Study>Widening Access>Non-accredited courses

 Non-accredited courses

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

Introduction to Health & Social Care


​During this session you will learn about the wide range of interesting opportunities there are for you within the field of Health and Social Care. You will gain an insight into the laws within Health & Social Care, along with an introduction to communication skills, partnership working and professional practice.​​​

Dates and times
Thursdays 23rd January 2020 - Thursday 13th February 2020
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Taff Housing Association
Non-accredited. Select "Health &  Social Care 201920_1 Taff" on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Youth and Community Work


More and more people are keen to make a difference in their communities but lack the knowledge about how best to get involved. This course is designed as an introduction for those who wish to undertake professional training in youth and commnity work and those who would like to know more about studying in this area. It is ideal for people who care about their community and want to know more, and it is also good for youth or community workers with little previous experience of studying. Themes that will be developed within the course include: learning from experience; coping in new surroundings and understanding others.

Dates and times
Monday 27th January 2020 - Monday 27th January 2020
9.30am - 3pm
Venue: Grass Roots, Charles Street

Non-accredited. Select "Youth & Community Work 201920_1" on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Youth & Community Work


​More and more people are keen to make a difference in their communities but lack the knowledge about how best to get involved. This course is designed as an introduction for those who wish to undertake professional training in youth and commnity work and those who would like to know more about studying in this area. It is ideal for people who care about their community and want to know more, and it is also good for youth or community workers with little previous experience of studying. Themes that will be developed within the course include: learning from experience; coping in new surroundings and understanding others.

Dates and times
Tuesday 28th January 2020 - Tuesday 28th January 2020
9.30am - 3pm
Venue: Cardiff West Community High School

Introduction to Complementary Therapies


Dates and times
Tuesdays 25th February 2020 - Tuesday 24th March 2020
9.15am - 11.15am
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School

​Non-accredited. Select "Complementary Therapies 201920_2" on the enrolment form (Priority will be given to parents/guardians of pupils in the school).

Introduction to Health & Social Care


​Learn about the wide range of interesting opportunities there are in the field of Health and Social Care. You will gain an insight into the laws within Health & Social Care, along with an introduction to communication skills, partnership working and professional practice.​​​

Dates and times
Mondays 24th February 2020 - Monday 23rd March 2020
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Palmerston Community Learning Centre

​Non-accredited. Select 'Introduction to Health & Social Care 201920_2 Palmerston' on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Health & Social Care


Learn about the wide range of interesting opportunities there are in the field of Health and Social Care. You will gain an insight into the laws within Health & Social Care, along with an introduction to communication skills, partnership working and professional practice.

This course is a great introduction to the Foundation leading to BA/BSc Social Sciences.

​​​

Dates and times
Thursdays 27th February 2020 - Thursday 26th March 2020
12.30pm - 2.30pm
Venue: Willows High School

​Non-accredited. Select "Health & Social Care 201920_3 Willows" 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
Fridays 28th February 2020 - Friday 27th March 2020
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Willows High School

Non-accredited. Select "Sewing 201920_3 Willows" 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
Wednesdays 4th March 2020 - Wednesday 1 April 2020
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Trowbridge Community Centre

Non-Accredited. Select "Introduction to Psychology 201920 _4  Trowbridge" on the enrolment form.​​​​

Introduction to Health & Social Care


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
Wednesdays 22nd April 2020 - Wednesday 20th May 2020
9.15am - 11.15am
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School

​Non-accredited.

Select 'Introduction to Health & Social Care Adamsdown 201920_4' on the enrolment form. (Priority will be given to parents/guardians of children in the school).

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
Tuesdays 21st April 2020 - Tuesday 19th May 2020
1pm - 3pm
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School
Non-accredited.
Select "Photography With or Without a Camera 201920_1" on the enrolment form.​  (Priority will be given to parents/guardians of children in the school).