Courses to build life skills

Learn life skills with the largest charitable provider of adult education in England and Scotland. Adult learning isn鈥檛 like school. Everyone belongs at the 澳门六合彩app. You鈥檒l get meaningful, and tailored support, so you can reach your full potential. Our classes are friendly and fun, designed for adults like you. We won鈥檛 talk down to you and you鈥檒l learn skills that you鈥檒l use in everyday life.

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What are life skills?

Simply put, they are skills that make everyday life easier. Life skills include cooking, budgeting, communicating with others, health, well-being and managing emotions. Sometimes this means learning new things, and sometimes it means building on things you already know.

Sometimes adulting can be hard. These courses can help make it feel just that bit easier, make you feel more independent and empower you to face the future ahead.

Small steps to larger goals

You don鈥檛 have to have big goals in mind. Just take small steps towards boosting your skills and improving your wellbeing. Whether it is learning to budget better or cook healthier food. Building your confidence or gaining independence. There is a course for you.

When you study with us, you will:

  • Build your confidence
  • Learn new life skills
  • Improve your everyday life and wellbeing

Take a look at our great range of courses and start making a positive change today.

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Personal Development: Preparing for the Driving Theory Test (part 2)

Do you have an overseas driving licence? Are you preparing to take the driving theory test? Or interested in starting to learn to drive in the UK? This is the 2nd part of a two-part course and if you have enrolled onto part 1 then its recommended you enrol onto part 2. This course is for you if you have some experience of driving in the UK or abroad. You are equally welcome to join if you want to learn more about preparing to drive in the UK if you have limited driving experience. Our course is friendly and a safe environment to ask questions. You will help each other to practice through informal activities and discussions, helping you to develop your understanding.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 13/06/2024 -
Thu 11/07/2024
Times:
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Nadia Belmajdoub
Course code:
Q00014209
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
3 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢37.00

Holistic therapy: Indian head massage with Aromatherapy

Welcome to your FREE 4-week course all about Indian head massage. Where you will learn about the history, origin, and principles behind Indian head massage. We will explore the benefits to Indian Head massage, the techniques and precautions that are taken when performing the treatment. This course is for beginners who have never tried the treatment before. But if you do have a little experience, please do enrol as with all beauty & holistic treatments the learning is endless. You will be mainly taught through practical activities where you will observe the tutors鈥 demonstrations and practice the techniques on each other. Theory will consist of handouts or note taking, whichever suits you.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 13/06/2024 -
Thu 04/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
The Cornforth Partnership (Ferryhill)
68-70 High Street
West Cornforth
Ferryhill
DL17 9HS
Tutor:
Lesley McDonald
Course code:
Q00015249
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Confidence to Learn

Would you like to learn new skills or change jobs? It can be hard to get back into learning after a long break. This confidence training will prepare you to feel comfortable stepping back into the classroom. This short course can help you bridge the gaps in your confidence and overcome the obstacles standing in your way to get back into learning. The objective of this course is to get you into a positive mindset to achieve your goals. You will practise a variety of confidence-building exercises to help that mindset shift come from within.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 14/06/2024 -
Fri 14/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 11:30am
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Easington Lane Community Access Point
Easington Lane
Houghton - le- Spring
DH5 0LE
Tutor:
Nadia Belmajdoub
Course code:
Q00016791
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Saving Money & Being Sustainable

Nowadays there are many ways to be green and consume responsibly. From reducing buying habits to repurposing and recycling things we no longer need, it鈥檚 never been easier to adopt sustainable habits. And the good news is that sustainable practices help you save money, too. This sustainable finance course introduces you to money-saving tactics that align with green agendas. Being sustainable is about recycling, reducing, reusing, and generally consuming less. This course is ideal for you if you want to learn nifty ways to save money whilst helping the environment.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 14/06/2024 -
Fri 14/06/2024
Times:
11:30am - 1:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Easington Lane Community Access Point
Easington Lane
Houghton - le- Spring
DH5 0LE
Tutor:
Nadia Belmajdoub
Course code:
Q00016804
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

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Membership Information

Duration:
12 months
Fee:
澳门六合彩app Membership

Seated Yoga

This is a follow on from the intermediate seated yoga class. If you are new to the class, do not worry as the teacher will differentiate the poses to ensure all students can engage in the session. During this relaxed and friendly short course, you will learn accessible extended seated yoga techniques and embed breathing techniques and a mediation into your practice. Learn a series of seated yoga techniques to stretch and tone your body using tin cans as weight bearing to strengthen the muscles. It would be useful to bring a yoga strap.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 17/06/2024 -
Mon 29/07/2024
Times:
9:00am - 10:30am
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00016476
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢38.85

Maths for the Care Sector - Multiply

Here at the 澳门六合彩app we believe in bringing education within reach of everyone Our maths course is designed to give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the essential numeracy skills they need to succeed at any age. We want to help people to improve their ability to understand and use maths in daily life. This Maths for the care course is an opportunity to learn new skills to support you no matter what role you play in work. You will be able to understand how to use new maths skills to support with your children's homework, along with managing finances and supporting you in your career progression.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 17/06/2024 -
Tue 25/06/2024
Times:
2:15pm - 5:15pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Ekta Vishrolia
Course code:
Q00017099
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢44.40

Care 2: Try Seated Yoga

Would you like to keep fitter and become more flexible in the comfort of your own home? Join me in this relaxed and friendly seated yoga class that combines Pilates and yoga together, designed for all skill levels, ages and abilities. The benefits of this class include relief from back pain, reduction in stress and improved sleeping patterns. Did you know that regular yoga practice can support healing even if you are recovering from an illness?

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 19/06/2024
Times:
11:30am - 1:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00014613
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available

Improve Your Maths in Everyday Activities (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It鈥檚 ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn鈥檛 achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:30pm
Duration:
9 sessions
Location:
Cayley Primary School (London)
Aston St
London
E14 7NG
Tutor:
Elena Hawkins
Course code:
Q00014174
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Textiles and Fashion: Advanced Sewing Projects. (Multiply)

Discover the wonderful world of numeracy through sewing and advanced sewing projects. It will help you to develop you numeracy skills in textile and advanced sewing. This course is suitable for those who have completed intermediate sewing courses and are familiar with existing sewing skills. Develop your skills further to advanced level by sewing, measuring and adjustment skills needed to make advanced sewing projects, and deepen your knowledge of calculations and textiles. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your advanced sewing journey today by registering for this course and discover where your sewing journey takes you!

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
9:00am - 11:45am
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Gayton House (London)
Chiltern Road
London
E3 4BX
Tutor:
Mona Nashed
Course code:
Q00014930
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Care 2: Try Relaxation for Health and Wellbeing

Leading a busy life leaves little room for calm and relaxation. This can make it hard for us to wind down and enjoy the present. But finding these moments of calm is essential for our emotional well-being and mental health. If you would like to learn relaxation techniques to help you relieve stress or would like to develop your relaxation practice, this course may be ideal for you. This is a practice - based course. The course will help you to gain comfort in your body through body awareness practices. You will also learn simple, calming breathing techniques. This course will introduce you to gentle, mindful movement to ease tension. All sessions will end with a guided Yoga Nidra practice and soothing visualisation that encourages deep rest of mind and body and promotes restful sleep.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 10/07/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Nicola Bailey
Course code:
Q00015011
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
4 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free