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Sewing Dressmaking (advanced) - Term 2 Tue AM

An introduction to dressmaking using sewing and craft techniques (more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing (advanced) - Term 2 Tue PM

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

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

ESOL - Me and Where I Live

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in talking about their home and the community where they live and to be able to find their way and ask for directions. It is open to any learner from pre-entry…(more)

Wed, Jan 23, 2019 to Wed, May 01 2019
10:30 AM to 1:15 PM (3 hours) at Woodsley Multicultural Community Centre
Provided by Health for All (Leeds) Ltd

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)

Mon, Mar 04, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:00 AM to 12:15 PM (3 hours) at Enfield Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Taster Sesion - English for Driving Theory

This session will provide learners with an overall view about the level of English they need to be able to complete the Driving Theory test; the contents of the test; how to approach multiple choice questions; hazard perception and how many questions they need to answer correctly to pass the…(more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Jan 10 2019
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

ESOL- Writing for Everyday Life

This is an English Writing course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop specific writing skills in everyday life. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The writing skills covered include: handwriting, spelling and punctuation; writing notes, letters and emails; filling…(more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
10:15 AM to 12:30 PM (2 hours) at Unity Business Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Maths

This short maths course is for people who want to develop their maths skills to help supprt everyday tasks e.g. working out percentages and costs of items with discount. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Feb 15 2019
12:45 PM to 2:15 PM (2 hours) at Unity Business Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Creative Writing - Intro - 601b

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)

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

Family Fortunes - Gipton

Family Fortunes is an exciting new 10 hour course supported by the Money Advice Service. It is designed to support children and parents to develop positive money habits. (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Gipton Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Beginners Crochet - Term 2 Fri am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to crochet. (more)

Fri, Jan 18, 2019 to Fri, Feb 15 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Story Sacks - Cottingley

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Thu, Jan 31, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Cottingley Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

(ACL) First Steps to Working in Childcare (Pre E3)

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
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
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)

Fri, Mar 08, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
12:30 PM to 3:45 PM (3 hours) at Rothwell Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Introduction to Pilates & Our Wellbeing - Hillcrest Academy

Introduction to Pilates and Well Being (8-12 Weeks) * Pilates - exercise consisting of controlled movements, stretching and breathing that will improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness. This course is about introducing Pilates as form of exercise, the participants will learn basic to advanced Pilate exercises…(more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 21 2019
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (2 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Basic Sewing T2

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, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
12:45 PM to 3:15 PM (3 hours) at Osmondthorpe One Stop Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Yoga (for health & relaxation) - 804b

An ideal way of promoting well being through improvements in body posture, increased stamina, relieving stress and developing relaxation and exercise techniques. (more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 21 2019
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (an hour) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Pre GCSE Maths

This course is designed to prepare you for starting a GCSE Maths course. You will develop the skills needed to feel confident in progressing to a GCSE standard and be taught in a supportive environment to ensure you fulfill your potential. (more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

Making Art in the Gallery (Leeds Art Gallery)

This course offers the opportunity to create artwork within a fantastic and interesting venue. Take inspiration from your surroundings and ultimately exhibit your work in the Leeds Art Gallery education area. On this course, you'll: \bullet experiment with materials, including acrylics, pastels and inks \bullet make drawings in the gallery…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Art Gallery
Provided by East Street Arts

Techmums - Deacon House

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 Deacon House
Provided by Leeds City Council

Techmums - Dewsbury Road

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)

Fri, Jan 18, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

ESOL - Accredited - 129b

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about health and wellbeing.? It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about health problems to a doctor or…(more)

Fri, Feb 01, 2019 to Fri, Jun 21 2019
9:45 AM to 1:00 PM (3 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Keeping up with the kids literacy IRP

Helping parents to prepare and support their children with everyday practical activities to help with reading and writing activities. (more)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Leeds City College

Let's Get Crafty

This course is about making hand-made items such as bags, jewellery, picture frames and a range of other things you might like to make. You will learn new skills in designing and creating products that could be given as a gift or something for yourself. Cost of \'a315 towards resources. (more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Apr 04 2019
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

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

IT Skills for Work

This course is designed for entry level learners to work towards improving their IT skills. Learners will be introduced to W ord, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentation s and Access database s . (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

Let's Get Crafty - Farnley

The aim of this course is to enable parents/carers to encourage and support their children's development through a range of craft activities. These will include activities such as puppet making, painting, 'messy play', boxcraft, model making amongst others. By the end of the course learners will be able to recognise…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (2 hours) at Farnley Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

English for Citizenship

The course offers English practice and some b asic English teaching together with quite a lot of orientation and cultural input plus fun, welcome and friendship. We broaden horizons by organising cultural outings to museums, films, exhibitions etc. Our aim is to practice English speaking and listening skills and to…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

English Driving Theory

The course offers support with the difficult terminology within the D riving T heory test by using a variety of fun activities as well as providing opportunities to practice the T eory test and hazard perception using online resources and CDs. Our aim is to prepare learners for the D…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

Alexander Technique -Taster - 834b

Alexander Technique taster (more)

Sat, Feb 02, 2019 to Sat, Feb 02 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 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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