Courses

Inspire Cycling – maintenance classes

We’re getting ready for our first Inspired Cycling bike maintenance class this afternoon, between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Our new project is intended to spark an interest in all things cycling, including learning to ride and hopefully some guided cycling routes. Keep your eyes peeled for further info.

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Diabetes awareness achievements

A Basic Awareness of Diabetes course, accredited by Open Awards, took place at the Lighthouse Project over a number of weeks earlier this year, the short course delivered by the Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC). The course was attended by some of the staff and volunteers of the Lighthouse Project including some regular visitors.

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Online finances – Do not fear

Digital Money Box – Do not fear Friday 27th October 2017 sees the start of a new weekly series of short courses aimed at helping to make your money go further. This first session called – Do Not Fear is all about tackling the fear of online security and learning how to shop and bank

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Job Hunting Academy – improve your chances of finding work

Don’t struggle on your own trying to find your way around the online Job Hunting maze, come and take advantage of our Work Club skills and experience to help you improve your job hunting chances. The Job Hunting Academy runs every Wednesday and Thursday morning between 10am – 12 noon, which is 4 sessions in

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Free L1 Certificate in construction training

Are you interested in construction work but not sure where to start – try this Level 1 Certificate in Construction course is 10 sessions running over 5 weeks from Tuesday 15th March 2016 at the Lighthouse Project. The course is free to attend for those on JSA or ESA programmes, and it is being delivered

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Heartstart Basic Life Support

Basic life support is a set of skills that we all should learn. Would you feel confident knowing how to help someone in an emergency? If this is something that you would like to do then why not come along to one of our Heartstart Basic Life Support Training courses run by John and Les,

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New Talk English project starting soon

Two of our team members, Carole and Pauline have started their training to become tutors and volunteers for a Talk English project we are planning to start at the Lighthouse Project. Dates will be announced soon as we currently prepare for our launch. The Talk English project will be aimed at working with people with

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Free basic life support training – 13th March

Heart Start – training Have you ever wanted to learn some basic life saving skills, then why not try our Heart Start Basic Life Support training course on Friday 13th March starting at 1pm The course runs for 2 hours and is run by Heart Start Volunteers John and Les. Its a practical hands on

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Beyond Basics improve your wordprocessing skills

Get to grips with Word and Excel. Our Beyond Basics Workshop is a short course and workshop designed to build up your wordprocessing and spreadsheet skills and show you how to get the best out of Word and Excel. The course is free and runs on a Thursday morning 10am – 12 noon. However booking is required as places are

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Health sessions – making life work for you

Living Well – Making life work for you We all want to get the best out of life and to live well, but for many of us there are just too many things that get in the way, and then we feel bad about it. But things don’t need to be this way. Why not try

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Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse

Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse Project? We run lots of activities and course on a daily and weekly basis to help people improve their lives or circumstances. Here are some of the regular types of support that we offer (all free of charge) computing for beginners, how to prepare a CV,

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Break your technology fears using a Learn My way course

Learn My way – a great way to start A great way to start learning how to use the internet and technology is through a Learn My Way course. Come to the Lighthouse Project and find out how easy it is to get started. Put your technology fears behind you and get to grips with

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Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills

Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills then our Why Don’t You..? work club is just what you need.  Do you need your CV sprucing up, or want to have a mock interview to brush up your skills? We have a great staff team and enthusiastic volunteers on hand to help you.

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Council Benefits drop-in advice sessions

Council benefits drop-in advice – every 2 weeks Do you need any help or advice about your council benefits, or have you wondered if you might be entitled to certain ones? We have drop-in advice sessions on a Wednesday every fortnight between 12:30pm – 1:30pm. The sessions are provided by Rochdale MBC staff who can

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Why don’t you..? back to work essentials

Why don’t  you…? is our 12-session employability and motivation course, aimed at helping you to improve yourself, your employment and computer skills, build confidence and motivation, develop your skills and help you to learn how to use the internet for job searches and making online applications. In a recent survey 90% of employers rated Email, word processing and

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