Alleviating poverty, bringing hope

NEW: DIY Skills

Learn new or develop skills and knowledge on overcoming basic household maintenance and DIY tasks.

Course content: Delve into basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills, experiment with a range of maintenance techniques with the support from a highly experienced multi trades tutor, develop your confidence for using hand tools, power tools and PPE, and explore tasks from a range of industries through discussions and practical activities.

When: 3 weeks – Mondays 09:30am – 16.30pm

Digital Learning

Learn to create a document or CV, use the internet and email, search for work online, and use online storage.

Course content: The course will equip you to: stay safe on the web, with up to date knowledge of e-safety, create and save documents using Microsoft Word, send and receive emails, fill in online forms, search the web for information.

When: 4 weeks – Tuesday & Thursdays 09:30am – 12:30pm

NEW: Sew Mindful 

Learn or practice hand-sewing and other crafts, to enhance your mindfulness through creativity.

Course content: The course provides a safe space to chat and socialise, and includes the following activities:

When: 5 weeks – Tuesdays 09:30am – 12.30pm

Sew Confident & ESOL

Practice your spoken English in a fun and creative setting with our five week Sewing and ESOL course. This programme is for women only who’s first language is not English.

Course content: Discuss a new topic in English each week, whilst creating a range of machine-sewn and hand-sewn crafts.

When: 5 Weeks – Fridays 09:30 – 12:30

Grow Confident & ESOL

Spend time outside in the fresh air, get active, and engage with nature to improve your mental health and wellbeing, whilst practising your English speaking with other learners.

Course content: You will have the chance to learn a range of indoor and outdoor gardening techniques which you will practice at a local plot, whilst gaining knowledge of plants, fruits and herbs.

When: 5 Weeks – Tuesdays 09:30am – 12:30pm

ESOL Progressing into Work

This 12-week course will improve your English, confidence and employability skills, increasing job opportunities available to you.

When: Thursdays & Fridays 13:30 – 16:30

Progressing into Work 50+

This 12-week course focuses on those over the age of 50, and the common barriers faced when reentering the work place. This course will improve confidence levels, interview techniques and employability skills.

When: 12 weeks – Mondays & Fridays 13:30 – 16:30