Neighbourhood Learning in Kettering

Free learning for work and community courses:

  • learn something new in a local community venue near you
  • increase your confidence and wellbeing
  • take a next step towards employability, volunteering and joining in the community

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​For all of your work related IT needs, such as setting up emails and job searching.​Every Tuesday 10 to midday (does not occur during school holidays)Work & Wellbeing Zone, Kettering Library​

​For details or to book on to any of these courses, please call or text Helen on 07834006312 or email

​Course​Date, time and duration
​Dealing with difficult situations​Date to be confirmed
​Allergens (level 2)​Date to be confirmed
​Health and safety (level 2)
Learners must attend both sessions
​Date to be confirmed
​Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) (level 2)​Tuesday 20 February
10am to 3pm
​Food safety (level 2)​Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 February
10am to 2pm
​Allergens (level 2)​Monday 26 February
10am to 4pm
​Customer service (level 2)
Leaners must attend both sessions
​Wednesday 28 February and Thursday 1 March
10am to 1pm
​Manual handling (level 2)​Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 March
10am to 1pm
​Health and safety
Learners must attend both sessions
​Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March
10am to 2pm
​Customer service (level 2)
Learners must attend both sessions
​Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 March
10am to 1pm

IT for Beginnners

9 weekly sessions

Wednesday 17 January 10am to 12 noon​KCU, behind Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street, Kettering NN16 8JA

IT for Intermediates

9 weekly sessions

​Wednesday 17 January 1pm to 3pm​KCU, behind Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street, Kettering NN16 8JA


2 weekly sessions

​Monday 29 January 9:15am to 2:45pmKCU, behind Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street, Kettering NN16 8JA

Customer Service Level 2 qualification

2 weekly sessions

​Monday 26 February

10am to 2:30pm

KCU, behind Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street, Kettering NN16 8JA

​Food Safety Level 2 qualification

2 weekly sessions

​Monday 19 March

9:15am to 2:45pm

KCU, behind Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street, Kettering NN16 8JA
​Every Wednesday morning by appointment between 10am and midday​Work and Wellbeing Zone, Kettering Library

We will try to help you find ways to take your new skills and enthusiasm further for more learning, volunteering and towards employment. Some of our courses can lead onto a nationally recognised AIM qualification.

Next steps

Our partners range from housing associations and town councils to libraries and from the Job Centre Plus to day centres for disabled and elderly people.


 All your tutors care for, encourage and go that extra mile for our learners.

- Gill Correa, KCU (Kettering)

Our current partners in Kettering include:

  • KCU, Fuller Baptist Church, Gold Street
  • The Resource Centre, 9 Grange Place
  • Eden Centre, 21 Montagu Street

Through discussion with your local curriculum co-ordinator we can help your clients and users to progress towards employability, volunteering and independent living in the community.

We welcome enquiries from local organisations in our towns who would like to know more about how we can work together. You can find out more about offering a Neighbourhood Learning course through your organisation as a partner by contacting your local curriculum co-ordinator:

Sue Yates


Other adult learning courses

The adult learning service offers a range of course including: arts, beauty therapy, sport, languages and information technology.

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