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Wellingborough: Neighbourhood Learning

Free learning for work and community courses

  • increase your confidence and wellbeing
  • take a next step towards employability, volunteering and joining in the community

Neighbourhood learning app

Available on Google Play, just search 'Learning Northants' or click the button below. Get it on Google Play
​Help with CV writing, job searching, career opportunities and more​Thursday 9am to 12pm (term time only)​Wellingborough Job Centre Plus

Just drop-in or contact Sarah to book an appointment on 07734 983 035 or email sarah.king@firstforwellbeing.co.uk.

​First Aid (Heart Start)​Friday 20 April, 1 to 3pm

AZUKA, 67 Elsden Rd, Wellingborough NN8 1QD

Telephone: 01933 226226

Universal Credit with Phones and Tablets​Monday 16 April, 9:15am and 10:15am, weekly sessions

Job Centre Plus, Lothersdale House, 49-53 W Villa Rd, Wellingborough NN8 4TA

Telephone: 0843 487 1844

For all courses visit the helpdesk at Wellingborough library to secure a place on your chosen course.

​What​WhenDuration and time​
Moving on with IT skills

Monday 11 June

​5 weeks, 10am to midday
​Introduction to Powerpoint and spreadsheets

Monday 9 July

​4 weeks, midday to 2pm

IT courses (Autumn)

​What​When​Duration and time
​eSafety​Monday 6 August ​9.30am to 11.30am
Introduction to Health and Social CareFridays ​24 August​2 weeks, 10am to 3pm

​IT Basics

​Monday 6 August

Monday 12 November

​4 weeks, midday to 2pm

3 weeks, midday to 2pm

​IT Basics for Job Searchers

​Monday 13 August

Friday 17 October

Monday 12 November

​4 weeks, 9:30 to 11:30am

9:30am to 3pm

3 weeks, 9:30am to 11:30am

​Word Processing skills​Friday 14 September​4 weeks, midday to 2pm
​IT skills for Universal Credit​Friday 14 September

​9:30am to 11:30am

​Introduction to the internet and email

​Monday 8 October

Friday 9 November

​5 weeks, 9:30 to 11:30am

5 weeks, Midday to 2pm

​Moving on with IT

​Monday 8 October

Friday 9 November

​5 weeks, midday to 2pm

5 weeks, 9:30 to 11:30am

​eSafety​Friday 12 October​9:30am to 11:30am
​Introduction to using Borrowbox​Friday 12 October​Midday to 2pm
Spreadsheet Skills​Friday 2 November ​9:30am to 3pm

Certificate courses (Autumn)

WhatWhen​​Duration and time
​Food Safety Level 2​Friday 14 September​2 weeks, 9:30am to 2:30pm
​Customer Service Level 2 ​Friday 12 October​​2 weeks, 9:30am to 2:30pm
​Conflict Management Level 2​Friday 2 November​​2 weeks, 9:30am to 2:30pm
​Health and Safety at Work Level 2​Friday 23 November​​2 weeks, 9:30am to 2:30pm
​Allergens Awareness Level 2 ​Friday 7 December​9:30am to 3:30pm

We’ll 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

Become a Neighbourhood Learning partner in Wellingborough

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


Great sessions (Cooking on a Budget) for our young people and we look forward to working with you again soon. – Talent Match, Wellingborough

  • Department of Work and Pension (JCP)
  • Hemmingwell Skills Centre
  • Pravasi Mandal
  • Talent Match
  • Teamwork trust
  • The Bridge
  • The Daylight Centre
  • The Mallows (Bozeat) Co Ltd
  • WACA
  • Wellingborough Homes
  • Wellingborough Library

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:

Sarah King



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

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