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47 courses found

Additional Learning Needs

For those with additional learning needs, to develop communication and numeracy skills and help learners meet their full potential.

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.

Digital Scrapbooking using PowerPoint

This is a short course which will look at how to use a variety of techniques to create scrapbooking pages digitally and how to save and print. It will include using photos, text and embellishments to bring your pages to life in order to create special memories.

Digital skills - First steps

This is a course for those who have never used a computer but who would like to have a go. The course aims to develop some of the basic skills required to begin using a computer and tablet. This is a course for complete beginners who want to learn at their own pace in a friendly, relaxed environment. Accreditation available.

Dressmaking and soft furnishings

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

ECDL

This course will be delivered initially online. 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.

ESOL - Entry level (Entry 2/3)

You know a little English and want to learn more. Exam fees are additional to course fees. (1 unit per class) To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.

ESOL - Improvers (Entry 3/Level 1)

Improve your English language skills, build on your grammar and speak with confidence. Exam fees are additional to course fees. (1 unit per class) To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.

ESOL for beginners - Pre Entry/Entry 1

A general ESOL course for beginner speakers of English. Accreditation available. To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.

Essential skills

Do you want to brush up your English or Maths? It can help towards getting a job, helping your children and getting qualifications. FREE essential skills courses are here to help you. To join a class we need to talk to you first. FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302

Essential Skills Wales- Application of Number L1&2

This course will be delivered on line. There may be some classroom content. It is aimed at L1 and L2 numeracy learners who wish to focus on passing the Essential Skills Wales exam.

Essential Skills Wales- Communication Levels 1 & 2

This course will be delivered on line. There may be some classroom content. It is aimed at L1 and L2 Literacy learners who wish to focus on passing the Essential Skills Wales exam.

First Steps with your tablet

This is a short course which will look at some of the features of your tablet such as the settings, camera, internet and apps. This is aimed at those who have not had much experience of using a tablet and not for experienced users.

French - Year 2

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. This course aims to develop student’s understanding of the French 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

French - Year 3

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. 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

GCSE English language - WJEC

This course is primarily intended for those who would like to obtain a qualification.

GCSE Mathematics - WJEC

Update your mathematical knowledge and gain the numeracy skills required to sit either your GCSE Mathematics exam. This exam is required for entrance, for example, to nursing or teacher training colleges. Alternatively update your knowledge and keep up with the maths young people are doing at school. This is a one year course and requires commitment and motivation for success.

German - Year 2

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. This course aims to develop student’s understanding of the German 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

Getting to know Windows 10

This is a short course which will look at some of the features of Windows 10 to include file management

History - By the sword divided.

Explores the events and personalities of the 17th century civil wars, with particular reference to Pembrokeshire and Wales. Explore history in relaxed and supported surroundings.

History - Maharanis and Memsahibs

This course explores the stories of several Indian and British women in 19 Century India: their attitudes and experiences in the face of upheaval, warefare, famine, racial attitudes and the struggle for independence.

History - Monstrous regiment

The course title is taken from a comment by the 16th Century preacher - John Knox, We discover the achievements of women who broke free of the conventional restraints and successfully governed kingdoms and principalities 1500-1600

History of the Welsh People

This course teaches the history of the Welsh - which is older and geographically broader than the history of the country we call Wales. This course begins in 55 B.C. and ends in the present day. It consists of 22 x 2hr illustrated lessons/talks. The course is taught in English although the tutor is a Welsh speaker.

Introduction to E-mailing

This is a short course for those who wish to develop e-mailing skills. The course will cover how to write and reply to emails; send attachments; download, save, scan for viruses and open attachments such as images and documents and e-mail security.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Short course covering how to create and amend a simple spreadsheet suitable for home accounts to include basic formulas

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Short course covering how to create a basic slide show using text and images.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Short course covering how to write, save and amend a letter,to include formatting and layout options

Italian - Year 1

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. 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 an Italian speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language.

Jewellery making with beads

Students will be learning techniques to create a variety of jewellery styles with wire and beads.

Literacy

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.

Numeracy

Classes for anyone over 16 who wants to brush up on their Maths. You may want to help the children with school work; prepare for a college course; gain qualifications to get a job or promotion at work or just become more confident in using number. Accreditation is available: Agored Cymru units and City & Guilds ESW (Essential Skills Wales) from Pre-Entry Level to Level 1 or Level 2.

Online Safety

Short course covering some top tips on how to keep safe online.

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.

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.

Selling on eBay

Short course covering how to sell on eBay. Learners must already have an eBay account and experience of buying on eBay.

Short story writing

This course covers skills required to write short stories with all the components that this entails: making characters, writing dialogue, giving a sense of place using all five senses, how to use the different points of view, how to use the different tenses, plotting, etc..

Skills for Life

For those who would like to improve their skills in communication or maths and gain an Agored Cymru qualification or WJEC qualification.

Spanish - Year 1

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. 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 3

From September 2020, this course is delivered online and therefore entitles learners to a 25% discount on the prices listed for course fees. 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

Stained glass

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

Tai Ji Chuan

The course aims to promote general fitness and well being, core strength, flexibility, mindfulness and relaxation. It provides an introduction to the Chinese approach to achieving good health. Warm up, exercises for general fitness and to prepare for the Tai Ji form (Lee Style), Chinese health arts: Fan Set, Breathing Exercises, Stances, Foot Patterns, Evasions. Course content will be adapted to meet current Covid 19 guidelines. If course is held online, course content will be adapted accordingly. A quiet space, the size of about 1.60m x 1.60m should be sufficient.

Websites for all

Introduction to template based websites edited through your web browser. No need to purchase expensive software. Work on your own project or use provided material. PRE-REQUISITES: A basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and file management. Be able to use the internet.

Willow basketry

Introduction to willow weaving techniques.

Willow plant support

Create your own plant support.

Yoga

Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word meaning to unite and therefore implies perfect harmony of body, mind and spirit. The course is suitable for every stage of yoga and aims to give knowledge of yoga and fitness and brings with it many benefits.

Yoga - Unwind with Yoga

Reduce feelings of stress with Yoga and improve positivity and mental wellbeing.

Yoga for the over 50s

This course is designed to take into account the various aches and pains which accumulate as we get older. Learn some exercises to target trouble spots such as lower back pain, the techniques of relaxation, how to stretch safely to remain supple. Learn how to breathe with awareness which will give you mental focus and inner tranquility.

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