Would you like to enhance your digital skills?
MadLab has a number of FREE digital skills training courses available for residents in Greater Manchester.
We provide friendly and welcoming first experiences with digital technologies, for people who want to explore if a career in digital is for them, who want to expand their knowledge and learn new skills, or for those who just want to have some fun.
We operate a ‘no barriers’ policy - offering financial support to those who need assistance with travel costs or childcare on a case-by-case basis. We can also provide support accessing a laptop or computer for home use if you do not already have your own.
Participation in all our courses also provides access to our learning community - where you can receive ongoing support with further training and/or employment opportunities, mentoring from previous learners or industry professionals and personalised additional support.
We currently offer courses in the following areas:
- Games Development
- Cyber Security
- Electronics (e.g. Raspberry Pi, Micro:Bit, Arduino)
- Digital Making (e.g. 3D printing, soldering, laser cutting)
- Digital Design (e.g. Gimp/Photopea, Canva, TinkerCAD)
- Virtual Reality
- Digital Marketing
- User Experience
Here is a list of courses currently available for sign-up. This list is updated regularly with new courses, however, you can also register your interest and be the first to know when new courses are launched.
Intro to Web Development - 19th July - 4th August
Intro to Web Development - 6th September- 22nd September
Intro to Games Development - TBC
Interested in one of our courses but not sure if it’s right for you? We hold taster sessions for some of our courses where you can give it a go and see if you would like to explore further. When new courses are announced, we’ll add any relevant taster sessions here. You don’t need to apply for these, just sign-up to attend.
Intro to Web Development - 30th June - Brinnington Library
Intro to Web Development - 12th July - Stockport Job Centre (Heron House)
Get in touch!
We’re always available, and happy to answer any queries you may have about any aspect of the course, or about your personal situation as a (potential) learner. You can reach out to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via WhatsApp on 07847 040090. We aim to get back to everyone promptly, but if you're messaging outside of our normal office hours (Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm) we may take a little longer so please bear with us!