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Life is online - FREE help is at hand

Staff Member with Corby Learning Centre banner.

In the ‘new normal’, post lockdowns, almost everything in life is online:

shopping, banking, booking tickets, job applications and more.

People who are without IT skills may also need urgent help in accessing council services and charitable support.

The Bedford College Group Learning Centres offer FREE courses called Essential Digital Skills which start at beginners Entry level, for those who have never used a computer, with further free short courses to help peoples computer skills improve up to Level 1 and Level 2. These courses are Government funded and are free to UK residents.

Pete Burton who oversees the Group’s Learning Centres in Bedford, Corby and Kettering said:

“These courses run at our friendly and welcoming centres are incredibly valuable for people who have never used computers and have consequently found themselves cut off from life. We urge people to come forward and ask how we can help them. Please spread the word!”

After completing Level 1, which includes banking, shopping and word processing, people can go on to Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher Level 2 courses which are vital in today’s modern workplace.

Staff outside Bedford Learning Centre.

Where and when to find us

Visit the lovely team (photo) at Bedford Learning Centre:

88 High Street,
Mon, Thurs, Fri 10am – 4pm
Tues & Wed until 8 pm,
and Saturday mornings.

or Jas Khabra and colleagues at Corby Learning Centre:

40 George Street,
Mon & Fri 10 am – 2pm,
Tues & Thurs until 8pm
Wed until 4pm
and Saturday mornings.

or the group at Kettering Learning Centre:

9-10 Newline Street,
Mon & Fri 10 am – 2 pm,
Tues until 4pm
Wed or Thurs until 8pm
and Saturday mornings.

Just pop in and say Hello or call on the following numbers:

Bedford                01234 291832
Corby                     01536 413242
Kettering              01536 413304

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