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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.

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.

Cloud computing

Learn how to save your work to the cloud and then retrieve it using another computer or device - mobile computing! Keep your backups on the cloud - you're not going to lose that! Make use of the many on-line storage facilities eg: Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox and Apple iCloud.

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.

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.

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.

Memories and Keepsakes

Do you have bits and bobs that you are loathe to bin because of the memories they hold, then this may be the course for you. Turn your keepsakes into something beautiful that you will be proud to display, and learn a variety of craft skills along the way.

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.

Using Fitbits

Use technology to monitor your fitness and develop skills online to improve your well being. Technology supplied.
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