Craft for Health and Well being

Ref: C3125327

The course will allow service users to join in and experience a wide range of craft techniques and creative themes. The sessions will allow service users to learn about sustainable materials and how recycling them is beneficial to the environment. This can also allow them to use their new found skills to independently discover ways to recycle materials at home or in their community.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to allow service users to be creative with different craft techniques and to join in and have fun in an inclusive environment. There is a key focus on recycling and up cycling and the benefits to the environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Improve self confidence through regular attendance and participation
  • Join in and successfully complete a number of craft themes and experience a variety of creative techniques .
  • Learn about the environment
  • Reduce isolation, through regular attendance.
  • Understand the benefits of recycling at home and in the community

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Craft for Health and Well being Course Outline

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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