come and join our learn club!

Learn Club is a free service that provides a safe and supportive learning environment to step up your digital and computing skills. Learn Club is open from Mon – Thurs  between 10 am – 02 pm. 

 

Your involvement with Learn Club enables you to access support to enhance your skills and knowledge around online courses via Learn My way website. We are now part of Online Centres Network and together we provide learning courses to women and girls, young people, adults and elderly in the community. With our base in Ashington we are easy to access and we are only a phone call away if you need anything. We are happy to answer any of your questions about our courses, drop in sessions, 1-2-1 Computer skills and CV support and can provide free information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.


Learn Club aim to increase local community engagement with learning by increasing and promoting digital and social inclusion. 


We are a small, dedicated team of trainers and volunteers who can get you register with Learn my way website, get you  started with your learning and are always available on hand to provide further assistance if you get stuck!


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Our courses and services

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Introduction to IT

This course is ideal for anyone with very little experience of computers and is actively looking for employment. 

Topics include:

  • Mouse & keyboard control
  • I-pad/Tablets
  • Searching online
  • Staying safe online
  • Emails
  • Completing online forms
  • Using internet
  • Creating documents
  • Job searching online

Over 50’s Basic IT

A flexible course for anyone over 50, with very little experience of computers. 

It includes;

  • Mouse & keyboard control
  • Searching online
  • Staying safe online
  • Emails
  • Accessing health services online

CV Service

We can offer a one to one service for people requiring either a new CV or to update an old one. Slots are available at various times during Being Woman’s opening hours so give us a call and we will book your appointment. 

Drop In Service

Come along to our drop in service for help with creating and using a new email, how to register and use Find a Job, how to job search effectively and how to apply for jobs. You can simply use the computers depending on the availability in the office. Otherwise we will book you a further appointment to access the computers. Call in for more information!

IAG – Information, Advice and Guidance

Our IAG (Information, advice and guidance) and employment service is aimed at all members of the community that are 16 years and over who require support in finding or retaining sustainable employment, or gaining new skills and knowledge. The service is confidential and operates on a one-to-one ‘respond to need’ basis. Being Woman is able to offer intensive support to suit the individual client’s needs which may include face to face interaction, support via e-mail, telephone and text, as well as one to one and group workshops.  

Universal Credit Overview and IT skills

Learn about how to start your claim, meet the ID requirements and understand the on-going online requirements of UC.

bamer communities

BAMER stands for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee. We work in Northumberland to support those with English as a second language and from an ethnic background. This includes those from the settled community with English as their first language, as well as refugees and asylum seekers, EU migrants and third country nationals, many who have come to the UK through marriage. We can give you support to help you to move nearer to finding work, and we may also be able to help you to address additional issues which you are currently facing, at home or personally, which may affect you looking for work now and in the future.  


We can help you by:

  • Providing 1:1 support from our advisors who speak a variety of community languages
  • Helping you to know how to look for work more effectively
  • Discussing opportunities for further training and qualifications
  • Finding work placements and volunteering opportunities to learn relevant work skills
  • Join in community activities and find more services to support you and your family
  • Confidence building activities
  • Support you to find the right help when you need it most


Please NOTE

We do not provide a specialist benefit advice service but do offer the residents some general support with benefit issues. For example:

Giving people general information about benefits

Provide help in registering them with Learn my way website to access support around Universal Credit and health services.

Directing people to specialist benefit advice and Information service.



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Contact Us

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Come and Join our Learn Club!

We love our clients and service users , so feel free to visit during our Learn Club Hours!

Learn Club

NE63 9XQ, Ashington, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

+44 7786742333

Hours

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