Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

BCHA Learn

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BCHA Learn is urging people across Dorset to take advantage of an extensive range of free money skills, numeracy and wellbeing courses designed to help them cope during the rising cost of living crisis.

In response to the current cost of living crisis BCHA Learn is in partnership with BCP and Dorset Councils to deliver a wide range of interventions across Dorset to help people raise their awareness of budgeting, numeracy, managing tenancies, paying rent, accessing benefits, increasing digital skills to access online support and cooking on a budget.

What will you gain?

At no cost to you, come and join the programme and gain sector specific skills training to increase your chance of finding and sustaining employment. Engage in exciting and innovative practical courses.

  • Money skills
  • Accredited Tenancy Training
  • Cookery and nutrition (BCP only)
  • Digital confidence in accessing online support
  • Hospitality and Catering Skills incorporating Barista and Front of House Training (BCP only)
  • One to One budgeting support
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Venue/Contact Details
The Factory
Alder Hills
BH12 4AS
Area coverage
Bournemouth and Poole
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times and Costs
Opening times:
We will be running courses in January and February 2023. Please contact us for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Other Costs:
24 hour answerphone
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Referral process:
  • To join us, please complete the online referral form or download our referral form. Alternatively contact one of our helpful team on 01202 410595 or