LBG - Festive Crafts and Gifts

Ref: C3672108

The course will use a seasonal theme, exploring colour and images used at this time of year. We will use a variety of media and materials, some of which will be familiar some not so.We will create gifts and decorations for the home, and hopefully have some fun and gain confidence and make new friends along side our Christmas goodies.

Additional information about this course

This course is supported by Lloyds Banking Group and there will be Lloyds volunteers in the class

Course aim

This is an exciting course that is designed for people who wish to learn something and gain confidence by exploring and developing creative and artistic skills

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:

  • Make simple decisions about how to embellish my work
  • Be able to communicate my idea to others in the group
  • Make decisions about which materials and colours textures will enhance my work.
  • Achieve or have made progress towards my own personnel goal
  • Be able to use all equipment safely and competently.

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

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • 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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Hopefully you will feel that you want to continue to learn and widen your experiences.

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LBG - Festive Crafts and Gifts


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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