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Dressmaking and soft furnishings

This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and can cover making clothes, alterations and making curtains & cushions.

Dressmaking for beginners

Have fun learning how to make your own clothes from scratch. Basic sewing skills preferred but not essential.

ECDL - Spreadsheet software level 1

BCS ITQ level 1 qualification in spreadsheet 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 Excel and gain a Level 1 ECDL unit which can contribute to a Level 1 ECDL qualification.

Food safety in catering (CIEH)

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and to ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat. This course is suitable for anyone working in catering. Personal hygiene - safe food - cleaning in food premises - waste & pest control. Level 2 award - Food safety in catering from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Additional costs 14.50 for workbook & certificate.

Holiday Spanish

This course aims to give learners essential survival skills in the language needed to enjoy and make the most of a stay in a Spanish speaking country. Develop a practical understanding of the basics of the language and learn to communicate successfully in a range of situations. Suitable for learners with little or no knowledge of the language

Literacy (Communication skills)

Classes for anyone over the age of 16, who want to brush up on their English. You may want to help the children with school work; prepare for a college course; gain confidence or gain qualifications to get a job or promotion at work. Accreditation is available: Agored Cymru Units and City and Guilds ESW (Essential Skills Wales) from Pre-entry Level to Level 1 or Level 2.

Sculpture

Students will be working in the media of clay and plaster. The aim is to produce two pieces of work. One will be a relief cast in plaster, the second will be a construction of self hardening clay.

Sewing workshop

An enjoyable day focusing on a chosen topic.

Social media - introduction

Would you like to know more about using social media sites? This course includes Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. It also includes how to manage your sites and learn how to keep safe on line.

Spanish - Year 1

This course aims to give students a basic understanding of the structure of the language and to enable them to use the language effectively in a number of everyday situations in a Spanish speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language

Spanish - Year 2

This course aims to develop student's understanding of the Spanish language and enable them to confidently deal with a range of situations and converse on a range of topics, including the past and the future. Students should have followed a course at introductory level or should have some experience of studying/speaking the language

Spanish - Year 3

This intermediate level course is aimed at those who have a firm basic knowledge of the language. Further develop communication skills using a range of tenses, grammar and vocabulary. Students should have completed a course at introductory level or should have 1-2 years experience of studying the language

Spanish - Year 5

This course aims to further develop language skills through study of advanced grammar, contemporary texts and recordings and aspects of modern culture. Improve fluency and comprehension in an open and friendly atmosphere. Students should have studied the language for a minimum of 3-4 years

Spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel

Do you want to do a wide variety of forecasting, planning and budgeting tasks in a fraction of the time taken using manual methods? Learn about spreadsheets from beginner to advanced level.

Stained glass

To design and make stained glass. Material costs are additional.

Stained glass workshop

To design and make stained glass. Material costs are additional.

Stress management

A series of workshops covering the basics of stress. We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop covers 'What is stress and how do you recognise it?' Good and bad types of stress, fight or flight response, symptoms, assessing your own stress and identifying triggers.

Stress management - assertiveness

We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop will look at passive, aggressive and assertive behaviour, rules of assertion, taking criticism, your legitimate rights, setting priorities, using planning tools, scheduling, time management and delegating.

Stress management - building resilience

We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop will look at how a healthy body helps to promote a healthy mind. Including nutrition, exercise, sleep, self-care, self-support and the 3 Cs of stress hardiness - commitment, control and challenge, plus hardy attitudes and social interactions.

Stress management - coping skills

We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop will cover coping skills and using self-expression. The 4As - avoid; alter; adapt; accept. Communication skills, body language, mood journal and using self-expression as a way of working through stress.

Stress management - mindfulness and relaxation

We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop covers meditation, body scan, introduction to mindfulness, turning off auto pilot, living gratefully, ways to relax, opportunities to try different methods i.e. hand massage, crafting, aromatherapy, Bach flower remedies, music etc.

Stress management - the power of the positive

We will look at how to recognise stress and also coping strategies and skills to minimise its affect. This workshop will cover the power of the positive and using CBT techniques for stress management. Affirmations, Tonglen, negative self-talk, building your self-esteem, challenging your worries, identifying goals and setting out a plan to achieve it.

Welsh - Siawns am Sgwrs 1

A 30 week, 4 hours a week course suitable for learners who have completed Cyrsiau Uwch and Welsh speakers who wish to gain confidence.

Welsh - Siawns am Sgwrs 3

A 30 week, 2 hours a week course suitable for learners who have completed both Siawns am Sgwrs 1 and 2. Opportunity to develop Welsh language conversational skills.

Welsh - Siawns am Sgwrs 4

40 week, 1.5 hours a week course suitable for fluent Welsh speakers.

Welsh - Sylfaen Combi

A 180-hour course for those who have completed Mynediad level course. Internet access required. The Cwrs Combi combines classroom contact with online study so you can follow the faster paced programme by attending one 3-hour class a week accompanied by 3 hours following online learning materials at any time of day or night. WJEC accreditation available. Material 20
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