Lifelong Learning Course List

IT -
Beginners Web Design

Learn how to write and design your own website, either for personal use or for your business. Also understand how to heighten your 'internet presence'.

IT -
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the world's number one IT user qualification and is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT.

Studied online with the exam taken here at the Lifelong Learning centre.

IT -
IT & Biscuits

Get answers to common IT questions in a relaxed and open setting. Drop in to St Mary's Library every Thursday between 10 and 12. There is no need to book, and why not bring a friend with you?

IT -
IT for Beginners or Intermediates

Learn about Microsoft Office, File Management, Internet and Email. Through online short courses, distance learning or tutor-led workshops - please enquire for more details.

IT -
Silver Surfers

Do you want to find out how to get more from your computer and the internet?

Are you 65 or over?

Then this is the course for you.

Health & Safety -
CIEH Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid

This qualification is primarily aimed at those working in childcare settings, but it will be useful for anyone with responsibility for caring for infants and children.

This course teaches in depth theoretical and practical skills necessary to deal with first aid emergencies in children and babies. 

Health & Safety -
Emergency First Aid at Work

This course teaches the theoretical and practical skills necessary to deal with first aid emergencies.

Candidates are taught about personal safety, the best methods to assess an incident, how to record and report on an incident, what to keep in your first aid kit and legislation.

The course also provides an opportunity for learners to use the practical techniques relating to resuscitation, injury, shock, blood loss and more.

Health & Safety -
First Aid for Parents and Carers

Non-accredited 2 ½ hour practical course to help parents and carers to treat first aid emergencies in domestic situations.

Practical skills will include

  • Treating the unconscious infant or child

  • Bleeding from a wound

  • CPR

  • Choking

  • Shock

Health & Safety -
First Aid for Parents and Carers

Non-accredited 2 ½ hour practical course to help parents and carers to treat first aid emergencies in domestic situations.

Practical skills will include

  • Treating the unconscious infant or child

  • Bleeding from a wound

  • CPR

  • Choking

  • Shock

Arts, Crafts & Creative -
Christmas Cake Decorating

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to ice their Christmas cake and the techniques that can be used. You will also learn how to create your very own cake topper using different icings and tools to perfect your masterpiece.  There will also be an opportunity to make extra decorations of your choice.

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