The perfect gift for this Christmas – a leisure course!

It’s not easy to buy the perfect gift for the loved ones, we understand. You want to see happiness and excitement in their eyes when they open that colourful, perfectly-wrapped present under the Christmas tree. But what if the perfect gift is not an expensive-looking high-street item, but your full support for them to follow their dreams? What if you could offer them the first step towards that amazing job they’ve been dreaming of for years?

This Christmas, we encourage you to buy your loved ones experience gifts. This Christmas, why not support your loved ones onto the path to a successful career by offering them a leisure course? Our part-time leisure courses are ideal whether you want to learn for fun, enhance your CV or even change your career.

 

How does this work?

Step 1: Take a look below at the list of courses we offer.
Step 2: Choose the course and the date your loved one would like to attend.
Step 3: Give us a call on 024 7624 3366 and confirm the payment and receiver’s details for the course. Alternatively, you can send us an email at enquiries@nwslc.ac.uk and we will get in touch to confirm the above details.*
Step 4: We’ll send you the Course Gift Card at the address you provide us with within a week.
Step 5: You will make someone really, really, really happy.
*Last day to order a course will be 19th December 2018.

 

Courses we offer:

Ceramics – Hand Building & Throwing

Dates:
6 weeks duration
14.01. 2019 – 25.02.2019
04.03.2019 – 8.04.2019
29.04.2019 – 17.06.2019
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £80
Presentation: Ideal for beginners looking to develop their skills, this course will cover: clay preparation, wedging techniques, centering clay on the wheel, throwing basic cylinders and moving on to different forms including pinching, coiling, slabbing, creative use of moulds, surface decoration using coloured slips and finishing and glazing techniques.


Upcycling Furniture

Dates:
5 weeks duration
14.01.2019 – 11.2.2019
25.02.2019 – 25.03.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £65
Presentation: This course will enable you to give an old piece of furniture a new lease of life. It will focus on basic repairs, transformations, paint effects and decoupage. You will need to bring your own piece of furniture, no bigger than a 3-drawer unit.


Introduction to Glass Work

Dates:
6 weeks duration
22.01.2019 – 05.03.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £100
Presentation: This course will enable you discover what this amazing material can do, by exploring a range of glass-making techniques, under professional supervision.


Website Design Digital Photography

Dates:
12 weeks duration
25.02.2019 – 10.06.2019
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £150
Presentation: This course will take you through the basics of web design skills including design, structure, layout and navigation. Once your website is beginning to take shape. you will learn how to take the perfect photograph. Using advanced DSLR Cameras, we’ll teach you about lighting and composition and how to enhance and edit photos using Photoshop.


Introduction to Desktop Publishing Design

Dates:
10 weeks duration
25.02.2019 – 20.05.2019
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £150
Presentation: Create professional-looking print documents for your business. This course will cover basic skills in: layout, typography, importing and editing images, inputting copy text, desktop publishing terminology. You will cover basic skills in Adobe Creative Suit (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and relevant Microsoft packages including Word and Publisher.


Digital Photo Albums for Beginners

Dates:
5 weeks duration
16.01.2019 – 13.02.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £100
Presentation: This introductory course to recording and storing photographs is perfect for those who want to create a digital photo album to store their memories.


Interior Design in the Home

Dates:
10 weeks duration
16.01.2019 – 27.03.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £100
Presentation: Whether you want to gain a foundation in the basics of interior design, start a career in this dynamic industry or start your own business, this is the right course for you.


Life Drawing

Dates:
10 weeks duration
28.01.2019 – 08.04.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Hinckley Campus
Cost: £100
Presentation: Learn how the shapes, mass, solidity and energy of the human form can be expressed. Gain the know-how and confidence to create your own life drawings, using a variety of media and having professional support.


Introduction to Floristry

Dates & Location:
5 weeks duration
Wigston Campus – 14.01.2019 – 11.02.2019
Nuneaton Campus – 15.01.2019 – 12.02.2019
Hinckley Campus – 16.01.2019 – 13.02.2019
Wigston Campus – 26.02.2019 – 26.03.2019
Nuneaton Campus – 26.02.2019 – 26.03.2019
Hinckley Campus – 27.02.2019 – 27.03.2019
Hinckley Campus – 03.04.2019 – 01.05.2019
Wigston Campus – 02.04.2019 – 21.05.2019
Nuneaton Campus – 02.04.2019 – 14.05.2019
Hinckley Campus – 22.05.2019 – 26.06.2019
Nuneaton Campus – 21.05.2019 – 25.06.2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: £105
Presentation: Ideal if you are a beginner, this course will take you through different aspects of floristry, from creating everyday floral arrangements to occasion pieces for wedding and funerals.


Food Safety in Catering

Dates:
1 day course
14.01.2019
04.02.2019
Time: 9:30 – 6:00
Location: Nuneaton Campus
Cost: £62
Presentation: Designed for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. This course ensures you meet National Occupational Standards. Units include: legislation, food safety and hygiene hazards, temperature control, refrigeration, chilling and cold holding, cooking, hot holding and reheating, food handling, principles of safe food storage, cleaning, food premises and equipment.


Paediatric First Aid Level 3

Dates:
2 weeks duration
08.01.2019 – 15.01.2019
14.05.2019 – 21.05.2019
Time: 9:00 – 16:15
Location: Nuneaton Campus
Cost: £125
Presentation: Ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting, this course is designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early year’s teachers, nursery workers and childminders. The course will focus on the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider and administering safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid solutions.


Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3

Dates:
1 day course
05.03.2019
Time: 9:00 – 16:15
Location: Nuneaton Campus
Cost: £75
Presentation: You will attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations and/or take on the role of emergency first aider in the workplace. This course is designed to meet Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.


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