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Yoga 4 All View details

An enjoyable course in a friendly environment aimed at people who genuinely want to commence yoga and maybe concerned about how to begin safely and gently. Specifically aimed at people with less flexibility, or who have joint or mobility problems. You may have other symptoms and conditions e.g. depression, anxiety, headaches knee/hip/neck pain, high/low blood pressure. We ease into movements and explore breath awareness that encourages mobility and activates the central nervous system. It is a gentle course adapted to learners needs, led by an experienced and well-qualified tutor.

An Introduction to British Sign Language View details

This course will introduce you to the wonderful world of British Sign Language. Learn the alphabet, simple greetings and basic conversations. Acquire a varied vocabulary through weekly themes and topics. This is an exciting opportunity to harness the fundamentals of BSL within a relaxed and supportive environment. You’ll be amazed at how much you can learn and the progress you will make.

Level 2 Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting View details

This is an accredited course. You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464 This course is for students who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity. You will gain knowledge and skills of community interpreting; learning about the role of codes of practice and the settings where interpreters may be required to work (including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health.)

Eastern: Get Ready for ESOL Entry 1 Speaking and Listening View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to do an English test to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment, please call 0300 303 3464. In this course we will talk about everyday topics like travel, health and where you live. We will practise short conversations and listening for information to help you talk to your neighbours, go to appointments by yourself, or join in with local groups.

Time to Write another Poem View details

The course builds on several previous courses aimed at beginners who found some joy in putting their ideas onto paper. You will meet new people, make friends, win trust and have fun together exploring the world in which you live your everyday lives. We will look at how others do this too, learning from their stories and how they reflect life in their work. This is not a course on classical writing. You will be expected to write in and about a range of situations in your own style.

Jewellery Making View details

This course offers the opportunity to design and make your own beautiful, individual Jewellery from precious and non-precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of Jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell. Things Covered in the Course: How to use all the tools and equipment in the workshop Cutting/piercing, filing, sanding your work Soldering metal Cleaning, polishing and finishing Jewellery Selection and purchase of precious and non-precious metals Designing your own Jewellery NOTE: It is possible to work entirely in copper on this course, which will considerably reduce your costs. It is estimated that in copper your materials will cost below £30, but in Silver the cost will be substantially more depending on your designs. If you are on a low household income you may be able to claim this cost back via our Discretionary Learner Support fund (please ask for further details)

Driving Theory Practice View details

This course will help the learners to understand rules and regulations of driving and the highway code. Technical words are explained and lots of practice is given in the class room. This in turn will help the learners to pass their driving theory exam.

Basic BSL for Work View details

In this beginner's course, you will learn the basics of British Sign Language with a view to applying it in a workplace setting. You will learn to finger-spell using the BSL alphabet, use the BSL number system, learn to ask and answer questions and hold simple conversations on everyday topics.

English with Music View details

This is a face-to-face course which supports learners to develop their skills in English and fitness. Learners will be encouraged to recognise the benefits of regular practice of English with fitness activities, improve their physical and mental well-being. Learners will learn how to follow instructions in English, use English for simple inquiries and improve their coordination, balance, cardio, suppleness and strength through a variety of movements and exercises.

Improving Your Mental Health at WHIST View details

This is a face-to-face course which supports learners to develop mental wellbeing skills. Learners will be encouraged to recognise the benefits of regular practice of aerobics or fitness activities to their physical and mental well-being. Learners will improve their coordination, balance, cardio, suppleness and strength through a variety of movements and mind exercises.