This entry was last updated: 23rd January, 2019
Learning services currently offer the below courses at both Eastbourne and Hastings Library:
Functional Skills English & Maths
If you are looking for work, want to help your children with their homework or generally just want to improve your skills in maths, English and IT, we can help you learn in a friendly, relaxed environment. We offer Functional Skills from Entry Level to Level 2 which is the equivalent to GCSE English/Maths. The course improves your skills in reading, writing, speaking & listening and applying practical maths skills that you use in every day life. Learning is flexible, online and you are supported by a qualified tutor.
We offer a variety of courses in IT including The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Level 1 and 2. This course covers all aspects of working with a computer in everyday life or within a working environment. The course includes use of Microsoft Office including security, computer basics, internet and email use, Microsoft Office Word, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. We also offer Functional Skills computing at level 1 and 2.
- All courses are accredited. At the end of the course you will achieve a certificate to add to your CV if needed.
- East Sussex Learning Services work in Partnership with East Sussex College Group to deliver a variety of qualifications. Most of our courses are free or have reduced fees. To find out if you qualify for funding contact one of our learning centres to find out more.
- Enrolment continues throughout the year. We enrol on a daily basis to suit your needs.
- We offer services for people who have problems with sight or hearing or learning disabilities. Each library has a computer with a large screen, large print keyboard and access to an on screen keyboard, screen magnifier and accessibility settings for the mouse.
How to contact us:
Ground Floor, Eastbourne Library
Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4TL
01323 463 903
2nd Floor, Hastings Library
13 Claremont, Hastings, TN34 1HE
01424 724 680
Further information regarding courses and qualifications in libraries can be found HERE
Accessibility and additional needs
In Eastbourne Library Learning Centre, we do have limited disabled access to the learning centre at present (3 steps).
Hastings Library Learning Centre is fully accessible by wheelchair.
Eastbourne - 01323 463 903 or Hastings 01424 724 680