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BBO Walking Group (This is not a course) View details

This is not a course, it is a BBO project activity. The walking group has pick up points in Carlisle & Penrith to take project participants on a weekly guided walk. The walks alternate between easy/ accessible & more challenging activities to enable as many participants as possible to take part. The walks are guided by the tutor & BBO keyworkers (TCV). Routes are planned in advance, risk assessments completed & the necessary maps & H&S equipment carried by staff eh first aid kits, spare waterproofs, lunch & water. FOR BBO PARTICIPANTS ONLY

Beginners Crafting your own Silver Jewellery View details

This course offers the opportunity to design and make your own beautiful, individual jewellery from precious metals. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of jewellery for yourself, as presents or even to sell.

Body Parts - How to look after them View details

We will look at internal structures of the skeleton and digestive system as well as external structures. including the skin, teeth and eyes. You will have an opportunity to make and label models, learn some new scientific terms, and discuss the importance of healthy lifestyles and regular check ups to support good structure and function of these body parts. We will look at the effect of advertising on making decisions about our health. we will also use numerical skills to compare costs of maintaining the health of these 5 body parts.

Botanical Painting View details

If you have an interest in plants and in drawing and painting then this class is for you. You will focus initially on drawing and then move on to developing your watercolour skills. You will be taught the principles of drawing and painting in watercolour and encouraged to develop them at your own pace and in your own style.

British Sign Language Basics View details

This is a Basic BSL course that will cover a range of different topics to help to build the learners sign vocabulary and perhaps evoke a desire to learn more sign to enable more communication with the deaf community!

British Sign Language for Beginners View details

Over the course we will look at introductory British sign language signs to enable the student to hold a basic conversation with someone from the deaf community. You will learn to fingerspell, ask and answer simple questions and a little on the history and use of BSL in society. We will also look at how to become more deaf aware and other methods of deaf communication such as lip reading.

Building confidence & improving self-esteem for women View details

This course is for women only. It will aid students in building and developing their confidence by learning to develop techniques and strategies to raise their confidence as well as their self esteem. They will recognise triggers that can impact on their confidence. They will identify ways of improving their confidence and self esteem and introduce them into their daily life by implementing two ways which will improve their wellbeing.

Certificate for Trade Union Health and Safety Representatives Level 2 View details

The course will enable Trade Union Health and Safety Representatives to build the skills and knowledge needed to carry out their role in the workplace. This will include understanding current health and safety legislation, how to prevent hazards, carrying out health inspections and risk assessments. Students will explore equality and diversity issues, how to conduct member surveys and presenting cases to management.

Christmas Celebration: Games and Dancing View details

Come and join us for arts and crafts, seated exercises, singing and dancing, games and activities with a seasonal theme. A fun, friendly and welcoming time for anyone over 19 years of age.

Christmas Cooking on a Budget View details

This practical cookery course will cover a step by step recipe each week, budgeting, cooking from raw ingredients with a particular emphasis on Christmas food on a budget. The course will use the practical Eatwell Plate and the 5 a day campaign.