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Art - drawing

Teaches basic techniques of drawing through use of pencil and charcoal. Still life, portraits and landscape. Provides visual stimulation in order to encourage students to observe and develop a personal style.

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.

Art - Life drawing

Starting each session with a series of short poses, followed by longer poses, thereby allowing intense study.

Art - mixed media

To achieve knowledge of enjoyment of painting in any chosen media or a mix of media.

Art - Watercolours intermediate

To further develop skills, ideas and basic watercolour techniques. Some experience of painting in watercolour would be ideal. Looks at other artists, work and still life. Painting from photographs and studies of landscapes.

Art for all

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.

Art workshop

Would you like to develop your artistic skills? Whether you are an experienced artist, a complete beginner or just fancy trying something new, we can help you explore a range of topics. Each of our workshops offers a different theme each time and is taught in a relaxed, friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Belly dancing

To introduce students to a range of belly dance moves. Improves fitness & balance and facilitates creative physical expression.

Book making workshop

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.

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.

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.

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.

Digital employability

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.

Digital literacy - Safety and privacy online

To enable learners to work online in a safe and responsible manner with an awareness of their personal digital footprint.

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.

Dressmaking - intermediate and advanced

For people who have some experience in dressmaking and want to improve their skills with an experienced seamstress to teach new techniques and give advice on new projects.

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 - 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.

ECDL - Word processing software level 1

BCS ITQ level 1 qualification in word processing 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 Word and gain a Level 1 ECDL unit which can contribute to a Level 1 ECDL qualification.

Emergency First Aid

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.

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 - Various levels

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.

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.

Family history using a computer

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.

First aid for parents

Suitable for anyone interested in saving a life. This course will enable participants to act safely, promptly and efficiently in an emergency.

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.

Floral design

Make seasonal decorations

French - 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 French speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language

French - Year 2

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

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

French - Year 4

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.

French - 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.

French conversation - advanced

This course enables learners to maintain their spoken French language skills in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Reading, listening and speaking skills will be developed through topic based activities and discussion of current affairs, literature and French culture. This course is suitable for those who are already reasonably fluent in the language.

Furniture restoration for beginners

How to reconstruct furniture. Learn how to use tools effectively. Cleaning & polishing furniture. How to follow plans and make cutting lists. How to mark joints correctly.

GCSE English language - WJEC

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

GCSE Mathematics - GCSE Numeracy

Update your mathematical knowledge and gain the numeracy skills required to sit either your GCSE Mathematics OR GCSE Numeracy 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 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 German speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language

German - 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

History - Serving the Raj

The course will explore the growth of British powers and India and the rise of Indian nationalism 1800-1947 resulting in Independence.

Holiday French

This course aims to give learners essential survival skills in the language needed to enjoy and make the most of a stay in a French 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

Holiday Italian

This course aims to give learners essential survival skills in the language needed to enjoy and make the most of a stay in an Italian 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

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

Interior Design

Introduction to Interior Design through mood boards.

iPad - introduction

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.

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.

Italian - 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 an Italian speaking country. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language.

Italian - Year 2

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.

Italian - 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

Italian - Year 6

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 4-5 years.

Jewellery making with beads

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

Let’s get digital - computer taster

Come along and find out how digital devices can enhance your life. This course will introduce you to computers, tablets and iPads. It will also give you a brief introduction to using the Internet and basic word processing skills. This course is ideal to give you a taste of what can be done. No computer experience necessary.

Lip reading

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.

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.

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.

Mosaics - Create and design

To learn the art of mosaic for indoor and outdoor applications. The course covers both the design process and practical aspects of mosaic work. The mosaic process will begin first with the idea and type of mosaic, then proceed through design, planning, preparing the surface, applying the tiles, glass or stone and the finished work.

Numeracy (Application of number)

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.

Nurture Group - Skills for Life

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.

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.

Pilates - Stretch and flex

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.

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.

RYA Day Skipper

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.

RYA Yacht Master

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.

Sewing workshop

An enjoyable day focusing on a chosen topic.

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.

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

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 - 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.

Tai chi

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.

Tai Chi - Advanced

This form of chinese exercise helps to promote breathing, relaxation, co-ordination and internal strength.

Upholstery

To encourage students to develop their skills on a certain project.

Using your tablet creatively

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.

Vocal health in the workplace

This five-week taster course will give you a basic grounding in using your voice safely and effectively in the workplace.

Welsh - Canolradd 1

An intermediate course for learners who have completed Entry and Foundation levels, two hours a week for thirty weeks. The emphasis is still on speaking, but a little more writing, reading and listening is introduced. Material £17.45.

Welsh - Canolradd 2

Second year of the Intermediate course, meeting two hours a week for thirty weeks. The emphasis is still on speaking, but a little more writing, reading and listening is introduced. You should feel comfortable holding a conversation on everyday topics by the end of this level. WJEC accreditation available. Material £17.45

Welsh - Mynediad 1

A first year course for beginners, two hours a week for thirty weeks. The emphasis is very much on conversational Welsh. Discussing personal details and past events are among the topics covered. Material £17.45

Welsh - Mynediad 2

A second year course for beginners, two hours a week for thirty weeks. The emphasis is very much on conversational Welsh. Discussing personal details and past events are among the topics covered. WJEC accreditation available. Material £17.45

Welsh - Mynediad Combi

A 180 hour, 3 hours a week combination course for beginners, consisting of one 3 hour session a week in the classroom and 3 hours self study. Internet access required. WJEC accreditation available. Material £20

Welsh - Mynediad Dwys

A 120 hour specially designed beginners course that meets for 4 hours a week for 30 weeks. WJEC accreditation available.

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 1

A course for learners who have completed Entry level. Meets for two hours a week for thirty weeks to expand on your speaking skills. Family, work and hobbies are among the topics covered. Material £17.45

Welsh - Sylfaen 2

Second year of the Foundation / Sylfaen course, meets two hours a week for thirty weeks to expand further on your speaking skills. Family, work and hobbies are among the topics covered. WJEC accreditation available. Material £17.45

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

Welsh - Sylfaen Dwys

This 120-hour intensive course meets for 4 hours per week over 30 weeks. Material £20

Welsh - Uwch 1 Bl.1

30 week, 2 hours a week course focussing on oral skills, use of media and attention to writing. Suitable for those who have completed the Canolradd course. Material £20

Welsh - Uwch 1 Bl.2

A 30 week, 2 hours a week course at advanced level, suitable for those who have completed the Uwch 1 Bl.1 course. Material £20

Welsh - Uwch 2 Bl.1

A 30 week, 2 hours a week course at advanced level, suitable for those who have completed the Uwch 1 Bl.1 course. Material £10

Welsh day course - Uwch

A day course for students following Uwch (Advanced) courses. The day will consist of 3 teaching sessions over a period of 4 hours, reinforcing and extending language skills learnt on their course. Students will usually receive tuition from different tutors to their normal class.

Welsh day course - Welsh for the family Mynediad 1

Day course for beginners to reinforce the learning done in our normal once a week classes. The day will consist of three teaching sessions over a period of 4 hours. Students will be able to practice their Welsh with other students from other classes across the county. During the day course the students will receive tuition from different tutors to their normal class.

Welsh day course Foundation 2 - Sylfaen 2

Day course for students following the 2nd year foundation course (Sylfaen). The day will consist of 3 teaching sessions over a period of 4 hours reinforcing what the student has learnt in the class. In the Spring term the day course will concentrate on preparing the students for the Sylfaen examination. During the day course the students will receive tuition from different tutors to their normal class.

Welsh day course Intermediate 1 - Canolradd 1

Day course for students following the 1st year Canolradd course (Intermediate). The day will consist of 3 teaching sessions over a period of 4 hours reinforcing what the student has learnt in the class. Students will be able to practice their Welsh with other students from all over the county. During the day course the students will receive tuition from different tutors to their normal class.

Welsh for the Family - Mynediad 1

A first year course for beginners, two hours a week for thirty weeks. This course will help you learn Welsh with children in the family or in work. The emphasis is on learning words and phrases that you can use with children right from the start. Material £15.95

Welsh for the Family - Mynediad 2

A second year course for beginners, two hours a week for thirty weeks. The emphasis is very much on conversational Welsh to use in the family or with other children. Discussing personal details and past events are among the topics covered. WJEC accreditation available. Material £15.95

Willow basketry

Introduction to willow weaving techniques.

Willow garden structures

Make your own garden plant supports using willow e.g. obelisks, trellis

Willow sculptures - Introduction

Introduction to weaving willow sculptures for your garden

Windows 10

Learn about the new features in Windows 10

WordPress

Learn how to build a website or blog in WordPress. WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) and the world’s leading web publishing tool. It is used in over 65 million websites and allows you to set up, build and manage professionally looking websites easily with the added bonus of being free. It is very easy to use and allows you to easily update your website from your internet browser as well as achieving good placement in the leading search engines such as Google.

Workshop - Computing

An enjoyable session focusing on a chosen topic within IT.

Workshop - Creative and performance skills

An enjoyable day focusing on a chosen topic.

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 - Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa yoga is a modern style of yoga. Vinyasa means flow, so each pose flows into the next.. There is an emphasis on the movement and flow between poses which requires the practitioner to focus inward, while synchronizing breath and movement. Yoga gradually builds strength, flexibility, balance and will aid sleep, and digestion. These are just a few of the many benefits.

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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