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Community Interpreting Initial Assessment, West Midlands View details

During the session we will discuss your skills and experience with you, talk to you about the courses available and ask you to complete a task to see which course is right for you. We will talk to you about our courses and provide you with information about the work you will need to complete during your studies.

Early Years Initial Assessment West Midlands View details

During the session we will discuss your skills and experience with you, talk to you about the courses available and ask you to complete a task to see which course is suitable for you and to give you an idea of the work you will need to complete during your study.

Preparing to work in adult social care initial assessment West Midlands View details

This session will provide you with information about our preparatory courses for those wanting to work in adult social care. You will be asked to complete an assessment task that will help us to see which course is right for you.

All About Zips View details

You will explore the types of zips available and the parts of a zips anatomy. You will follow step by step demonstrations to apply a lapped zip, concealed zip, open ended zip, fly front zip. You must have a basic knowledge of sewing. Each week you will be shown how to apply a zip and you will complete the task. There will be video tutorials available for you to watch after the sessions You will complete a folder of zips which you can use as a reference folder for future courses. You will NOT complete a finished sewn product. You will need to provide the zips and calico.

Sewing and Dressmaking Techniques View details

Bring along your own project to our Sewing Studio, you are in charge of your own learning and will set personal aims at the beginning of each session. You will be supported and encouraged by the tutor. Each week you will be shown a sewing technique demonstration that could enhance your project. The tutor will work with each individual student one to one so you can make the most of your learning and create your project with confidence. Anything requested will be planned into the next session. The course is aimed at students that have sewn before and have had some experience. You will need to have your own sewing machine and sewing kit. You will have to access Canvas, WEA's Virtual Learning Environment, before the sewing class where there will be information regarding your course and this will give you the opportunity to contact your tutor.

Pattern Cutting for Beginners - All About Darts View details

The short course will cover suppressing the dart, transferring the dart, and how to use the dart to change the silhouette. This course is interactive so you can follow the demonstrations and using half-scale patterns provided on canvas. All of the content has a handout and video tutorial for you to use in your own time. This course is aimed at students who have had some experience with patterns and would like to explore the subject more. You will be encouraged to make up the half-scale patterns from calico so you can realise the 2D pattern to 3D

Community Access E1 View details

This course will have changing sessions during which students complete tasks on their own or have group discussion and classroom-style activities. Students will be encouraged to improve their computer skills by first completing a variety of tasks and activities ( including an interactive task ) on Canvas and participate in group discussions on Zoom where they will have the opportunity to meet other learners, discuss the session topic and express their opinions.

Community Access E2 View details

This course will have changing sessions during which students complete tasks on their own or have group discussion and classroom-style activities. Students will be encouraged to improve their computer skills by first completing a variety of tasks and activities ( including an interactive task ) on Canvas and participate in group discussions on Zoom where they will have the opportunity to meet other learners, discuss the session topic and express their opinions.

Healthy Lifestyles and Mentoring View details

Initial life-skills are based on the Alcoholics Anonymous book and help with mental recovery through study practises. Physical recovery includes tai chi and chi gung exercises for relaxation and fitness. Social recovery is applied through regular connection in groups and one to one mentoring. Mentoring skills are taught as part of each class.

Women's Choir at Nottingham Women's Centre View details

Join other women at Nottingham Women's Centre to sing a selection of empowering songs, whilst learning how to improve your singing technique to create a healthy and strong sound!