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CLIP has been working in Gainsborough since 2008, and recently moved premises from The Foundry Learning Centre to The Bridge. We offer a programme for 16-18s called Flare as well as accredited and non-accredited courses for adults.

We support those looking for employment through our weekly Job Club (Friday mornings 10.00 – 12.00) and are happy to assist anyone looking to explore their learning options.

Free computer access is also available.

Opening Times
  • Mon: 1200 – 1500
  • Tue: 0900 – 1500
  • Wed: 0900 – 1500
  • Thu: 0090 – 1500
  • Fri: 0900 – 1500



The Centre has disabled access to the downstairs computer room/classroom and courses will be scheduled according to the needs of our learners.

On site disabled car parking is available on request.

Equality and Diversity


CG Partnership as an organization is committed to ensuring equal access to education and training for all potential learners (within funding provision eligibility).
We acknowledge the unique contribution that all learners, volunteers and our staff team members bring in terms of their culture, ethnicity, race, age, religion, disability, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, education, experiences, opinions and beliefs.

Have a look at our Equality and Diversity page to know more...


Centre Provision

Adult Courses Apprenticeships Foundation Learning

Forthcoming Courses

NOTE: Concessions are usually available for learners who are retired or claiming benefits

Emergency First Aid for Work

Everyone should do this course! It includes a wide range of tasks relating to managing an emergency – examination of the casualty, unconsciousness, control of bleeding and burns/scalds. There is a test at the end of the day to achieve the certificate. Tutor: Jonathan Whittaker | Start date Monday 28/10/2019 | Length: 1 Day | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 30

Counselling L2

The course aims to explore and develop core counselling skills; introduce the three main counselling theories; and encourage reflective practice and personal development. It provides a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of counselling and would support progression to courses at a higher level Tutor: Natalie Cross | Start date Thursday 31/10/2019 | Length: 30 week | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 140

Mental Health Awareness L1

We will explore the meaning of mental health and consider some causes of mental health difficulties as well as the impact of stereotyping, media coverage and cultural diversity in perceptions of mental health. This is an introductory course for anyone with an interest in mental health issues. Tutor: Barbara Hancock | Start date Friday 08/11/2019 | Length: 6 Weeks | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 80

Italian-Speaking and Listening E3

This Italian course is for those who have not studied the language before and are complete beginners. You will learn the language basics and cover subjects such as introducing yourself, eating out, numbers between 1-100, your likes and dislikes.   You will learn all of this in a relaxed atmosphere. Tutor: Federica Menchinelli | Start date Tuesday 12/11/2019 | Length: 15 week | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 140

Spanish Speaking and Listening L3

You will gain the speaking and listening skills required to conduct simple conversations in Spanish. You will be able to ask and respond to questions encountered in everyday situations eg. meeting and greeting, going shopping, meeting people in a restaurant or at the hotel reception. Tutor: Lorena Robles | Start date Tuesday 12/11/2019 | Length: 15 week | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 140

Becoming a Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistants support teachers and help children and adults with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. This course aims to provide you with a more detailed understanding of the role of a teaching assistant, the qualifications you need to pursue this career and the experience you might gain to help the process. The tutor will also support you with both educational and employment applications for teaching assistant related courses and jobs. Tutor: Karen Blakey | Start date Wednesday 13/11/2019 | Length: 5 Weeks | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 15


Makaton uses signs and symbols to help people communicate and it is designed to support the development of spoken language.  Throughout this beginners course you will learn around 250 signs and symbols from Stages 1-4.  The course is suitable for anyone who would like to use Makaton at home or within the workplace. Tutor: Richard Fish | Start date Wednesday 27/11/2019 | Length: 4 Weeks | Centre: Gainsborough_BRG | Cost: £ 30

The courses displayed above are real time interfaced with our course booking application.

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