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Family Learning FREE ‘Get ready for school’ Workshops

June 9th, 2021

Is your child ‘school ready’ for their next learning journey in Reception? For parents/carers to experience how to prepare their child for school, with tips and strategies for early reading, writing and maths skills This course will be at The Learning Place, Derby Rd, North End, Portsmouth Tuesday Afternoon 1.00pm – 2.30pm Get Ready for … Continued

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Public Notice

June 8th, 2021

Due to unforeseen circumstances we are no longer able to use the QR Code/Link to register your Lateral Flow tests with us. Please can you call us, email us or let us know the results when you attend your course. We apologise for the inconvenience

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#VolunteersWeek

June 4th, 2021

From 1-7 June, join us in recognising and thanking all #volunteers who supported our communities throughout this pandemic and all those who usually volunteer but have not been able to because of coronavirus. volunteersweek.org

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Live, Laugh, Learn With Us

We aim to offer high quality courses at the best value. Our courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the majority are free. For courses with a fee, there is a reduction for those on income-related benefits.

If you want to know more, or can’t find what you’re looking for, please drop-in to The Learning Place on Derby Road, or phone us on 023 9262 1860 or email us at thelearningplace@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

We will be pleased to help you find the course you are looking for.

Latest Courses

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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint workshop

20 July | 10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00

Would you like to know how to create a captivating slide presentation? Do you want to present information creatively and professionally? Then Microsoft PowerPoint is the perfect tool for you!

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Jewellery Making

16 June 2021 | 13:00 - 15:00 | 5 Weeks | £30 or £24 if fee remitted

This is an exciting course that will introduce you to the specialist tools and techniques of basic jewellery making. By the end of the course you will have had the opportunity to make pieces using copper, silver wire and beading. You will also be able to design and make your own individual piece of jewellery. Although you will be given tuition on this course and will be given help when needed, it is important that you can work independently as this is a more advanced course.

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Basics of Email Workshop

27th July 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00 OR 13:00 - 15:00

This workshop will teach you how to create your own Gmail account and give you an overview of email and its uses. This workshop is suitable for people who have never used email before but you do need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse.

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Introduction to Email using Gmail

16 June 2021 | 13:00 - 15:00 | 5 weeks

By the end of the course you will be able to keep safe and secure when using emails, send and open emails and attachments, print and delete emails, file your emails into newly created folders and find previously sent emails. You need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse to do this course and must already have a Gmail account.

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Basics of Email - Workshop

Date: 27th July 2021 | Time: 10:00 - 12:00 OR 13:00 - 15:00 | Cost: FREE

This workshop will teach you how to create your own Gmail account and give you an overview of email and its uses. This workshop is suitable for people who have never used email before but you do need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse. To enrol onto this course, please call us on 02392 621860

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NCFE Level 1 Award in Employability Skills

Date: 12th July 2021 | Duration: Full time, All week | Time: 10:00 - 15:00 | Cost: FREE

The object of this qualification is to help the learner develop, enhance their skills required for the working environment and develop their confidence and motivation for employment. * subject to eligibility To enrol onto this course, please call us on 02392 621860

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Computers for Absolute Beginners

Date: 10th August 2021 | Duration: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri | Time: 09:30 - 12:00 | Cost: FREE

Do you feel that you are being left behind in this computer age? Would you like to learn how to use a computer? By the end of this course you will be able to switch on (and turn off) a computer; list the main parts of a computer; use a mouse and keyboard; type (and delete) numbers, letters and symbols. This course will also give you ideas on how computers can open up a whole new world for you. To enrol onto this course, please call us on 02392 621860

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Family Learning

Our Family Learning services help parents to learn how their children are taught at school, to enable adults to answer their children’s questions in a way that matches lessons, avoids confusion and increases their own skills.

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Apprenticeships

The Community Learning Service offers Business Administration and Customer Service Apprenticeships at Levels 2, 3 and 4. We are Portsmouth City Council’s in house training provider and welcome apprentices working from other organisations too.

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The Learning Place, 6 Derby Road, North End, Portsmouth, PO2 8HH

023 9262 1860