craft activity. – Steven C – Sept 2013

Brush up on your maths & english skills

Small Business survey encourages a new focus on English, Maths and ICT skills Nearly 82% of small businesses in the UK have said they do not think job seekers have adequate Maths and English skills, according to a survey. You can start to brush up on your Maths and English skills by taking a free assessment …

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