The Learning Centre in Mablethorpe has been open since 2008. We offer a programme for 16-18s called Flare as well as accredited and non-accredited courses for adults.
We support those looking for employment through our weekly Job Club (Thursday mornings 10.00 – 12.00) and are happy to assist anyone looking to explore their learning options.
Free computer access is also available.
- Mon: 1200 - 1530
- Tue: 0830 - 1530
- Wed: 0830 - 1530
- Thu: 0830 - 1530
- Fri: 0830 - 1500
This Makaton Charity approved course is recommended for professionals who use Makaton in their work and/or people who require in-depth Makaton training and have completed the Makaton: Foundation Course. During the course you will learn about the history, design and structure of the Makaton Core and Resource Vocabularies; develop skills in using signs and symbols from Stages 1, 2, 3, 4 and the Additional Vocabulary in the daily environment; and begin to understand how to start introducing Makaton in a practical way at work. Tutor: Richard Fish | Start date Saturday 13/04/2019 | Length: 3 Sessi | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 45
We are offering a package of skills relating to Customer Service and Marketing including the nature of ‘good’ customer service and its benefits; the importance of first impressions; and key marketing principles eg. the ‘marketing mix’. Students can also gain a qualification in health and safety or food safety. | Start date Thursday 25/04/2019 | Length: 3 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
Worried about using computers? This course gets you over the barrier of turning the computer on and teaches basic mouse and keyboard techniques, learning how to create a simple document and how to save and print, use email for sending and receiving messages and basic internet uses for everyday tasks. An ideal course for those that have never used a computer | Start date Monday 29/04/2019 | Length: 4 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
Everyone should do this course! It includes a wide range of tasks relating to managing an emergency – examination of the casualty, unconsciousness, control of bleeding and burns/scalds. There is a test at the end of the day to achieve the certificate. | Start date Monday 29/04/2019 | Length: 1 day | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 30
You will explore the creative and technical aspects of digital photography using a digital SLR or ‘bridge’ camera. Over the course, you will produce a portfolio of images for assessment, demonstrating your skill development and ability to evaluate own and others’ practice. | Start date Monday 29/04/2019 | Length: 10 week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
This short course will involve a whistle stop tour of what it means to garden organically. We will look at how to feed the soil by making compost, mulching and wormeries; and ways of dealing with pests and diseases while growing crops without artificial chemicals. | Start date Tuesday 30/04/2019 | Length: 4 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
This course provides a fairly in-depth introduction to academic psychology. We will look at theories and practical research in the areas of developmental psychology (cognitive and moral development), cognition (memory and attention) and social psychology (group processes, prejudice, attraction). It would be useful for further study eg. Access to HE course, or for general interest. | Start date Tuesday 30/04/2019 | Length: 10 week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
Come along to this short course and find out the meanings of non-standard English words such as harrad, siling, frim-foak, orts and mardy! We will try to identify the origins of these and other dialect words and look at some of the poetry and prose written in dialect from different areas of Lincolnshire. | Start date Tuesday 30/04/2019 | Length: 4 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
The aim of this course is to provide learners with the opportunity, through undertaking a range of small projects, to explore how engaging in crafting activities can have a positive effect on our sense of well-being and provide a sense of personal achievement. | Start date Wednesday 01/05/2019 | Length: 5 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 45
This useful course covers the causes of food poisoning, contamination, high risk foods and much more to help you to adopt safe working practices in the handling of food in work or community settings. It’s an essential requirement when food is being prepared for public consumption and needs renewing every 3 years. | Start date Tuesday 07/05/2019 | Length: 3 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 30
This course will explore the meaning of a nutritionally-balanced diet; the ‘Big Bad 3’ (salts, fats and sugars); the relationship between diet and health; and an understanding of food labelling. On the same days, we are also running Food Safety so the two courses could make a useful package (but, of course, this is not essential). Tutor: Julia Vause | Start date Tuesday 07/05/2019 | Length: 3 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
This course is in line with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and meets the needs of Ofsted. It is suitable for Childminders, Nursery and School Staff (dealing with Foundation Stage) and anybody who deals with children and wants a more in-depth course. | Start date Monday 13/05/2019 | Length: 2 days | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 30
OK, you have had some experience of computers; this course helps you move forward to using computers for modern life. This course looks at email, internet, shopping safely, films, photos, social media, designing posters, creating letters and simple household spreadsheets; therefore, making you feel more comfortable in your computer usage. | Start date Monday 10/06/2019 | Length: 6 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses teach people to spot the symptoms of mental health issues, offer initial help and guide a person towards support. We don’t teach people to be therapists, but we do teach people to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis - and even potentially stop a crisis from happening. This 2-day course is NOT accredited but that you receive a MHFAE Certificate of Attendance and can call yourself a Mental Health First Aider. | Start date Monday 10/06/2019 | Length: 2 days | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 45
This course aims to further develop your maths skills, focusing on improving your abilities to a level where you are able to progress to GCSE. The length of the course allows time to explore a variety of mathematical applications, discovering more complex operations. The course leads to the Level 2 Maths Qualification in Functional Skills | Start date Tuesday 11/06/2019 | Length: 6 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 0
This course is ideal for anyone considering a future job in health or care. As well as introducing the care sector as a career path, it explores the values, attitudes, communication skills and responsibilities required in this important field of work. There is a wide variety of career paths within the sector and significant opportunities for progression. | Start date Thursday 13/06/2019 | Length: 6 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
This accredited Award provides an introductory taster to Health Professions, looking at the variety of subjects and careers involved; an introductory to Health and Disease; and an exploration of the Cardiovascular System. It is of interest in its own right or could lead to further learning such as Access to HE. | Start date Thursday 13/06/2019 | Length: 6 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
During this course, you will make a range of contributions to discussions in various contexts and produce a presentation. You will develop your reading skills by comparing various texts and you will also write a range of texts, including extended written documents. | Start date Thursday 13/06/2019 | Length: 6 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 0
If you have completed Functional English or feel that your everyday English is quite good but are daunted by the prospect of approaching and writing about fiction and other prose texts, then this course if for you! It’s ideal for interest or to support progression to GCSE English. | Start date Friday 14/06/2019 | Length: 5 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
This friendly and supportive course is designed to develop confidence, self-esteem and resilience. It will help you understand the impact of confidence and its benefits, as well as developing some strategies to improve assertiveness, resilience and well-being | Start date Wednesday 19/06/2019 | Length: 4 weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15The courses displayed above are real time interfaced with our course booking application.