What you can expect from us

A relaxed, friendly environment with support and guidance from a customer focused team. With flexible attendance as our college sites and community venues are available both daytime and evening.We provide a wide variety of training and learning opportunities to help you develop skills for both your personal and professional growth.
 

Course costs and concessions

Please see individual courses for prices. Fee remission may also be available to those in receipt of certain benefits. Please contact the centre for further information or to find out if you are eligible. Evidence of your entitlement will be required at enrolment. Please note that courses in the community are for adults aged 19 or over.

Languages

Each course is 8 weeks long and is taught for 2 hours each week. The courses start at a beginners level progressing onto  an improvers and then an advanced course.
All language courses are priced at £40 which includes a college certificate of attendance

  • Beginners German
  • Improvers German 
  • Beginners Spanish
  • Improvers Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish
  • Beginners French
  • Beginners Polish
  • Improvers Polish
  • Beginners Italian

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

IT

The Community Education Centre offers flexible, self-directed study in our computer suite situated on the Lincoln College campus. You will be required to study for a minimum of 4 hours per week within our opening times which are: 

  • Monday 9am to 1pm 
  • Tuesday 9am to 1pm 
  • Wednesday  9am - 3pm & 4pm to 7pm 
  • Thursday CLOSED 
  • Friday 9am to 1pm 

We offer a range of IT qualifications from beginner to advanced levels. We also offer the opportunity to enrol on a free taster course which enables you to try out the materials, gain knowledge and confidence before enrolling on to a qualification.

ECDL

Effective computer use can help you communicate more effectively and access information more easily, and a certified computer qualification makes you more attractive to employers. ECDL is recognised and valued in workplaces all over the world making it a valuable credential on your CV.

Employers regard it as the international benchmark in IT user competence as it meets the growing requirements for evidence of digital literacy from employers. The qualification consists of 4 units and covers the most commonly used Microsoft Office applications:

  • Word processing - Create word-processed documents; enter, edit and format text, use graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish and effectively use tools such as mail merge.
  • Spreadsheets - Develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets; enter and format data,   manipulate and format worksheets, perform calculations and create charts to produce high-quality documents.
  • Presentations - Produce high-quality presentations using a variety of tools including   animation, charts, tables, drawn objects and images.
  • Improving productivity using IT - Work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using   tools to save time and effort when producing word processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

 
Please note: These ECDL Extra units can also be studied as single unit qualifications.   We offer a flexible learning style to fit around other commitments. Learn at your own pace, at times to suit you, in a relaxed and friendly environment with support from our qualified and experienced tutors. We also offer distance learning to allow you to fit study in around busy lifestyles.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

OCR Entry Level Award in Using IT     

This course is designed for beginners and is the perfect introduction to using a computer. The course consists of three units. You will learn the basic skills required to:

  • Navigate around the computer and use a mouse and keyboard confidently
  • Create charts - Create an email account and send, receive and reply to emails
  • Create and edit documents with text and images in Microsoft Word

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Introduction to Spreadsheets

This short course is designed for people who are looking to gain a basic  understanding and practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel. It provides the skills and knowledge needed to be able to:

  • Create and format a spreadsheet
  • Perform calculations
  •  Insert charts

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Makaton and British Sign Language

Makaton Level 2:

Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order. With Makaton, children and adults can communicate straight away using signs and symbols. 

British Sign Language:
Sign language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression and body language. Sign language is used mainly by people who are deaf or have hearing impairments.
This course will look at BSL structure, the alphabet, hand shapes and facial expressions. Learn the use of signs in sentences and stories and also  ages, family, colours etc.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Genealogy

Have you ever wondered about your family's past? This course will provide you with the tools for researching your family tree. Look at how to build a basic family tree and learn how to discover through various records and research who your ancestors are.

  • Discover your Family Tree

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Food Safety in Catering

This level 2 food safety course is ideal for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industry or anyone who is working in a food environment. During the training the learner will gain knowledge on the storage, preparation, cooking and handling of food. Subjects covered include:

  • Hazards and controls
  • Food safety
  • Management and temperature controls
  • Food poisoning control
  • Personal hygiene
  • Cleaning and disinfecting 
  • The role of the food handler in keeping food safe.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Writing and Literature

Creative Writing: Have you ever wanted to write? This fun and interactive course will introduce various kinds of creative writing strategies to develop your passion for writing.
 We will explore techniques for sparking the imagination and tapping into your inner creativity, as well as developing skills and improving style. Suitable for complete beginners and those who have already begun writing for fun, fame or fortune.

Creating Modern Literature: This course will give you the opportunity to develop creative practices and discover and learn about modern literature and how to apply your skills to create some modern literature of your own. This course looks at TV script writing, poetry techniques, modern genres and short fiction. Individuals hoping to write for all age groups and target audiences can benefit from these lessons.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258 or view our guide by clicking the following link http://online.pubhtml5.com/hroy/kkrj/.

To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Didn't find anythig for you? Did you know we deliver a wide range of Level 2 online courses that are fully funded for most people? To see the full course list and to find out more about our online learning click here.
 

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