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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 - Life drawing workshop

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 for all beginners

Learn drawing, painting and observation skills.

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.

Button art

Cake decorating

To encourage an interest and enjoyment in working with sugarcraft which is the art of making flowers and modelling figures in sugar to create a variety of interesting projects.

Card making

A general card making class where learners can try out different techniques for card making. There will be an element of choice and learners will be able to try at least three different techniques during the course.

Ceramics at the Potting Shed

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.

Childcare

This course will hellp you understand the importance of play and the role of adults in supporting a child's development.

Christmas crafts and gifts

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

Christmas glass stars and angels

During this course, learn how to make a beautiful Christmas star or angel in stained glass. Choose a festive design and learn how to cut glass, copperfoil the edges and solder copper. At the end of the course you will have produced a decoration to hang in your home or to give as a delightful gift.

Cloud computing

Learn how to save your work to the cloud and then retrieve it using another computer or device - mobile computing! Keep your backups on the cloud - you’re not going to lose that! Make use of the many on-line storage facilities eg: Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox and Apple iCloud.

Collage and sculpture

An inspirational and creative course to develop your own experimental art form which will result in two finished pieces: a collage and a sculpture. Plenty of help and guidance given. No experience necessary just a willingness to play. Beginners to advanced. The course will cover: Collage - Students will be encouraged to explore the qualities and techniques of mark making such as: marbling, printing, spray paints and stencils, image transfer techniques and drawing from observation. The final result will be a collaged based composition developed from the process of these results and the students own ideas to develop further into stage two. Sculpture - Students will experiment with collage making techniques and work on ideas and designs to create an object made from recycled and mixed media materials and work produced from the collages. During the course we will look at contemporary artists such as Mark Hearld and Grayson Perry for inspiration.

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.

Creative writing workshop - Childrens stories

How to write picture story books for babies and toddlers.

Creative writing workshop - Memoirs

Aimed at beginners this course will look at the difference between memoir writing and autobiographies. Exploring memories of childhood places, people and events.

Creative writing workshop - Short story

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.

Creative writing workshop - Travel

Aimed at beginners this course will look at writing about personal experiences of travelling. Travel writing can be a short journey; a day’s outing; an exotic holiday; a short holiday; solo travelling; travelling in a family or group.

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 - 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.

Digital literacy - More skills

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.

Digital literacy - Skills for life

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.

Digital scrapbooking

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.

Dressmaking

This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and shows you how cut patterns, make clothes and undertake alterations.

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.

eBay

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.

eBay 2

This course follows on from the eBay buying and selling course and looks at what to do after your first sale. You will have the opportunity to re-visit any area of eBay that you would find particularly useful. Perhaps you are considering selling a large item on eBay and have questions, or perhaps you would simply like to gain more confidence.

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.

ECDL Advanced - Spreadsheets

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 - Word processing

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.

E-mailing

This is a short course for those who wish to develop e-mailing skills. The course will cover how to create an e-mail account; write and reply to emails; send attachments; download, save, scan for viruses and open attachments such as images and documents; organise e-mails into folders; create an email signature; e-mail security and ways to tell an e-mail is genuine & delete unwanted e-mails.

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.

Facebook

Would you like to know more about using Facebook? Setting up an account, setting your privacy levels and posting text and pictures on your site. Sharing information with friends.

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.

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.

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.

Floral design

Make seasonal decorations

Food safety in catering (CIEH)

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 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 - 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Glass painting

Graham Hadlow watercolour workshop

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...

History - 20th Century

The course will include topics such as World War Two, Russian history and American Presidents from Eisenhower to Obama.

History - Heretics

An exploration of the sects that challenged and changed organised religion during the medieval period

History - Local history

Various aspects of local history as defined in the course description

History - The Celts

This course explores the history of the ancient Celts, their religion, social structure, their place in their times, with relevance to Wales and Pembrokeshire.

History - The history of local communities

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.

History - The Knights of God

An exploration of the military religious orders set up during the medieval period and the role they played in the crusades.

History of Wales

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.

Holiday German

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

Improve your wellbeing with Tai Chi

A relaxing way to increase your activity in a safe and social environment.

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 5-6 years.

Jewellery making with beads

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

Jewellery making workshop

Students will be learning techniques to create a variety of jewellery.

Life writing

Writing is an enjoyable and calming pastime, but can also be an amazing therapeutic tool. This course is all about expressing your thoughts and feelings into words.

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.

Llythrennedd digidol - Camau cyntaf

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.

Making rag rugs

Learn how to recycle your old textiles.

Memories and Keepsakes

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.

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.

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 - Using your compact digital camera

Learning to use the controls on your compact digital camera to take better pictures

Photoshop Elements - introduction

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

Photoshop Elements - more skills

This course is a follow on course to the introductory course Photoshop Elements - introduction and aims to teach you more advanced 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.

Presentation techniques

Tools and tips to deliver that killer presentation, whether it be as part of a job interview or as part of your current role. Support in building confidence in the presenter and developing content.

Print making - introduction

To develop simple techniques of print making without a press to include monoprint, card, screenprint, lino and collagraph.

Relax with Art

Relax and unwind using different art techniques in a safe and social environment.

Report writing

Specific advice and guidance on developing structured and impactive reports, including business case development using the Treasury Green Book Five Case Model.

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.

Scrabble and button art

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.

Sewing Bee - Patterns cushions and clothes

This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and can cover making clothes, dealing with patterns, making alterations, curtains and cushions.

Silk painting

Learn to paint on fabrics including silk

Sing your heart out

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.

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

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

Spanish - 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

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.

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.

Textile design - Introduction

To develop skills to create designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics.

Upholstery

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

Using Fitbits

Use technology to monitor your fitness and develop skills online to improve your well being. Technology supplied.

Using your tablet

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.

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.

Welsh taster course

Taster course

Willow basketry

Introduction to willow weaving techniques.

Willow Christmas decorations

Willow basketry - specifically making decorations for Christmas

Willow plant support

Create your own plant support.

Willow sculptures - Introduction

Introduction to weaving willow sculptures for your garden

Windows 10

Learn about the new features in Windows 10

Word processing using Microsoft Word

Do you want to produce professional documents with minimal effort? Aims to provide skills in making the most of the Microsoft WORD package and allows the user to produce documents of a high quality.

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 - Chair yoga

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 - Unwind with Yoga

Reduce feelings of stress with Yoga and improve positivity and mental wellbeing.

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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