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In the Community

Find a Course

Accrington & Rossendale College are dedicated to providing courses which are completely free for anyone who is unemployed, claiming a benefit and actively seeking work.

In the Community


Examples Of Courses: +
  • Retail Knowledge
  • Business Administration
  • Catering & Food Safety
  • AAT
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Skills for Employment
  • Volunteering & Mentoring
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Child Care and Adult Care
  • Health & Social Care
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Facilities & Site Supervision and Building Cleaning
  • Community Transport and Goods Vehicle Driving
Where Can I Access These Courses? +

We run a range of Community based courses, both Level 1 and 2 Certificates and Awards. These courses are held at a wide variety of easily accessible venues such as:

  • The Waterside, Accrington
  • The Community Hub, Accrington Market Hall
  • Ribble Valley Hub, Clitheroe

Plus many other community venues across East Lancashire.

Information About Specific Courses & Partnership With Local Community Organisations +

For more information about specific courses and where they are being held, please contact Richard Dwyer on 01254 354 423 or email

Accrington & Rossendale College are also interested in working in partnership with local community organisations that are looking to host training programs at their own venue. Bespoke packages are also available. For an informal chat about what we can do for you, please contact the Business Development Team Leader for Community, Joanne Calvert on 01254 354 191 or email

Upcoming Events
January Apprenticeships Event

January 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm