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Confidence Through Creativity - 360c

This course incorporates creativity to support people who have been unemployed for some time to build confidence and self esteem. (more)

Thu, Jul 04, 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019
10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (3 hours) at Eastgate Job Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Introduction to Surveying

Come and learn about the local flora and fauna in the area on this Introduction to Surveying course. Perfect for budding conservationists. (more)

Fri, Jul 05, 2019 to Fri, Jul 26 2019
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

More Fabricated Creations

A course to improve confidence and build fabric craft skills. Over the 3 weeks you will learn how to use fabric to craft and the course will include: - Hand sewing - Soft toy making This course will be paced according to the needs of the group and will focus…(more)

Wed, Jul 10, 2019 to Wed, Jul 24 2019
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Improve your Painting

Learn new and more complex techniques in painting and experiment with new mediums such as: Oils Brushes Oil Pastels Interference paints This course is suitable for complete beginners or for those who have completed the Foundations of Art course. (more)

Thu, Jul 11, 2019 to Thu, Jul 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Make a Cushion Cover

Using basic sewing skills to create an envelope cushion cover, all materials provided. Suitable for beginnners and improvers. (more)

Thu, Jul 11, 2019 to Thu, Jul 11 2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Advanced Sewing T1

This is an advanced sewing course for people who live in or near Osmondthorpe who want to work on advanced sewing projects. (more)

Thu, Sep 05, 2019 to Thu, Dec 19 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Osmondthorpe One Stop Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Basic Sewing T1

This course is for students living near Osmondthorpe who want to learn and develop their basic sewing skills/ techniques. It will give students the opportunity to develop both hand and machine sewing skills. (more)

Thu, Sep 05, 2019 to Thu, Dec 19 2019
12:45 PM to 3:15 PM (3 hours) at Osmondthorpe One Stop Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

(ACL) English Communication (AH2- T1)

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)

Mon, Sep 09, 2019 to Mon, Dec 16 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Armley Community Hub
Provided by Leeds City College

Funky Fitness T1

This is a course that aims to improve learners' health, confidence and wellbeing through various sports and fun fitness activities. It is specifically aimed at unemployed people living in Hawksworth Wood. (more)

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 to Tue, Dec 17 2019
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (2 hours) at Hawksworth Wood Ymca
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

(ACL) Introduction to Health & Social Care

An introductory course for those learners who would like to embark on a longer course in Health and Social care or embark on a career in the care sector. (more)

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 to Tue, Oct 01 2019
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Introduction to Health & Social Care

An introductory course for those learners who would like to embark on a longer course in Health and Social care or embark on a career in the care sector. (more)

Wed, Sep 11, 2019 to Wed, Oct 02 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing HW T1

For learners who live in or near Hawksworth Wood with an interest in learning to sew. Students will learn both hand and machine sewing techniques and will work towards individual projects. (more)

Wed, Sep 11, 2019 to Wed, Dec 18 2019
9:15 AM to 11:15 AM (2 hours) at Hawksworth Wood Ymca
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

(ACL) Clueless about Computers Term 1 - Mon AM

A course designed to encourage Adult Learners to embrace the world of IT (more)

Mon, Sep 16, 2019 to Mon, Dec 09 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Beading - Term 1 - Mon am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to the techniques of beading and involves making small jewellery items from beads (more)

Mon, Sep 16, 2019 to Mon, Dec 09 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Get Ahead - CH18

To empower Jobcentre customers with skills, knowledge and confidence required to get ahead in their career aspirations. This flexible module-based course covers content such as: Career research, online I.T basics, using social media to jobsearch, tailoring your application to an advert, analysing job vacancies, interview techniques, Universal Credit and more.…(more)

Mon, Jul 08, 2019 to Fri, Jul 26 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Pudsey Jobcentre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

IT for Work

Use of IT for work purposes, the course will cover Word, email, Excel and/or PowerPoint. Suitable for those who already have basic IT skills. (more)

Tue, Jul 16, 2019 to Tue, Jul 23 2019
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Outstanding CVs

Improving & writing CVs (more)

Wed, Jul 17, 2019 to Wed, Jul 17 2019
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (5 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Make a Kimono Dressing Gown

Course for those wishing to create a sewn kimono dressing gown using varying sewing techniques - suitable for those who can already sew and use a sewing machine. Bring your own fabric and sewing machine if you have one. (more)

Wed, Jul 17, 2019 to Wed, Jul 17 2019
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Knit a cushion cover

Learn how to knitt a simple cushion cover. This course is suitable for beginners (more)

Thu, Jul 18, 2019 to Thu, Jul 18 2019
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (5 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Lino Print

Learn how to lino print. Carve a lino block of your choosing, use inks to create patterns on card, paper or fabric. This is an introductory course for beginners and those who have not created their own blocks before. (more)

Thu, Jul 18, 2019 to Thu, Jul 18 2019
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Buttonhole Workshop

Learn to insert a sewn buttonhole on yout garment/fabric item. Learn how to measure the correct size and learn how to make different buttonhole shapes. Suitable for those who can use a sewing machine. Please bring your own machine. (more)

Thu, Jul 18, 2019 to Thu, Jul 18 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Pyrography

Using Pyrography pens, learn how to draw and write on wood using a burning tool. Suitable for beginners. Wood and pens provided. (more)

Tue, Jul 23, 2019 to Tue, Jul 23 2019
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (5 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Knit a Teddy Bear

Knit a simple teddy bear in a day using basic stitches. Suitable for beginners. All materials provided. (more)

Tue, Jul 23, 2019 to Tue, Jul 23 2019
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (5 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Make an A-Line dress

Learn how to make a line dress using simple sewing techniques. This course is suitable for those who can already sew and use a sewing machine. You will need to bring your own fabric and a sewing machine, if you have one. (more)

Wed, Jul 24, 2019 to Wed, Jul 24 2019
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Rainbow Paracord Bracelets 2

Make a paracord bracelet or keyfob, using brightly coloured knotted paracord. All materials provided. Show your pride! (more)

Wed, Jul 24, 2019 to Wed, Jul 24 2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Sewing Compton T1

This course is for students living near Harehills who want to learn and develop basic sewing skills/ techniques. It will give students the opportunity to develop both hand and machine sewing skills. (more)

Wed, Sep 11, 2019 to Wed, Dec 18 2019
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (2 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Steps 2 Work - CH90

This course is designed to support job seekers at Southern House Job Centre back into employment. During the course learners will cover CV's, 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…(more)

Wed, Jul 03, 2019 to Wed, Jul 31 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Southern House Job Centre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Mindfulness for Wellbeing (Taster Session)

Need a break? Self-critical? A bit stressed? Come along to our Mindfulness and see how mindfulness may help. Mindfulness can help us live well, noticing the good things and dealing better with the difficult things in life. During This Workshop You Will; Learn about how mindfulness can help manage stress…(more)

Mon, Jul 08, 2019 to Mon, Jul 08 2019
9:30 AM to 11:45 AM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Insert a Zip Workshop

Workshop aiming to show individuals how to add a sewn in zip to garments & sewn items. Different types of zip openings will be taught. Suitable for those who can already sew and can bring a machine. (more)

Thu, Jul 11, 2019 to Thu, Jul 11 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Internet Shopping & Maths

Internet Shopping & Maths (more)

Mon, Jul 15, 2019 to Wed, Jul 17 2019
1:00 PM to 12:30 PM (30 minutes) at Wentworth Castle
Provided by The Northern College

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