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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.

08/10/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - S01105-222301
14/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - S01105-222302
17/06/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £15.00/FREE - S01105-222303

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

12/09/2022 - Mon (09:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 18 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222301
13/09/2022 - Tue (09:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 18 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222302
20/09/2022 - Tue (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 30 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222303
21/09/2022 - Wed (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 30 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222306
21/02/2023 - Tue (09:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222307
23/02/2023 - Thu (09:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 15 weeks - £640.00/FREE - S00054-222308

Counselling CPCAB Level 3 Certificate

If you already have a recognised qualification in counselling skills then this is the next step in training to become a counsellor. On this course you will learn more about counselling theory, ethics and mental health.

04/11/2022 - Fri (09:30-12:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 30 weeks - £1146.00/FREE - S00037-222307

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.

26/11/2022 - Sat (10:00-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £25.00/FREE - S01087-222301

Creative and Digital Media Skills - Taster

Would you like to develop a professional career in Creative and Digital Media? Come along to this one-off taster and learn about the courses and pathways to careers in this exciting taster.

We will give an overview and introduction of the software platforms and courses for Creative and Digital Media these include - Graphic design, Film and Video production and Digital Imaging. This taster will also give you hand's on experience with Adobe Creative Cloud where you will carry out some basic tasks to complete a basic creative media project.

In order to join this free taster,...

15/09/2022 - Thu (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01541-222301
22/09/2022 - Thu (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - B01541-222302

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.

24/09/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222301
14/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222302
04/03/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222303
10/06/2023 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00903-222304

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.

14/09/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £336.00 - C00103-222301
14/09/2022 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £336.00 - C00103-222302
11/01/2023 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00103-222303
11/01/2023 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00103-222304
19/04/2023 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00103-222305
19/04/2023 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00103-222306

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.

07/09/2022 - Wed (14:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £528.00 - C02030-222301
08/09/2022 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £449.00 - C02030-222302
11/01/2023 - Wed (14:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £449.00 - C02030-222304
12/01/2023 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £415.00 - C02030-222305
19/04/2023 - Wed (14:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £483.00 - C02030-222307
20/04/2023 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £415.00 - C02030-222308

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.

08/09/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £449.00 - C02315-222301
12/01/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £415.00 - C02315-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £381.00 - C02315-222303

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.

15/09/2022 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £449.00 - C00102-222301
12/01/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £381.00 - C00102-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £415.00 - C00102-222303

Creative Watercolour

Everyday Creative Watercolour
Explore the beautiful possibilities of watercolour through experimentation and guided exercises.
Improve your paint handling abilities, explore different techniques, and discover new ways of applying watercolour, and mixed media.

09/03/2022 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 3 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222301
16/09/2022 - Fri (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222307
31/10/2022 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222302
09/01/2023 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £109.00 - C02831-222303
20/02/2023 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222304
17/04/2023 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 5 weeks - £109.00 - C02831-222305
05/06/2023 - Mon (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 6 weeks - £125.00 - C02831-222306

Creative Web Design - Level 1 Award (OCNLR)

This is a Level 1 qualification and aims to develop skills in the practices of Creative Web Design

This course focuses on introducing you to the world of visual web design and developing web design projects where you will understand the role and application of web design, research ideas and plan for a web design project. There will also be content related to digital image creation and editing (for web)

The course is aimed at individual seeking employment, freelancers needing to produce a web design for their own business/service or for those wishing to go into higher study....

28/01/2023 - Sat (10:00-15:30) - Parkshot Campus - 8 weeks - £272.00/FREE - B01509-222301

Creative Writing

Are you looking for inspiration to write your own poems or stories?
Would you like to know more about how poetry and fiction work, and receive feedback on your drafts in a supportive workshop environment?
If your English lets you down and gets in the way of your creativity, this is the course for you.

26/09/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £137.00/FREE - L01212-222301
23/01/2023 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 9 weeks - £113.00/FREE - L01212-222302
08/05/2023 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 9 weeks - £113.00/FREE - L01212-222303

Creative Writing - Beginners

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.

24/09/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00426-222301

Creative Writing - Critical Workshop

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.

01/10/2022 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - L00016-222302
14/01/2023 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - L00016-222303

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.

22/09/2022 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00425-222301
12/01/2023 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00425-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00425-222303

Critical Thinking

This course will be delivered online.

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...

17/01/2023 - Tue (15:00-16:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £130.00 - L01232-222301

Cultural History 1

This course examines the key themes and ideas in cultural history. It moves over time and through looking at themes of gender, ethnicity, religion and popular revolt. You will study key historical contexts from the 1500s through to the 1800s through the examination of areas of key cultural experience including religion, music, philosophy, art and religion.

21/09/2022 - Wed (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £89.00 - C02857-222301

Cultural History 2

This course examines the key themes and ideas in cultural history. It moves over time and through looking at themes of gender, ethnicity, religion and revolution. You will study key historical contexts from the 1900s through to The Sixties through the examination of areas of key cultural experience including religion, music, philosophy, art and religion.

11/01/2023 - Wed (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £88.00 - C02861-222301

Cultural History Workshops

This course will be delivered online.

There will be 6 one-hour sessions aimed at introducing the study of history through key themes and sources.

1. Cultural History an Introduction. The session looks at examples of cultural history, there will be a focus upon art and culture over time and it will present insights into cultural identity. The session will focus upon the identification and use of cultural resources looking at art history and music with a focus upon identity, gender, and tradition.

2. Historical Reputations: This session looks at the reputations of key...

02/11/2022 - Wed (14:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £55.00 - C02858-222301

Cultural History Workshops Taster- History, Philosophy and Revolution

This course will be delivered online.

History, Philosophy and Revolution. The session will examine the period of revolutionary change post 1914. You will consider the link between the key thinkers of the period and the detail of the historical context with reference to Russia and Germany.

14/09/2022 - Wed (14:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - TBC weeks - £0.00 - C02867-222301

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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16/01/2023 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £145.00 - C02806-222301

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...

20/09/2022 - Tue (14:15-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £143.00 - S01118-222301
10/01/2023 - Tue (14:15-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £143.00 - S01118-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (14:15-15:45) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £143.00 - S01118-222303

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

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.

03/10/2022 - Mon (09:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £345.00/FREE - B01370-222301
16/01/2023 - Mon (09:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £345.00/FREE - B01370-222302

Day of the Dead Biscuits - Baking & Decorating

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

In this hands-on class you will make delicious butter biscuits, learn how to work with royal icing and design colourful biscuits to celebrate the Day of the Dead. You will practice a series of decorating techniques including flooding and piping, all the basics that will help you start your cookie decorating adventures.

15/10/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £31.00 - C02512-222301
15/10/2022 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £25.00 - C02512-222302

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