Functional Skills

BMH Training has the pleasure of hosting the Wigan Council Skills and Learning team's Functional Skills offer for Leigh.

We currently host numerous classes from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 in Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT.

Digital Skills

We offer a number of different digital courses for clients at all levels of need.

  • Essential Computer Skills
  • Digital Drop-In

These courses are free of charge.


The BMH ESOL programme, Community English, is a non-accredited community offer which allows asylum seekers, refugees and settlers a place to come and learn English, make friends and learn about their community in an informal classroom setting.

Community English

Community English

No matter your circumstances, clients who are looking to learn English as a Second language are welcome at the Community English sessions.

The Community English course is free and is run entirely by volunteers and specialist trainee teachers from the University of Bolton.

Initial Assessments are held on Wednesday every week on a one to one basis.

Please call 01942 261 342 to schedule an appointment or for more information.

Digital Drop-In

The Digital Drop-In is an informal drop-in session for clients who want somewhere to use the computer with support if required.

During the Digital Drop-In we can support clients with the following:

  • CV editing
  • Filling in application forms
  • Creating cover letters
  • Job Search
  • Basic computer skills
  • Online shopping - using sites safely

The Digital Drop-In is now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 3 pm.

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Learn My Way

Learn My Way is a website of free online courses, built by Good Things Foundation to help people develop their digital skills.

The website contains 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.

Centre ID: 8003118

Find out more

Contact us for a FREE 1-2-1 skills assessment to find the perfect course for you!