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 Non-accredited courses

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

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: 12th September 2022 - 10th October 2022
10am - 12 noon
Venue: Lighthouse Centre, Tonyrefail

​Non-accredited. Select 'Introduction to Psychology 2223_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: 12th September 2022 - 10th October 2022
12.45pm - 2.45pm
Venue: Caer Heritage Centre, Ely

Non-Accredited. Select "Introduction to Psychology 2223_2" on the enrolment form.​​​​

Child Development


​This short course introduces students to the 'Value of play' and the potential it offers in supporting babies and young children's development. Through the exploration of various concepts and ideologies, students will gain knowledge and understanding of the child's pursuit of play and identify ways to successfully endorse it. Progression from this course will be the Children and Childhood in the Early Years level 3 accredited module.

Dates and times
Every Tuesday: 20th September 2022 - 18th October 2022
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Adamdown Primary School

​Non accredited. Select 'Child Development 2223_1' on the enrolment form.

Beginners Art


This course will help you to develop your drawing, painting and making skills. You will work individually and collaboratively to create exciting pieces of contemporary art and work with a range of art-making tools and approaches in order to develop finished pieces of art. You will also be introduced to a range of artists whose work is relevant to the art pieces being created.​​
Dates and times
Every Wednesday: 21st September 2022 - 19th October 2022
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Adamsdown Primary School

Non-accredited. Select "Beginners Art 2223_1" 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
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Venue: Online - YouTube

​Enrolment NOT REQUIRED.