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PAT Testing CandG 2377

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES How to operate instruments used for portable appliance testing. Types of appliances, and how testing of them differs. Manage paperwork related to portable appliance testing (2377-32 course only) Carry out visual inspections, and testing of appliances. Understand the law and scope of relevant legislation and guidance. Understand the types of tests, and why [...]

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.

Summer 2020

  • Alstroemeria Lillies
  • Stargazer Lillies
  • Sea Holly
  • How to Marzipan and Ice a Cake – Optional

Drawing for beginners

The course involves drawing from direct observation, still life, landscapes, self portrait and photographs with an emphasis on space, volume, simple perspective and other techniques and concepts.

Seeing/Drawing skills will be developed and  mark making, value, line and line quality will be explored.

Spanish Beginners

Planning a holiday to Spain? Or interested in the language? This is an opportunity to learn a new language and find out a little about Spanish culture. The class will emphasise the basic conversation required for holidays or social occasions. For absolute beginners with no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn about: Meeting and greeting people, saying where you are from – countries and nationalities, saying what you do – jobs and professions, talking about your family, ordering food and drink in a bar or restaurant, the Spanish alphabet, numbers, masculine/ feminine and plural forms, the verb SER, HAY – there is /there are and some common irregular verbs: QUERER, TENER.

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.

Drawing for all

This course is suitable for all levels. We believe that everyone can draw. Whether you are 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 – Children’s books

This is a course for anyone with an interest in writing for children and young people. We will look at writing for picture books, children poetry, and stories for older readers. We will do writing exercises, look at published books, and share and supportively discuss our own work. Suitable for both beginners and experienced writers.

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.

Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.

AAT Accounting level 1

This qualification will enable you to gain an overview of the world of accounting and finance as well as developing the fundamental numeracy and literacy skills which are essential should you subsequently decide to study for the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping.

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.

ESOL Level 1 – Reading

The second term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in reading.

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.

Iconic Pop/Commercial Dance Beginners term 2

Have you ever dreamed of learning an iconic dance routine from the 80's, 90's or beyond?! Well now you can! So if you want to groove like a zombie from the iconic Thriller Video, strike a pose in Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ or try a bit of Footloose… then now is your chance! Each routine is broken down into easy to follow sections with the opportunity  to learn a completely new routine every two weeks! There is no chance of getting bored in this fun packed course. And if you miss a week, don’t sweat it, we’ll probably me moving onto something new anyway!

Digital Confidence Builder

Developing basic IT skills and gaining confidence in using a computer, laptop or mobile phone to create and share documents, navigate the internet, send email and manage a Universal Credit claim.

Digital Confidence Builder

Developing basic IT skills and gaining confidence in using a computer, laptop or mobile phone to create and share documents, navigate the internet, send email and manage a Universal Credit claim.

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