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Boost your digital skills, for free

10 May

Boost your digital skills, for free

Improve your digital know-how by visiting our Digital Garage in Sheffield. Sign up now for free training from Google.


Google Digital Garage, Sheffield

21 Apr

The Digital Garage in Sheffield

Digital skills are now needed for everyone to fully participate in society. They are vital in connecting communities, driving growth, and making sure the UK economy works for all.

Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, Louise Haigh MP, Shadow Digital Minister and Torsten Schuppe, Vice President of Marketing for Google UK, are delighted to welcome you to the launch of the new Digital Garage in Sheffield.

The Digital Garage is a multi-million pound initiative that will help thousands of people in and around Sheffield learn crucial skills for the digital age, offering training workshops and 1:1 mentoring sessions to small businesses, charities, organisations and individuals.

Please come along to our launch event on Friday 28th April and learn more about what the Digital Garage will offer the region, meet the people who will be delivering the training and hear from individuals that have already used the Garage to develop their online presence.

Following the launch, networking and breakfast refreshments, the Garage will officially open for its first training sessions.

When: Friday 28th April
Where: 15 Barker’s Pool, Sheffield, S1 2HB
Time: 10:00-11:00 (launch and refreshments); 11:15-12:00 & 12:00-13:00 (training)

Registration for training sessions will open next week. To find out more about the Digital Garage in Sheffield, and about how to register for our free training sessions, please visit

If you have any other questions please contact

FREE Family Learning in Crookesmoor – drop in planning session 15th May 2017

10 Apr

free family learning

We are pleased to invite you to attend one of our drop-in sessions where you can find out more about Family Learning and plan your 2017/18 programme. 

Monday 15th May, 8.30am – 5.30pm

Drop-in session

at Lifelong Learning, Skills & Communities, 145 Crookesmoor Road, Sheffield S6 3FP 

Call in and plan your 2017/2018 FREE Family Learning programme 

The drop in session will provide you with information and advice for planning a programme of Family Learning activity for your setting in 2017/18. 

The Family Learning team will be on hand to support you with your application. 

For more information on courses available visit our website:

To confirm attendance email:

New for 2017/2018 

  • Improve children’s attainment in English

New and updated Family Learning courses in English: Literacy and Film / Families Reading

  • Improve children’s attainment in STEM – (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

Digital Makers: Discover Coding / Robotics / Minecraft / Operation Microbit

KS2 Maths: Algebra

Engineers Are Go: an introduction to engineering in partnership with local industry

  • Improve adults skills in English and Maths Skills:

Initial assessment and advice and guidance

English and Maths bridging courses leading to qualifications

  • Improve the Health and Well Being of our families: New Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food cooking for well being
  • Form positive early years foundations for learning

Early Help: Early Years activities in Children’s Centres and Early Years Settings

… and much, much more!

We look forward to seeing you! 


Family Learning programmes in Sheffield are provided FREE by Lifelong Learning, Skills and Communities to those families who have adults without GCSE qualifications in English and Maths.  Funding is available for childcare provision.  Don’t forget that exciting, high quality activities and resources are available for learners to take home


FREE MacMillan Cancer awareness training in Sheffield for the workforce

4 Apr


For event dates and/or to book staff onto any of the events would you please send names, job title, e-mail, and telephone numbers to

Volunteering opportunities with inspirational training delivered by the WEA – starts 4th May 2017

28 Mar


For further information or to apply, please contact us by email-
alternatively, call us on 07468417353
Closing date: Applications should be received by Wednesday 19th April 2017



Managing your money online course at Zest, enrolling 28th March 2017

22 Mar


FREE Community Development and Health course’s starting in March 2017

20 Feb