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  1. Spanish 3: revision
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  María Isalt
    Brush up and improve your Spanish through grammar revision focusing on listening and speaking. You should have studied Spanish for at least three years. Based on the tutor's own materials.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
  2. Painting for beginners
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amanda Bracken
    Experience the joy of painting. Through simple exercises you will explore colour, painting techniques and the expressive qualities of painting using acrylic paints. The perfect way to start painting.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  3. Drawing for beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 25 Nov 2024 (and 13 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrea Voisey
    Explore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, you will be introduced to key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  4. Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  5. German beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 10 Jul 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Tim Matschak
    Get ready for a summer in a German speaking country and start learning German. This is an intensive course for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £97.00
  6. French beginners: module 3
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Jul 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Daniel Fernandez
    Learn French on this lively interactive course for near beginners.The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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  7. Preparing digital images for printmaking
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 10 Mar 2025 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Claire Hynds
    Digital technologies play an increasing role in the world of more traditional printmaking. Screenprinting, photo-etching, polymer gravure and relief, and photo litho all require imagery that has been generated using digital image manipulation software. This workshop in preparing digital images for printmaking will provide an introduction to specialist tools and techniques required using Adobe Photoshop in order to prepare your imagery for these printmaking processes.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  8. Communicating effectively at work
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 31 Oct 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jonathan Mulquin
    How skilfully do you manage the impression you make on people both in person and in online meetings and interviews? Develop your personal effectiveness by looking at voice and body language, assertiveness, sensitive listening, interviewing techniques and communication skills for business meetings. This course will be taught online.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  9. Generative AI: safety and risks
    Course start date:  Mon 4 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    In this course on Generative AI: Safety and Risks we will explore the critical safety considerations associated with generative AI adoption, emphasising risk management and ethical practices.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  10. Business administration with digital skills: how to be organised, efficient and customer-focused using Outlook and OneNote (intermediate)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Does the amount of data coming into your inbox and folders threaten to overwhelm you? Do you need to develop a system for managing information, tasks and meetings? MS Outlook and OneNote can be part of this system but for many people they feel part of the problem rather than the solution. This course will enable them to work for you not the other way round. You will focus on how to think about problems, solve them and what you are trying to achieve. You will work on developing an email routine that allows you to concentrate on tasks at hand and not be distracted by incoming messages. You will focus on how to create a folder system on Outlook and process using quick steps, rules, categories and colour-coding so you can keep a trace of emails, tasks and appointments. You will learn simple and efficient ways to schedule your work and use notes and task and the flagging system to keep track of your priorities. In addition you will focus on how you can integrate OneNote and Outlook to save you time.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here





    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
  11. Portrait drawing: expression in the face
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 24 Mar 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This short course will develop your existing knowledge and skills in drawing portraits to meet the challenge of creating expression. Bring your portrat drawing to life by exploring character, personality and emotion in the face of your subject.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
  12. Explore editing: essential masking tips for better content
    Course start date:  Mon 2 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Masking is a essential skill for all editors. But masking isn’t just about hiding an unwanted object in the image. More often, it is used to creatively draw the viewer’s attention to a particular area. An invaluable skill for any film maker.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
  13. Sing Broadway
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Richard Hartley Wilson
    Learn to perform ensemble numbers from popular Broadway and West End shows, from standard classics to modern musicals. Gain confidence in performing as a group, and enjoy singing solo within an ensemble.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £104.00
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