AUTUMN LEARNING WITH ALT VALLEY centre
Below are some of the courses that we are planning to deliver through our Community Learning Programme, if you would like further details on any of these courses, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 233 3337
An updated list of courses will be available soon
We are BIG on supporting the communities of Liverpool and the education that they can access.
A fresh start with adult education becoming our community learning initiative. Here you will find brand new courses, resources and much more over the course of the near future.
All of our Community Learning courses are delivered through our Community Learning Programme and are funded by Adult Learning Services LCC working in partnership with the Education and Skills Funding Agency, European Union Social Fund and the Liverpool City Region.
Information and Applying
Use the Adult Learning application using the link below to apply.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BELOW COURSES, PLEASE EMAIL ENQUIRIES@ALTVALLEY.CO.UK OR CALL US ON 0151 233 3337.
Applications and start dates will be available soon.
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The aim of this course is to offer you the opportunity to learn about basic counselling, improve self-confidence, mental well-being, develop self-awareness and improve communication and presentation skills. Working in groups and paired sessions, you will learn the difference between counselling, using counselling skills, and other forms of helping. What counselling isn’t, and understand the difference between empathy and sympathy. You will gain an understanding of the three main approaches to counselling; Person centred, Psychodynamic and Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) On successful completion of the course, you will have the ability to progress to a L2 Counselling qualification.
Christmas Cakes, Bakes and Treats
This course is suitable for beginners or the more experienced bakers. Learners will prepare and bake during the session. A choice of recipes will be decided by the learners at each session. You will learn the basics of pastry making, baking and cake decorating for the festive season, food hygiene, kitchen safety and food storage. On successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to gain a Food Hygiene certificate and progress on to a baking/cookery qualification.
If you are interested in dance and/or drama, this is the course for you, and is suitable for complete beginners or those with performance experience. The course will be delivered face to face. Working in groups, pairs and individually, you will learn how to follow a script, use body language and speech to project the correct portrayal of your role, learn and perform dance routines relevant to final performance. A t the end of the course all learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement and have the opportunity to perform to an audience in a community based setting.
This course is suitable for complete beginners and those with limited ICT skills and will be delivered in a classroom based setting. Learners will have the opportunity to learn use their own devices i.e. smartphone, ipad, tablet, laptop if they prefer. Free WIFI access available in the centre. The course will cover: using email correctly, staying safe on-line, on-line applications/forms, on-line shopping, uploading and sharing photographs and on-line banking. Learners will learn the basic skills for using Word. On successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to progress to a qualification in ICT
If you are learning to drive, but are unsure of passing your Driving Theory test, this is the course for you. Learning will be a blend of on-line and practical sessions, and aims to provide learners the opportunity to learn about Driving Theory as a prerequisite to passing the Practical Driving Test. Looking at Health & Safety of vehicles, basic maintenance, awareness of Functional Skills – distances, speeds, ICT research and IT based practice exams. On successful completion of the course, learners will be entered for their Driving Theory test; cost will be covered by AVCT.
ESOL For Beginners
This course is aimed at those who have no or limited understanding of speaking English, and will be delivered over 10 x 3 hour sessions, in a classroom based setting, and will provide learners with the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of speaking English, build self-confidence, and improve communication and presentation skills. Working in small groups and individually, you will learn how to introduce and talk about yourself and family, ask and follow travel directions, order and pay for shopping, order and pay for food in a restaurant. On successful completion of the course, learners will have the opportunity to progress on to English, maths, functional skills qialifications.
Arts & Crafts
This course is for complete beginners or those interested in learning new craft skills, it will be delivered face to face over 10 x 3 hour sessions, and will cover a wide variety of different arts and crafts. Working individually and in small groups you will learn to safely use craft tools and materials. Learn how to use modelling clay, silk painting, Mexican weaving, make a dreamcatcher and learn about the origin meanings of cultural activities. On completion of the course learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement and Attendance.
All Women Can
This course is designed for women who are looking to improve their Health and Wellbeing.it helps to promote and reiterate the importance of good mental health and wellbeing for everyone. Difficult emotions in the aftermath of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a natural and widespread reaction and for most will recede with time. That does not make dealing with them easy. It is an important time for all of us to look after our mental and physical health and wellbeing.
This course aims to provide learners with the opportunity to learn about CITB Health & Safety in the construction world, as a prerequisite to passing the CSCS test, and will include a Level 1 Health & Safety awareness (one day) course enabling you to obtain a CSCS card and progress onto a career within the industry. This is a qualification that is required to work on construction sites throughout Great Britain