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If you want more information about
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How do I enrol?                                                                  How can I find out more
You can come alon...
How can I get help with costs?
Learner Support Fund                                          What can I expect from the
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Got the Strictly Come Dancing fever? Then why not enrol        and Hip Hop music videos an energetic class that

    Dance...
Pre-GCSE maths and
   English and                                                          Pre-GCSE English
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Footsteps Into Books                                     10 weeks

    Family Learning                                    ...
Helping with Homework                                 10 weeks
   Cost: FREE
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Fitness
 The Adult Education Service has a range of courses that makes        level of fitness and want regular practice a...
Pilates - Improvers                                   10 weeks        Water based activities
    Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £...
Childcare, care, science
 and counselling skills
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Social and emotional development of children                                      Tue   6:00-9:00   Barr's Hill School & C...
ICT, book-keeping and
 business administration
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  1. 1. www.coventry.gov.uk Adult Education Service September 2007 Your annual guide to hundreds of adult community learning opportunities in Coventry
  2. 2. Contents Page Dance 6 English and maths GCSE 7 Family learning 8&9 Fitness 10 Pilates 11 T’ai Chi 11 Yoga 11 Aquafit 11 Swimming 11 Councillor Tim Sawdon, Cabinet Member Care (adults) 12 (Culture, Leisure and Libraries) Counselling skills 12 Science 12 The Adult Education Service in Coventry offers Childcare (includes NVQs) 12 & 13 a choice of courses in a wide range of subjects Bookkeeping 14 at local venues across the city. When you join a course with the Adult Business and administration 14 Education Service you can look forward to Computers 14, 15 & 16 enjoying your learning and achieving new skills and qualifications. We are proud of high Languages 17 & 18 success rates on our courses and high levels Braille 18 of satisfaction amongst our learners. These are thanks to the commitment of qualified British Sign Language 19 tutors and of learners themselves in working to achieve their goals. Music 20 & 21 Look out for local learning opportunities near Beauty and holistic therapies 22 you. There's something for everyone – take a Cookery 23 look inside and give it a go, and you can look forward to adding a new dimension to your life. History 23 Beekeeping 24 Bridge 24 Creative writing 24 Swimming pool supervision 24 Royal Yachting Association 24 Teaching assistants 25 Adult learner support 25 Arts and crafts 26, 27 & 28 Venues & enrolment details 29, 30 & 31 2 Choice
  3. 3. If you want more information about courses in your area… District telephone numbers l look at the map below to see where you live North West District l telephone your nearest Adult Education Service District Office 024 7678 5574 (see right) or North East District l look at the venue details 024 7660 3715 (see pages 29, 30 and 31) South District A444 FOLESHILL ROAD To M6 D 024 7651 1228 B4 R ON 09 T To Hillfields AN 8R Tamworth ST ADF Y NE ORD R O B 4 1 09 ST To A45 Courses, times and venues are D A41 Birmingham 1 14 H OLYH 9 2 subject to change. EAD RD Every effort has been made to ensure the AY 8 CITY 3 S KY BLU EW To M6, M69 information in Choice 2007 is correct. B4 CENTRE Leicester However, the Adult Education 10 Showing 1S 7 Inner Ring Road 4 M6 MOTORWAY Service cannot be held PON Junctions END B UTTS responsible for any errors. A4 11 5 4 6 LO B4 ND 08 9 RD ON M IL T QUINTON RD RD ICK AM EL OAD WARW To Kenilworth To A46 ANE WO & Warwick By-Pass M Holbrooks LOCKHURST LANE 6 RTH RY R Foleshill M OT Longford ORW RO ENT A AD North West Bell Green Y CO V A 45 B Allesley IRMIN GHAM ROAD District Wood End North East Henley AD RADF RO AD Coundon Green Radford District HILL RO OR Y DR LE OLES Stoke Heath CK OA N HI A444 F A4 5 D HOLYHE Y RD Hillfields ST DU AD ROAD AN CH N D Wyken ER RAV URC Whoberley W ALSG Spon End City H H WY B I N LE Y ROAD B Y-PASS Tile Hill Centre BRA NDO NR NE OA BROAD LA D A45 N South FLE CHEarlsdon Stoke Aldermoor ER T ST AM L ON Canley District DO EA ST EA NR Willenhall A4 6 O S DH BY-PAS WY Cheylesmore AD A45 KE NPA Whitley S HW Y HWY S T O N E BR I D GE H RT Y O TR LW A45 L ON EN NI D A2 KE OV C ON 43 R OA 29 6 Finham A4 D OX A4 © Crown copyright reserved. FO RD All rights reserved Coventry R City Council 100026294 D Choice 3
  4. 4. How do I enrol? How can I find out more You can come along and enrol on any of the dates and times information about the course? shown on pages 29, 30 and 31 for the venue at which your Contact the venue (see the number listed for course is running. each venue on pages 29, 30 and 31) or the During the enrolment times shown on pages 29, 30 and 31 there District Office (see page 3 for the number) and will be a date at most venues when detailed advice and guidance someone will be able to give you the advice and will be available from tutors. When you go along to enrol, information you need. remember to take with you payment for the course. If you are They will tell you about: entitled to a free course, remember to take the required evidence. You may be able to get help with costs from the Learner Support l course costs; Fund. See page 5 for more information. l any exam or accreditation fees; l any equipment and materials you might need; If there are not enough people enrolled on a course we will try to l what your course will cover; find you a similar course nearby, but cannot guarantee this. l enrolment arrangements. If you need more information about enrolment please phone the relevant venue (see back pages) or the District Office (see page 3). Or, you can visit our interactive course finder: www.coventry.gov.uk/adultclassesforyou How much do I pay, and when? Enrolment fees You must pay the enrolment fee for the entire course, when you enrol, before the course starts. (For example, if your course lasts 30 weeks, you must pay the fee for 30 weeks when you enrol.) Accredited courses Courses which are not accredited If you take an accredited course, we will expect you to enter for the All courses which are not accredited cost accreditation and aim to achieve it. £2.00 per hour, and usually run each term. All accredited courses cost £1.70 per hour. If you are aged over 60, the cost is £1.35 per hour. However, they are free if: l you receive a benefit that is assessed on your income; Passport To Leisure and Learning l you depend on someone who receives a benefit that is assessed It is free to enrol on a non-accredited on their income; or course with a Coventry Passport to Leisure and Learning (PTLL). l you are eligible for the Learner Support Fund. See ‘Learner Support Fund’ on page 5. NVQ Level 2 courses are free to learners who do Free courses not already have a full level 2 qualification (e.g. 5 GCSEs grades A-C). l English and maths workshops. NVQ Level 3 courses are free to learners who do not already have a full level 3 qualification (e.g. 1 A level) and who are aged 19 -24. l Family learning. Learners 25 and over who do not already have a full level 2 l Courses to help people with learning qualification are also entitled to a free NVQ level 3 course. difficulties or mental health concerns to live independently or work towards Children’s Care, Learning and Development NVQs courses that offer recognised You may be able to get financial support for NVQs in Children’s Care, qualifications. Learning and Development from Coventry Early Years Development l Courses up to level 2 that are and Childcare Partnership. See page 13. specifically designed to help people decide which direction they wish to Accreditation and exam fees take with their learning, for example If your course is accredited, you must pay the accreditation or exam courses to build people’s confidence. fee together with your course enrolment fee before the course starts. See ‘Learner Support Fund’ on page 5 for help with accreditation and l Courses supported by other sources exam fees. of funding. 4 Choice PTLL is (Coventry) Passport to Leisure and Learning
  5. 5. How can I get help with costs? Learner Support Fund What can I expect from the There are limited funds to help some learners on Adult Education Service? accredited courses. These funds are available to learners, l Courses at local venues. and are based on income or other circumstances. You can apply to the Learner Support Fund for help with l Extra support if I need it. course fees, examination and accreditation fees, travel and l The chance to learn at my own pace. childcare. The money is provided by Coventry and l Clear information about each course. Warwickshire Learning and Skills Council. l Respect for me as an individual. You can get leaflets on the fund from your local venue or District Office, or you can phone 024 7683 2298. Coventry Early Years Development and What if I need extra help Childcare Partnership and support? If you are interested in working with children, you may be l Our Adult Education Service gives adults of all able to get help with course fees. See page 13. ages and abilities the opportunity to learn new Coventry Passport to Leisure and Learning (PTLL) skills and develop new interests. It is free to enrol on a non-accredited course with a l Our Adult Education Service welcomes Coventry Passport to Leisure and Learning (PTLL). everyone. If you need any extra help to use the For information about Coventry Passport to Leisure and service, we will do our best to help you. Learning, please see page 9. l We do our best to make sure that, wherever What can my course lead to? possible, we offer courses in venues which have access for disabled people. Please All our courses offer opportunities for progression. Your contact the appropriate venue for more tutor will be happy to talk with you about what you can do next. Remember, learning can be fun, with or without a information. (See pages 29, 30 and 31). qualification. l Some venues have specialist equipment, such as minicoms, communication systems, on-line Refunds enlargements and spoken materials. We do not offer refunds unless there are exceptional l We can provide help if: your first language is circumstances. not English; you have a learning difficulty, disability, or mental health problem; or you need help with reading, writing or maths. Adult education l Crèches are available at several of our venues during the day. on the web! If you would like some extra help, you can tell your tutor or course organiser or phone your local The Adult Education Service now has its Adult Education Service District Office. own interactive course finder address District telephone numbers North West District 024 7678 5574 www.coventry.gov.uk/ North East District 024 7660 3715 adultclassesforyou Keep a note of it and visit the site for up to date South District information about existing courses and new 024 7651 1228 courses that are added during the year. It’s quick and easy! Enrolment times are listed with venue details on pages 29, 30 and 31 Choice 5
  6. 6. Got the Strictly Come Dancing fever? Then why not enrol and Hip Hop music videos an energetic class that Dance on one of our popular ballroom classes or get your feet moving to the infectious Latin beat of Salsa. Love Latin moves and would like more? Then Latino Club dancing combines urban moves with great tunes! We have a choice of daytime and evening dance classes at community venues across the city. Don’t worry if combines salsa, mambo, meringue and Argentine Tango. you’ve never danced before – our tutors will help you Come solo or bring a partner. along the way and make sure you get the most out of Prefer to dance solo? Then try a class in Tap, Latin in your course. Many classes are for complete beginners, Line or Line Dancing where you will improve co- and there are also improver classes for people with some ordination and rhythm, learning sequences to motivating experience. You'll get the opportunity to perform for the music. local community (only if you're interested!), and you'll also If you'd prefer another style then try Bollywood dancing – be kept up to date about social evenings and other Indian traditional and contemporary dance set to the events where you can enjoy practising the dances you latest pop, Indian and bhangra music. Or why not try have learned in class. African Dance, a new course this September? You'll have So, whether you're 18 or 80, and whether your aim is to fun learning moves from traditional and modern African launch yourself into the local dance scene, hold your dance. Or – also new this year – Street Dance, a fresh own at a wedding, or simply keep active, our dance and funky class with choreography inspired from RnB programme is for you! Dance Latin in Line 10 weeks African Dance 10 weeks Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Mon 7:45-8:45 Coundon Court School & Community College Tue 3:00-4:00 Cheylesmore Community Centre Line Dancing - Beginners 10 weeks Wed 8:00-9:00 Eburne Neighbourhood Learning Centre Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Ballroom Dancing - Beginners 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £30.00; over 60s: £20.25; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Thur 6:30-7:30 Cannon Park Primary School Day Time Venue Line Dancing - Improvers 10 weeks Mon 7:00-8:30 St Augustines Primary School Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Mon 7:30-9:00 Ernesford Grange School & Community College Day Time Venue Wed 7:00-8:30 St Anne and All Saints Community Hall Tue 12:15-1:15 Bell Green Community Centre Thur 7:45-9:15 Cannon Park Primary School Tue 12:30-1:30 Cheylesmore Community Centre Ballroom Dancing - Improvers 10 weeks Fri 10:30-11:30 Stoke Heath Community Centre Full: £30.00; over 60s: £20.25; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Salsa - Beginners 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Mon 7:00-8:30 St Augustines Primary School Day Time Venue Tue 7:00-8:30 Cannon Park Primary School Tue 6:45-7:45 President Kennedy School & Community College Bollywood Dancing 10 weeks Salsa - Improvers 10 weeks Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Tue 7:00-8:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Thur 2:00-3:00 Gilbert Richards Centre Thur 8:00-9:00 President Kennedy School & Community College Street Dance 10 weeks Latino Club Dancing - Beginners 10 weeks Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Mon 6:30-7:30 Coundon Court School & Community College Wed 6:45-7:45 Coundon Court School & Community College Thur 7:00-8:00 Foxford School & Community Arts College Latino Club Dancing - Improvers 10 weeks Tap Dancing 10 weeks Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Wed 8:00-9:00 Coundon Court School & Community College Tue 7:15-8:15 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College 6 Choice PTLL is (Coventry) Passport to Leisure and Learning
  7. 7. Pre-GCSE maths and English and Pre-GCSE English If you want to take GCSE maths or English but maths GCSE need to brush up on your skills, why not join one of these classes. You will work towards a Key Skills qualification whilst looking at the areas you will study if you choose to do the GCSE in the future. Do you need a GCSE to help you move on? Are you interested in exploring or updating your skills? Consider Pre-GCSE maths the GCSE courses we are offering in English and maths. Tuesday 6.30 – 9.00 Swanswell The English GCSE course includes creative writing, media, Pre-GCSE English Wednesday 6.30 – 9.00 President Kennedy Shakespeare, novel reading and poetry, with a mixture of coursework and two exams in the summer making up the Pre-GCSE English final mark. For those who live or work in the Holbrooks Tuesday 6.30 – 9.00 Swanswell area there may be the opportunity to take the course FREE For more details contact maths – Sue Jessop on 024 7671 8910 of charge at President Kennedy School and Community English – Jane Edwards on 024 7660 3715 College. To check if you could get the course free, please contact the number below. The maths GCSE course covers five VOLUNTEERS NEEDED modules, two of which are coursework based IN COVENTRY and three of which are exam based. Areas covered on the course We need you! include number and Could you support a learner money management; handling data; shape and be a partner in learning? and measurement; and We need volunteers on a range of courses. algebra. The benefit of You will work alongside a learner/learners under the this style of GCSE is guidance of a tutor. that it allows you to Our classes run in a variety of venues both during the build up your skills daytime and evening throughout Coventry. throughout the year. Full support and training given. Before the course starts, check if this is the right course If you would like to make a difference, for you. We provide assessments and advice and please ring Alison Browne on guidance sessions at the beginning of the courses. GCSE classes start the week beginning September 10th. 024 7650 7820 For more details on the English GCSE call Jane Edwards on 024 7660 3715 For more details on the maths GCSE call Suzanne Grey on 024 7665 8923 GCSE English and maths GCSE English 30 weeks Full: £128 plus exam fee (concessions page 4) Day Time Venue Wed 6:30-9:00 President Kennedy School & Community College Fri 9:15-11:45 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College GCSE maths 30 weeks Opportunity for FREE learning Full: £128 plus exam fee (concessions page 4) For people who work or live in the Holbrooks area, there Day Time Venue may be the opportunity to take English GCSE FREE of charge at President Kennedy School & Community Tue 6:30-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College College. To check if you can enrol on the course free Thur 9:15 - 11:45 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College please phone Jane Edwards on 024 7660 3715. Concessions and help with costs see page 4 Choice 7
  8. 8. Footsteps Into Books 10 weeks Family Learning Cost: FREE Day Time Venue The Children and Family Education Service offers a variety Mon 9:30-11:30 Coundon Family Centre of courses in primary schools and community venues to help you to support your child's learning. All programmes Mon 1:00-3:00 St James Church Hall are free, informal and fun and will give you the chance to Mon 1:00-3:00 St John Fisher Church improve your skills and gain a certificate. Mon 1:00-3:00 Stoke Heath Primary School Footsteps offers you the opportunity to learn how to enhance your children's development whilst sharing books, Mon 1:00-3:00 Whoberley Youth & Community Centre fun activities and rhymes with them (0 – 4 years). There are Mon 2:00-2:45 Whitley Abbey Primary School books to borrow and activities to do at home. The Tue 9:00-10:00 Joseph Cash Primary School emphasis is on learning through play. If you find you can't Tue 9:30-11:30 Holbrooks Health Centre help with your Tue 9:30-11:30 Radford Community Centre children's Tue 1:00-3:00 Holbrooks Health Centre homework because they don't teach Tue 1:00-3:00 Wyken Community Centre things like they used Tue 1:15-3:15 Mount Nod Primary School to, then Helping with Homework will Tue 1:30-3:30 Stoke Heath Community Centre solve your Wed 1:00-3:00 Finham Primary School homework Wed 9:15-11:15 Charter Childrens Centre headaches. Wed 9:15-11:15 Hillfields Early Years Centre We offer a variety of programmes and Wed 9:30-11:30 Hearsall Community Primary School support for families Wed 10:00-11:30 Transport Museum on parenting. These will help you to deal Wed 1:15-2:45 Salvation Army - Upper Wells Street with the challenges that your children present, from Thur 2:00-3:00 Frederick Bird Primary School toddlers to teenagers. Thur 8:45-10:15 Holbrooks Primary School For more information on these and other Family learning opportunities phone 024 7678 6800 Thur 9:30-11:30 Foxford School & Community Arts College Thur 9:30-11:30 Radford Community Centre Thur 10:00-11:30 Aldermans Green Primary School Family Learning Thur 1:00-3:00 Spongate Primary School Baby and Me 10 weeks Thur 1:30-3:30 Holy Cross Church Hall Cost: FREE Thur 1:30-3:30 St Anne & All Saints Community Hall Day Time Venue Thur 2:15-3:45 Aldermans Green Primary School Wed 2:00-4:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College Fri 9:15-11:15 Holbrooks Community Centre Thur 9:30-11:30 Holy Cross Church Hall Fri 9:30-11:30 Bell Green Library & Learning Centre Fri 1:00-3:00 Foxford School & Community Arts College Fri 9:30-11:30 Edgewick Playcentre Family First Aid 7 weeks Fri 9:30-11:30 Limbrick Wood Primary School Cost: FREE Fri 10:00-12:00 St Catherine's Church Day Time Venue Fri 12:30-2:30 Vicroft Court Mon 9:30-11:30 Coundon Family Centre Fri 2:00-4:00 Broad Heath Primary School Mon 1:00-3:00 Stanton Bridge Primary School Sat 10:30-12:30 Transport Museum (Pit-stop for dads) Family Learning 10 weeks Fun with Stories 10 weeks Cost: FREE Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Day Time Venue FRI 9:30-11:30 Valley House Wed 9:00-11:00 Hill Farm Primary 8 Choice All Family Learning courses are free
  9. 9. Helping with Homework 10 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Tue 7:00-9:00 Corporate Training Centre Wed 1:00-3:00 Joseph Cash Primary School Language and Play 10 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Wed 1:00-3:00 Tommies Children Centre Music and Fun 5 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Tue 1:00-3:00 Radford Community Centre Parenting Course 5 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Wed 9:30-11:30 Coundon Family Centre Thur 9:30-11:30 Limbrick Wood Primary School Playing Together 10 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Wed 09:30-11:30 Bell Green Local Learning Centre Storysacks 10 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Mon 09:30-11:30 Holy Cross Church Hall Wed 09:30-11:30 Salvation Army - Upper Wells Street Fri 11:30-1:30 Edgewick Play Centre Together into Learning 10 weeks Cost: FREE Day Time Venue Tue 09:00-11:00 Limbrick Wood Primary School Wed 09:30-11:30 Stoke Heath Community Centre Fri 09:00-11:00 Gosford Park Primary Opportunity for FREE learning An opportunity for people who live in Holbrooks to enrol on a Family History course for FREE at President Kennedy School & Community College! To check if you can enrol on the course FREE, please phone Farah Mahmood on 024 7666 2673. All Family Learning courses are free Choice 9
  10. 10. Fitness The Adult Education Service has a range of courses that makes level of fitness and want regular practice and/or challenging keeping fit and healthy easy and enjoyable. Whether you are activities, then Aerobics or Pilates at improver levels are for you – just starting to include exercise in your life, wishing to improve these courses are offered at various venues across the city. your fitness or wanting to try something new, we offer We also offer a range of water based courses sports and fitness courses at all levels of physical demand suitable for all ability levels. Exercising in to meet all capabilities. water can be relaxing and enjoyable. Aquafit If you think exercise is not for you, that it will be too hard or is suitable for most people – even those who that you won't be able to keep up, think again. We offer are expectant mothers and those who find it courses such as Gentle Keep Fit which includes chair based difficult to exercise on dry land - you don't exercises, as well as Keep Fit for specific age groups – have to be a great swimmer. If you're afraid courses that will improve physical of the water, why not try one of our swimming and mental wellbeing for everyone. courses? Our tutors have passed on their Sometimes committing to a regular skills to learners of all ages. The classes aim exercise programme can be difficult. to encourage adults to be confident in water. Enrolling on a course that lasts You will be taught a variety of strokes and several weeks will provide you with a everyone learns at their own pace. So go on – take the framework and the support needed plunge! If you can swim like a fish, what about considering to achieve what you want. Courses the Lifeguard qualification? (Swimming Pool Supervision such as one of the levels of Yoga or page 24). The success rate is great and it offers Pilates will improve or maintain fitness opportunities for employment at home and abroad. levels. If you already have a good Dive in and see what's on offer. Fitness Aerobics and Toning 10 weeks Keep Fit for over 50s 10 weeks Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Tue 6:00-7:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Wed 12:20-1:20 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Easy Keep Fit 10 weeks Wed 1:00-2:00 Salvation Army - Upper Wells Street Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Thur 12:45-1:45 John White Community Centre Day Time Venue Fri 2:00-3:00 United Reformed Church Tue 3:00-4:00 St Anne & All Saints Community Hall Pilates - All Levels 10 weeks Keep Fit 10 weeks Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Mon 6:30-7:30 Park Hill Primary School Mon 6:00-7:00 President Kennedy School & Community College Mon 7:15-8:15 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Wed 10:00-11:00 Cheylesmore Community Centre Tue 9:30-10:30 Henley Green Community Centre Keep Fit to Music 10 weeks Tue 6:00-7:00 Henley Green Community Centre Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Wed 6:15-7:15 President Kennedy School & Community College Day Time Venue Wed 7:00-8:00 Coundon Court School & Community College Wed 10:00-11:00 Eburne Neighbourhood Learning Centre Thur 6:30-7:30 President Kennedy School & Community College Keep Fit to Music 10 weeks Sat 10:00-11:00 Foxford School & Community Arts College Full: £30.00; Over 60s: £20.25; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Courses for people experiencing mental ill health Day Time Venue Tue 7:30-9:00 Finham Park School ‘Well Being through Learning’ Wed 9:30-11:00 Stoke Aldermoor Community Centre Make a difference today by calling Wed 7:30-9:00 Park Hill Primary School Avril on 024 7678 6202 for more details. 10 Choice PTLL is (Coventry) Passport to Leisure and Learning
  11. 11. Pilates - Improvers 10 weeks Water based activities Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Aquafit 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Mon 6:00-7:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Day Time Venue Mon 7:45-8:45 Park Hill Primary School Thur 8:00-9:00 President Kennedy School & Community College Wed 7:30-8:30 President Kennedy School & Community College Swimming - All Levels 10 weeks Tai Chi 10 weeks Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Full: £30.00; Over 60s: £20.25; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Tue 6:30-7:30 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Tue 7:15-8:45 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Tue 8:00-9:00 Cardinal Wiseman School Thur 7:15-8:45 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Thur 6:45-7:45 President Kennedy School & Community College Easy Keep Fit 10 weeks Sat 11:15-12:15 President Kennedy School & Community College Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Sat 12:30-1:30 President Kennedy School & Community College Day Time Venue Swimming - Women only 10 weeks Tue 3:00-4:00 St Anne and All Saints Community Hall Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Yoga - All levels 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Tue 7:45-8:45 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Day Time Venue Sat 1:45-2:45 President Kennedy School & Community College Tue 7:00-8:00 Coundon Court School & Community College Swimming - Women only with Aquafit 10 weeks Wed 6:00-7:00 Coundon Court School & Community College Full: £20.00; Over 60s: £13.50; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Yoga - All levels 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £25.00; Over 60s: £16.88; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Wed 6:15-7:15 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Day Time Venue Tue 6:00-7:15 Finham Park School Thur 6:00-7:15 Cardinal Newman School & Community College Are you an Thur 6:00-7:15 Finham Park School experienced Thur 7:30-8:45 Cardinal Newman School & Community College care or health Yoga - All levels 10 weeks Full: £30.00; Over 60s: £20.25; PTLL: Free (see page 4) worker? Day Time Venue Are you supervising or supporting others carers Mon 9:30-11:00 Finham Park School in the workplace? Mon 7:00-8:30 St. Christopher’s Primary School Further your professional Mon 7:30-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College development and career opportunities by taking a Tue 10:00-11:30 Eburne Neighbourhood Learning Centre City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Tue 6:00-7:30 Cardinal Newman School & Community College HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE Tue 7:30-9:00 Finham Park School (adults) at Stoke Park in September. Wed 7:30-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College You must be working in a health Thur 7:30-9:00 Finham Park School or care setting, in a full or part time basis in paid work. To find out more contact Angela Winterburn on NVQ Level 2 courses are free to learners 024 7665 8918 for an who do not already have a full level 2 informal chat. qualification (5 GCSEs grades A-C) Concessions and help with costs see page 4 Choice 11
  12. 12. Childcare, care, science and counselling skills There is a range of health, social care and science courses Care NVQ is covering Children’s Care Learning and Development, Care suitable for people (adults), Introduction to Counselling/Listening Skills and who work with Science GCSE. adults in health and NVQs are competence-based qualifications and participants social care settings are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. such as day centres, residential Introductory courses in childcare give an insight into work with homes, individuals’ children. Learners may then be able to progress to gain a homes and some qualification. In addition to those advertised to run in generic areas of September more of these will be offered in the spring and health. This NVQ is summer terms. offered at level 2 The service offers units of the City & Guilds Children’s Care, and level 3. Learning and Development Certificate. These two units are not Employers have an expectation that their care staff will have a a full qualification but give people who are not ready to level 2 qualification. The level 3 award is designed for those undertake the NVQ an opportunity to acquire knowledge and who have some supervisory responsibilities. practical experience. Many people are eligible to take NVQs without paying tuition fees Children’s Care Learning and Development NVQ is for people (see page 4). The Coventry Early Years Development and who work or wish to work with children aged from 0 to16 years Childcare Partnership can also fund some learners (see page 13). in settings such as nurseries, playgroups, preschools and Introduction to Counselling/Listening Skills is suitable for people crèches. Level 2 is appropriate for people who work, either who want to use such skills in `helping' conversations, in paid or in a voluntary capacity. People may be new to the role. voluntary, professional or other contexts. Level 3 is for people who are experienced within a vocational area and whose job role calls for competence relating to a Science GCSE is particularly useful for adults who want to range of responsibilities enter professions such as nursing or teaching where a Science qualification is required. Care (adults) Science GCSE Health and Social Care (Adults) Science GCSE 30 weeks NVQ Level 2 Approx 60 hours Free plus exam entry (concessions page 4) Full: £190 plus cert and reg £100 (concessions page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Wed 7:00-9:00 Ernesford Grange School & Community College Mon 12:30-3:30 Cheylesmore Community Centre Introductory Courses in Childcare Tue 6:00-9:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College How Children Learn 10 weeks Tue 6:00-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Full: £34.00 (concessions page 4) Wed 6:00-9:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College - Jan 2008 Day Time Venue Wed 6:00-9:00 Ernesford Grange School & Community College Tue 12:30-2:30 Foleshill Womens Training Health and Social Care (Adults) NVQ Level 3 Approx 52 hours Tue 7:00-9:00 President Kennedy School & Community College Full: £230 plus cert and reg £115 (concessions page 4) Introduction to working with children 10 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £34.00 (concessions page 4) Mon 6:00-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Day Time Venue Wed 9:30-11:30 John White Community Centre Counselling/Listening Skills Wed 12:45-2:45 Harp Place Introduction to Counselling/listening skills 10 weeks Wed 7:00-9:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College Full: £40.00 Over 60's; £27.00; PTLL: Free (see page 4) Thur 9:30-11:30 Hagard Community Centre Day Time Venue Tues 7:00-9:00 Corporate Training Centre 12 Choice PTLL is (Coventry) Passport to Leisure and Learning
  13. 13. Social and emotional development of children Tue 6:00-9:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College 10 weeks Tue 6:00-9:00 Coundon Court School & Community Centre Full: £34.00 (concessions page 4) Tue 6:00-9:00 Finham Park School Day Time Venue Tue 6:00 - 9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Thur 12:30-2:30 Indian Community Centre Wed 9:30-12:30 Hagard Community Centre Fri 1:00-3:00 Muslim Resource Centre Wed 9:30-12:30 Indian Community Centre C & G Children's Care, Learning Thur 9:15-12:15 Foleshill Womens Training Centre and Development Units 30 weeks Thur 9:30-12:30 Eburne Neighbourhood Learning Centre Full: £153 (concessions page 4) Fri 9:30-12:30 Hearsall Community Primary School Day Time Venue Fri 9:30-12:30 Whoberley Youth & Community Centre Tue 9:30-12:30 Stoke Heath Community Centre Fri 9:30-12:30 YMCA, Daimler Green Fri 9:30 - 12:30 Muslim Resource Centre Children's Care, Learning and NVQs in childcare Devleopment NVQ Level 3 35 weeks Children's Care, Learning and Full: £260 plus cert and reg £120 (concessions page 4) Development NVQ Level 2 35 weeks Day Time Venue Full: £220 plus cert and reg £105 (concessions page 4) Tue 9:00-12:30 Cheylesmore Community Centre Day Time Venue Tue 5:30-9:00 Stoke Park School & Community Technical College Tue 9:15-12:15 Muslim Resource Centre Tue 5:45-9:15 Finham Park School Tue 9:30-12:30 Bell Green Library & Learning Centre Wed 9:15-12:45 Henley Green Community Centre Tue 9:30-12:30 Harp Place - Jan 2008 Wed 5:30-9:00 Barr's Hill School & Community College Tue 9:30-12:30 John White Community Centre Wed 5:30-9:00 Corporate Training Centre Tue 9:30-12:30 Wyken Community Centre professional development Want a career in childcare? Are you working in childcare? Want a qualification? Can’t afford it? DID YOU KNOW We can help… THAT YOU MAY You could be eligible for help with the cost of your fees, dependent upon your choice of childminding BE ELIGIBLE playwork course or qualification. FOR HELP We will fund Child Care programmes such as NVQ levels 2 and 3, and introductory courses. WITH YOUR It’s your choice… COURSE FEES? Know what you want, know where you want to study? Refer to this advert when you enrol. More information given at enrolment pre-school or playgroup worker Coventry Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership Enrolment times are listed with venue details on pages 29, 30 and 31 Choice 13
  14. 14. ICT, book-keeping and business administration The Adult Education Service offers a Workshops leading to range of computer courses. qualifications Computer workshops – leisure are You can gain nationally workshops for those with no previous recognised qualifications in the computer knowledge or for those not following computer workshops: wishing, or not ready, to take a For the less experienced: qualification. There are a range of • Level 1– OCR New CLAIT / topics including: entry level workshop • the basics for complete beginners (20 hours per term - • spreadsheets for household accounts 10 weeks) • desktop publishing projects - cards, For the more experienced: calendars, invitations etc • Level 2 – OCR CLAIT Plus • web page design (30 hours per term) • using the scanner • Text and word processing • downloading pictures from digital workshops (20 hours per cameras and simple photo editing term - 10 weeks) • surfing the internet, booking holidays, • Bookkeeping OCR – (30 hours per term) Bookkeeping covers the principles of flights and shopping on line, using double entry bookkeeping using the popular Sage Line 50. browsers CISCO IT Essentials 1: PC hardware and software. This course will prepare you • on-line communication, emailing for work as a computer technician in any industry or in an office environment. with attachments, setting up address We also offer NVQs: books etc • ITQ (NVQ in using IT) (3 terms) - a flexible qualification, which enables you to • creating a database choose units that reflect what you do as part of your job, study, voluntary work CAD/CAM is a leisure course in the use or hobby. of computers in design and • Business and Administration NVQ Level 2 or 3 (2 or 3 terms) is a part-time manufacturing. flexible, work-based qualification. It is aimed at people who wish to gain Digital imagery workshops include the recognition for their skills and knowledge, update their skills or start a new career development of skills in taking, uploading in administration. and manipulating digital images using All NVQ qualifications will have registration and certification costs added to the your digital or video camera. course fee. Bookkeeping Bookkeeping Level 1 and Level 2 10/12 weeks NVQ Level 3 30 weeks Full: £51.00 (concessions page 4) £200.00 plus cert and reg £117.40 (concessions page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Wed 9:30-12:00 Eburne Neighbourhood Learning Centre (12 wks) Please phone Gill Wilson on 024 7644 4702 Thur 12:15-3:15 John White Community Centre (12 wks) ICT Thur 6:30-9:00 Foxford School & Community Arts College (10 wks) Introduction to CADCAM 10 weeks Business and Administration Full £40.00; Over 60s: £27.00; PTLL: Free (see page 4) NVQ Level 2 fast track 24 weeks Day Time Venue NVQ Level 2 36 weeks Tue 6:00-8:00 The Westwood School Level 2 fast track: £130; level 2: £165; Cisco IT Essential 1 17 weeks + cert and reg £79.20 (concessions page 4) Full: £72.25 (concessions page 4) Day Time Venue Day Time Venue Tue 6:30-9:00 Corporate Training Centre Fast track Wed 6:00-8:30 The Westwood School Thur 9:30-12:00 Cheylesmore Community Centre 14 Choice PTLL is (Coventry) Passport to Leisure and Learning

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