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Computer Courses and Drop in Sessions in Warrington

​​​Information is provided by third parties. The courses are listed by venue.  If you would like to add a course to this page​​, use our online event form​.  ​Please always call to confirm details direct with the venue or provider. Thanks

Updated: 14 March 2017

​Provider
Dates / Times
GGHT Digi Hub
Free weekly basic IT sessions at Bank Park House.  Help to to build your confidence, skills and get support to get online and use a computer, laptop or tablet  

Find out more on the Digi Hub page.
  • ​Every Wednesday, 1-3pm (first session 29 March 2017
Museum Street Campus
Museum Street, Town Centre
6 Week courses 
(Warrington Collegiate)

For more details please contact Warrington Collegiate's enrolment hotline 01925 494400.  Courses are free if you are in receipt of income based benefits (T&Cs apply).
  • ​​Courses all started at the beginning of March.  New dates available soon.       
Warrington Disability Partnership (WDP)
Centre for Independent Living, Evelyn Street 
WA5 1BA
​The WDP have a a wide range of IT and computer courses on offer - these include; 
  • Internet and Email
  • Getting to Know Your Tablet
  • Computers for the Terrified
  • Everyday IT 
  • Foundation IT Skills for Job Seekers.

Specialist software aims to make this facility accessible for all with adapted keyboards, mice and fully height adjustable desks to accommodate individual needs.  Courses are £4.00 per hour unless you are in receipt of any income-based benefit (including unwaged dependents and asylum seekers in receipt of the equivalent of an income-based benefit and their dependants)​, have a learning disability/difficulty or have a recognised mental health condition.

Taster Sessions:
  • Waiting for dates.

Courses:
  • Waiting for dates.

Everyone welcome.  They can also offer one to one classes for the Visually Impaired. For more information and to book contact Nick Vaughan on 01925 240064, or check out the WDP website.​
​GGHT Digital Job Hubs - Various Locations
Support to find work using the internet.  
For more information on any of the above job clubs e-mail us on wp@gght.org.uk or call us on 01925 452452.​​​  Visit our Job Hubs page to find out more.
​​UK Online Centres: Warrington Venues
0800 77 1234
​There are number of UK Online Centres in Warrington - find them here or call 0800 77 1234
​​Fairfield & Howley Community Hub, 
Fairfield Street
01925 418633
​IT Drop in sessions - covering every level of ability, taught by volunteer mentors:
  • Every Wednesday, Thursday & Fri​day - 10am - 12noon
St Margaret's Community Centre, 
Lindley Avenue, Westy
01925 658171​
​Latchford Computer Club:
  • E​very tuesday evening 7-9pm.  Call them direct for more information.
​Fearnhead Community Centre
Insall Road, Padgate, WA2 0HD
01925 827195
Computer Classes - get to know your computer and learn new skills:
  • Every Thursday, 10am-12noon (until 21 September 2017).

For further information please contact the Community Centres Team on 01925 638836.
Penketh Oaks, Stocks Lane, Penketh
01925 486955.  Contact the Oaks Centre or oaksmentors@yahoo.co.uk​ or centremanager@the-oaks.org.uk​

Find out more on the St Pauls/Oaks website.
​Computer drop in sessions:
  • Mondays 9am - 12noon
  • Wednesdays 10am -12noon
  • Wednesdays 1 - 3pm 
  • Thursdays 9am - 12noon
Contact the venue direct to confirm (as sessions can book up quickly) and for more information.  Costs do apply.

Courses: Warrington Collegiate runs computer 5 weekly courses on Tuesdays at the Centre, as well as digital photography basic next steps. Contact the College: 01925 494494.
St Werburgh's Community Hub,
Boswell Avenue, Warrington, WA4 6DQ
​IT Drop In Sessions - drop in for help with using a computer, tablet or mobile device and with help and support getting online:
  • Every Thursday, 10am-12noon

For more information, contact the WBC South Neighbourhood Team on 01925 443187 or 01925 444101.
Longford Neighbourhood Services Centre,
86 Sandy Lane, Longford​
01925 414631
​Call the venue direct for more information.​

  • Tuesdays: GGHT Digital Job Club, 10am - 12n - help to find work online.
​Bewsey IT Suite
Bewsey Community Park Centre,

Troutbeck Avenue, Bewsey
​​Drop in at the venue for more information.  

  • Mondays: GGHT Digital Job Club, 11am - 1pm - help to find work online.
Orford Community Hub, Festival Avenue
01925 241360.
​​​Call the venue direct for information.
Whitecross Community Centre, Lexden Street, Whitecross,  WA5 1PT
01925 638868 / 01925 443098
Waiting for dates.

The classes are targeted at beginners to serve as a basic introduction to IT and aims to encourage those who are not computer savvy to get online.  The course covers:
  • Finding your way around a computer/tablet/smartphone.
  • How to set up and use email.
  • How to search on the internet.
  • Other online services e.g. skype, youtube

To book your place see Pauline at the centre (Tuesday-Thursday) or call 01925 443098 or email pwilkinson1@warrington.gov.uk
Nora Street Community House, 15-17 Nora Street, Howley
01925 656968
​​​​Call the venue direct for information.
The Gateway Centre 
Sankey Street, Town Centre
01925 246800
Call the venue direct for information.

  • Thursdays: GGHT Digital Job Club, 1-3pm - help to find work online.
Your local library:
  • Birchwood Library, Brock Road 01925 827491
  • Blackbrook & Westy Children’s Centre, Tinsley Street 01925 570870
  • Burtonwood Library, Chapel Lane 01925 226563
  • Central Library, Museum Street 01925 442889
  • Culcheth Library, Warrington Road 01925 763293
  • Grappenhall Library, Victoria Ave, 01925 268077 / 07543-407885
  • Lymm Library, Davies Way 01925 754367
  • Orford Park Library, Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub 01925 572504
  • Padgate Library, Lysander High School 01925 818096
  • Penketh Library, Honiton Way 01925 723730
  • Stockton Heath Library, Alexandra Park 01925 261148
  • Westbrook Library, Westbrook Crescent 01925 416561
  • Woolston Library, Woolston Neighbourhood Hub, Hall Road 01925 813939
  • Warrington Central Library, Musuem Street 01925 442889​
Computer Helpdesks:
  • Orford Park Library - Mondays, 12noon - 2pm
  • Culcheth Library - Mondays, 2-4pm

Call the venues direct for information.​
​  Or check out the LiveWire/Libraries website.