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SWAP Introduction to helping in a school - Pathways View details

A short course to find out how to support children’s learning.

London Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work View details

This course will give you an understanding of how to use and manage digital information, how to communicate and collaborate online, including social networking and blogging. You will get a clear picture of how to keep yourself and others safe whilst using digital devices, including the steps businesses take to protect data. You will also learn how to use social media and the internet to search opportunities and prepare applications for employment. This course is ideal for learners who want to gain digital skills in order to progress to or within work. Please visit the link below to access the initial assessment: https://www.wea.org.uk/DSWIA

Sewing at WHIST View details

Sewing at WHIST will provide you with basic sewing techniques, safe use of the sewing machine and an understanding of working from a commercial pattern with a view to making simple items of clothing/soft furnishings or altering existing ones. This course will take you through cutting the correct size pattern, laying the pattern onto the fabric, assembling garment pieces together, sewing a garment. The course will also show you how to alter existing garments.

Supporting your immune system View details

When you have a prolonged illness, or repeated illness your immune system is shouting at you and it can be very unpleasant. In this 6 week course you will discover the different ways that your immune system is trying to let you know that it needs your support. Each week we understand more of the language used by our "Doctor within" by delving deeply into my 5 Pillars of Health. You will see real time changes when you support your immune system and be prepared to go to the next level in making lifestyle and health changes that will last. In a safe and supported environment you will be introduced to a range of strategies which you may wish to commit to either during the course or later. With full participation, by the end of the course you will be empowered to support your immune system on several levels which will help you move to sustained level of health and wellness.

Drawing from Scratch (Ukrainian Refugee Programme) View details

Build your confidence and skills in drawing by exploring line, tone and texture in a variety of 2D media. These will include pencil, fineliners, charcoal, chalk pastels, and inks. Through a series of exercises you will be taught the building blocks of drawing and learn techniques to help you observe your subject more effectively. You will be encouraged to explore both representational and expressive drawing, through small self directed projects.

Understanding the Role of a Community Interpreter View details

On this course you will learn more about the work of the community interpreter. You will develop your knowledge of public service provision in your local area and the terminology used in different settings. After successfully completing this course, you could progress to an accredited level 2 course.

Confident Communication for Life and Work View details

This course is online. This course is to increase confidence in communication. We will look at communication in different situations, in one to one, small group and larger group levels. We will develop discussion skills and learn how to express our opinions.

Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness 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 On this course you will learn what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. You will also develop your awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. The course introduces students to using counselling skills in everyday life; for either work or within a personal capacity. You will learn about techniques, counselling skills theories and diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills.

First Steps in ESOL 1 View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. In this ESOL class we will talk about our everyday lives (for example, shopping, health, where you live). You will start to learn about the alphabet and numbers. You will practise asking for and giving basic personal information about yourself. You will learn new words and start to develop your reading and skills.