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Makaton Beginners Modules 1 & 2

This is an introduction to Makaton, a communication programme that uses speech, signs and symbols to help those with learning or communications difficulties communicate. It’s fun and interactive and you will be able to use your Makaton skills from week 1.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 5 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Modern Styles-Floristry & Funeral Work

This course will introduce you to modern styles of floristry and funeral work Candidates are shown a variety of skills and techniques which will enable them to construct a range of designs- such as, tied designs, wedding accessories, and eco funeral work.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
Pottery-Hand building & Throwing Intro

An introduction to hand building techniques such as coiling, pinch pots and slab building, plus throwing on the potter's wheel. You will gain an understanding of the process of 'clay to finished pot' and be able to decorate your own creations.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 5 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Monday
Sewing Machine Sewing Skills

Learn how to use the sewing machine and the over locker, explore the various functions and types of feet for the machine. Create individual projects making cushions, simple garments or children's clothes This course is suitable for those with some experience or a confident beginner.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 13 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Saturday
French Beginners Fast Track

This is a fast track course aimed at absolute beginners. You will learn all the topics taught at Beginners and Improvers combined and progress to Intermediate 1, if you wish to continue your study at the college.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Tuesday
Pottery Hand building Throwing Beginners

Get creative with the basic pottery hand building techniques - coiling, pinch pots and slab building. Learn how to throw a pot on the potter's wheel and glaze your creations using a variety of coloured slips and glazes.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Thursday
Introduction To Counselling

This course is the perfect introduction for those thinking about a career in counselling or if you wish to improve your own communication and listening skills. You are advised to take this course before progressing to the level 2 Certificate in Counselling.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 9 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Monday
Spanish Beginners Fast Track

This is a fast track course aimed at absolute beginners. You will learn all the topics taught at Beginners and Improvers combined and progress to Intermediate 1, if you wish to continue your study at the college.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Wednesday
Psychology Levels 1 & 2

A popular psychology course, which investigates human behaviour at a deeper level. The first session will confirm the content and depth depending on the group’s experience and interest.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 19 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Friday
Life Drawing Beginners

Working from direct observation of a life model, you will explore the basic principles of drawing the human figure. Emphasis will be on scale, proportion and looking in depth at the drawing techniques using a range of media.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Saturday
Sugar Modelling Improver

In this course you will learn how to model sugar craft figures and objects to decorate wedding, birthday and other cakes for special occasions. Using simple techniques, come and be inspired.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Monday
Pottery-Hand building & Throwing

Learn the basic pottery hand building techniques such as coiling, pinch pots and slab building, plus throwing on the potter's wheel. You will gain an understanding of the process of 'clay to finished pot' and be able to decorate your own creations.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 13 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Cake Decorating-One Step Further

This course is for anyone with some experience and has completed a first steps course, or is just really keen to learn and extend their skills! You wi

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Tuesday
Art Life Drawing - An Introduction

Working from direct observation of a life model, you will explore the basic principles of drawing the human figure. Emphasis will be on scale, proportion and looking in depth at the drawing techniques using a range of media.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Monday
Gentle Tai Chi

Allow yourself to be guided through the flowing and graceful movements of a Tai Chi form, which is a gentle exercise, meditation to movement, improves your posture and promotes co-ordination whilst easing stress at the same time.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Psychology Levels 1 & 2

A popular psychology course, which investigates human behaviour at a deeper level. The first session will confirm the content and depth depending on the group’s experience and interest.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Tuesday
Sewing Machine Sewing Skills

Learn how to use the sewing machine and the over locker, explore the various functions and types of feet for the machine. Create individual projects making cushions, simple garments or children's clothes This course is suitable for those with some experience or a confident beginner.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Monday
Introduction To Counselling

This course is the perfect introduction for those thinking about a career in counselling or if you wish to improve your own communication and listening skills. You are advised to take this course before progressing to the level 2 Certificate in Counselling.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Tuesday
German Beginners Fast Track

This is a fast track course aimed at absolute beginners. You will learn all the topics taught at Beginners and Improvers combined and progress to Intermediate 1, if you wish to continue your study at the college.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
  • Timetable: Wednesday
Painting Ink & Watercolour Beginners

Learn to use pen and ink with watercolour. This is a beginners course so will include basic skills such as drawing techniques, mark making with ink, watercolour washes, colour theory and composition.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
  • Timetable: Tuesday
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