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Art - Introduction to colour theory

The course will take participants through the principles of colour theory and applying what is learnt through fine art, interior and graphic design

Bushcraft Spoon Carving

Safe and effective use of hand tools to produce practical wooden spoons, spatulas and ladles. This course covers: properties of suitable wood, tree identification, correct pruning & sustainable harvesting; splitting logs and preparing blanks using an axe; efficient carving techniques using a knife, axe and a crooked knife; tool maintenance/safety and after treatment of finished items.

Chinese brush painting

Learn basic painting techniques required to paint birds, flowers and landscapes.

Christmas crafts and gifts

Create a variety of Christmas crafts. Use various natural and recycled materials to create original Christmas decorations and gifts including stars, mobiles and hearts.

Computer Programming - An Introduction

The aim of the course is to introduce 'Scratch' and to teach the fundamentals of programming through good programming practices. The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today's society. 'Scratch' is a programming language which has been designed with learning and education in mind. Originally designed for pupils from ages 8 - 16, people of all ages are using 'Scratch' to program interactive stories, games and animations.

Computer Programming using Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn computer programming through fun, practical projects. The Raspberry Pi plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable device that enables people of all ages to explore computing and learn how to program in languages such as 'Scratch'. It's capable of doing everything you'd expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games.

Cookery

This is a cookery course defined by a particular topic. Students eat what is cooked on the day and take home what is unused.

Cookery Masterclass

The Masterclass is perfect for those who are passionate and enjoy joining in with some culinary fun for a day. The class offers 'hands on' cooking demonstrations and informative tutorial.

Creative writing

This course is designed to develop the skills and confidence to succeed in all aspects of creative writing. Poetry, short story writing the novel, script writing and all aspects of fiction and non-fiction writing will be studied. Students will be encouraged to pursue their own particular interest.

Crochet

To encourage an interest and enjoyment in the different techniques of crochet

Developing e-mail and online skills

Using technology for communication is fast, efficient and popular. This course covers managing an e-mail account, searching the internet and working with image and media files. Accreditation available.

Discovering the digital world

This course is suitable for learners who have a good knowledge of using ICT. This course will enable you to enhance your digital literacy skills and apply them to a range of applications. This is a course to feed your curiosity - learning new skills; Digital Collaboration, Digital Responsibility, Digital Creativity and Digital Learning as well as consolidating skills you may already have. You will also develop your existing skills of Microsoft Office and file management. At the beginning of each term the course objectives are discussed and decided.

ECDL - Essentials and Extra

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) syllabus is designed to cover the key concepts of computing, its practical applications and their use in the workplace and society. It is suitable for anyone who already possesses basic IT skills. It is broken down into modules, each of which must be passed before an ECDL certificate is awarded. Depending on modules taken, there are different qualifications available.

ECDL Advanced - Spreadsheets

ECDL Advanced is an internationally recognised qualification designed to progress the user's computer skills from ECDL to the next level of competence. ECDL Advanced - Spreadsheets is designed for the individual who would like to realise the full potential of the spreadsheet package - manipulating and analysing data and preparing reports.

ESOL - Citizenship

Prepare for the external Trinity College English exam that you need for settlement and citizenship. You can also learn more about Life in the UK. To join a class we need to talk to you first to make sure it is the right class for you! Ring FREEPHONE 808 100 3302 to find out more.

First steps with computers

This is a course for those who have never used a computer but who would like to have a go. First steps with computers aims to develop some of the basic skills required to begin using a computer i.e. Word processing and the Internet. This is a course for complete beginners who want to learn at their own pace in a friendly, relaxed environment. Accreditation available.

Microsoft Office skills - Intro

Suitable for those who have limited computer skills or have completed an introductory IT course. On this course you can learn how to use word processing software, create and use spreadsheets, use a database, create a slide show or create posters and newsletters in Desktop Publishing. You will be using the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher. You will gain an accreditation for this course and it is very suitable if you are thinking of getting a job or want to refresh your IT skills before returning to work.

Windows 10

Learn about the new features in Windows 10

WordPress

Learn how to build a website or blog in WordPress. WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) and the world's leading web publishing tool. It is used in over 65 million websites and allows you to set up, build and manage professionally looking websites easily with the added bonus of being free. It is very easy to use and allows you to easily update your website from your internet browser as well as achieving good placement in the leading search engines such as Google.
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