Non Accredited Courses

To enrol on the following free non-accredited courses, there is no minimum entry requirement.

Introduction to Health and Social Care


Learn about the wide range of interesting opportunities in the field of Health and Social Care. Find out more about part time and full time courses that you can undertake and the career opportunities available to you.​​​​  This is the ideal introduction to the Accredited Health & Communities 10 credit module at level 3.
Dates and times
Friday 23 September 2016 - Friday 21 October 2016
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Palmerston Community Learning Centre

Non-accredited. Select "Health and Social Care 201617_1​" on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Complementary Therapies


This introductory course will give an overview of Complementary Therapies in general as well as more specific information on some of the different therapies available and their benefits. We will learn how to carry out a simple Indian head massage routine as a group and also enjoy a basic introduction to Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage and Reflexology. The course will be a mix of basic theory and practical application and is intended to be enjoyable, fun and motivating!​​​​​​​​​​​
Dates and times
Thursday 22 September 2016 - Thursday 20 October 2016
1.00 pm - 3.00pm
Venue: Wyndham Centre
Non-accredited. Select "Complementary Therapies 2016-2017_1​" on the enrolment form.​

Introduction to Complementary Therapies


This introductory course will give an overview of Complementary Therapies in general as well as more specific information on some of the different therapies available and their benefits. We will learn how to carry out a simple Indian head massage routine as a group and also enjoy a basic introduction to Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage and Reflexology. The course will be a mix of basic theory and practical application and is intended to be enjoyable, fun and motivating!​​​​​​​​​​​
Dates and times
Monday 14 November 2016 - Monday 12 December 2016
10.00am - 12.00pm
Venue: Taff Housing
Non-accredited. Select "Complementary Therapies 2016-2017_2​" on the enrolment form.​

Sewing


This introductory course will help you gain confidence and try a variety of hand and sewing machine skills. If you have a machine, you are welcome to bring this with you and find out how to get the best out of it.​​​

Dates and times
Thursday 22 September 2016 - Thursday 20 October 2016
1.00pm - 3.00pm
Venue: Grangetown Hub

Non-accredited. Select "Sewing 201617_1" on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Creative Writing


This course will introduce students to the basic principles of creative writing and short stories. You will explore techniques and styles in order to inspire you to produce your own original pieces of writing, including experimenting with different genres and generating creative ideas. It will improve your confidence in your ability and knowledge of creative writing. ​
Dates and times
Monday 26 September 2016 - Monday 17 October 2016
10.00am - 12.00pm
Venue: St Mellons Hub

Non-accredited - select "Writing for Fun 201617_1" on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Complementary Therapies


This introductory course will give an overview of Complementary Therapies in general as well as more specific information on some of the different therapies available and their benefits. We will learn how to carry out a simple Indian head massage routine as a group and also enjoy a basic introduction to Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage and Reflexology. The course will be a mix of basic theory and practical application and is intended to be enjoyable, fun and motivating!​​​​​​​​​​​
Dates and times
Tuesday 27 September 2016 - Tuesday 18 October 2016
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Palmerston Learning Centre
Non-accredited. Select "Complementary Therapies 201617_4" on the enrolment form.​

Photography with or without a camera


Can't afford a camera and don't think your mobile phone camera can take a decent photo?  Think again.  This beginner's course looks at the basics in photographic composition, helping you to take better photographs and identify what makes photoigraphs appealing.  It will help you to understand the equipment, whether it is the latest camera or the camera on your phone.  This is a beginner's course and acts as an introduction to the subject of art and design.

Dates and times
Monday 31 October 2016 - Monday 28 November 2016
9.15am - 11.15am
Venue: Ely Hub
Non-accredited. Select "Photography 201617_1" on the enrolment form.​

Sewing


​This introductory course will help you gain confidence and try a variety of hand and sewing machine skills. If you have a machine, you are welcome to bring this with you and find out how to get the best out of it

Dates and times
Thursday 22 September 2016 - Thursday 20 October 2016
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Shirenewton Community Room

​Non-accredited - select "Sewing 201516_2" on the enrolment form

Steps for Success


​This course reflects on your current skills and abilities and looks at where you are heading and what you would like to achieve.  It will provide skills for personal development enabling  you to achieve your potential.

Dates and times
Wednesday 7 September 2016 - Wednesday 14 September 2016
10.00am - 3.00pm
Venue: Woman Connect First

​Select Steps to Success on dropdown list

Sewing


 This introductory course will help you gain confidence and try a variety of hand and sewing machine skills. If you have a machine, you are welcome to bring this with you and find out how to get the best out of it.​​​

Priority will be given to those who Attend the Golden Years project.

Dates and times
Wednesday 21 September 2016 - 19 October 2016
10.00am - 12 noon
Venue: Women Connect First

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Confidence Building


This course will enable you to build personal confidence and boost self-esteem.  It will help you to identify pathways to future success and promote self-awareness and engage in positive goal setting.

It will help to build aspirations and plan for future achievements.

 

Dates and times
Monday 3 October 2016 - Monday 17 October 2016
10.00am - 12 noon
Venue: Women Connect First

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