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 Non-accredited courses

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

Plan Your Future


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
Wednesdays 18th September 2019 - Wednesday 16th October 2019
9.15am - 11.15am
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School

Non-accredited.

Select "Plan Your Future 201920_1" on the enrolment form.

Governance


This course will develop a greater understanding of governance at board level, highlighting how the Board and Trustees can operate effectively and make a difference to the strategic elements of organisations.

At the end of the course you will have an understanding of:

i) the important role and responsibilities of Board members and how members can make a valuable contribution to their organisation;

ii) the expectations and skills required;

iii) the support mechanisms and professional development opportunities that are available. 

 

Dates and times
Fridays 6th September 2019 - Friday 13th September 2019
9.30am - 3pm (lunch 12.30pm-1pm)
Venue: Taff Housing, Canton

Non accredited. Select "Governance 201920_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
Wednesdays 11th September 2019 - Wednesday 9th October 2019
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Cadwyn Housing

Non-Accredited.

Select "Introduction to Psychology Cadwyn 201920_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
Wednesdays 16th October 2019 - Wednesday 20th November 2019
10am - 12 noon
Venue: Grass Roots, Charles Street

​Non accredited.

Select "Introduction to Psychology Grass Roots 201920_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 12 September 2019 - & Thursday 19 September 2019
9.30am - 3pm
Venue: Willows High School
Non-accredited.
Select "Photography With or Without a Camera 201920_1" on the enrolment form.​

Creative Writing


Ever wanted to write your own story? This introductory course is ideal for both beginners and those wanting to hone their skills. You will have the opportunity to explore the collections at St Fagans National Museum of History to inspire your work.

 

Dates and times
Thursdays 7th November 2019 - Thursday 28th November 2019
1.00pm - 3.00pm
Venue: St Fagans National Museum of History

Non-accredited

Select "Creative Writing 201920_1" on the enrolment form.

Sociology


This course will explore issues in society through sociology. It will cover a basic understanding of sociology and develop an overview of sociological theory.

Dates and times
Wednesdays 15th January 2020 - Wednesday 12th February 2020
9.15am - 11.15am
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School

Non-accredited.

Select 'Sociology 201920_1' on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Complementary Therapies


​​This introductory course will give an overview of therapies in general, to gain a knowledge of the history and theory of Complementary Therapies. The course will be a mix of basic theory and practical application and will link in to the Museum's traditional Welsh medicine and other collections.  It is intended to be enjoyable, fun and motivating! It is also an excellent introduction to the 10 credit Level 3 Reflexology module, and Anatomy and Physiology module run in the community.​​​​

Dates and times
Wednesdays 15th January 2020 - Wednesday 12th February 2020
10am - 12 noon
Venue: St Fagans National Museum of History

Non-accredited. Select "Complementary Therapies 201920_1" on the enrolment form.

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

​Non-accredited.

Select 'Introduction to Psychology Adamsdown 201920_3' on the enrolment form. (Priority will be given to parents/guardians of children in the school).