Course title:
Outdoor learning: Creative Outdoor Projects
Tutor:
Matt Doolan
Course ID:
C3533339
Start date:
13/01/2022
End date:
17/02/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Thu 13 Jan 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Thu 20 Jan 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Thu 27 Jan 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Thu 03 Feb 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Thu 10 Feb 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Thu 17 Feb 2022 12:30 PM - 15:00 PM 2.5
Total sessions: 6
Total number of classroom hours: 15
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 15
Date
Thu 13 Jan 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 20 Jan 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 27 Jan 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 03 Feb 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 10 Feb 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 17 Feb 2022
Times
12:30 PM - 15:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Total sessions:
6
Total number of classroom hours:
15
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
15
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Rector's Way Allotments
Rectors Way
Weston-super-Mare
BS23 3NP
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Entry 3 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£60.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
You will need sturdy footwear and appropriate outdoor clothes for all weathers. If you are attending our morning course (Outdoor learning: Steps to Wellbeing in the Outdoors C3533338), please bring a pack lunch. Water is provided, you may wish to bring a flask of hot drink too and your own water.
Course aim:
This practical course aims to teach a variety of practical skills in the outdoor environment.
Course description:
This practical course will use creative projects in the outdoor environment. Tasks will include creating things with a variety of natural and man-made resources. This might include: natural wood; recycled wood; clay; wool etc. You will get you outdoors and learn new skills with hands-on support and teaching. It will include elements of fun activities like Bushcraft, Woodwork, and other creative projects. This is a very practical course, that involves mostly getting 'stuck in' to the task of the day. You will: Meet new people; Enjoy being outside; Learn how to use some hand tools; Increase your fitness levels. This course welcomes everyone from our local community and help and support will be provided throughout the course.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Understand how to correctly use at least one hand tool.
2. Apply practical skills to help manage my mental health.
3. Identify & name 2 natural resources that can be used for a creative project.
4. Feel confidence in my ability to achieve given tasks.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk