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!
This course is ideal for anyone with very little experience of computers and is actively looking for employment.
A flexible course for anyone over 50, with very little experience of computers.
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.
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!
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.
Learn about how to start your claim, meet the ID requirements and understand the on-going online requirements of UC.
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:
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.