Courses

Computing for all

In the first 5 weeks we will work with you to build your confidence and skills, whatever your starting point.  In the second half of the course you will work on a project brief designed to develop the skills you have told us you want to develop so you have the opportunity to practice and quickly learn the skills you need.

Pilates and Relaxation Techniques

A perfect course if you wish to condition your body and mind. It includes a beneficial relaxation section in the final stages of each session. Pilates teaches awareness and control of the body. This body awareness is taught through eight principles: postural symmetry, corseting, control and flow of movement, strength, relaxation and breathing. This type of exercise is suitable for everyone. It is particularly safe and effective for those with back problems and is often recommended by osteopaths and chiropractors

The Art of Sugarcraft

Join this course and have fun whilst learning a new lifelong skill to be proud of.  This is an exciting course which enables you to learn how to make beautiful flowers, foliage and other decorations to turn your cakes into works of art.   Each term we make different flowers and foliage and explore different ways to display them.  If you have a particular flower you wish to make and the rest of the group agree we will try accommodate this.

Spring Term 2020

  • Spring Flowers such as Primroses; Snowdrops; daffodils  and bluebells
  • A Flower Fairy using a spring theme
  • An Easter Decoration if time allows
  • How to Marzipan and Ice a Cake – Optional

PAT Testing CandG 2377

Fundamentals of electrics: ohms law, what is electricity, how earthing works, classes of appliances, RCDs, PAT terminology, electric shock. PAT Specific: Legislation, responsibilities, recording data, using a tester, understanding test results, testing frequencies, documentation, visual inspections

Social Media

Learn how to use social media channels effectively to raise your on line visibility.

Yin Yoga Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Yoga Hatha Flow Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Interview techniques Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Lino/Wood cutting printing Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Charleston Dance Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

How to get the best from your Digital camera Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Drawing for beginners

This course is suitable for all levels. We believe that everyone can draw. Whether you're just starting out or have done a little drawing and want a reminder of the basics. We will help you develop your skills and potential. You will get the chance to express your creativity, experiment with different mediums and develop your drawing techniques in a fun and supportive environment.

Creative Writing Taster

This is an opportunity to get a taste of the main course for FREE. You will enjoy a mix of fun activities which we hope will fire up your enthusiasm.

You will be able to enrol on the main 'parent' course at the end of your taster session with a £10 discount! (offer lasts 24hrs)

Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties including Autism

Having a learning difficulty means that people find it harder to learn certain skills. As this affects around 15% of people, it is important for those working in healthcare, social care and education to have knowledge of different learning difficulties. The purpose of this qualification is to equip learners with knowledge of a range of specific learning difficulties, such as  Autism, ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. The course is aimed at learners looking to improve their understanding and awareness of the below key topics, especially those working in healthcare, social care and education.

English Functional Skills Level 1/2 City and Guilds

This course is designed to help you to develop your English skills in order to achieve a Functional Skills qualification at Level 1 or Level 2. These qualifications are needed for many jobs, apprenticeships and university courses. You will study modules in reading, writing and speaking and listening and you will take formal assessments in all 3 components. This is an ideal course to do before progressing to GCSE English. Entry requirements: completion of Foundation Skills English or by college based assessment.

English Foundation Skills Level 1/2

You will develop skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening, along with study skills you need to succeed in your further studies. You will also develop your confidence and employability skills to improve your work prospects to find work in the future. Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto Functional Skills in the Spring term. A good level of spoken English is required.
Entry is by college based assessment. Learners who are not ready for this programme will be referred to other programmes.

English Foundation Skills Level 1/2

You will develop skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening, along with study skills you need to succeed in your further studies. You will also develop your confidence and employability skills to improve your work prospects to find work in the future. Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto Functional Skills in the Spring term. A good level of spoken English is required.
Entry is by college based assessment. Learners who are not ready for this programme will be referred to other programmes.

Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

Teaching Assistant Level 4 Practitioner in Schools

This new qualification is the first at Level 4 for Teaching Assistants. Developing a L4 qualification for those people who want to progress their careers in the field of teaching and learning support.

Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

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