13 courses found
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.
The aim of the course is to introduce 'Scratch' and to teach the fundamentals of programming through good programming practices. The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today's society. 'Scratch' is a programming language which has been designed with learning and education in mind. Originally designed for pupils from ages 8 - 16, people of all ages are using 'Scratch' to program interactive stories, games and animations.
The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn computer programming through fun, practical projects. The Raspberry Pi plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable device that enables people of all ages to explore computing and learn how to program in languages such as 'Scratch'. It's capable of doing everything you'd expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games.
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.
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.
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.
Suitable for those who have completed level 1 courses or are looking to improve their IT skills. This course covers mail merge, spreadsheet functions, database queries & reports, presentations and advanced e-mail features using the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of programs 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.
Learn drawing skills and ink techniques using pen, quill and Japanese brush
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.
This course is a follow on course to the introductory course Photoshop Elements - introduction and aims to teach you more advanced techniques
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.
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.