Skills

We work closely with several local education providers to offer you the best courses, on your doorstep at an affordable price. South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS College) enable us to run essential courses such as Maths, literacy and computer skills as well as many of our wellbeing sessions. However, for those of us who desire more hands on learning opportunities we have sessions that include cookery provided by Adult Education, woodwork in The Men’s Shed with SGS College and more coming soon.

Why not try a new creative skill such as flower arranging, pyrography or cake decorating? Take a look at our latest evening workshops designed to help you explore new hobbies and skills in one off relaxed workshops.

English & Maths

Core maths and English skills can be gained in these informal sessions with our experienced tutor Lesley, from South Gloucestershire and Stroud College. Develop reading and writing through topics that interest you and brush up those maths whilst working at your own pace. These courses may help you gain a nationally recognised qualification and are flexible meaning you can join at any point throughout the year.

These courses are FREE course delivered by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.

Tuesdays, 10.00 – 12.00, 12.30 – 14.30 and 18.00 – 20.00 – These sessions run term-time only.

ESOL English

These classes will help you learn and gain more confidence in your own abilities, they are lively and are a good opportunity to meet learners from other countries. You will have a chance to gain an Edexcel ESOL qualification at a level that is right for you. These sessions are tailored to most levels of ability.

FREE for those from the EU or who have been resident in the UK for 3 years. £150 contribution for other on production of a valid visa.

Tuesday 12.00 – 14.00 term-time only.

These courses are delivered by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.

Computers for Improvers or Beginners

If you feel you have been left behind in a digital world and would like help then try one of these IT courses. Chris. The IT tutors from South Gloucester and Stroud College is patient and supported, you will be taught in a relaxed environment and at your pace.

Beginners IT will help you master the basics! Learn how to turn it on (a very useful first step!!), navigate the home page and use an internet search engine.

Thursday 9.30 – 11.30 – £1 optional donation requested by GL11 to help sustain the Hub.

Intermediate IT is designed for most people to move on to once completing the ‘Beginners IT’ course, above. Or perhaps you are at the level where you have conquered the basics and feel ready to learn more, such as Skyping relatives, placing an internet shopping order or typing a letter. Booking required.

Thursdays 11.30 – 1.30 – £1 optional donation requested by GL11 to help sustain the Hub.

These courses are FREE course delivered by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.

If you are unsure of which computer level you would fall under please give Beth a call at reception, who will be able to help you decide which group is better for you. Call us on 01453 548530.