Non Accredited Courses

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

Planning an Event

This course is an ideal introduction to helping you plan an event for your organisation. It will help you look at what you want to achieve and help you get there. The course will help you draw up all the issues to consider, including: planning & preparation, equal opportunities, health & safety, cost, contingency planning, press & publicity and evaluation. The course is an ideal introduction to either the non-accredited Event Management, or accredited Business Skills courses.​​

Dates and times
Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Tuesday 6th June 2017
10am - 4pm
Venue: Baltic House

Non-Accredited - Select "Planning an Event 201617_1" on the enrolment form.​​​​

Introduction to Psychology

On this course you will gain an introduction into the study of psychology through consideration of some of the main subject areas such as social behaviour of people, child development and understanding the brain to understand behaviour.
Dates and times
Friday 9 June 2017 - Friday 7 July 2017
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Taff Housing

Non-Accredited - Select "Psychology201516_2" 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 photographs 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
Thursday 29 June 2017 - Friday 30 June 2017
10am - 3pm
Venue: Cadwyn Housing
Non-accredited. Select "Photography 201617_2" on the enrolment form.​

Starting Your Own Business

You know you want to start a business, but what do you do next? This course will give you an insight into the different areas that you need to consider such as the feasibility study, creating a business plan, start-up support and marketing & promotion.

Dates and times
Wednesday 7 June 2017 - Friday 9 June 2017 (2 days)
9.30am - 2.30pm
Venue: Willows High School (7th) & STAR Hub (9th)

Non-accredited. Select "Start Your own Business 201617_1" on the enrolment form.

Computer Skills

This course will provide participants with the ability to create and edit documents using a variety of techniques and office packages.


Dates and times
Tuesday 20 June 2017 - Tuesday 18 July 2017
1pm - 3pm
Venue: Willows High School

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