Employment & Skills

Protect yourself from Covid19 scammers

WARNING. 15+ coronavirus scams to watch out for and how to protect yourself The scale of the coronavirus pandemic has brought out the absolute best in people and society – but upsettingly, it’s also brought criminals and low-lifes out of the shadows to prey on our pockets. Action Fraud has reported £970,000 already lost to […]

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Improve your job hunting – Job Hunting Academy

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 week. Our re-vamped and streamlined Job Hunting Academy course is designed to get the

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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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Online health resources – Be Online 2016

Watch My Way – How to stay healthy using Learn My Way Health sessions have been VERY popular during our campaigns like ‪#‎BeOnline16‬ from February 2016. Check out this video from #‎WatchMyWay‬ for a helpful tour of the health sections in Learn My Way and how to use them. This is the fourth video of

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Get online week

 Every year as part of the national network of ukonline centres we celebrate ‘Get Online Week’ to inspire and encourage people to start learning digital skills that can help improve and even transform lives. Why not call into the Lighthouse Project and see how we can help and inspire you? This week at the Lighthouse

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Pam helping map financial inclusion

Pam was in London recently as part of a select team of people from ukonline centres, the Tinder Foundation, and Lloyds Bank. The group were gathered to work on developing three new modules for the Learn My way portfolio of computer course that are delivered through the national ukonline centres network. The new courses will

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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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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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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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Who let the Dads out – Sat 8th Feb

Playgroup for dads, grandads and male carers Who let the Dads Out is a group is aimed at supporting dads to play with their children in a male focused space. The cost is only £2 per family and there are free bacon butties at half-time. There is also a selection of other sweets and refreshments

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Let’s get digital – Get online week 14th Oct 2013

Get Digital at the Lighthouse Project Have you ever wanted to learn about computers and the internet but didn’t know where to start? Feel too old or think it’s too complicated? Been discouraged because people seem too busy or don’t have the patience to help? Well don’t be put you off because there is someone

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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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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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