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What are life skills?

Simply put, they are skills that make everyday life easier. Life skills include cooking, budgeting, communicating with others, health, well-being and managing emotions. Sometimes this means learning new things, and sometimes it means building on things you already know.

Sometimes adulting can be hard. These courses can help make it feel just that bit easier, make you feel more independent and empower you to face the future ahead.

Small steps to larger goals

You don鈥檛 have to have big goals in mind. Just take small steps towards boosting your skills and improving your wellbeing. Whether it is learning to budget better or cook healthier food. Building your confidence or gaining independence. There is a course for you.

When you study with us, you will:

  • Build your confidence
  • Learn new life skills
  • Improve your everyday life and wellbeing

Take a look at our great range of courses and start making a positive change today.

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Care 2: Try Reflexology for Pain Management

This is one of my favourite subjects to deliver as I have had the fortune to not only train many individuals in this fascinating self-help tool but have also experience first-hand the benefits of this extraordinary therapy. Learn the secrets of your hands through learning the application of self-reflexology whereby you can access virtually any part of your body. Delivered by a qualified teacher and trainer you will discover how you can enhance your own health and well-being in the comfort of your own home. This will lead on to a more comprehensive course.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Wed 26/06/2024
Times:
11:30am - 1:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00014611
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
5 places remaining
Status:
Available

Healthy Living: Summer Retreat

Techniques that have instant results - plumping the lips, sculpting and contouring the cheeks and jawline, lifting the brows and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with Gua Sha massage and face yoga techniques, to prepare you take in the sun! You will also learn to make some toxin free recipes for both skin and your home as well as some energizing Summer drinks to keep you hydrated and full of energy all Summer long. In this online course, you will learn with likeminded learners and with a knowledgeable tutor who is experienced at teaching these kinds of courses.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Wed 24/07/2024
Times:
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Lisa Richards
Course code:
Q00013331
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
3 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢37.00

Budgeting and Money Management (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It鈥檚 ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn鈥檛 achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
9:15am - 11:45am
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Central Foundation Girls' School (London
25-33 Bow Road
London
E3 2AE
Tutor:
Fatima Dana
Course code:
Q00014177
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Budgeting and Money Management (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It鈥檚 ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn鈥檛 achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Central Foundation Girls' School (London
25-33 Bow Road
London
E3 2AE
Tutor:
Fatima Dana
Course code:
Q00014182
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

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Makaton

Ever heard of Makaton? It's a unique language programme, and over 100,000 people are using it to communicate in the UK today. It combines symbols, signs, and speech to make conversation easier for people who have communication difficulties. This Makaton course is ideal for you if you want to learn an inclusive communication tool. It can help you interact with people who have speech, hearing, or learning difficulties. This Makaton sign language course covers the essentials of hand signals, fingerspelling, and signing. Learn to introduce yourself. Develop knowledge to be able to sign about basic topics such as numbers and colours.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 27/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Heart on the Terrace
8 Woods Terrace
Murton
North East
SR7 9AA
Tutor:
Maria Hambley
Course code:
Q00016008
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Seated Yoga

Seated Yoga allows you to enjoy the health benefits of yoga whilst staying seated in a chair. Seated Yoga is both a fun and relaxing activity that will support your physical and mental well-being. These weekly online sessions will help improve overall fitness and improve your strength, flexibility and mobility. All practices are adapted to meet your individual needs. We will focus on improving your awareness of your breathing as you move, creating a calming flow of movement. Each session ends with a guided relaxation practice helping you to ease symptoms of stress and tension.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 27/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Nicola Bailey
Course code:
Q00016414
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢22.20

Meditation and Mindfulness

Leading a busy life leaves little room for calm and relaxation. This can make it hard for us to wind down and enjoy the present. But finding these moments of calm is essential for our emotional well-being and mental health. This meditation and mindfulness course is ideal if you want to learn to relax, be present, and alleviate stress in your life. Meditation courses teach us to recognise the importance of conscious thought in our everyday lives. Develop concentration strategies to help focus your mind. Understand the principles of mindfulness. Learn to block out intrusive thoughts and enjoy the present moment.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 01/07/2024 -
Mon 15/07/2024
Times:
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Duration:
3 sessions
Location:
Pioneering Care Partnership (Newton Aycl
Pioneering Care Centre
Carers Way
Newton Aycliffe
DL5 4SF
Tutor:
Carol Carrillo Rabago
Course code:
Q00015714
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
5 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢25.20

Multiply: Managing Money

Empower yourself with practical skills to manage your money, make savvy shopping decisions, and master the art of budgeting with our Money Management Essentials course. Explore everyday scenarios like comparing prices, optimizing transportation costs, and meal planning, gaining insights to navigate personal finance confidently. With interactive lessons, practical exercises, and flexible learning, this short course is tailored for beginners and those seeking to refine their financial literacy. Join us on the path to financial empowerment and take control of your financial future today!

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 02/07/2024 -
Fri 02/08/2024
Times:
9:30am - 11:30am
Duration:
15 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00015463
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Ways to Wellbeing

This course will help you to understand the healing benefits of sound. It is aimed to help you learn about health and relaxation and how to reduce stress to improve your general health and well-being. You will experience an immersive sound bath by a qualified sound specialist who can play the crystal bowls like instruments. The result is that you will be lulled into a peaceful and mindful state of being. You will be introduced to different breathing techniques to aid relaxation and how these techniques can be used to enable your physical and mental health.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 02/07/2024 -
Tue 02/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Fleetwood Library
North Albert Street
Fleetwood
North West
FY7 6AJ
Tutor:
Guest Speaker
Course code:
Q00016418
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢21.00

Multiply Essex: Money management & budgeting at Colchester Library

Whether it鈥檚 budgeting or managing your bank account, this course will help you plan your way around personal and family finances, teaching you how to calculate and manage money. The focus is on giving you practical skills and knowledge in numbers to help you manage your money better. You'll learn ways to take charge of your finances, easing the impact of growing living costs. Enrol on our course to gain skills and tools for better financial management.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 03/07/2024 -
Wed 03/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Colchester Library
Trinity Square
Colchester
CO1 1JB
Tutor:
Derek Robinson
Course code:
Q00015413
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
9 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free