Jan 30 2015

Beyond Basics improve your wordprocessing skills

Get to grips with Word and Excel.

Our Beyond Basics Workshop is a short course and workshop designed to build up your wordprocessing and spreadsheet skills and show you how to get the best out of Word and Excel.

The course is free and runs on a Thursday morning 10am – 12 noon. However booking is required as places are limited.

It is suitable for complete beginners or for those who might want to brush up on their existing skills.


Learn how-to:
> Open Word & Excel                       > Create Folders & Files
> Navigation & Correction Keys     > Copy, Paste & Edit
> Insert Images                                 > Practical Exercises
> Tables & Databases                     > Graphs & Charts

Coming dates: 12th Feb, 26th Feb and 26th March 2015

Download the Flyer: Beyond Basics – workshop poster v6 – times Jan – Mar 2015


Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/30/beyond-basics-improve-your-wordprocessing-skills/

Jan 23 2015

Health sessions – making life work for you

Living Well – Making life work for you

healthy iconWe all want to get the best out of life and to live well, but for many of us there are just too many things that get in the way, and then we feel bad about it. But things don’t need to be this way.

Why not try one of our health focussed wellbeing sessions here at the Lighthouse Project under the banner of Living Well, making life work for you.

We are working with the local health trainers and living well coaches from Biglife Group to run a number of 1 hour short courses

Starting on Friday 30th Jan at 11am, with Stress, Anxiety and Relaxation.

Dates for the follow-on sessions: at start at 11am

Wednesday 4th Feb – Food for Mood – getting the balance of good health

Wednesday 11th Feb – Exercise for Mood – exploring the benefits of exercise

Friday 13th Feb – Staying healthy cooking sessions

For Flyer click: Living well health session Jan – feb 2015 v1

Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/23/health-sessions-making-life-work-for-you/

Jan 16 2015

Break your technology fears using a Learn My way course

Learn My way – a great way to start

A great way to start learning how to use the internet and technology is through a Learn My Way course.

Learn how to use a computer the easy way - online basicsCome to the Lighthouse Project and find out how easy it is to get started. Put your technology fears behind you and get to grips with a new life online.

All the courses are free and you can go at your own speed, so you won’t feel you’re holding other up.

No need to spend hours tied to the computer, you can do the learning in bite sized chunks. Everyone is capable of learning using Learn My Way.

For a flyer with more info click: Lighthouse Making the most poster Jan 2015

Don’t put it off any longer, come down and see us, we are a friendly bunch

Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/16/break-your-technology-fears-using-a-learn-my-way-course/

Jan 16 2015

Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse

Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse Project?

We run lots of activities and course on a daily and weekly basis to help people improve their lives or circumstances.

Here are some of the regular types of support that we offer (all free of charge)

  • DecisionMaking1computing for beginners,
  • how to prepare a CV,
  • learn how to communicate using email,
  • learn about job hunting online,
  • how to get the best out of universal jobmatch,
  • interview techniques,
  • beginners guide to Word and Excel,
  • how to use the internet safely,
  • and much much more, including a range of social and leisure activities

For a flyer with more info click: Lighthouse Making the most poster Jan 2015

Think outside the boxIf you’ve not been before then come in, if you are passing then come in.

Inside you’ll find a friendly thriving space that is set up to encourage and support.

We’re open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/16/are-you-making-the-most-out-of-the-lighthouse/

Jan 09 2015

Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills

Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills then our Why Don’t You..? work club is just what you need.

DecisionMaking1 Do you need your CV sprucing up, or want to have a mock interview to brush up your skills? We have a great staff team and enthusiastic volunteers on hand to help you. Come along to our Why Don’t You work club sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-1pm where we can help you can get to grips with the back to work essentials.

Don’t put it off any longer, come along and let us show you how to get the best out of the internet and help you improve your chances with the jobs you apply for.

In a recent survey 90% of employers rated Email, word processing and internet searching as the top 3 computer skills they are looking for, and 72% of employers wouldn’t interview someone who didn’t have basic computer skills.

Course dates: WDY new course dates Jan – Feb 2015

For information flyer: Why Dont you – Work Club Poster v2 – Jan 2015

Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/09/looking-for-work-need-help-with-job-searching-or-computer-skills/

Jan 07 2015

Who let the dads out

Calling all DAD’s and Grandads – come along to our male orientated play sessions called Who Let the Dads out?

WLTDO Jan - Mar 2015 header imageThis is a drop in kids and toddler group for dads, grandads or male carers, all welcome.
Age range: 0 – 10 ish (we’re flexible)

The play & activity sessions are open to anyone to just drop in. Sessions run between 10 am – 12 noon once a month every 4 weeks, cost is only £2 per family (inc bacon butties).

So if you are stuck for something to do, or somewhere to go, or are on a budget, or you just want some fun time with your children then make your way over to Who Let the Dads Out.

Dates for the next few months:
10th January 2015
7th February
7th March

Visit our web site www.lighthouseproject.org.uk

Click here for a poster: WLTDO poster Jan – Mar 2015 new logo

Permanent link to this article: http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/blog/2015/01/07/who-let-the-dads-out/

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