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Advanced Computers View details

This course is suitable for students who have some knowledge/experience of using a computer or have completed an intermediate computer course. You will learn how to use more advanced formatting features in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; produce tables, letters and labels in MS Word using mail merge; perform calculations and design an Excel spreadsheet; organise and research information using the internet and design a PowerPoint presentation. Although there is no examination, your work will be assessed throughout the course with verbal and written feedback and you will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

An Introduction to Beauty for Beginners View details

Find out how to recognize what skin type you have Develop and practice carrying out eye brow shaping, threading and a basic skin care routine at home. We will also explore how beauty and self-care are an important part of mental health and well being.

And Before Shakespeare......The Mystery Plays View details

It sometimes seems as if the explosion of drama onto the Elizabethan stage sprang fully formed from nowhere. But, of course, as Shakespeare himself observed, nothing will come of nothing. There is imput from classical and contemporary European drama, but England too had a rich and developing history of drama, before theatre. Starting from a religious base, simple bible tales were transformed into realistic, and often comic, drama. Gradually invented stories commenting satirically on the original appear, then allegorical plays and and by the sixteenth century plays produced simply for entertainment. The day will be based on a play from one of the cycles of mystery plays and the more ambitious Second Shepherds’ Pageant from the Wakefield plays. The day will begin with a 2 hour session, followed by a lunch break and two one and a half our sessions with a tea break.

Art for Communication and Wellbeing View details

This exciting course will bring together creative artists of all ages and abilities to develop, plan and create a large art work based on a selected theme.Learners will develop their individual artistic skills as well as learning new art techniques. Working individually and in small groups learners will make decisions on the different subjects, images and designs matching the initial brief. All learners will produce the various art works together using a wide variety of media including paint, coloured pencils and collage. Towards completion of the task the group will consider composition, balance and perspective and decide how and where to place individual and group art work to form a large visual on a back drop .

Arts and Crafts View details

Open to all levels this course provides the support and opportunity to develop and explore personal creativity. The tutor will demonstrate an arts and crafts activity and then support participants to do the activity themselves. Participants will be shown techniques and have time to build confidence in using them. Ideas will be suggested but participants will also be welcome to choose their own.

Award in Employability Skills View details

The Employability Skills course is for people wishing to develop their skills in order to prepare themselves for work. Students will develop the mind set for the work environment, explore how to deal with customers and develop problem solving skills. Students will work towards gaining the Award in Employability Skills Level 1 through NCFE.

Award in Employability Skills View details

The Employability Skills course is for people wishing to develop their skills in order to prepare themselves for work. Students will develop the mind set for the work environment, explore how to deal with customers and develop problem solving skills. Students will work towards gaining the Award in Employability Skills Level 1 through NCFE.

Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting View details

The Level 2 Award is for students who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity in a range of settings, including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health. The Award is suitable for students who wish to gain knowledge and skills of community interpreting including the role of codes of practice, learn about the settings where interpreters may be required to work, and are not yet ready to study at Level 3 or do not feel ready or able to commit to a longer qualification.

Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting View details

The Level 2 Award is for students who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity in a range of settings, including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health. The Award is suitable for students who wish to gain knowledge and skills of community interpreting including the role of codes of practice, learn about the settings where interpreters may be required to work, and are not yet ready to study at Level 3 or do not feel ready or able to commit to a longer qualification.

Award in preparing to work in adult social care View details

This course will explore the type of job roles and services within the adult social care sector, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.