Helping people to gain a qualification

Learning to use the internet with confidence

Improving communication skills

Meet new friends

Help organise community events

Join in our community activities

Helping young people develop new skills

 Building confidence

Preparing for the workplace





Volunteers help recycle donated computers

Technical IT support and upgrades

Work experience opportunities




 Our work

We began in 2005 by supplying refurbished computers and helping local people learn new digital skills and still provide free computer training twice a week at our E2 Training Centre

 English with confidence

A successful, informal way of using tutor led group work and online language learning software to help non-English speakers integrate into the wider community.

Strike Out project

Vocational courses that help young people who have difficulty accessing mainstream education provision to overcome their barriers to learning. 

 Training courses

We are a Pearson accredited centre and offer a range of BTEC qualifications, informal learning opportunities for adults and youth-related projects


Following a consultation exercise with De Montfort University the Cooke e-Learning Foundation is now trading as E2.

E2 is based at two different venues iBeaumont Leys, where we provide off site vocational provision for Key Stage 4 students from local schools, IT training for local residents and a variety of informal courses to help unemployed people seek work and improve their skills. We can also give advice to community groups and local residents to help them get online and ways to help their children to use the internet safely for learning at home.


 We are working with partners from the Highfields Centre and Saffron Resource Centre and develop a community wi-fi project, which will provide a free internet service for residents participating in training courses or volunteering locally and will help partners to get their community related messages to the right people.

The network will be set up and maintained by the users themselves with the three centres acting as gatekeepers to the backhaul connections. We plan to ensure long-term sustainability through advertising revenues from service providers who have a vested interest in communicating with our service users, such as local doctors, NHS and the local authority..  

This proposal is part of the Beaumont Leys Our Place initiative. linked to the Health and Well-being and the Low Income Families themes. Providing an internet connection at home will have an impact on the financial health of families, especially if they are attending literacy, numeracy, financial capability and digital skills information sessions. Cooke Computers will be able to offer free refurbished laptops and desktops to end users

We need your help in gathering evidence to get this project up and running. Please get in touch and speak to Martin regarding the Digital Leicester - Community Wi-Fi Project.

Contact Us

Call us: 0116 2359481

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Registered Office - 

E2 Training Centre

2 - 4 Home Farm Square, 

Leicester, LE4 0RU

UK registered company number 5486162

Registered charity number 1111178

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