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Exploring Leeds

Learners will be build confidence and awareness whilst they access public transport to locate and visit different facilities and events across Leeds. Including JCP's and libraries to access and use computers/Wi-Fi to free events. This is a course aimed at building team, soft and employment skills in a much more…(more)

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 to Wed, Apr 01 2020
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Steps 2 Work - CH26

This course is designed to support job seekers at Pudsey Job Centre back into employment. During the course learners will cover CVs, application forms, interview techniques, analysing vacancies and will undertake a comprehensive initial assessment. This course is for adults aged 19+, unemployed or working under 16 hours per week. (more)

Mon, Mar 02, 2020 to Fri, Mar 06 2020
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Pudsey Jobcentre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

IT For Work

To help individuals become more familiar with job sites, search engines, recruiment agencies, email attachments and internet safety. (more)

Mon, Mar 16, 2020 to Fri, Mar 20 2020
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Pudsey Jobcentre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

IT For Work

To help individuals become more familiar with job sites, search engines, recruiment agencies, email attachments and internet safety. (more)

Thu, Feb 20, 2020 to Fri, Feb 28 2020
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM (2 hours) at Southern House Job Centre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Digital Skills for Jobs

A digital skills course that allows students to improve their computer skills to help find employment. Students will create a CV, sign up to job searching websites, find suitable jobs and complete online forms. Courses will be tailored to the individual group and are suitable for various abilities. (more)

Thu, Jun 11, 2020 to Thu, Jul 30 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Woodcraft for Women 4

Woodcraft for Women is a six week course to teach women the basics of woodworking. Participants will learn how to cut and measure wood, how to fix wood together and how to use power and hand tools safely. There will be an opportunity to turn a pen or bowl on…(more)

Tue, Feb 25, 2020 to Tue, Mar 31 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Digital Job Skills

A digital skills course that allows students to improve their computer skills to help find employment. Students will create a CV, sign up to job searching websites, find suitable jobs and complete online forms. Courses will be tailored to the individual group and are suitable for various abilities. (more)

Thu, Mar 12, 2020 to Thu, Apr 16 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

An Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Tue, Mar 03, 2020 to Tue, Mar 24 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Horsforth One Stop Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) First Steps to Working in Childcare

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Wed, Mar 04, 2020 to Wed, Apr 22 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Childcare Level 1

This course is designed to stimulate interest and develop learner's understanding of the skills required to care for children and working in earl years settings. The course is suitable for those who are considering working or training further in the sector. Topics covered in the course include; Working in the…(more)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 to Thu, Jul 16 2020
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

An Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Wed, Mar 04, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Armley Community Hub
Provided by Leeds City College

So you want to work in a school (Pre Level 1 TA)

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Wed, Mar 04, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Armley Community Hub
Provided by Leeds City College

Progress in Recovery 2

A holistic course in maintaining ongoing successful recovery from alcohol and/or other drug dependency issues, and exploring future progression options. The aim of the course is to improve recovering people's wellbeing, self awareness and self esteem through supporting them to maintain their recovery from problematic substance use. This course will…(more)

Wed, Mar 04, 2020 to Wed, Apr 08 2020
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

Improving Mental health 2

This course is aimed towards individuals experiencing depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. Tutors will deliver a range of therapeutic and educational interventions, supporting learners to use mindfulness techniques, breathing exercises, and guided visualisations, bringing calmness to the mind and improving sleep. This will give learners the tools to manage their…(more)

Mon, May 18, 2020 to Mon, Jun 22 2020
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

Introduction to Peer Mentoring

This course aims to support people who have experienced drug and/or alcohol use to build peer mentoring skills, so they can use their experience to positively support others who maybe struggling in addiction and recovery. Learners will understand the importance of working within boundaries and keeping the confidence of others…(more)

Thu, May 28, 2020 to Thu, Jun 18 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

World of Relationships

Do you want to develop safe and healthy attitudes towards all relationships? This 6-week course will help you explore different areas surrounding a relationship through discussion and interactive, fun activities. You will be able to share your own experiences in a safe, supportive and confidential environment. (more)

Tue, Feb 25, 2020 to Tue, Mar 31 2020
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Introduction to Peer Mentoring

This course aims to support people who have experienced drug and/or alcohol use to build peer mentoring skills, so they can use their experience to positively support others who maybe struggling in addiction and recovery. Learners will understand the importance of working within boundaries and keeping the confidence of others…(more)

Thu, Mar 05, 2020 to Thu, Mar 26 2020
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

Progress in Recovery

A holistic course in maintaining ongoing successful recovery from alcohol and/or other drug dependency issues, and exploring future progression options. The aim of the course is to improve recovering people's wellbeing, self awareness and self esteem through supporting them to maintain their recovery from problematic substance use. This course will…(more)

Wed, May 13, 2020 to Wed, Jun 17 2020
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

English Communication (WP1 - T3)

You will improve your speaking, listening reading and writing skills so that when you finish you may do another course to pass a qualification. (more)

Tue, Apr 21, 2020 to Tue, Jul 14 2020
9:00 AM to 11:15 AM (2 hours) at Woodlands Primary Academy
Provided by Leeds City College

English Communication (VC1 - T3)

You will improve your speaking, listening reading and writing skills so that when you finish you may do another course to pass a qualification. (more)

Wed, Apr 22, 2020 to Wed, Jun 24 2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Vale Circles
Provided by Leeds City College

English Communication (LP1 - T3)

You will improve your speaking, listening reading and writing skills so that when you finish you may do another course to pass a qualification. (more)

Thu, Apr 23, 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Lovell Park Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Make a Webpage from Scratch (Convention House)

Learn how to make your own webpage step by step in a supportive setting. This course is suitable for people with some basic computer knowledge. You will leave with a one page website that would be suitable for a small business or a personal blog. (more)

Sat, Mar 14, 2020 to Sun, Mar 22 2020
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Convention House (Access Via Patrick Studio's)
Provided by East Street Arts

Communicating with Children

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Mon, Mar 02, 2020 to Mon, Jun 08 2020
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Enfield Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Introduction to ESOL

This is an introduction to English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. T his shrort introductiory course will allow learners to develop skills they need for everyday life .…(more)

Thu, Mar 12, 2020 to Thu, Apr 02 2020
12:15 PM to 2:45 PM (3 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

This course is aimed at learners wishing to progress into a career within the voluntary sector, family members and concerned others who are affected by another's substance misuse. The course will include an overview of the different substances, their appearance and effect and the legal status. This course will add…(more)

Thu, Apr 23, 2020 to Thu, May 14 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (2 hours) at Recovery Academy
Provided by Humankind

Improve Your Art Workshops

Individuals will learn new and more complex techniques in painting and experiment with new mediums such as: Oils Brusho Oil Pastels Interference paints They will create multiple pieces of their own art work over the course for them to take home or gift. This course is suitable for complete beginners…(more)

Thu, Feb 13, 2020 to Thu, Mar 26 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Watercolours - Still Life

An introduction to self expression through watercolours. Learning to paint with a variety of watercolour techniques, including the use of colour and observational use of light and shade. Improve your wet and dry brush skills by painting still life from your own objects. Materials will be provided for use in…(more)

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Chinese Brush Strokes - Animals

Producing a variety of beautiful animals on calligraphy rice paper of different sizes. The course will help develop or introduce different traditional Chinese and Japanese brush techniques in inks and watercolours. There will be an opportunity to place some animals in stylised landscapes. All materials will be provided to use…(more)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 to Thu, Mar 26 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Drawing - Portraits

Learn to identify and depict shapes, shadows, shading and proportions in faces. Use the blending of chalks, charcoal and pastels to emphasise tones and contours. Learn colour mixing with pastels and water soluble pencils. Materials for use in class will be provided. (more)

Wed, Mar 18, 2020 to Wed, Apr 15 2020
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Exploring Safe Internet Activities for Children

Working with parents/carers to enable them to support their children using the Internet to play games which support learning including keeping safe (more)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020
9:15 AM to 11:45 AM (3 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Leeds City College

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