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Art - Drawing & painting

To develop the potential which everyone has to draw well from observation. To teach methods of drawing which are useful for oil painting and others which relate to water colour painting. To learn oil, acrylic, gouache and water colour techniques and make finished paintings in these media.

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.

ECDL - Presentation software level 1

BCS ITQ level 1 qualification in presentation software is suitable for those who have limited computer skills or have completed an introductory IT course. On this course you will learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint and gain a Level 1 ECDL unit which can contribute to a Level 1 ECDL qualification.

iPad 2

This course explores new features and apps, including Family Sharing, Health, enhanced notifications, Time-lapse photo mode, group messages with voice and video, QuickType, and more. The course covers protecting your privacy and troubleshooting your iPad when you encounter a problem.

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.

Patchwork and quilting

Learn the techniques of patchwork and quilting. Create something unique.

Photography - Taking better pictures

This course is designed to give students a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals in photography. Aimed at both film and digital photographers these interactive sessions cover everything from lighting and composition to new digital photographic techniques.

Photoshop Elements - introduction

Using Adobe Photoshop Elements - learn how to import, adjust, crop, remove and replace parts of an image in Photoshop Elements . PRE REQUISITE: Learners should have basic computer skills

Photoshop Elements - more skills

This course is a follow on course to the introductory course Photoshop Elements - introduction and aims to teach you more advanced techniques

Pilates

Pilates improves posture, tones the body and improves flexibility. This is a gentle form of exercise working on the central core of the body.

Pottery - mixed ability

To encourage and develop an interest and enjoyment in working with clay, and to develop a variety of techniques and skills in slipcasting, throwing, hand building and glazing.
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