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 Non-accredited courses

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

Online Confidence & Planning Your Future

​This 5 week course will look at your existing online proficiency and how this can be improved. We will look at communication skills online, including body language and improving confidence, and how these need to be adapted to different online scenarios such as interviews and online learning. We will look at how to build a CV suitable for the online environment and look at goal setting with individual signposting on how to move forward and plan your future.

Dates and times
Every Monday: 16th November 2020 - 14th December 2020
1pm - 3pm
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

​Non-accredited. Select 'Online Confidence & Planning Your Future 2021_1' on the enrolment form.

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology is a fascinatingly diverse subject that appeals to many people. From the 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. We will also introduce the types of methods that psychologists use to understand human behaviour. Each workshop will involve mini-lectures as well as practical activities to aid an understanding of the research base of psychology.

Dates and times
Every Monday: 2nd November 2020 - 30th November 2020
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

​Non-accredited. Select 'Introduction to Psychology 2021_3' on the enrolment form.

My experience as an Adult Learner

Do you know want to know what's it like being an adult learner at Cardiff Met? Listen to our Learners stories as they share their experience of returning to education and starting their own learning journeys.

Dates and times
Venue: Online - YouTube

​Enrolment NOT REQUIRED.

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 & 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. The session is designed to be interactive, drawing on participants lived experiences to make the connections to community and health. The session is suitable for people who are interested in working in health and social care roles and should provide some suggested pathways into these careers. There will also be an opportunity to talk about the transition to student and some of the key skills required.

Dates and times
Every Tuesday: 3rd November 2020 - 1st December 020
10am - 12 noon
Venue: Online via Zoom and Nearpod

​​​Non-accredited. Select 'Introduction to Communities & Health_1 202021_3' on the enrolment form.

Writing for Fun

​Ever wanted to write your own story? This introductory course is ideal for both beginners and those wanting to hone their skills. Learn the fundamentals of short fiction and poetry. You will analyse writing from various genres and take part in writing exercises designed to teach you the fundamentals of form, description, characterisation, imagery and voice. You will be equipped with the skills to generate your own poems and stories while learning how to develop your own writing voice. 

Dates and times
Every Thursday: 5th November 2020 - 3rd December 2020
1.00pm - 3.00pm
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

​Non accredited. Select 'Writing for Fun 202021_3' on the Enrolment Form.