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Improve your digital skills





New Digital Skills FREE Training Course for all our students and staff

This course, created by Google, will help you to find out and understand the opportunities of the digital world and the Internet from a job/company/business perspective.
Having these basic skills and knowledge in your background is essential in today’s world and are important to get a job or to create your own business.

What it is:
How to set up a website for selling products, how to use Facebook to promote products and keep in contact with customers, how advertisement works in a search engine like Google, which are the new ways to find, engage and retain customers, how to measure every action taken on the Internet…are only a few examples of the interesting and useful topics in this course.

Why you should do it:
Nowadays, all companies have a digital presence on the Internet. Almost all employees/staff are required to take part of it. And this course teaches you the basic digital skills required by companies in any job position. Start the Digital Garage, finish it and obtain an impressive digital certification form Google for your C.V.

How it works:
We offer you one hour and fifteen minutes of free assisted guidance to get started, go through the first eight lessons and acquire the basic knowledge to understand how works the course and the digital platform . Watch videos from experts; test what you have learnt with fun and quick quizzes. After the introduction class you will be able to continue by yourself, on your phone or any computer.

Who should do it:
Job seekers, students, for those who want to get started and taste the digital world from the business perspective, sharpen their skills or simply get their CV / Resume noticed!

To join contact or 0114 255 90 80 or ask at reception

6 Week Computer Course for Beginners

We will be starting a 6 week computer course on 11th January from 1 – 3 at Sharrow Forum. It is being taught by the team at Online Centres Network. To join contact 01142559080 or email 


Get Online Week 2016

We were very happy to welcome Helen Milner, CEO of the Tinder Foundation, to Learn for Life today for our Get Online Week event. There was lots of great talking, yummy cake made by Lucia and people enjoyed playing the new Learn My Way game. Get Online Week brings communities together!

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Digital Inclusion Fund

Learn for Life Enterprise is pleased to announce we have been awarded funding from the Tinder Foundation through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to deliver the Future Digital Skills programme.

The Future Digital Inclusion programme demonstrates the Government’s commitment to supporting people in the hardest-to-reach communities in England, enabling them not only to develop online skills and access government services, but also to benefit from the opportunities the internet can provide.

As part of the programme we will be supporting people to improve their Digital Skills. Our Digital Champions will be on hand every day at Learn for Life to help you improve your IT, online skills and access government services.

Come down to Learn for Life or phone us on 01142559080 to arrange an appointment.

If you would like to volunteer to help people get online, please email


Learn for Life Enterprise was one of only two organisations chosen from over 500 community organisations across the UK to take part in the ‘Celebrating Success English My Way’ video. The video was shown last week at the BBC Broadcasting House in London and was met with a fantastic response from English My Way funders and stakeholders.

You can watch the English My Way celebrating success video below featuring an interview with Hayley and an ESOL class led by Gill and Daniel at Learn for Life Enterprise.

English My Way Project

We are very excited to announce that we will soon be launching our “English My Way ” project.

Learn for Life Enterprise has been awarded funding by a collaborative partnership made up of Tinder Foundation, BBC Learning English and British Council. The project is to develop a new innovative approach to English language learning (ESOL). The English My Way programme has been funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government through the Community-based English language competition.

English My Way is a fresh approach to English language learning, focused on supporting adults with no or low levels of English to better integrate with their local communities.


Get Online Week

We had a Health Awareness event during Get Online Week as part of our UK Online centre:

We are a UK Online Centre

Learn for Life Enterprise is a registered UK Online Centre providing internet access and support for computer beginners. All abilities are catered for from the complete beginner to the more advanced. Come down to our drop-in sessions on Tuesday or Wednesday morning from 10:30 – 12:30 to get started or phone us on 01142559080 to book an appointment.