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Getting Started English

Interested? An Introduction The course is designed for adult learners who want to: Improve their English skills (Entry Levels to Level 2) Develop study skills Build confidence in verbal and written communication key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance: one 2 and...

English (Accredited)

Interested? An Introduction The course is designed for adult learners who want to either: Improve their English skills (Entry Levels to Level 2) Achieve accreditation for their existing skills Work towards the recognised equivalent of GCSE  The programme will be...

Getting Started Maths

Interested? An Introduction The course is designed for adult learners who want to either: Improve their maths skills (Entry Levels to Level 2) Develop study skills Build confidence with numbers key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance: one 2 and half hour session...

Maths (Accredited)

Interested? An Introduction The course is designed for adult learners who want to either: Improve their maths skills (Entry Levels to Level 2) Achieve accreditation for their existing skills Work towards the recognised equivalent of GCSE The programme will be designed...

CACHE L1 Certificate

Interested? An Introduction A two term course for learners with little or no experience of childcare, who are thinking of a career in Primary, Secondary or a Special School setting.  This L1 qualification is a good introduction to childcare and will give a good...

CACHE L2 Certificate

Interested? An Introduction A full year course for learners with little or no experience of childcare, who would like to work in a Primary, Secondary or Special School setting.  This L2 qualification is the industry standard to work in a supervised role.  This course...

Include IT Mersey

Interested? An Introduction A 12 week course for those with little or no experience of computers.  The course is primarily aimed at those over 45 who are looking for work but find that a lack of digital skills is holding them back.  Throughout the course you will...

IT Basics – Learn My Way

Interested? An Introduction A 5 week course for beginners to build confidence in using a computer. .key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week. Topics Covered: You will work on an internet based programme (Learn My Way), with support...

Keyboarding Skills

Interested? An Introduction A 10 week course designed to introduce learners to the basics of using a computer. key information Duration: 11 weeks Attendance: One 2.5 hour session per week.   Topics Covered: Switching a computer on and off ( Logging on & off)...

First Steps Computers

Interested? An Introduction This is an introductory two term course for learners who are interested in developing or setting up their own business. This is a good grounding for developing your own business plan and marketing approaches to launch or expand your...

Next Steps Computers

Interested? An Introduction A 10 week course for those with experience of a range of Microsoft packages.  You will be able to develop your knowledge and gain a recognised qualification. key information Duration:11 weeks Attendance: One 2.5 hour session per week....

Level 1 ICT course

Interested? An Introduction A 12 week course for those with experience of a range of Microsoft packages.  You will be able to develop your knowledge and gain a recognised qualificationkey information Duration: 15 weeks Attendance:One 2.5 hour session per week. Topics...

Level 2 ICT course

Interested? An Introduction A 12 week course for those with experience of a range of Microsoft packages.  You will be able to develop your knowledge and gain a recognised qualification.key information Duration: 12 weeks Attendance: One 2.5 hour session per week....

First Steps to Employability Skills

Interested? An Introduction This is an accredited course assessed by a portfolio of evidence built up in the classroom. key information Duration: 3 weeks Attendance: 5 days per week . Topics Covered: Accredited Units Planning for progression Career planning and making...

Employability Skills

Interested? An Introduction This is an accredited course assessed by a portfolio of evidence built up in the classroom. key information Duration: 3 weeks Attendance: 3 days per week Topics Covered: Accredited Units Planning for progression Career planning and making...

Introduction to Construction

Interested? An IntroductionThis is a course suited to individuals who want to work in construction.  It is an accredited course assessed by a portfolio of evidence built up in the classroom. In addition learners will also cover skills needed to prepare for the CSC...

Introduction to Contact Centre Operations

Interested? An Introduction This is an accredited course assessed by a portfolio of evidence built up in the classroom. In addition learners will develop the skills needed to successfully find and secure employment in the Contact Centre/Call Centre industry.key...

Becoming more Active and Healthy

Interested? key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance:One 2 hour session per week You will need to complete an induction form prior to the course start date. Level:For beginners or for a refresher Topics Covered: The social and emotional benefits of exercise Total...

Business Planning & Marketing

This is an introductory two term course for learners who are interested in developing or setting up their own business. This is a good grounding for developing your own business plan and marketing approaches to launch or expand your business.

Confidence building & self esteem

Interested? An Introduction A fun and relaxed 5 week course for those who would like to increase their confidence and self-esteem. key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week Level: No qualifications are required Topics Covered: The...

Creative Relaxation

Interested? An Introduction In this short relaxed course you will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy your creative side and to develop your artistic skills. No previous experience is needed. This course aims to improving wellbeing through creative activities...

Stress Management

Interested? An Introduction An informative and relaxed 5 week course for those who would like to discover ways in which to manage their stress more effectively and develop confidence and positive self-belief. key information Duration: 5 weeks Attendance: one 2 hour...

Art for Pleasure: Drawing

Interested? key information Duration:11 weeks Attendance: One 2.5 hour session per week. Topics Covered: Developing skills in creating colour and texture in art Discovering the properties of watercolour and acrylic paints Using various painting tools and techniques...

Art for Pleasure: Painting

Interested? key information Duration: 10 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week Level: For beginners and intermediates  Topics Covered: Developing skills in creating colour and texture in art Discovering the properties of watercolour and acrylic paints Using...

Art for Pleasure: Mixed Media

Interested? key information Duration: 10 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week Level: For beginners and intermediates Topics Covered: Developing skills in creating colour, texture and form Discovering the properties of art media including watercolour and...

Basic Sewing

Interested? An Introduction A 10 week course for those with no prior knowledge of garment construction. .key information Duration:10 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week. Topics Covered: Tools and equipment used in basic garment construction Fabrics and...

Level 1 Award/certificate in Fashion

Interested? An Introduction This excellent and creative course is a flexible approach depending on whether you would like to achieve an award or the certificate. Each unit will take a term and the full Qualification takes a year. If you wish to gain the certificate...

Garment Construction

Interested? An Introduction A 10 week course for those with no prior knowledge of garment construction.key information Duration: 10 weeks Attendance: One 2 hour session per week Topics Covered: File management using Windows Explorer Understanding of the file structure...

Introduction to Counselling

Interested? An Introduction This is an introductory two term course for learners who are interested in developing a career in counselling or just improve their communication skills with others. This is a good grounding for further pursuing counselling qualification...

Introduction to Soft Furnishing

Interested? An Introduction All materials will be provided, however at various points during the course you may need to bring small items to support your learning but you will be given plenty of notice if this is the case. To attend this course you must: Be able to...