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Confident Parenting and Child Safety

(Women Only)

The course explores the depth and breadth of the parent and child relationship, including how to support your child and foster a healthy relationship with them.

The course will take place on site at the Hillcroft campus. Class sizes will be kept small to ensure social distancing measures can be carried out.

We are proud of our diverse learner groups, and range of support to enable access for all learners regardless of ability or background. However, we also recognize that some women benefit from the supportive and close-knit environment of a women-only...

Please note that this course is for women only.
06/11/2021 - Sat, Sun (09:30-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £64.00/FREE - WR0106-212201
Please note that this course is for women only.
26/02/2022 - Sat, Sun (09:30-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £64.00/FREE - WR0106-212202
Please note that this course is for women only.
11/06/2022 - Sat, Sun (09:30-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £64.00/FREE - WR0106-212203

Constructing the 'United Kingdom': Acts of Union (1535-1801)

This course will be delivered online.

At a time when the integrity of the United Kingdom is being questioned for the first time in generations, it is surely timely to examine the process whereby the four nations of these islands were brought under one flag: the Union Flag. It will go far beyond the parliamentary legislation itself, to explore the wider historical contexts in which England achieved union with Wales (1535,1542), Scotland (1706-07), and Ireland (1800-01), and with what longer-term consequences for the Union.
This six-week course sets out to be both relaxed and...

05/01/2022 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £104.00 - C02777-212202

Consumer Behaviour and Advertising

This course will be delivered online.

Understanding your consumers' behaviour and how they make decisions is crucial to successful campaigns, when it comes to creating great advertisement for your audience.

You will learn what influences costumers' buying decisions, and how you can present your products in a way that generates maximum impact, now that buying decisions have changed following the Covid-19 pandemic. You will also learn the importance of ethical values when doing advertising.

12/03/2022 - Sat (10:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 2 weeks - £125.00 - B01460-212202

Contemporary Dance - Beginners

Find strength, balance, expression, coordination, rhythm, in movement using modern contemporary dance.

Aimed for beginners looking to explore movement, focusing on developing skills through centre work and short choreographic combinations that allow you to understand your body's connection to movement and rhythms in an expressive Contemporary dance style.

11/01/2022 - Tue (17:00-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £94.00 - C02687-212202

Contemporary Enamelling for Jewellery - Beginners

Discover the potential of enamelling techniques to bring colour, surface and pattern to your jewellery. We will work with transparent and opaque enamels on copper and silver

14/01/2022 - Fri (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £175.00 - C01137-212202
24/02/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £206.00 - C01137-212203
25/02/2022 - Fri (14:00-17:00) - 5 weeks - £175.00 - C01137-212204
11/06/2022 - Sat, Sun (10:00-16:00) - 1 weeks - £122.00 - C01137-212206

Cooking Fish & Seafood

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

During this course, you will learn how to prepare a variety of fish and seafood starters and main courses to enjoy with family, friends or for your special occasion. You will practise different cooking methods and culinary techniques to produce a range of tasty dishes.

05/01/2022 - Wed (19:00-21:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £123.00 - C02436-212202
05/01/2022 - Wed (19:00-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C02436-212201

Cooking for Health

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This course is run by a Registered Nutritionist and it is aimed at beginners to intermediate learners who want to use seasonal ingredients to create healthy dishes. You will learn a variety of cookery techniques and additional information on how to make simple changes to your diet to achieve more nutritionally balanced meals. The course will focus on incorporating more fresh vegetables, herbs and spices to flavour food naturally.

22/02/2022 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £123.00 - C02438-212202
22/02/2022 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C02438-212201

Cooking with Confidence

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This course is aimed at enthusiastic food lovers who need a confidence boost in the kitchen. It's ideal for those who want to learn the fundamental kitchen skills to create simple weekday dinners, ideas for entertaining and successful baking techniques. You will also learn how to make the best use of food staples and technique to make your cooking more achievable and enjoyable.

02/11/2021 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £123.00 - C02366-212202
02/11/2021 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C02366-212201
22/04/2022 - Fri (10:00-12:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C02366-212203

Counselling as a Career (Workshop)

This workshop is designed for those who are considering a career in counselling. At the end of the session you will be able to apply for our Introduction to Counselling course and/or the full Level 2 qualification course.
This workshop is currently scheduled to be delivered online.

09/03/2022 - Wed (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - S01105-212202
15/06/2022 - Wed (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - S01105-212203

Counselling CPCAB Level 2 Certificate

The CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (QCF) is designed to
provide opportunities for those who may use counselling skills when working with others to achieve a nationally-recognised, Level 2, vocationally-specific qualification. This level will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to embark on the professional qualification pathway through level 3 and on to the full two year Diploma

31/01/2022 - Mon (09:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-212210
22/02/2022 - Tue (09:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-212207
24/02/2022 - Thu (09:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-212211
25/02/2022 - Fri (09:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-212208

Counselling Skills for Volunteers

This short course will introduce you to the key concepts and some of the therapeutic methods used in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). In order, to better understand how the different theories have been applied and have developed, this course will briefly cover the historical development of the relevant theories whilst allowing you opportunities to consider how some of the basic concepts can be applied for your own wellbeing.

29/01/2022 - Sat (09:30-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01132-212202
18/06/2022 - Sat (09:30-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01132-212203

Countdown to Maths!

This course will be delivered online.

The challenge is to use the numbers available and the four standard operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) to hit the target number.

This course will help you gain confidence to be match the best playing Countdown!

26/11/2021 - Fri (14:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01261-212201
13/05/2022 - Fri (14:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01261-212202

Create the Puppet Workshop

You will learn how to use puppets in all areas of the curriculum. This workshop, led by Arts Practitioner, Manju Gregory, is an active day for teachers and TA's working in nursery and primary. You will learn practical techniques for making and using puppets in your setting. Resources will be provided but please bring scissors, felt tip pens, pencils, PVA glue and tape. You could also bring any scrap material, buttons and ribbon. Please bring a puppet that you currently use in your setting.

27/11/2021 - Sat (10:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01087-212201

Creating your Online Presence for Business or Leisure Using Wordpress

This course will be delivered online.

This first course in the WordPress series focus on creating a blog using WordPress. Blogging establishes credibility and authority and helps customers find you when they search online. This workshop will show how quickly and easily a web presence can be established using WordPress.

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide. A "website in a box", it can be customised for almost any purpose through a wide variety of plugins and templates to create e-commerce sites, online...

04/02/2022 - Fri (10:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 2 weeks - £58.00 - B01353-212203

Creative Collage

On this short course you will start to explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create images. You will begin looking at other artists who have worked with collage to investigate and understand how this process is used to convey their ideas and meanings, going on to develop your own series of mixed media work.

05/02/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - 5 weeks - £128.00 - C00903-212202
11/06/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - 5 weeks - £128.00 - C00903-212203

Creative Glass - Beginners

This course aims to give you the basic skills, knowledge and ability to create kilnformed glass, using a variety of kiln forming techniques. This course is an ideal starter for those wanting to develop onto one of our more advanced glass courses, or to just find out a bit more about glass making.

05/01/2022 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00103-212204
05/01/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00103-212203
20/04/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00103-212205
20/04/2022 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00103-212206

Creative Glass - Intermediate

This course focuses on further developing your ideas and skills in kilnformed glass to give you a deeper understanding of the techniques.

05/01/2022 - Wed (14:00-17:30) - 12 weeks - £458.00 - C02030-212204
06/01/2022 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C02030-212205
20/04/2022 - Wed (14:00-17:30) - 12 weeks - £458.00 - C02030-212207
21/04/2022 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C02030-212208

Creative Glass - Intermediate/ Advanced Workshop

In this class you will explore kilnforming techniques to further develop a self-set project. With a workshop approach you will be encouraged to pursue your own ideas within kilnformed glass with tutor guidance and some group discussion.

06/01/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C02315-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - 11 weeks - £364.00 - C02315-212203

Creative Glass Masterclass with Monette Larsen

This course seeks to broaden the range and enhance the palette of techniques of the kilnforming glassmaker and to encourage the development of a strong personal style.

With a workshop approach you will be encouraged to pursue your own ideas in kilnformed glass with tutor guidance. Research into other areas of art and design is strongly encouraged for inspiration and to develop a greater understanding of the work in its contemporary and historical context.

06/01/2022 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00102-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00102-212203

Creative Writing - Beginners

This course will be delivered online.

This course will introduce you to the basic elements of creative writing. You will find the space, and given encouragement, to start your writing journey, wherever it will take you.

15/01/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212203
18/01/2022 - Tue (12:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (09:30-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212205
23/04/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212206

Creative Writing - Critical Workshop

This course will be delivered online.

This regular session will provide a forum for writers of some experience, who would like to share their work regularly in a constructive atmosphere.
Whether your project is a novel, a memoir, short stories or flash fiction, you will find this an invaluable and supportive space in which to progress your work.

15/01/2022 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212203
18/01/2022 - Tue (09:30-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (12:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212205
23/04/2022 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212206

Creative Writing - Exploring Creative Writing

This course will be delivered online.

This course explores all aspects of creative writing to help you discover your voice and develop your creative writing skills. You will be stimulated, challenged and entertained in equal measure and, as your confidence grows, you will gain mastery across the forms and genres, allowing your creative voice to grow and giving full reign to your imagination. Whether you wish to explore or enhance your creative writing skills, this is the course for you.

10/01/2022 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C01016-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C01016-212203

Creative Writing - Writing for Children

This course aims to encourage and inform students who are interested in writing short stories, novels, poetry, plays, picture books and non-fiction for children and young adults.

13/01/2022 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00425-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00425-212203

Dance and Movement for over 55s

This is a fun, group movement games, music and choreography class for those over the age of 55.
The focus is on building the strength, flexibility and movement range, but, above all, lifting up the spirits and enjoying a weekly session of interaction which keeps you moving and smiling.
The content is the mixture of drama games, stretching, a series of choreography to songs, including different types of dance, cool-down and relaxation.
It's all designed to bring the group together, enjoy expressing yourself through movement and learning new co-ordination. The relaxation in...

11/01/2022 - Tue (14:15-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - S01118-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (14:15-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £136.00 - S01118-212203

Data Science and Analysis - Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills OCNLR

This course will be delivered online.

This is a hands-on, project-based course that will give you confidence with learning about data science while gaining employability skills. The course is suitable for those interested in working with data, either part - time, full-time or as an additional source of income.
Successful completion of the course leads to a level 2 certificate in Digital Skills.

17/01/2022 - Mon (09:30-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £300.00/FREE - B01370-212202

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