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Seasonal Cooking & Baking - Cardigan Centre

A unique cooking course to help learners prepare healthier celebration foods. The course will provide opportunities for improving cooking and baking skills. Together we will look at and choose new recipes that we want to try out & practice preparing for the festive season. We will use familiar ingredients in…(more)

Mon, Nov 05, 2018 to Mon, Dec 10 2018
1:00 PM to 3:15 PM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Cross Gates Confidence Building and Self Esteem

This is a 5 week course for parents annd carers who are thinking about making a positive change in thier lives. Over the 5 weeks of the course Learners look at: Building relationships The Impact of praise annd self esteem Explore solutions to barriers Develop personal skills and Knowledge Learn…(more)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Crossgates And Manston Children's Centre
Provided by Pre-School Learning Alliance

Family History Online

Learn how to use online resources to start to build your family tree! Suitable for those who wish to begin exploring their family history online, you will look at accessing Birth, Marriages and Death indexes, census data, parish and military records. Practical demonstrations of online subscription services will be provided. (more)

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

Dementia Awareness

Introduction to what dementia is and how to care for people with dementia (more)

Fri, Nov 09, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (2 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Counselling Skills - Introduction - Term 1 Thur PM

The course will be of interest to those contemplating a career in counselling. It may aid those working in health care, social services, prisons, pastoral care and education . (more)

Thu, May 02, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Needlework of the Arts & Craft Movement - 649a

The 1900s saw a revival of hand craft work using nature and historical motifs as design inspiration. Jane and May Morris, were two prominent embroiderers of the movement producing works designed by William Morris. We will study designs and techniques of this period. (more)

Sat, Oct 20, 2018 to Sat, Oct 20 2018
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Basic Photography

Do you own a camera and would like to use it more effectively? You will learn how to frame the perfect shot, set up lighting to improve your image and receive hints and tips on technical functions, to achieve the best out of your camera. (more)

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 to Sat, Oct 13 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Felting for Beginners

Try your hand at felting - using fibres and a bit of elbow grease you will create a small felted picture. Master the basic techniques of the easy art of felting to produce a piece of artwork to take home and frame, or use in other projects. (more)

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 to Thu, Oct 18 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Printworks

Do you love screen-printed textiles and are curious to find out more about the process? This short course will explore the basics of screen and lino printing and the versatility of these different techniques. Learn how to design your own screen and print onto paper, a bag and a t-shirt.…(more)

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 to Thu, Nov 15 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Woodwork for Women

An open, accessible introduction to woodworking and woodturning techniques, including using hand and power tools. Learn about hard and soft woods. Suitable for beginners, those who have completed the previous course and those wishing to build on existing skills. (more)

Tue, Nov 06, 2018 to Tue, Dec 11 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Making a Masterpiece

A painting course for beginners and those who wish to brush up on their skills. Learn new techniques each week and apply them to your own creative projects. (more)

Thu, Nov 08, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Beginners Photography @ SMC

An introduction on how to produce better photos (more)

Thu, Oct 04, 2018 to Thu, Nov 22 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at St Marys Church
Provided by Health for All (Leeds) Ltd

Fabricated Creations

Create different fabric projects each week using needlecraft and stitchery techniques to develop new skills and revisit old ones. Make fun pieces including felt brooches, patchworks, quilting, fabric bears, cushion covers and embroidery. (more)

Wed, Nov 07, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Papercutting

An introduction to the mindful art of papercutting. You will explore the different techniques - moving from easy shapes to more complicated patterns and how to use infills to create colour. Make your own artwork to frame for your home or gift to someone special. (more)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Thu, Nov 15 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Family Photography

Learn the tricks and techniques used to capture great family images - whether that's children, individuals or a whole group. Use posing, lighting and placement for a professional shot. (more)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Thu, Nov 15 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Crafty Cards

Master the art of creating cards from scratch. Explore a range of designs and try different techniques, creating special shapes, 3D formats, bespoke and batch making - crafting a selection of cards for the occasion of your choice. (more)

Thu, Nov 22, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Photographing Your Pet

Want to take professional-looking portraits of your pets? Find out how to pose your pooch or get the best shot of your guinea pig! Receive hints, tips and practical advice. (more)

Thu, Nov 22, 2018 to Thu, Nov 22 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Making Banners

Banners are iconic, innovative and individual. Using basic textile and mixed media techniques, you will learn how to design and make a banner for decoration or protest, to get your message out to the world! (more)

Thu, Nov 29, 2018 to Thu, Nov 29 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Christmas Cards

A short course designed to help you hand make last minute cards for Christmas. Create a personalised range of festive cards for family and friends - bring along your ideas or let us inspire you! (more)

Wed, Dec 05, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Make Your Own Journal

Using a variety of materials, create your own journal/art book. We will begin by building your pages up from the inside and then decorating your cover - handcrafting a completely personalised book that can be used for anything you wish! (more)

Thu, Dec 06, 2018 to Thu, Dec 06 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Dress Pattern Making - Term 1 Mon PM

You will learn the basics of pattern cutting in order to create and design your own garments. (more)

Mon, Nov 05, 2018 to Mon, Dec 10 2018
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 2 Wed AM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Creative Crafts - Kentmere Centre - Term 2 Wed AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Kentmere Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 2 Wed PM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 2 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Creative Crafts Term 2 Thur PM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 3 Wed AM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Creative Crafts-Kentmere Centre - Term 3 Wed AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Kentmere Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 3 Wed PM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 3 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, May 02, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

News & Events

New course - Seasonal Baking and Cooking - New course

We all have a few good stand by recipes but how about trying out some new ones – and dare I say it, ones with a healthy and delicious twist.


Come and join us for fun in the festive kitchen We are going to get busy cooking and learning about healthy seasonal recipes. Explore delicious swaps from meat to veg Starters, mains & yummy desserts New cooking techniques


full details are on this site but if you want to know more, call 2759282 and ask for Fiona or Dan

Want to know more about Apprenticeships?

If you are you a parent, carer or young person interested in finding out more about apprenticeships why not come along to one of our seminars running throughout October and November?

Come and listen to key employers in the city talk about apprenticeship opportunities in their company and be inspired by the range and level of vacancies available.

Interested?


Apprenticeships Seminars

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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