67 courses found
For those with additional learning needs, to develop communication and numeracy skills and help learners meet their full potential.
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.
Finding a language through which you can express yourself, through the process of painting.
Starting with the local landscape as a beginning and focal point, developing work from observation initially to something which has personal, symbolic and expressive meaning. We will also look at abstraction, working intuitively, mark making, material, stretching paper, and stretching canvas on a stretcher.
Starting each session with a series of short poses, followed by longer poses, thereby allowing intense study.
To achieve the knowledge and skills of working with mixed media to create a piece of art.
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 basic painting techniques required to paint birds, flowers and landscapes.
Examining history as a mix of fact and fiction.
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.
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.
Suitable for those already working or for those preparing to work. It is also suitable for those who have responsibility to provide basic first aid in voluntary and community activities. 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.
A Level 3 Award is available on successful completion of this course.
Learners are required to be 16 or over.
QA Level 3 award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. Some of the topics covered will be CPR; choking; seizures; minor injuries; bleeding
Course provides support for students wishing to pass their driving theory
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.
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.
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. Accreditation available. To join a class we need to talk to you first. Ring FREEPHONE 0808 100 3302.
A ten week course focused on creative writing with embedded Essential Skills. Learners will learn about the art of creative writing and aim to produce creative writing of their own.
Individual workshop to learn to arrange flowers with a specific themes i.e. Weddings; a walk on the beach with flowers; Christmas; Easter; Spring; Summer, etc.. Cost of materials are additional
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.
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 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.
At a gentle pace and in the Indian tradition we will learn relaxation, yoga asanas and yogic breathing (pranayma).
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...
Introduction to playing the guitar for complete beginners.
For those that have completed the beginners course, this course will build on the skills already acquired.
This ten week course explores some of the most dramatic uprisings in British and Welsh history, such as the Peasant’s Revolt of 1381, the 16th century Pilgrimage of Grace, the Merthyr and Newport Risings of 1831 and 1839, the Rebecca riots and more. What prompted these outbreaks, who was involved and did they achieve their hoped-for aims?
A ten week course that explores the rise of the Hapsburgs, their growing influence in the medieval world, their domination of central Europe and the reasons for their eventual downfall. As well as their establishment of a mighty empire, the course also dips into the personal stories of some of those who wore the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire.
This course teaches the history of the Welsh - which is older and geographically broader than the history of the country we call Wales. The course is taught in English although the tutor is a Welsh speaker.
The International Certification of Digital Literacy (ICDL) 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 ICDL certificate is awarded. Depending on modules taken, there are different qualifications available.
Unlock the secrets of the human mind with this captivating Introduction to Psychology course. If you’ve ever wondered why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, this is the perfect opportunity to delve into the fascinating realm of Psychology.
This course goes beyond theory, equipping you with practical tools and skills that can be applied to various aspects of your life. Whether you’re interested in improving your relationships, enhancing your communication skills, or making informed decisions, the principles of Psychology will empower you to better understand yourself and others.
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 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.
Learn how to make your own cover and signatures to create a book for your thoughts, memories and keepsakes. Learn the techniques used to create pockets, tucks and fold-outs to personalise your journal/memory book making it unique to you. These techniques can also be used for scrapbooking and photo albums. A relaxing way to be creative and a great way to keep those little mementos we all have.
This course is for those who wish to learn about oil painting landscapes.
Subjects covered include: materials, preparing the paper, masses, values, light & shadow, atmospheric perspective, colour theory, composition.
This course is for those who wish to learn about oil painting portraits..
Subjects covered include: materials, preparing the paper, drawing the human head, tonal masses, monochromatic underpainting, layering, colour zones of the face, limited palette, warm and cool, individual features.
Come & explore the various techniques including block printing, lino-printing & mono-printing. Try your hand at creating your own designs through mark making & have fun! Beginners welcome but open to more advanced to share creative inspiration!
Learn how to make sewing fun, don't be afraid of your sewing machine & feel the benefits of repairing your favourite clothes. Did you know that repairing your garments by hand can be really therapeutic? The techniques of invisible & visible repairing (Sashiko) will be explored.
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.
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 2016 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 accredited qualification is ideal for those working in or preparing to work in any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. It is a requirement for anyone who wishes to hold a personal licence. This qualification covers the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003 and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence. Subjects covered include purpose and period of validity of a personal licence, the application process and legal duties of a personal licence and licensing law.
Ideal for people who have completed the ‘Photography - A focus on beginners’ course or for people who are already familiar with the basic elements of photography, lighting, composition and camera menus. This course is the next step in developing further photographic skills. The course focusses on taking better pictures and learning more about composition. Learners must have their own digital camera and compatible memory cards.
This course is an introduction to using Photoshop Elements and is suitable for those who have not worked with images before
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.
Encourage individuals to ‘find’ their voice within a fun singing group. Learn popular songs from all styles and genres.
Find your voice - have fun singing.
This class is designed to encourage individuals to ‘find’ their voice within a fun singing group. Learn popular songs from all styles and genres using lyrics sheets - no requirement to read music
Challenge yourself to sing in harmony from musical notation in a fun and relaxed environment. Join other singers learning to sing in harmony from music - notated score.
For those who would like to improve their skills in communication or maths and gain an Agored Cymru qualification or WJEC qualification.
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
For learners who have studied Spanish to GCSE standard
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.
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. This course is suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of the language
To learn simple ukulele tunes.
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.
Willow Basketry courses provide an introduction to the basic techniques of basket making. Once students have made a round basket, they can progressively work their way through to more complex bases and weaves. Usually two baskets will be made during a 4 or 5 week course. Students that attend further courses can progress to shopping baskets and log baskets, then venturing into oval baskets and square work.
Suitable for beginners and improvers, these courses are very popular, whether you just want to attend one series or several. All willow is provided, much of it grown locally in Pembrokeshire.
Students need to bring some basic tools: a good pair of secateurs, a water spray bottle, a good knife (advice given on first session), a bodkin or similar, and a weight or stone (an old iron is very suitable, or beach stone weighing 1-2kg).
Materials are charged by amount of willow used; usually between £6 - £10 per basket.
Create your own plant support.
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!
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.
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.