108 courses found
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.
Starting each session with a series of short poses, followed by longer poses, thereby allowing intense study.
To develop skills, ideas and watercolour techniques. Painting from still life, photographs and observational studies.
This course aims to improve your drawing, painting and observation skills in a relaxed atmosphere with as much one to one tuition as possible. Whilst learning basics, students are encouraged to express themselves as individuals.
Learn drawing, painting and observation skills.
Make a complete book with hard covers and a stitched and covered spine, suitable for use as a sketchbook, notebook, diary or journal. Learn techniques for including storage pockets or envelopes, place markers and retaining ribbons for closure. During this one day workshop participants will complete an A5 size book filled with drawing quality paper.
Safe and effective use of hand tools to produce practical wooden spoons, spatulas and ladles.
Come and join our new and exciting pottery class in The Potting Shed, Pembroke. This 5 week course is designed for complete beginners to intermediate. Mena will guide you through the basic clay technique; slabbing, coiling, using moulds and using the pottery wheel. A great opportunity to be supported through the whole process from preparing the clay to making, glazing and firing.
Create a variety of Christmas crafts. Use various natural and recycled materials to create original Christmas decorations and gifts.
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.
Aimed at beginners this course will look at the difference between memoir writing and autobiographies. Exploring memories of childhood places, people and events.
This session is aimed at beginners who want to learn how to write a short story. We will cover how to form characters; write dialogue; create settings using all five senses; different tenses and writing points of view and how to plot a short story.
A crochet class with something for all levels. Learn the basics or get your hooks into a CAL (crochet along) or whatever takes your fancy! We'll be looking at mandalas, surface crochet and other 3 dimensional stitches and even tackle freeform. That's just a rough idea of what to expect...and to top it all the class is suitable for Welsh learners as the class will be bilingual. So come and practise your Welsh and have fun at the same time.
The new Digital Employability qualification covers the digital skills that learners need to apply for jobs, to work in a 21st century environment and to participate as digital citizens. They’ll gain the core knowledge they need to use IT in different contexts, particularly in the workplace. They’ll know how to use the Internet effectively and safely, work with different devices and process data.
To enable learners to work and communicate online in a safe and responsible manner with an awareness of their personal digital footprint. Interact safely online, learn how to protect your personal information and use security to protect your digital devices and information.
How to find and assess digital information in an ever changing world. Develop skills to organise, store, share and protect your digital information, be creative using a variety of digital tools.
This course is suitable for people who are familiar with using a tablet, and all keen artists who want to expand their media. Digital Painting is a method of creating artwork where traditional painting techniques are applied using digital tools. This can be done by means of a computer, tablet and stylus and a variety of different software. This short course will introduce you to a variety of digital techniques to create a digital painting directly on the computer/tablet.
Equipment will be provided by Learning Pembrokeshire so come and have a go!
Using Adobe Photoshop Elements - learn how to design, create and print a layered digital scrapbooking page, including vignetting, cropping and tearing. PRE REQUISITES: Should have attended Photoshop Elements - introduction or have a basic knowledge of Photoshop Elements.
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.
This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and shows you how cut patterns, make clothes and undertake alterations.
This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and can cover making clothes, alterations and making curtains & cushions.
Have fun learning how to make your own clothes from scratch. Basic sewing skills preferred but not essential.
Suitable for those who have basic computer skills or have completed introductory courses, this course looks at selling using eBay. Learners must have an email account.
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 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.
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 - Word Processing is for the individual who wishes to use a word processing application to prepare reports, newsletters and forms.
Suitable for those already working or for those preparing to work. This course aims to enable the learner to understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider, also to assess and administer initial first aid in an emergency situation. Learners are required to be 16 or over. Accreditation available.
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.
A mixed level ESOL course which provides the opportunity for students to complete a 1 credit unit at an appropriate level during the course. Learners will pay normal ESOL course fees except for Beginner Level students who will be given a concessionary fee of £0.00. To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.
A general ESOL course for beginner speakers of English. To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.
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.
Do you want to brush up your 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
An introduction to the research skills and knowledge necessary to retrieve family history information and access family history related primary source records, by the use of the internet. Designed for those wishing to continue family research using the internet. This course offers an opportunity to further develop skills in a supportive environment.
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.
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 French speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language
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
This course is aimed at those who have studied the language for 2-3 years and wish to practise their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in the language at a higher level.
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.
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.
To give participants a general appreciation of the story of our planet through an understanding of the rocks and fossils of Pembrokeshire.
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 German speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language
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
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
To discover the basic skills of glass painting using two different medium and a range of simple techniques. Creating an outline image on glass. Using alcohol ink to create an abstract design. Painting the image. Decorating the abstract design.
A workshop run by local artist, Graham Hadlow. Each workshop has a different theme or area of specialism i.e. Blue sky and cloud; reflections, snow scenes; winter trees; sunsets; cottages and perspective; beaches and breakers, etc...
This course explores the history of several communities within Pembrokeshire and their development from their earliest times to modern day. St Davids, Llawhaden, Narberth and Haverfordwest.
An exploration of the military religious orders set up during the medieval period and the role they played in the crusades.
This course aims to help learners understand aspects of local history, how to research and report on historical themes and understand the context of local historical studies. This course will cover aspects of local history from the Romans, Saxons and Normans, through to the Tudors and Stuarts, and the effects of the industrial revolution on the area.
A relaxing way to increase your activity in a safe and social environment.
Basic introduction to techniques for use within the family only. Techniques to include back, neck, shoulders, arms, scalp and face massage. Use of selected aromatherapy oils for scalp and face massage.
The course aims to teach students safe methods of the practice of Indian Head Massage for use within the family only. Techniques include back, neck, shoulders, arms, scalp and face massage. Use of selected aromatherapy oils for scalp and face massage. History, benefits, contraindications of Indian Head Massage. Techniques demonstrated by the tutor followed by practice sessions in twos. Theory in the morning and practical work in the afternoon. The cost of study notes, base oil (grapeseed) and lavender essential oil, for use during the session, are included in the price of this course. This is a basic introduction to techniques for use within the family only. Information on further study will be available on the course.
Introduction to Interior Design through mood boards.
How to get the most out of your iPad. This course covers essential tasks: emailing, browsing the web with Safari, getting around town, taking notes, shooting photos, watching videos, and listening to music. Plus, discover how to extend the functionality of your iPad by installing one of the 1+ million apps available in the Apple App Store.
This course aims to give students a basic understanding of the structure of the language and to enable them to use the language in a number of everyday situations. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language.
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.
This course aims to develop student’s understanding of the Italian 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.
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
This course aims to continue developing language skills and improve fluency and comprehension in an open and friendly atmosphere. Students should have studied the language for a minimum of 5-6 years.
Students will be learning techniques to create a variety of jewellery.
This course aims for students to communicate more easily in their everyday life and with greater confidence. It includes basic rules, ways to maximise communication in certain circumstances, recognition of homophonous words & speech movements and knowledge of environmental aids.
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.
Dyma gwrs ar gyfer y bobl hynny nad ydynt erioed wedi defnyddio cyfrifiadur o’r blaen, ond a hoffai roi cynnig arni. Nod y cwrs yw meithrin rhai o’r sgiliau sylfaenol sydd eu hangen i ddechrau defnyddio cyfrifiadur a llechen. Mae’n gwrs i ddechreuwyr pur sydd am ddysgu wrth eu pwysau mewn awyrgylch cyfeillgar, ymlaciol. Achrediad ar gael. This course is going to be taught through the medium of Welsh - Cwrs trwy gyfrwng yr iaith Gymraeg fydd hwn.
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.
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.
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.
This class is aimed at learners who are very low in confidence and /or skills. It provides a safe learning environment for learners who may fear returning to learn.
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.
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
This course is a follow on course to the introductory course Photoshop Elements - introduction and aims to teach you more advanced techniques
Pilates improves posture, tones the body and improves flexibility. This is a gentle form of exercise working on the central core of the body.
Would you like to feel more flexible? Would you like to improve posture, balance and co-ordination and improve strength in your back and abdominal muscles? 'Stretch & Flex' is a gentle low-impact Pilates-based class for all age-groups using focussed breathing techniques to support the exercises; this brings the added benefit of increased lung capacity, increased body-awareness and lowering of stress levels.
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.
To develop simple techniques of print making without a press to include monoprint, card, screenprint, lino and collagraph.
Shore based course in Seamanship, Navigation & Meteorology to help you to become more competent and safer at sea. Involves 40 hours teaching time plus time for the final invigilated papers. RYA Day Skipper shorebased certificate.
The aim of this course is to help students become more competent and safer at sea. The syllabus, which is the same for power and is set out in RYA booklets G15/98 (sail) and G18/98 (power). RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster Offshore - Shorebased certificate.
Learn the techniques involved in creating pieces of craft on a large or small scale using buttons or/and scrabble pieces. The finished items can be used to decorate the home, be given as gifts or created for sale.
This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and can cover making clothes, dealing with patterns, making alterations, curtains and cushions.
Learn to paint on fabrics including silk
There is nothing quite like singing to lift the spirits and spread a little happiness! This group will come together once a fortnight in a safe and social setting.
For those who would like to improve their skills in communication or maths and gain an Agored Cymru qualification or WJEC qualification.
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.
Learn how to use social networking to promote your business. Use Facebook and Twitter to interact with your customers. PRE REQUISITE: Should have a basic understanding of Facebook
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
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
This course is aimed at those who have studied the language for 2-3 years and wish to practise their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in the language at a higher level
For learners who have studied Spanish to GCSE standard
To design and make stained glass. Material costs are additional.
To design and make stained glass. Material costs are additional.
This is a form of Chinese exercise which promotes breathing, relaxation, co-ordination and internal strength. It will help you deal with life's ups and downs.
This form of chinese exercise helps to promote breathing, relaxation, co-ordination and internal strength.
To encourage students to develop their skills on a certain project.
Use technology to monitor your fitness and develop skills online to improve your well being. Technology supplied.
This course will look at how to get started with the tablet, how to download and use apps, books, games, browse the web, check and write emails. This course covers how to protect privacy and other security features.
This course will cover taking photos and movies using the built in camera. You will learn how to edit your photos using the built in tablet features such as crop, rotate and enhance and how to delete unwanted photos and movies. You will also be shown how to search and download various creative apps and apply different effects to your photos as well as creating a collage of photos using images, backgrounds, borders and text. The course will also cover how to share your photos, movies and your creative works of art and look at options for printing.
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.
Introduction to willow weaving techniques.
Willow basketry - specifically making decorations for Christmas
Create your own plant support.
Learn about the new features in Windows 10
This workshop should help you get a better understanding of what kind of computer you need (laptop, desktop, netbook, tablet). Explain all the components of the computer for you and make it easier to decide what you want, need and which elements to prioritize. List the best ways to buy and set up the new pc, and how to get best value. That way, you’ll be better equipped to get the right computer for you, and to avoid spending any more money than you must.
Have you ever wondered what it means when someone talks about “the cloud” This workshop will introduce you to Cloud computing and show you how to save your work to an area which enables you to save and share your files and images easily.
This workshop will help you to get your computer organised. You will learn how to create folders and how to move files into folders so that documents and images are easy to find. You will also learn how to rename files to help with this.
Do you have concerns about using the internet? Have you got a computer but are a worried about being safe online? Maybe you have a new tablet (maybe an iPad) and want to use it safely. These are the sort of questions that a responsible computer user would ask. This workshop will introduce some of the ways in which you can keep yourself safer online.
Not everyone has a desktop publishing programme to enable them to create their promotional materials. This workshop will show you how to use Microsoft Word to produce posters and flyers.
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.
An easy going introduction to Yoga, from a seated position. A good way to unwind but gain suppleness and movement in a safe and social environment. This course is suitable for all levels of fitness. Gain similar de-stress and health benefits of Yoga in a social environment - by sitting on a chair!
Reduce feelings of stress with Yoga and improve positivity and mental wellbeing.
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.