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54 courses found

Additional Learning Needs

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

Art - Life drawing

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

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.

Crochet

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.

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 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.

Felt making

To start as a beginner to learn the process of felt-making and progress through various techniques to produce pieces of textile art and craft. Techniques will include Wet felting, Needle felting and Nuno felting. An opportunity to learn the skills for felt making.

Food Allergen Management for Caterers

This qualification covers: the different roles in ensuring that food ingredients and allergens are effectively managed; common allergens and intolerances; procedures relating to the accurate communication of ingredient information, from supplier to consumer; hygiene considerations with regard to allergen and ingredient control; and procedures relating to the control of contamination and cross-contamination of allergenic ingredients.

Food safety in catering

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.

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

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 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 2

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

Graham Hadlow watercolour demonstration

Following a chosen theme, local watercolour artist Graham Hadlow, will provide a step by step demonstration and running commentary describing the techniques he is using and offering guidance on materials to use. The session is a demonstration and is therefore suitable for all abilities. Whilst attendees will not be able to actively paint during these sessions, they are welcome to bring a notepad and pen to take notes.

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 - 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.

Holiday French

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

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

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.

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.

Italian for beginners

This initial course aims to develop the first basic language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing Italian. The course will cover greetings, introductions, ordering food and drink, free time activities, likes and dislikes, etc.

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.

Photography - 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 for business

This is a short course which will look at how to use Social Media in a positive way to promote your business - it will cover tips for Facebook and Instagram

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

Stained glass

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

Substance Misuse Awareness

Subjects covered on this course include types of substance misuse, signs, symptoms and their effects. The reasons people misuse substances, misleading signs and symptoms, the effects on society, and gaining support and advice.

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.

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 basketry - Beginners

Making a basket with integral handles. Week 1 - Making bases Week 2 - Staking up and the 3 rod Wale Week 3 - French Randing Week 4 - the Border and the handle Willow packs for each basket £10 each, fully prepared, to be dropped off 3 days in advance

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 beginners

Yoga comes from the Sanskrit word meaning to unite and therefore implies perfect harmony of body, mind and spirit. This course is suitable for beginners and aims to gain the knowledge of yoga and fitness and brings with it many benefits i.e. increased energy, improved health, improved muscular co-ordination, toning and strength, improved digestion, increased flexibility, increased confidence and aids relaxation whilst restoring the body's overall equilibrium.

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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