Essential Digital Skills

Want to feel up-to-date with technology? The Essential Digital Skills framework defines the digital skills adults need to safely benefit from, participate in and contribute to the digital world. The qualifications are suitable for all ages (19+) and support the development of key digital skills such as using devices, creating and editing digital media, using … Continued

Lateral Flow Tests for Learners

The test will be available to collect from The Learning Place on Tuesday 13th April and Thursday 15th April between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00pm and 14:00pm and 16:00pm. Please call 02392 621860 to arrange collection.

Census – Complete yours now!

The Community Learning Service (The Learning Place) is an official Census Support Centre for Portsmouth and we are providing free and friendly support to anyone who needs it until the 4th. Whether it’s completing the form on paper or online, an Adviser can talk you – or someone you know – through the whole process. … Continued

There’s still time!

Not completed your #Census2021 questionnaire yet? Don’t worry, we can help! We’re proving free, friendly, official support until May 4th – get in touch to book an appointment or just to find out more.


A big congratulations to the lovely ladies at MAKE at Aldingbourne Enterprise who achieved their NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems. Well done!


We are now open for face-to-face Census appointments!   If you are unsure of how to complete your questionnaire and would like some support, make an appointment with one of our trained advisors and we can help guide you through the process!   Call us on 02392 621860 to book your appointment

Census 2021!

We are excited to announce that we are a registered support service for this years Census! Our booking service will be open from Monday 1st March via our phone lines to book you a face-to-face session with one of our advisors to help guide you through the census survey. By filling in your census, you … Continued

Safer Internet Day

Did you know that today is ‘Safer Internet Day’? Each day we all use the internet but do we really know how safe we are online? If you head on over to and register using our the details below, you can work through the subjects about being safe online for hints, tips and information … Continued

National Apprenticeship Week – Day 2

Giles from Portsmouth Distillery explaining why they decided to choose the apprenticeship service. The Portsmouth Distillery Co. is a premium artisan spirit producer. We were established in 2018 and have our home in the fabulous eighteenth century Bastian of Fort Cumberland. Located on Eastney Point on the southeastern tip of Portsea Island – Surrounded … Continued