Skills Exchange at ICAN

ICAN is pleased to announce they are now registered with Learn My Way part of the Good Things Foundation; Learn My Way is an informal digital learning scheme which focusses on recognising information technology and digital media achievements. There are over 30 free courses designed to help beginners get started with the online basics - using a mouse, keyboard, setting up email accounts and using internet search engines - while also offering plenty to help people develop their digital skills further. From improving your health, finding a job and managing money online Learn My Way helps people improve their lives through digital.




The assessments are aimed at helping learners improve their IT and digital media skills, enhancing employment opportunities, routes to further education and productive leisure time and assist people cross the digital divide.

ICAN aims to provide individual and group learning sessions at the Ecumenical Centre and also at outreach locations throughout the West Lancashire District. Courses will be aimed at all skill levels of computer users, from Basic up to Advanced.

Some people may wish to develop a new skill or leisure activity therefore courses in Digital Photography or PC Hardware may be applicable. For people who are currently working and wish to increase their knowledge a course in mail merge, presentation development or graphs and charts for example may further their career prospects.

After successfully passing a level, a Certificate of Achievement will be awarded as all courses are accredited.
Additional courses may also be offered in:

  • Getting started on a PC using Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Internet browsing
  • Emails and attachments
  • Word processing (how to write letters and CV’s for example)
  • Graphs and Charts
  • Spreadsheets (useful for budgeting)
  • Learning about Computer Hardware
  • Digital Photography and Scanning
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Image Editing
  • File Management
  • Presentations (PowerPoint)
  • Mail Merge



For details of upcoming courses, or to make an appointment for an individual skills assessment,
please contact Ian Appleton on 01695 726269

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