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Creative Writing - Beginners

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

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) - Parkshot Campus - 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) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212205
23/04/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 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 may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

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) - Parkshot Campus - 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

Critical Thinking

In the age of 'fake-news' and the dissemination of 'distruth', how do we begin to decipher a good
point from a bad one, a convincing claim from a baseless one? This 10-hour course focuses on how to identify an argument; how to judge it as good or bad, convincing or unconvincing; how to identify weaknesses and strenghts; how to deal with difficult jargon; how the medium affects the message; and how to respond clearly and critically to all the complications of communication.
Each week we will look at one or two texts, some philosophical and some from the media of today,
and...

18/01/2022 - Tue (15:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £89.00 - L01232-212201

Culture and Identity

This course will be delivered online.

This short course provides an introduction to the production of cultural identity through looking at a range of case studies in classical studies, the arts and history. You will think about the development of cultural identities over time and how in turn they are shaped and redefined and given expression in a range of cultural artefacts within an historical context. The key themes examined are identities around place, people, and visual culture.

22/02/2022 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £89.00 - C02779-212202

Curating, Editing and Exhibiting Photographs

You have taken great photographs, but they are dumped on your hard drive or memory card. Photographs are meant to be printed large and placed on the wall for all to see. This course teaches you the three stages to best show off your photographs. First, selection, editing and visual story telling. Second, the best specialist paper and framing technique to use for maximum impact. Finally, where and how to exhibit, whether this be a blank wall at home, local public space, or exhibition. Your photographs are original, and this course will encourage you to premiere them powerfully.

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10/01/2022 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £141.00 - C02806-212201

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

Desktop Publishing ( Microsoft Publisher) - Level 1

(Women Only)

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 class, which can help to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to succeed in mainstream education, work and community settings.

Some women have been socially marginalised because they left school with few or no qualifications, have a disability or have had their education or career plans disrupted by caring...

Please note that this course is for women only.
27/06/2022 - Mon (13:00-17:00), Tue, Wed, Thu (09:00-17:00), Fri (09:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £142.00/FREE - WR0085-212201

Developing Emotional Resilience - Level 1 Award OCNLR

This course will explore what is meant by emotional resilience. It will help you develop personal responses to new social, environmental, and emotional situations, and learn ways of to develop emotional resilience.

21/04/2022 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 2 weeks - £66.00/FREE - S01103-212202

Developing Personal Confidence and Emotional Resilience

(Women Only)

Developing Emotional Resilience aims to help learners understand what is meant by ?emotional resilience?, recognise your own personal responses to new social, environmental and emotional situations, and learn ways of developing emotional resilience. This course is useful for those who want to develop their own emotional resilience in their personal or professional lives or to support others.

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...

Please note that this course is for women only.
02/02/2022 - Wed (18:00-21:15) - Hillcroft Campus - 4 weeks - £64.00/FREE - WR0068-212204
Please note that this course is for women only.
23/04/2022 - Sat (09:30-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £64.00/FREE - WR0068-212202

Digital Storytelling

This course will be delivered online.

(Women Only)

Do you have a story you’d like to tell? Are you interested in photo journalism?

This course offers you the chance to create a personal story and learn about how to visually present it using your own photo stills and creative writing.

Please note that this course is for women only.
15/01/2022 - Sat (09:00-16:00), Sat (09:00-17:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £79.00/FREE - WR0100-212204
Please note that this course is for women only.
25/06/2022 - Sat (09:00-17:00), Sun (09:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £79.00/FREE - WR0100-212203

Digital Marketing and Social Media - Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills OCNLR

This course will be delivered online.

This course will enable you to develop an understanding of digital marketing and social media. You will work on a number of live projects developing your skillset with contemporary social media and digital marketing techniques. This course is for anyone looking to develop a practical skillset with social media through an intensive training programme. You may be seeking employment, further education or to use these skills for self employment or your business/charity.

14/01/2022 - Fri (09:30-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £300.00/FREE - B01313-212202
22/04/2022 - Fri (09:30-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £300.00/FREE - B01313-212203

Digital Marketing Planning - Level 4 Award OCNLR

This course will be delivered online.

The OCNLR Level 4 Qualifications in Digital Marketing are professional qualifications which offer practising and aspiring marketers flexible routes into the knowledge and understanding
relevant to digital marketing, enabling them to apply this in the workplace and equip them for a successful professional career

04/03/2022 - Fri (10:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 4 weeks - £258.00 - B01323-212202
29/04/2022 - Fri (14:00-19:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 4 weeks - £258.00 - B01323-212203

Digital Photography - The Basics

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

If you are looking for an informative guide on how to use your DSLR camera, bring it along to this comprehensive introduction. Over a term you will become increasingly familiar with the various settings on your camera equipment.

Our course is designed to give you a better understanding of what your camera can do and how to do it. The introduction covers the basic controls, making you more confident with the camera, while also illustrating and putting into practice what effect these...

20/04/2022 - Wed (15:30-18:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £270.00 - C00169-212207
26/04/2022 - Tue (19:00-21:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £270.00 - C00169-212209

Digital Surgery

Our 1-to-1 half-hour digital support sessions are based on our college site at Parkshot, Richmond and are run by our Tech Doctor - Elliot Hunter every Wednesday. After booking onto this session you will be asked to provide some basic information about yourself and your device and allocated an individual 30 minute slot between 2-5:00 pm. You will be asked to complete a disclaimer regarding the service. All sessions are conducted within Covid19 regulations in a sanitised environment.

08/12/2021 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01413-212210
12/01/2022 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01413-212211
26/01/2022 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01413-212212

Drama for Confidence

This beginners course consists of classes that combine acting, body, movement, voice and speech in order to improve your confidence and wellbeing. The teaching is practical, incorporating some basic theory. Throughout the course there will be opportunities to explore the dynamics of self and the emergent feelings, which we can use in the space as a means to give self-management and improvement of wellbeing.

We will explore the creative principles and techniques in acting, and how to get behind a role. We will be using improvisation and devising to create our own work, or expanding...

22/02/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C01917-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (16:00-18:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C01917-212205

Drama for Retirement

This online or studio based course is aimed at forming a supportive community of retired drama, theatre and play lovers. You don't have to have any experience in these activities, only an interest to share with others. Depending on the applicants' requirements, the delivery can be online or in the studio or a blend of the two.
We will use drama exercises to build the group bond, develop purposeful focus and, if possible, get our bodies moving. We will exchange our individual tastes in theatre, cinema, performance and storytelling; and use play reading and discussion, to re-discover...

10/01/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £161.00 - C02285-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £161.00 - C02285-212203

Drawing from Scratch

The course will give you a general introduction to drawing. The emphasis will be on observational drawing and you will be taught how to observe and record line and tone using a range of materials. You will also be introduced to different mark-making techniques and elements of composition as well as exploring creative ways of using materials and techniques.

06/01/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £292.00 - C00142-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £292.00 - C00142-212203

Drawing from Scratch at OSO Arts Centre Barnes

The course aims to encourage you to explore ways of drawing with joy and confidence, while acquiring expertise. Various techniques and approaches will be looked at in detail and suitable exercises will be offered. The course will benefit students with no or some previous experience who wish to practise and develop their skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

17/01/2022 - Mon (09:30-12:00) - 10 weeks - £215.00 - C01266-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (09:30-12:00) - 10 weeks - £215.00 - C01266-212203

Drawing from Scratch in 5 Weeks

This short course is ideal if you are a complete beginner and would like to try drawing in a supportive environment. It will give you a general introduction to drawing and wou will be taught how to observe and record line and tone using a range of materials. You will also be introduced to different mark-making techniques and elements of composition.

11/01/2022 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-212203
22/02/2022 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-212205
07/06/2022 - Tue (15:45-17:45) - 5 weeks - £87.00 - C01646-212206

Early Modern British History: Part 1 (1485-1603)

This course explores the central themes and developments in Tudor England from the seizure of the crown by Henry Tudor in 1485, the reign of Henry VIII and those of his children up to the death of Elizabeth in 1603.

11/01/2022 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £169.00 - C02797-212201

Early Modern British History: Part 2 (1603-1714)

This course explores the central themes and developments in Stuart Britain including the reign of James I, the political and social origins of the civil war, the civil war and the English Republic, the Restoration and the reign of Charles II, the Glorious revolution and the onset of Constitutional Monarchy and the reigns of the later Stuarts.

26/04/2022 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £169.00 - C02798-212201

Education & Training TQUK Level 3 Award

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is the introductory teaching qualification for teaching adults or training adults in a college or further educational environment. You are not required to be teaching already as this course will give you a foundation of knowledge. However, it is also suitable for those who have just started a teaching role (in-service) or those who have been teaching or training for a while but have no specific teaching qualifications.

04/01/2022 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £372.00 - L00227-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £372.00 - L00227-212203

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