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Torfaen Adult Community Learning | Spring 2023

We pride ourselves on delivering high quality lessons that are fun and enjoyable for our learners.

Our dedicated tutors will share their years of expertise and experience with you, inspiring you to take your skills to the next level.

We offer a variety of courses at different locations and times, meaning that you can choose a course at a time and place that is convenient for you.

Many of our learners find great fulfilment in continuing learning.  Learning can keep you focused or give you new experiences to share with your friends and family, as well as providing a gratifying sense of accomplishment too.

To find out more information about a course, select the course title below where you can register your interest.

Alternatively, contact our helpline on 01633 647647, where a member of our team will be pleased to help.

Centre Key: CR = Croesyceiliog CEC, PS = Power Station, PP = Pontypool CEC (The Settlement)

Essential Skills

Essential Skills are needed for success in work, learning and life. They are the stepping stones that make it easier to learn other things. 

Whatever your starting point, we can help.

 Qualifications

Qualifications
CodeTitleVenueDayStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeDuration Fee
Introduction to Teaching Assistant
SEC021  Introduction to Teaching Assistant CR Tue 07/03/2023 19:00  21:00 8 Weeks   FREE
SES035 Introduction to Teaching Assistant  PP  Wed 08/03/2023 09:30  11:30  8 Weeks FREE 
Education and Training (EaTs) Level 3 - Highfields
DGS005 Award in Education and Training (EaTs) Level 3 - Highfield PP Thu 16/03/2023 18:00 21:00 15 Weeks £175.95*
IT Skills - British Computer Society (BCS) - Level 1 & 2
DIS002 IT Skills PP Tue

14/03/2023

18:30 20:30 15 Weeks £99.75*
DIP002 IT Skills PS Wed 15/03/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £99.75*
Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Coming Soon

Languages

Explore new or improve existing language skills. We offer a range of courses, whether you are learning for fun or to enhance your holidays or trips abroad.

Languages
CodeTitleVenueDayStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeDuration Fee
French - Year 1 Beginners
FLC011 French - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation CR Mon 06/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FLP002 French - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation PS Wed 08/02/2023 10:00 12:00 15 Weeks £130.50
German - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation
FLC012 German - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation CR Tue 07/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Spanish - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation
FLC008 Spanish - Year 1 Beginners - Continuation CR Tue 07/02/2023 18:30 20:30 15 Weeks £130.50
Spanish - Year 2/3 Improvers - Continuation
FLC010 Spanish - Year 2/3 Improvers - Continuation CR Wed 01/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Spanish - Year 4/5 Intermediate - Continuation
FLC007 Spanish - Year 4/5 Intermediate - Continuation CR Tue 31/01/2023 10:00 12:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Spanish - Year 6 Higher Intermediate - Continuation
FLC009 Spanish - Year 6 Higher Intermediate - Continuation CR Wed 01/02/2023 10:00 12:00 15 Weeks £130.50

Lifestyle and Leisure

Arts and Crafts

Do you want to learn a new skill, fine tune your talents or be inspired to take up a new hobby?

Our Lifestyle and Leisure curriculum will offer you the opportunity to discover a range of interesting and intriguing courses and day schools that will allow you to get creative and meet like minded people who share your passions and interests.

Lifestyle and leisure courses
CodeTitleVenueDayStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeDuration Fee
Ceramics and Pottery  
FAC055 Ceramics and Pottery Workshop CR Sat 21/01/2023 10:00 15:00 1 Day £27.25
FAC058 Ceramics and Pottery CR Tue 07/02/2023 18:30 20:30 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC057 Ceramics and Pottery CR Tue 07/02/2023 13:15 15:15 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC059 Ceramics and Pottery  CR Wed 08/02/2023 13:15 15:15 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC064 Ceramics and Pottery  CR Thu 09/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC071 Ceramics - Daffodils CR Sat 18/02/2022 10:00 15:00 1 Day £27.25
FAC075 Ceramics - Celtic Tiles CR Sat 18/03/2023 10:00 15:00 1 Day £27.25
Fashion and Textiles - Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers
FAS010 Dressmaking for Beginners PP Mon 13/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FAS012 Dressmaking for Improvers PP Wed 08/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Dressmaking Advanced Skills
FAC062 Dressmaking Advanced Skills CR Wed 25/01/2023 10:00 12:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FAS011 Dressmaking Advanced Skills PP Tue 07/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Dressmaking for All
FAC068 Dressmaking for All CR Wed 01/02/2023 13:00 15:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Sewing for All
FAC069 Sewing for All CR Thu 02/02/2023 18:30 20:30 15 Weeks £130.50
Make and Mend - Upcycling Clothing
FAC053 Make and Mend - Upcycling Clothing CR Fri 20/01/2023 10:00 14:00 1 Day £17.00
The Sewing Hub
FAS013 The Sewing Hub PP Thu 26/01/2023 13:00 17:00 1 Day £17.00
FAS014 The Sewing Hub PP Thu 02/03/2023 13:00 17:00 1 Day £17.00
FAS015 The Sewing Hub PP Thu 30/03/2023 13:00 17:00 1 Day £17.00
Jewellery Silver and Copper Jewellery
FAC063 Silver and Copper Jewellery - Beginners CR Wed 25/01/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC066 Silver and Copper Jewellery - Improvers CR Thu 26/01/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Upcycling Jewellery
FAS021 Upcycling Jewellery - Simple Beaded Bracelets CR Sat 04/03/2023 10:00 14:00 1 Day £23.00
Wire Jewellery
FAC074 Wire Jewellery Workshop CR Fri 03/03/2023 10:00 12:30 5 Weeks £64.63
Making Pebble Art Pictures
FAP010 Pebble Art Pictures  CR Sat 04/02/2023 10:00 14:00 1 Day £25.00
Redesign and Reimagine - Upcycling Furniture
FAC067 Redesign and Reimagine - Upcycling Furniture CR Fri 27/01/2023 10:00 12:30 4 Weeks £54.00
FAC077 Redesign and Reimagine - Upcycling Furniture CR Sat 18/03/2023 10:00 14:00 1 Day £27.00
Woodturning
FAC038 Woodturning CR Mon 09/01/2023 09:30 12:00 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC039 Woodturning CR Mon 09/01/2023 13:00 15:30 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC040 Woodturning CR Mon 16/01/2023 18:30 21:00 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC041 Woodturning CR Tu 10/01/2023 09:30 12:00 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC042 Woodturning CR Tu 10/01/2023 13:00 15:30 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC043 Woodturning CR Tu 10/01/2023 18:30 21:00 12 Weeks £171.60
FAC056 Woodturning CR Sat 21/01/2023 10:00 15:00 1 Day £40.35
FAC072 Woodturning CR Sat 18/02/2023 10:00 15:00 1 Day £40.35
FAC076 Woodturning CR Sat 18/03/2023 10:00 15:00 1 Day £40.35

Cookery Courses

Explore different cultures and their traditional cuisine through our world of cookery courses.  Learn about good food choices, healthy foods, balancing your diet and cost effective cooking.  Have a go at baking your own bread and cakes and decorating them to impress your family and friends.

Lifestyle and leisure courses
CodeTitleVenueDayStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeDuration Fee
Cookery    
FAP004 Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft PS  Mon  16/01/2023   19:00 21:00   10 Weeks  £86.50
FAC052 Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft CR  Thu  19/01/2023  10:00 12:00  10 Weeks   £86.50
Spice Entice - Indian Cookery 
FAC050 Spice Entice - Indian Cookery  CR Wed  25/01/2023 18:30  20:30  4 Weeks   £40.50
Winter Favourites
FAC096 Winter Favourites CR Tu 24/01/2023 10:30 12:30 4 Weeks £40.50
Sweet Heat - Jamaican Cookery     
FAC100 Sweet Heat - Jamaican Cookery CR Tue 24/01/2023 18:30 20:30 4 Weeks £40.50
FAC051  Sweet Heat - Jamaican Cookery CR  Thu 26/01/2023  18:30  20:30 4 Weeks  £40.50
Plant Based Cookery
FAC054  Plant Based Cookery  CR  Fri 27/01/2023  10:30 14:30 1 Day  £25.00
A Beginners Guide to Simple Cake Decorating
FAP005 A Beginners Guide to Simple Cake Decorating PS Sat 04/02/2023 10:00 13:00 1 Day £20.75
Breadmaking Day
FAC099 Breadmaking Day CR Sat 18/02/2023 10:30 15:00 1 Day £27.13
Perfect Pies
FAC097 Perfect Pies CR Tues 07/03/2023 10:30 12:30 4 Weeks £40.50
A Taste of Wales
FAC105 A Taste of Wales CR Wed 08/03/2023 18:30 20:30 4 Weeks £40.50
Street Food
FAC098 Street Food CR Th 09/03/2023 18:30 20:30 4 Weeks £40.50
Chinese Cookery Day
FAC108 Chinese Cookery Day CR Sa 18/03/2023 10:30 14:30 1 Day £25.00

General Education

Take a look at some of the interesting general education courses on offer, learn something new that you have never studied before.

General Education courses
CodeTitleVenueDayStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeDuration Fee
British Sign Language - Beginners - Continuation
FGP006 British Sign Language - Beginners - Continuation PS Tue 10/01/2023 18:30 20:30 10 Weeks £86.50
FGP013 British Sign Language - Beginners - Continuation PS Wed 18/01/2023 18:30 20:30 10 Weeks £86.50
7 Wonders of the Ancient World
FGC009 7 Wonders of the Ancient World CR Mon 20/03/2023 18:30 20:30 7 Weeks £61.00
Astronomy
FGC006 Astronomy Online Mon 16/01/2023 19:00 21:00 10 Weeks £85.00
FGC007 Astronomy CR Wed 18/01/2023 19:00 21:00 10 Weeks £86.50
Psychology
FGP007 Psychology Online Thu 19/01/2023 19:00 21:00 10 Weeks £85.00
FGP008 Psychology PS Fri 20/01/2023 10:00 12:00 10 Weeks £86.50
The Wonder of Gems
FGP009 The Wonder of Gems PS Tue 24/01/2023 19:00 21:00 4 Weeks £35.50
Egyptology
FGC005 Egyptology CR Mon 30/01/2023 18:30 20:30 6 Weeks £52.50
Hints and Tips for Growing your own Food
FGC015 Hints and Tips for Growing your own Food CR Fri 27/01/2023 10:00 13:00 1 Day £12.75
FGC016 Hints and Tips for Growing your own Food CR Fri 03/03/2023 10:00 13:00 1 Day £12.75
FGC017 Hints and Tips for Growing your own Food CR Fri 31/03/2023 10:00 13:00 1 Day £12.75
Photography - Introduction to Moving off Auto
FGP014 Photography - Introduction to Moving off Auto PS Thu 09/02/2023 19:00 21:00 8 Weeks £69.50
Guitars
FAC060 Guitars - Beginners CR Wed 01/02/2023 16:30 18:30 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC094 Guitars - Beginners CR Thu 16/02/2023 16:30 18:30 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC065 Guitars - Improvers CR Thu 02/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
FAC061 Guitars - Intermediate CR Wed 01/02/2023 19:00 21:00 15 Weeks £130.50
Writing
FAP003 Creative Writing PS Fri 13/01/2023 10:00 12:00 10 Weeks £86.50
Restart a Heart - Learn How to Save a Life
DGC006 Restart a Heart CR Fri 13/01/2023 10:00 12:00 1 Day Free
DGC007 Restart a Heart CR Tu 07/02/2023 13:30 15:30 1 Day Free
DGS007 Restart a Heart SE W 15/02/2023 10:00 12:00 1 Day Free
DGC008 Restart a Heart CR Tu 28/02/2023 13:30 15:30 1 Day Free
DGS006 Restart a Heart SE Sa 04/03/2023 10:00 12:00 1 Day Free
DGC009 Restart a Heart CR Fri 17/03/2023 10:00 12:00 1 Day Free
DGC010 Restart a Heart CR Sa 18/03/2023 10:00 12:00 1 Day Free
DGC011 Restart a Heart CR Tu 18/04/2023 13:30 15:30 1 Day Free
Last Modified: 06/12/2022
For more information contact:

Torfaen Adult Community Learning

Tel: 01633 647647

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