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English in the Community (Pre-Entry) View details

You will improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing as we explore health and wellbeing, the local community, shopping, arts, culture and travel. You will build confidence talking to people in the local community and will improve your English skills.

Dressmaking and Sustainable Sewing View details

Being able to sew is such a useful skill. During this course you will learn more dressmaking skills and also techniques to recycle. upcycle, customise, mend and alter your clothes. You will need to be able to sew to a basic level and have sewing kit. We will alternate between dressmaking using commercial or own made patterns and sewing sustainably by using existing garments or a combination of the two! You will need a dressmaking project or a range of items to alter, upcycle etc and all other notions. Large equipment is provided at the venue

Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness View details

This is an accredited course. You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464 On this course you will learn what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. You will also develop your awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.

Prepare for Level 1 Award in Stress Awareness View details

Interested in knowing more about how Stress affects our health and ways to reduce it's effect? Perhaps you would be interested in getting a qualification in this subject? Not sure? This short course is designed to give learners a chance to see what the NCFE Level 1 Award in Stress Awareness Course is about and what is involved. If you enjoy this and want to continue, then you will have the option to join tutor Margaret Mordue in September for the Level 1 Award in Stress Awareness Course. We will be looking at the topics and learning outcomes for the accredited course; how we will use Canvas; we'll cover some basic information about stress and how it affects our mind and body and we will also include a practical element to the session by performing stress releasing gentle seated stretches and moves with meditation to actively reduce stress and anxiety. A perfect combination of information and relaxation!

Tool Kit for World Travellers with Tiffany Coates View details

Adventures can start in many ways, and many don't even leave the starting block or get on that first ferry or flight, no matter how strong the desire to travel is. In this course, we will explore how to go about travel from sticking a pin in a globe as you decide where to go, tracking down sources of information about obscure destinations to returning with great memories, amazing photos and new friendships forged. We will cover all the elements whether it's booking ad hoc accommodation, vaccinations and visas as well as looking at food choices and what to wear whether you're trekking through jungles, across Arctic tundra or driving across deserts. Pre-departure planning, how to get there, accommodation, health, communication, social media, group vs solo travel, safety and how to get the most out of your independent travel are just some of the topics we cover.

Family History Online: Sources before 1837 Part II View details

To refresh and review Family and Local History Source before 1837 whilst investigating the potential to go beyond 1538. Join WEA tutor Jackie Depelle to consider published guidance for early genealogy research and review associated resources on the Internet. Let's discover together and see just what, if anything, we might be able to access.

Get Ready for Maths Level 1 View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please enrol on the initial assessment C3748030 or phone 300 3033464 This course is for you if you need to build up your maths skills and confidence before taking an accredited course in functional maths at level 1. In this course you will work on developing and applying your maths skills in contexts such as health, shopping, work and leisure and home and garden. You will develop your skills in using fractions, decimals and percentages, calculating area and volume and working with time.

Get Ready for English Level 1 (Non-accredited) View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. This course is for students who have already passed the Functional English Entry 3 exam. It will help to improve your spelling of less common words by using strategies you have learned before. You will write for different purposes, and identify and correct common spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors in a text. You will develop your listening skills to help you identify relevant information, and to respond appropriately in a discussion. You will explore reading strategies to get different kinds of information (main idea, details) from a variety of texts.

Sewing Skills for Self Employment View details

For students wishing to improve their skills, motivation and confidence in Textiles and learn how to create soft items for sale and or repair and refurbish to progress towards self-employment opportunities

Conversational English - Entry 2 at Action Station View details

This course will focus on the spelling and pronunciation of words used in everyday situations. For example in the local community, shopping, home, school/college, health and wellbeing, culture, travel, and transport. It will also cover speaking and listening practice in conversational English.