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- Becoming confident with digital skills: on your computer and online (beginner)Course start date: Fri 5 May 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you new to computers and the Internet? Do you need to increase your confidence with digital skills? Are you confused by Zoom? This course will ensure you have a solid foundation in using computers and being online. You will learn the essential features of creating, saving, storing different types of files and documents, including photos and letters in Word. You will develop your internet skills to find information quickly and efficiently, and learn how to transfer this information to different documents and people. You will also learn the basics of how of how to use Zoom to host meetings and communicate effectively online. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Drawing into paintingCourse start date: Fri 11 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullExplore the creative possibilities of drawing and painting and learn skills to gain confidence and understanding. Investigate key drawing concepts such as line, tone, form, mark making, composition and how to organise a palette, mix colours and use a range of painting techniques. A practical course for beginners.
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach.
- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaEncounter different approaches to making abstract paintings while developing your skills in using a variety of painting materials. With reference to the work of a variety of abstract artists explore the visual language common to both representation and abstraction, eg. colour, composition, tone and paint application.
- Introduction to sculpting with waxCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Shelley WilsonExplore the versatility of wax as a sculptural material, by melting, joining, cutting, filing, manipulating and moulding it, to create a small wax relief sculpture. This course is perfect for both beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills. You will be guided through the sculptural techniques by a tutor who is a specialist in this area.
Your finished green wax relief sculpture can be kept, or you can join one of our mould making and casting courses to transform your sculpture into another material, for example bronze, pewter or Jesmonite. Please see the course outline below for more details.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Comic book art and graphic novelsCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephen MarchantBe part of the vibrant underground comic movement and learn how to use illustration, cartooning and collage to create innovative mini comics or fanzines. Develop ideas and work that could kick start your own graphic novel project.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Acting: sceneworkCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lawrence LambertConsolidate your techniques as you rehearse and perform in a duologue and/or a monologue from a published play text in this intensive practical course.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
- Painting 1Course start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullPainting 1 offers an introduction to the basic principles and skills associated with painting. Focus on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work, whilst learning how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures.
- Counselling: an introductionCourse start date: Fri 23 Sep 2022 (and 23 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Christine LewisEnhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the 3 main theoretical approaches in counselling. There are 12 Counselling: an introduction courses available, with courses running daytimes, evenings and weekends. Whatever your schedule, you can find a course that works for you! See 'Please choose a course date' in the toolbar to select your preferred dates.
This course is exempt from our usual refund and transfer policy, therefore if you change your mind and would like a refund you must request this at least 3 week before the course is due to start. We charge an admin fee of 20% (minimum £10) per refund processed. We will not give you a refund for this course if we receive your request less than 3 weeks before the course starts or once the course has started.
- Creative image editing with Photoshop and LightroomCourse start date: Fri 27 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingLearn how to use and apply the key features of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to develop your image editing skills.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Use your voice assertivelyCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Ian TaylorDo you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant. This course will be delivered in the college.
- Introduction to BSLCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Marios CostiInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
- Introduction to jewellery makingCourse start date: Fri 15 Jul 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mona Hadinejad, Emilia NettoDiscover metal jewellery making techniques to create a piece of jewellery. You will be introduced to the basic
processes of forging, texturing, soldering and cutting out shapes in metal. You will learn how to create a ring to the
correct finger size.
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