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Part-time Adult Learning

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On one of our part-time courses you could get a new a skill, make new friends and have fun in the process!

We offer a wide range of courses from sewing for beginners to tarot card reading! Browse our courses below and see what you could achieve in the next 12 months!

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Painting for All - Part-time

This 10 week course is aimed at both beginners and those with some experience or knowledge of painting.

Painting and Mixed Media - Part-time

This 10 week course will offer an introduction to working with mixed media techniques and materials.

Ceramics - Throwing - Part-time

If you have ever wanted to try the main-hand-building techniques of pinching, coiling and slabbing with an emphasis on throwing on the potter’s wheel, then this is your chance.

Word Processing for Beginners - Part-time

Increase your knowledge of Microsoft Word on this six week course.

Evening Make-up for Beginners - Part-time

Learn how to do stunning evening make-up looks on this six week course.

Nottingham College Bake Off - Part-time

Learn how to bake bread, cakes and pastries on this fun course.

Customer Care and Basic Restaurant Skills - Part-time

If you have an interest in customer service techniques and restaurant work, this course is perfect for you!

Massage Techniques for Improvers - Part-time

This course is a practical course and follows on from the beginner’s course.

IT for Improvers - Part-time

This is a follow on course from the IT for Beginners.

IT for Beginners - Part-time

This course is for those who have little of no computer experience and would like to learn in a relaxed environment.

Introduction to Work Club - Part-time

This is a weekly course for students who are looking for employment and would like help with applying for jobs and interview techniques.

Work Club for Beginners - Part-time

This is a weekly course for students who are looking for employment and would like help with applying for jobs and interview techniques.

Work Club for Improvers - Part-time

This is a weekly course for students who are looking for employment and would like help with applying for jobs and interview techniques.

Professional Garment Making for Beginners - Part-time

This course will enable you to improve the finish of your home made clothes and make them look more professional.

First Aid for Beginners - Part-time

This course is for you if you would like to learn the basics of first aid.

Follow On Counselling - Part-time

This course is structured to be a follow-on to the first course but would also stand alone if you have some knowledge of this or a related subject, for example, you may be a support work worker.

Introduction to Communication Skills - Part-time

This course is suitable for anyone of limited reading and written English skills or if is not your first language.

Portraits for Improvers - Part-time

This course is designed for students who already have experience of painting and drawing but would like to develop their portrait skills.

Print Making for Beginners - Part-time

This course will be of interest to students with previous experience of painting and drawing who would like to try some basic printmaking.

Sketching Landscapes - Part-time

This course aims to provide an opportunity for students with an interest in landscape to develop their sketching skills by working from direct observation outside as much as possible, weather permitting.

Art with Upcycled Materials - Part-time

This course will appeal to students who are interested in using alternative materials and methods to create art.

Make Stained Glass to Sell - Part-time

This course is aimed at learners with some experience of stained glass.

Dressmaking for Improvers - Part-time

This course is for students who want to improve build on their beginners sewing experience and develop their knowledge of sewing and using commercial sewing patterns.

Cake Decoration for Improvers - Part-time

This course will focus on developing cake decorating skills to produce a professional finish.

Cake Decoration - Making Cakes to Sell - Part-time

This course is perfect if you want to improve your existing cake decoration skills and the presentation of your cakes and prepare to sell them.

Angels and Fairies - Part-time

Delve into the fascinating world of angels and fairies and learn how they affect our lives.

Introduction to Problem Solving - Part-time

This course is an introduction to problem solving using basic mathematical techniques.

Crystal Healing - Part-time

Learn all about crystal healing including what is a crystal, how they work and how to choose which one to use.

Still Life Drawing - Part-time

Whether you’re a keen artist or just starting out, this part-time course offers you a great opportunity to share your creativity with like-minded people in a relaxed, informal learning environment.

Counselling for Beginners - Part-time

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in gaining an awareness of the core counselling skills.

Massage Techniques for Beginners - Part-time

Learn how to safely carry out massages on friends and family, to enable them to relax and enjoy being pampered.

Spanish for Improvers - Part-time

This course is perfect for people who have followed a beginners course or if you are returning to the study of Spanish.

Watercolour Painting for Beginners - Part-time

No matter what level of ability you are, from beginners to improvers, as long as you have a keen interest in painting and a willingness to learn new skills, this course is perfect for you.

Tarot Cards - Part-time

Would you like to try your hand at Tarot Card reading in a friendly environment with like-minded people? Then this is a fantastic course for you!

Christmas Arts and Crafts - Part-time

Excited about Christmas and want to add some of your own creative sparkle this year?

Dressmaking for Beginners - Part-time

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

Cake Decoration (NCFE Level 2) - Part-time

Learn how to make a variety of sugar flowers, cakes, such as wedding, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Cake Decoration for Beginners - Part-time

This course will give an introduction to cake decorating, using a variety of techniques to create a professional finish to your cakes to wow family and friends.

Painting and Drawing for Improvers - Part-time

This course aims to provide a supportive atmosphere for learners with some experience to develop their drawing and painting skills further in a range of media.

Follow on Creative Writing and E-Publishing - Part-time

Improve your skills in creative writing including prose, storytelling techniques and poetry. Enhance your knowledge of the e-publishing environment including marketing, social media and blogging.

Microsoft Units: Word Processing (Level 1) - Part-time

This course consolidates existing knowledge of Microsoft Word at Level 1.

Microsoft Units: Spreadsheets (Level 1) - Part-time

This course will consolidate existing knowledge of Microsoft Excel at Level 1.

Ceramics Studio Practice - Part-time

This course is aimed at advanced level learners who have good ceramic experience, who wish to develop their own ceramic practice and for those who have attended previous courses.

Ceramics for Beginners - Part-time

Our beginners ceramics course is based at Stoney Street in the City Centre and is aimed at complete beginners and those who wish to refresh the basics.

Food Safety in Catering (HABC Level 2) - Part-time

This course is suitable for anyone who works with food and has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

Health and Safety in the Workplace (HABC Level 2 Award) - Part-time

This generic qualification is designed to ensure that all employees in the public or private sector are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public.

Stained Glass for Beginners - Part-time

Learn the techniques and skills of stained glass crafts, working with coloured glass, copper foil and solder.

Stained Glass for Improvers - Part-time

If you have some experience of stained glass, this course is for you. You can learn additional skills to build on previous experience.

Painting and Drawing for Beginners - Part-time

This course aims to provide a supportive atmosphere for you to develop your drawing and painting skills in a range of media.

Microsoft Units: Databases (Level 1) - Part-time

This course will introduce and consolidate knowledge of Microsoft Access using Microsoft Office 2016.

Spanish for Beginners - Part-time

This course is aimed at beginners with an interest in the language or culture of a Spanish speaking country.

Cake Decoration (NCFE Level 1) - Part-time

This course will enhance your skills in decorating cakes.

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