Free Courses – Autumn 2016

Here is a list of Free Courses: Autumn 2016 Courses

 

Brush Up Your Maths ~ Pathways to a Functional Skills course

Brush up your own maths for work or home. Learn more about how to support your child with their maths skills. Find out about opportunities to progress to a Functional Skills maths course.

Venue: Long Cross Children’s Centre, Long Cross, Lawrence Weston, BS11 0LP Start date and time: Monday or Tuesday or Friday afternoons in September (t.b.c.). This course will run for 10/12 sessions.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072.

Brush Up Your English ~ Pathways to a Functional Skills course

This course will give you the opportunity to brush up your English, for work or home. Find out about opportunities for progression to a Functional Skills course. This is not an ESOL course and is for people who use English as their first language and/or who have already reached Entry 3 Level.

Venue: Henbury Court Children’s Centre, Trevelyan Walk, Henbury, BS10 7NY

Start date and time: Monday 12th or 19th September, 9.30~11.30am. This course will run for 12 sessions.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or Kerri at the centre on 0117 9593800.

Paediatric First Aid

Thisaccredited course covers emergencies, wounds, CPR, and common childhoodconditions; it is aimed at parents and anyone volunteering or working with children. Gain a Protrainings certificate. Paediatric First Aid courses are FREE to people on

means tested benefits, fees apply to people not on means tested benefits.

Venue: Avonmouth Children’s Centre, Catherine Street, Avonmouth, BS11 9LGDates and time:starts Wednesday 14th September, 1.00~3.00pm. (t.b.c.) for 6 sessions.For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or the centre on 0117 9030271 for help with childcare.

Venue: Brentry and Henbury Children’s Centre, Brentry Lane, BS10 6RG Dates and times: starts Thursday 3rd November, 12.45~2.45pm. (t.b.c.) for 7 sessions. For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or Kerri at the centre on 0117 9593800

 

Employability ~ CV Writing

This course will give you support in writing a CV, completing a job application, interview preparation, and making an action plan to achieve your goals.

Venue: Brentry and Henbury Children’s Centre, Brentry Lane, Brentry, BS10 6RG Start date and time: starting Monday 12th September, 9.30~11.30am, for 6 sessions.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or Kerri at the centre on 0117 9593800.

Computer Skills for Life ~ Work, Home or Volunteering

This course will give learners the experience in using the internet, word processing and making applications online. Update your CV and gain an understanding of e-safety issues.

Venue: Henbury Library, Crow Lane, Henbury, BS10 7DR

Start date and time: starting Tuesday 13th or 20th September (t.b.c.), 9.30~12 noon. This course will run for 5/6 sessions.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or contact the library on 0117 9038522.

ESOL for Life ~ English

Come to an assessment and enrolment session to find out about courses available or planned.

Venue: Avonmouth Community Centre, Avonmouth Road, Avonmouth, BS11 9EN Start date and time: Tuesday 13th September, 5.30~7.30pm.

ESOL courses are FREE to people on means tested benefits, fees apply to people not on means tested benefits.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072.

Are there any courses you or your community need?

e.g. Confidence Building, Introduction to Childcare,Level 1 in Nutrition

Introduction to Health and Social Care, Emergency First Aid at Work, Maths, English.

Our FREEcourses are particularly for adults 19 years+ with few or no qualifications.

For more information please contact Suzanne on:

Tel. 0117 9030072 Email: suzanne.gaffney@bristol.gov.uk

Look on our website for courses: www.communitylearningwest.net

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ESOL Conversation Clubs

Join an ESOL conversation group run by volunteers and supported by the Learning Communities Team. A chance to improve your spoken English, in a friendly and informal group. Opportunities to progress on to a course.

Venue: Brentry and Henbury Children’s Centre, Brentry Lane, Brentry, BS10 6RG Date and time: Mondays TBC, 1.00~2.00pm. This will run in term time only.

For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or the centre on 0117 9593800.

Venue: The Long Cross Centre, Long Cross, Lawrence Weston, BS11 0LP Date and time: Thursdays, 1.30~2.30pm. This will run in term time only. For more information please contact Suzanne on 0117 9030072 or the centre on 0117 9030740.