Improve your Handwriting for Work and Pleasure

Ref: C3531026

Do you feel that your handwriting lets you down? Explore in this course what you can do to improve your writing, whether it is for a job application form or that you spent too much time on a keyboard and have let your handwriting go downhill. Using simple techniques, easy exercises and readily available equipment that will make your handwriting something to be proud of. This class is all about the formation of letters, layout and not about spelling. Suitable for right and left handers.

Course aim

Ashamed of your handwriting or ever felt that you could do better? In this introductory course you will learn the importance of using the correct tools and techniques and exercises to make your handwriting something to be proud of.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Select the suitable tool for each writing activity.
  • Apply the appropriate techniques of great handwriting to every writing task
  • Demonstrate basic mastery of the exercises that will lead to improvement in hand writing
  • Complete the practice drills (that will assist in muscle memory) to have a consistency in handwriting

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?

  • 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

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

Download full course information sheet

Improve your Handwriting for Work and Pleasure

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the West of England Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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