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Basic Christmas Cookery View details

You will learn how to make a variety of Christmas cookies including gingerbread, and how to decorate them and hang on your Christmas tree. You will learn how to make yummy fudge and marshmallows for Christmas or gift ideas. And in our final week, you will learn how to create a savoury wreath ring, using leftover turkey etc., from Christmas Dinner or not!

Basic Computer Skills View details

Suitable for the complete beginner just getting started with computers as well as those with some basic experience wanting to refresh and extend their skills and explore other applications and uses of computers. Covering the popular Microsoft Office programmes and such options as using the internet or working with audio or video.

Basic Computing View details

To recognize parts of a computer and the rules of use. Switching on and logging onto a computer, using the Mouse, using Word, opening documents, saving and closing documents, using the Tool Bar and formatting documents. Also how to search the World Wide Web (WWW) and 'e' Mail with attachments.

Basic Dress-Making View details

Interested in learning some simple step-by-step dress making skills? No prior knowledge required. Gather your unused dress fabrics, or up-cycle old bedding sheets or existing clothing. Helpful to have buttons and zips; but not essential! We will work through some easy ideas for you to make and wear, which are comfortable and adaptable too. Together we will explore everyday sewing/machining/ pattern making and more.

Basic Sewing Machine Skills part 1 - Online with Jacqueline Joyce View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. Whether you are interested in dressmaking, sewing, home furnishings or any other type of textiles, this basic sewing skills course will be a good foundation for you.Part one of this course will take you from threading your sewing machine and understanding its functions to learning how to insert a zipper and give you a good understanding of different fibres and fabrics .

Basic Sewing Machine Skills part 2 - Online with Jacqueline Joyce View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. Whether you are interested in dressmaking, sewing, home furnishings or any other type of textiles, this basic sewing skills course will be a good foundation for you.Part two of this course will recap on threading your sewing machine and understanding its functions to learning how to inserting zippers, sewing buttonholes and adding embellishments to your creations using different fibres and fabrics.

Basics of Textile Recycling View details

This course will give you some awareness of Fairtrade ,recycling and sustainable fashion, as well as an understanding on how old items such as jeans, curtains, bedding and unwanted clothing can be upcycled and made valuable once again.You will also be encouraged to discuss and share ideas to increase your income by selling upcycled and recycled items online, to family and friends or supporting local charities through donations.

Basics of Cake decorating View details

You will learn about the best cake to use as a base, how to prepare the cake ready for decorating, and the tools required. We will discuss how to design your cake – I will be designing a Halloween themed cake. We will then move on to icing the cake, how to decorate the cake and including how to make royal icing. You will also learn about different decoration methods such as different piping methods, stencilling, crimping and Garrett frills.

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Budgeting & Saving View details

Students will look at money management techniques including ways to make savings and sticking to a budget. By the end of the course students will have looked at their own spending and created a simple budget to help identify priorities

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Budgeting & Saving View details

This course will allow students to build confidence in their money management abilities, as well as looking at ways to make savings and how to stick to a budget.