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Aromatherapy theory - Scents and Sensibility

Looking at the history of essential oils; ethicality in their production today; their chemistry and what is in them; how they affect our bodies; safety and safe practices; what is right for you as an individual and for your specific needs; uses around the home and more.

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 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.

Basic digital photography

Ideal for people who have bought a digital camera and would like to learn the basics. This beginners course teaches the many basic technical aspects of digital photography, including camera modes, focal length, composition rules, white balance and finding your way around the menus. The course will then cover uploading your images to the computer. There are no formal entry requirements for this course. You must have access to a digital camera for the course

Button art

Button art

Christmas crafts and gifts

Create a variety of Christmas crafts. Use various natural and recycled materials to create original Christmas decorations and gifts.

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

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 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.

Geology - World and local geology

To give participants a general appreciation of the story of our planet through an understanding of the rocks and fossils of Pembrokeshire.

Irish - 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 in a number of everyday situations. 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.

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

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.

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 - intermediate camera course

This is an ideal progression course from the beginners digital photography course or someone that has an SLR camera and wants to progress to the manual modes. You need to have access to a mirrorless or SLR camera. The course will cover the following: digital camera settings and functions such as metering, file format - RAW and JPEG files, shutter speeds, aperture, lenses, white balance, IS, exposure compensation and the effects of light and how to utilise it. The course is designed to be practical and hands on. This course is not recommended for complete beginners. There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Your camera must have manual functions in order to participate in the things covered on the course

Photography - Taking better pictures for beginners

This course is aimed at beginners and is designed to give students a comprehensive overview of basic photography, covering the basic elements of photography from lighting to composition. Learners must have their own DSLR camera and compatible memory cards. During course iPads may be required for further processing images - please discuss this with the tutor in your first lesson.

Singing - Find your voice - Have fun singing

Encourage individuals to ‘find’ their voice within a fun singing group. Learn popular songs from all styles and genres.

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.

Using your tablet - introduction

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.

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.

Workshop - Alternatives to Photoshop

This workshop will show you how to edit and enhance your photos using Pixlr which is free software available on a PC or tablet.

Workshop - Cloud computing

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.

Workshop - Creating newsletters

This workshop will show you how to produce a newsletter without using Microsoft Publisher

Workshop - Files and folders

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.

Workshop - Microsoft Outlook

This workshop will explore how to make better use of Microsoft Outlook and will cover how to use the calendar and create contacts and distribution lists as well as creating folders to organise your emails.

Workshop - Spreadsheets for treasurers

This workshop will show you how to set up a worksheet to help keep track of your annual accounts. (Microsoft Excel)

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 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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