Shotton IT Centre

From Beginners to Advanced Courses

Shotton I.T. Centre, with its warm and welcoming ambience, is an ideal place to study anything from basic computing to more complex I.T. courses as well choosing from many available courses to improve your job prospects.

The Centre is open to all members of our community on a drop in basis and is open four days a week.


Popular Courses

Learn My Way – a basic I.T. course with loads of hidden gems such as: How to Stay Healthy; Managing Your Money; Digital Safety; Universal Credit and Online Shopping

ECDL – a Level 2 qualification in I.T. which is accredited by the British Computer Society

Individual I.T.Word Processing; Spreadsheets; Databases; Presentations



Shotton IT Resource Centre, The Parish Meeting Rooms, Friar Street, Shotton Colliery, DH6 2PA

Tel: 0191 520 8110


Adults: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday each week 9am-12noon & 1-3pm | Friday 9am-3.30pm

Youth Members: Tuesday 3.30-53-pm



We offer a range of courses to assist people into employment or those seeking a career change.


  • Customer Service – Level 1
  • Health & Safety – Level 2
  • Safeguarding Level 2
  • Food Safety Level 2
  • Manual Handling – Health, Education & Social Care – Level 1

We can’t list all of the courses here but there are hundreds to choose from.

We also provide assistance with creating/updating CVs; letters of application and job search.


Not all people are looking for employment, however, and many use the centre for other services we offer such as photocopying; printing; scanning and faxing.


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Shotton IT Centre

A busy day at the IT Centre with local residents making the most of the excellent computer facilities.

Online Success

After completing an online course using the facilities of the IT Centre, a local resident now holds a new qualification.

Fun While You Learn

Learning a new skill with friends in an informal atmosphere is both enjoyable and can lead to greater opportunities.

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