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Practical Drama - 608b

Drama course for people who want to have a go. Games, exercises and fun held in a safe and friendly environment. No experience necessary. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

A course for women - Make a Simple Website from Scratch

This course will guide you through the basic principles of creating websites with HTML and CSS at a pace that is comfortable for you, in a supportive environment. It can be used as an introduction to a follow on course that looks at different methods of using CSS to style…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Central Library
Provided by East Street Arts

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: \bullet Safe use of common hand tools \bullet How to measure wood for a project \bullet Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: \bullet A bird box \bullet A…(more)

Fri, Nov 23, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Customer Services

This course will help learners discover what customer service skills are and how they can improve their individual skills. The course will cover indirect contact with staff and customers and look at various different situations in which customer service is provided. This course aims to help prepare people who want…(more)

Mon, Nov 26, 2018 to Mon, Dec 10 2018
11:00 AM to 2:15 PM (3 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Green Woodworking

For complete beginners, and those with some basic outdoor skills who are ready to branchout, we will be running a range of practical skills courses. From coppicing the material, to finishing a green wood product, such as a woven hazel hurdle or a rustic wooden stool. This course is a…(more)

Fri, Nov 30, 2018 to Fri, Dec 21 2018
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Steps 2 Work - CH38

This course is designed to support job seekers at Seacroft 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 week…(more)

Mon, Dec 17, 2018 to Fri, Dec 21 2018
9:30 AM to 1:00 PM (4 hours) at Seacroft Jobcentre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Steps 2 Work - CH39

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)

Mon, Dec 17, 2018 to Fri, Dec 21 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Southern House Job Centre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Moving Wisely - 801b

Exercise course for older people to improve and maintain mobility incorporating Pilates, balance, coordination, core stability and strength exercises. Standing, seated and mat work using simple equipment is involved. (more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 18 2019
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

English Communication - CC2 (T2)

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, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Jewellery - Step Up - 532b

For those who have completed at least one term of beginners jewellery. This course offers the opportunity to combine learnt techniques to create beautiful jewellery. (more)

Wed, Jan 09, 2019 to Wed, Mar 20 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Pottery - Beginners - 516b

Learn the basic techniques of pottery, including glazing and hrowing on the wheel. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Keeping up with the kids practical maths

Helping the Parent/carer to understand basic maths for everyday situations. (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) 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)

Fri, Mar 08, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Rothwell Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

English Communication - CC2 (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 16, 2019 to Tue, Jun 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Application Form Training

The purpose of this session is to help you develop the skills which will enable you to gain employment. You will understand how your application form is filtered and gain an understanding about 'how the employer' thinks. During this session you will also draw upon your own skills, qualities, strengths,…(more)

Fri, Nov 30, 2018 to Fri, Nov 30 2018
10:00 AM to 4:15 PM (6 hours) at Blue Apple City Centre
Provided by Blue Apple

Application Form Training

The purpose of this session is to help you develop the skills which will enable you to gain employment. You will understand how your application form is filtered and gain an understanding about ' how the employer ' thinks. During this session you will also draw upon your own skills,…(more)

Thu, Dec 13, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
10:00 AM to 1:15 PM (3 hours) at Seacroft Jobcentre
Provided by Blue Apple

Basket Willow Weaving

A two-day special course especially for Christmas. Learn how to weave a basket out of willow. Perfect for a gift for someone for Christmas or even a present for yourself! (more)

Tue, Dec 18, 2018 to Wed, Dec 19 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Felt Making - New - 556b

This course is aimed at complete beginners or those with just a little knowledge. We will be exploring and experimenting with wet felt making for decorative uses. The course will cover designing and making flat pieces of felt artwork and some simple 3D structures. (more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 18 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

ESOL - Social Conversation

This is an English course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop skills in communicating in social situations. It is open to learners from Entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: greeting formally and informally, making small talk with family, friends, neighbours and…(more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Social Conversation

This is an English course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop skills in communicating in social situations. It is open to learners from Entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: greeting formally and informally, making small talk with family, friends, neighbours and…(more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:15 AM to 12:15 PM (3 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

Welcome to IT - 261b

Aimed at English language learners (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Computers for Supported learners - 240b

A Supported computer course. Introduction to basic computer skills and use of other technology. For for people with learning difficulties/disabilities (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Moving on with Computers - 253b

Computer course suitable for those with some IT experience. The course is a project-based introduction to using ICT in everyday life. Learners will use the internet for research, learn how to use digital cameras and Microsoft Word. Learners will also be able to use email to share photos. (more)

Wed, Jan 09, 2019 to Wed, Mar 20 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

ESOL - Social Conversation

This is an English course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop skills in communicating in social situations. It is open to learners from Entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: greeting formally and informally, making small talk with family, friends, neighbours and…(more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Richmond Hill Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

Creative Writing-Intro - 602b

A Creative Writing course for Beginners. The basic approaches to writing. What makes a short story, a poem or a script? What is a character? We will look at practical ways of answering these questions and others. Suitable for beginners. (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Computer Skills with English

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience in using computers. Learners will work at their own workstation, where they will develop ICT skills including use of keyboard and mouse, word processing, email, creating documents, staying safe online, researching information online, including job search and creating…(more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Mindful Textiles: Sculptural Textiles (Feel Good Factor)

Combine mindfulness with creative craft in this course exploring sculptural textiles. On this course, you'll: \bullet turn pieces of fabric into beautiful sculptural forms using simple textile techniques \bullet create decorative or wearable pieces \bullet learn mindful techniques and exercises, which will open and close each session (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Feel Good Factor
Provided by East Street Arts

Techmums - Strawberry Lane

EMPOWERING MUMS THROUGH TECH #techmums Digital Skills Club will cover Social Media, Blogging, Web & App Design and much more. The course is free and you will be loaned an iPad for the duration of the course. You don't need to be a computer whiz but will need to be…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Strawberry Lane Community Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Textile Arts (Inkwell)

On this fantastic Textile Arts course, you will use your own experiences and ideas to develop your skills and create textile artwork in supportive surroundings. On this course, you'll: \bullet manipulate fabric \bullet use wire, fabric stiffener, binding and stuffing techniques to create new fabrics and simple 3D forms \bullet…(more)

Fri, Jan 18, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (2 hours) at Inkwell
Provided by East Street Arts

Needlework with the Brontes - 647b

Celebrated for their literary genius and tradgically short lives, the Brontes sisters were taught to sew and made their own clothes. There are frequent allusions to needlework and the Worsted industry throughout their novels. (more)

Sat, Jan 19, 2019 to Sat, Jan 19 2019
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

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Are you a mum? Would you like to improve your digital skills?

Techmums could be the course you are looking for. Our free 10 week courses will help you brush up your skills and knowledge of Social Media, Blogging, Web and App design and more....

You will need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse and be able to read English. We will even loan you an iPad for the duration of the course.

Contact us on 0113 3787003 or e-mail acls@leeds.gov.uk for more information and to book your place on our information session.


Jumpstart your future now

Prepare yourself for study on this flexible, part-time short course for adults only at the University of Leeds.


Starting in January, the Jumpstart course can help you prepare to apply for foundation level study in higher education


Contact Poppy Beacock (0113 343 6892/ p.beacock@leeds.ac.uk) or visit


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Skills Training Employment Pathways

Are you aged 25 or over, live in Leeds and have been out of work for more than 12 months? Then STEP is for you.

Access a range of support to help you which includes improving and updating your skills, access work placements and work trials to help you move back into work and debt advice and support.

Interested? Contact the STEP team now on 0113 3784576 or e-mail them at STEP@leeds.gov.uk

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