Show All Courses
Sorted by: Best Match | Course Start Date

Digital Employability Skills (Bramley Hub)

This course is for unemployed people to improve their employability skills while using digital tablets. Students will learn how to use a tablet while applying for jobs, creating C.V's, setting up email addresses, completing application forms etc. The course is suitable for all levels and abilities. (more)

Mon, May 07, 2018 to Mon, Jun 18 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Bramley Community Hub
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Introduction to Volunteering (TLA)

This course is for people living near Halton Moor who are wanting to understand the basic principles of volunteering and find out about local volunteering opportunitites available. It its for learners who are already volunteering or wanting to begin volunteering for an organisation. (more)

Tue, May 08, 2018 to Tue, May 22 2018
9:00 AM to 12:15 PM (3 hours) at Temple Learning Academy
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Footpath Making

A practical outdoor course based in a local primary school garden. You will have hands on experience of learning how to make a natural footpath on location with guidance from a skilled conservation tutor (more)

Fri, May 11, 2018 to Fri, Jun 01 2018
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Digital Employability Skills (Armley Hub)

This course is for unemployed people to improve their employability skills while using digital tablets. Students will learn how to use a tablet while applying for jobs, creating C.V's, setting up email addresses, completing application forms etc. The course is suitable for all levels and abilities. (more)

Fri, May 11, 2018 to Fri, Jun 15 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Armley Community Hub
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Health and Confidence

Activity based sessions for building confidence and managing you health while prepapring to go back to work. Session 1 is an activity based session for building confidence towards getting back to work. There will also be a chance to explore your skills and qualities and understand how volunteering can help…(more)

Mon, May 14, 2018 to Mon, May 21 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Pudsey Jobcentre
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Digital Employability Skills ( Pudsey Hub)

This course is for unemployed people to improve their employability skills while using digital tablets. Students will learn how to use a tablet while applying for jobs, creating C.V's, setting up email addresses, completing application forms etc. The course is suitable for all levels and abilities. (more)

Mon, May 14, 2018 to Mon, Jun 25 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Pudsey Community Hub
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Woodturning for Women

A course for women to learn woodturning skills in our fully equipped workshop. Learn how to make bowls, pens, wands and spindles. All materials provided. Suitable for women with no or basic experience of turning. (more)

Tue, May 15, 2018 to Tue, Jun 12 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

(ACL) Intro to Cake Decorating

An Introduction to the art of cake decorating. Learn techniques and tips for making your cakes look amazing. (more)

Tue, Jun 05, 2018 to Tue, Jul 10 2018
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Moor Allerton Library
Provided by Leeds City College

Brushstrokes

Learn painting techniques with watercolours and acrylics, from landscapes to still life. Suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn extra techniques. All materials provided, but can bring your own if you would prefer. (more)

Tue, Jun 05, 2018 to Tue, Jun 26 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Holiday French

A short course for anyone wishing to go on holiday to France, a basic guide to learn how to : \bullet \tab Order from a menu \bullet \tab Greet people \bullet \tab Ask directions \bullet \tab Make basic conversation Suitable for anyone who would like to learn basic French or…(more)

Wed, Jun 06, 2018 to Wed, Jul 04 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Patchwork

Beginning with basic squares and English paper piecing, moving onto more complex shapes and patterns to create several patchwork samples. Suitable for all learners who wish to learn to sew, do pathcwork or learn a new technique. All materials provided although you may bring your own if you would prefer. (more)

Thu, Jun 07, 2018 to Thu, Jul 12 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Basic DIY

A course designed to teach basic DIY skills for complete beginners in our fully equipped workshop. This course will save you money as you build your confidence to do minor repairs by yourself. It will include: How to choose the correct tool for the job Use of hand and power…(more)

Tue, Jun 19, 2018 to Tue, Jul 24 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

(ACL) Digital Literacy Universal Credit

Course for people without knowledge of computers. (more)

Tue, May 15, 2018 to Fri, May 25 2018
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM (6 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Help Your Kids With Their Homework - 138c

Help your children with numeracy and literacy homework this half term. Bring your children along to a fun and relaxing environment. Leave knowing that homework is understood and completed. (more)

Wed, May 30, 2018 to Fri, Jun 01 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Knitting - 697c

Introduction to knitting. Opportunity for student to learn how to knit basic accessories. Support health and well being (more)

Mon, Jun 04, 2018 to Mon, Jul 23 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Digital Employability Skills (Compton)

This course is for unemployed people to improve their employability skills while using digital tablets. Students will learn how to use a tablet while applying for jobs, creating C.V's, setting up email addresses, completing application forms etc. The course is suitable for all levels and abilities. (more)

Thu, Jun 07, 2018 to Thu, Jul 19 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Compton Centre
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Stitch in Time

Looking at various types of embroidery: Cross stitch, tapestry, long stitch, and mixed media stitching. Creating a series of small samples throughout the course. Suitable for all those wishing to learn to sew or embroider and those who wish to learn new techniques. All materials provided although you may bring…(more)

Thu, Jun 07, 2018 to Thu, Jul 12 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Fabricated Creations

Fun creations with fabric. Make a soft toy, felt animals, brooches and hanging pieces of fabric art. Suitable for all those who enjoy crafting with fabric. All materials provided. (more)

Fri, Jun 08, 2018 to Fri, Jul 13 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Being Craftier

Advanced crafting for those already in the know! Looking at texture pastes, embossing, book making, faux fabric making, 3D paper projects and mixed media work. Suitable for those having completed the Being Crafty course or those who already have crafting skills. All materials provided. (more)

Fri, Jun 08, 2018 to Fri, Jul 13 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

(ACL) Prepare for GCSE English L1 - DH Tues

This course is ideal for those who want to improve their basic English skills and learn how to use and apply English skills before attempting their GCSE. (more)

Tue, Jun 12, 2018 to Tue, Jul 17 2018
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Prepare for GCSE English L1 - DH Th

This course is ideal for those who want to improve their basic English skills and learn how to use and apply English skills before attempting their GCSE. (more)

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 to Thu, Jul 19 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Prepare for GCSE Maths - Deacon House

Get ready for the next level. Join a preparation course for GCSE Math. At the end of the course you will be assessed to see if you are ready to take GCSE or need more time by taking Functional Skills Maths (more)

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 to Thu, Jul 19 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Learn Photography

Learn basic photography techniques and use those skills to take superb photos, then learn to edit them with Photoshop. (more)

Tue, Jul 03, 2018 to Tue, Jul 24 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Printworks

Basic printing skills using pre-made silk screens. Create a lino cut to print with of your own design. Suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn those particular techniques. All materials provided. (more)

Tue, Jul 03, 2018 to Tue, Jul 24 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Job Skills (TLA)

Unemployed people living in or near Harehills who are looking to find work. (more)

Wed, Jul 04, 2018 to Wed, Jul 18 2018
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Temple Learning Academy
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

Creative Patchwork - 698c

Learn basic patchwork piecing techniques and simple applique. Create your own handmade pin cushion. (more)

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 to Tue, Jul 10 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Digital Inclusion - CH5

The programme will help support individuals with basic computer skills. The course covers using the internet, emails, Microsoft Office, social media and searching the internet. This course is for adults aged 19+, unemployed or working under 16 hours per week. (more)

Fri, May 11, 2018 to Fri, Jun 29 2018
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Remploy South Parade
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Digital Employability Skills (Headingley Hub)

This course is for unemployed people to improve their employability skills while using digital tablets. Students will learn how to use a tablet while applying for jobs, creating C.V's, setting up email addresses, completing application forms etc. The course is suitable for all levels and abilities. (more)

Tue, May 15, 2018 to Tue, Jun 26 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Headingley Community Hub
Provided by City of Leeds YMCA

(ACL) Digital Skills

This course is recommended for those with no previous or limited experience in IT or for those with low confidence in using digital literacy The course will prepare the individual to have an awareness and understanding of how digital literacy works (more)

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 to Fri, Jul 27 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Alexander Technique Taster - 856c

Learn the basics of the Alexander Technique. Hints and tips for keeping your body and mind balanced. (more)

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 to Wed, Jul 11 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

News & Events

Employment and Skills Success

From April 2017 to March 2018 the Leeds City Council Employment and Skills Service helped 7,200 people gain new skills and over 5,600 people into work.

Click the Infographic link to take a look at our other successes and see how we can help you

Infographic link

June is Festival of Learning month

Look out for events near you at Festival of Learning

Learn computer skills in your local library

Do you want to learn how to use a computer, just brush up your skills or need to use a computer but don't have access to one?


Your local library can help. Did you know that you can book a one to one training session at your local library? Sessions are flexible and the support is tailored to your personal needs. You can also book time on a computer with access to the Internet


The Library Service

Recent Searches