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
The course starts with basic work in reading comprehension, spelling, grammar and punctuation. The course will then continue to develop your everyday English skills – reading different types of document and improving writing – sentence construction, paragraphs, basic letter writing and completing forms. It enables possible progression to Level 1/Level 2 Functional English. Tutor: Liz Stradling | Start date Tuesday 26/02/2019 | Length: 20 Week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £
This qualification is ideal for learners wishing to develop their practical IT skills further in order to work confidently, effectively and independently at work or at home. Units will include IT for Productivity, Word Processing, Email and business software such as Spreadsheets or PowerPoint. Students will prepare a portfolio for assessment (with support). Some previous IT familiarity is necessary. Tutor: Peter Rae | Start date Wednesday 27/02/2019 | Length: 12 Week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 120
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. Tutor: Peter Jones | Start date Friday 01/03/2019 | Length: 2 Weeks | 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. Tutor: Stewart Wall | Start date Monday 04/03/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
This course is ideal if you want to start from the basics - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. We shall apply skills to managing money and other practical situations like timetables and measuring for DIY. Tutor: Nigel Henry | Start date Tuesday 05/03/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 0
A positive mindset is the sum of your thoughts, feelings, beliefs and actions that cause you to respond positively to negative events, and therefore to make the best of any set of circumstances. It is important to develop a positive mental attitude because we all face a steady flow of setbacks. Developing a positive mindset helps you to stay strong, especially during tough times so book your place on this course today. Tutor: Barbara Hancock | Start date Tuesday 05/03/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
Functional Maths helps you to develop a wide range of maths skills including number, decimals, fractions, measurement, area, volume and data collection/statistics. The course emphasises the application of maths to everyday and work situations. Helps progression to GCSE Maths. Tutor: Nigel Henry Functional Maths helps you to develop a wide range of maths skills including number, decimals, fractions, measurement, area, volume and data collection/statistics. The course emphasises the application of maths to everyday and work situations. Helps progression to GCSE Maths. Tutor: Nigel Henry | Start date Wednesday 06/03/2019 | Length: 16 Week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 0
Taught by an experienced driving instructor, this course is designed for those who are about to start learning to drive or who those who wish to brush up on some driving theory. Over 5 weeks you will cover some of the core content for the multi-choice theory test, increase your understanding of the hazard perception test, and have lots of opportunities to test yourself and build your confidence ready for passing this part of the driving test. Tutor: Ian Grisby | Start date Thursday 07/03/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
Functional English is a full certificate programme which helps you to develop your reading, writing and speaking and listening. You will be required to apply these skills to everyday and business situations. The course helps progression to GCSE English. Tutor: Liz Stradling | Start date Thursday 07/03/2019 | Length: 16 Week | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 0
Teaching assistants support teachers and help children and adults with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. This course aims to provide you with a more detailed understanding of the role of a teaching assistant, the qualifications you need to pursue this career and the experience you might gain to help you progress. The tutor will also support you with both educational and employment applications for teaching assistant related courses and jobs. Tutor: Karen Blakey | Start date Thursday 07/03/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Mablethorpe | Cost: £ 15
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: £ 45The courses displayed above are real time interfaced with our course booking application.