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Adult Learning and Skills Courses 2017 / 2018

Cambourne, Comberton & Melbourn Village Colleges

All enquiries: 01223 264721 commed@combertonvc.org facebook.com/adultedcomberton @CombAdultEd

admissions@dow.cam.ac.uk access@dow.cam.ac.uk

admissions@dow.cam.ac.uk access@dow.cam.ac.uk


Welcome to the Adult Education Programme at Cambourne, Comberton and Melbourn Village Colleges 2017/18. We strive to provide a high-quality and varied programme of courses taught by well-qualified and enthusiastic tutors. Activities take place in the daytime, evenings and on weekends and we do hope you will find something here to interest you. Please let us have comments and feedback on the courses you attend and ideas you may have for future programmes, it is important to us. Our prices have increased this year to reflect changes in central funding but we hope you agree that they are still very good value for money and we look forward to seeing you in 2017/18. Diana Cook and Mandy Draper Adult Managers - on behalf of the Principals and Governors of Cambourne, Comberton and Melbourn Village Colleges

Course Information and Tasters

Support for you

Enrolment and payment

Cambridgeshire County Council The Council supports a wide range of adult learning opportunities across Cambridgeshire, including courses, clubs, community groups and family learning opportunities.

For more information about any of our courses please visit our website or contact us to request a Course Description or with specific enquiries. First session tasters available before enrolment, but please book. Learners must be aged 19 and over on 31st August 2017. Please enrol at Comberton Village College for all courses, including those in Cambourne and Melbourn. Fees can be paid by cheque, cash or debit card. Please send an SAE or email contact for confirmation or a receipt. By Post: Adult Education, Comberton Village College, West Street, Comberton, Cambridge, CB23 7DU Cheques payable to: Comberton Village College. In Person Please bring payment to the college reception.

9.00–4.30 pm Mon–Thurs and 7.00–9.30 pm Mon and Weds in term time

By Phone 01223 264721 and pay by debit card. Summer Holiday: we pick up messages each week and return calls and emails. We are closed in other school holidays. Refunds are only available if we close a class or you withdraw at least two weeks before the start. Weekly classes cancelled by us due to unforseen circumstances, will be replaced with an extra class at the end of the course. Concessionary Fees A 25% discount is available if you receive a means-tested benefit (evidence to be provided). It is also possible to pay by instalments, please ask for details.

Calendar (Please check start date of specific courses) Autumn Term 18th Sep 2017 Half term 23rd–27th Oct 2017 Spring Term 15th Jan 2018 Half term 12th–16th Feb 2018 Summer Term 30th Apr 2018 Half term 28th May–1st Jun 2018

Further support, advice and specific courses are available for people with learning difficulties and disabilities 01223 715348.

Equality and Diversity

We are fully committed to equality of opportunity and welcome enrolments from everyone. We positively encourage all learners with any concerns about specific needs which might affect their learning to discuss their requirements with us in confidence. We believe that everyone is entitled to learn in an environment that is free from discriminatory behaviour so that we build a community based on mutual trust and respect. We will ensure that resources and equipment are accessible to all and make reasonable adjustments to ensure that all learners can access activities Safeguarding Statement Arrangements have been made to make sure that you are safe in this centre. If you feel you are not safe for any reason, for example through verbal or physical abuse or you have been discriminated against, please tell your tutor or the centre manager, who will investigate to ensure your safety. Careers Guidance: the National Careers Service provides advice on all aspects of learning and work. Tel 0800 100 900 and through the website https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk NextStep in St Ives provides advice information and guidance for people looking for work, volunteer positions or training. You can call them on 0845 603 1059. Adult Education, Comberton Village College, West Street, Comberton, Cambridge, CB23 7DU. 01223 264721. commed@combertonvc.org

Skills Funding Agency


Courses at Comberton village college Course Title

Day

Time

British 20th Century Art: Impressionism-Pop

Mon

Calligraphy, beginners

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

13:00 or 19:00 18-Sep

---

---

10 x 2hrs

£88

Tue

11:25–13:25

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£88

Calligraphy, improvers

Tue

09:00–11:15

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£99

Drawing and Painting (mixed ability)

Mon

09.30–11:30

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/10

£88

ARTS & CRAFTS

Photography, Digital beginners

Wed

19:00-21:00

20-Sep

---

---

10

£88

Photography, Digital improvers

Wed

19:00-21:00

---

17-Jan

---

8

£70

Photography, Digital Outdoor Practical

Wed

19:00-21:00

---

---

16-May

5

£44

Silver Jewellery, beginners/improvers

Wed

19:00–21:00

27-Sep

17-Jan

25-Apr

10/9/10

£94

Silver Jewellery, intermediate

Mon

19:15–21:15

18-Sep

15-Jan

23-Apr

10/9/10

£94

Upholstery

Mon

19:00–21:00

18-Sep

15-Jan

23-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Upholstery

Wed

19:00-21:00

20-Sep

17-Jan

25-Apr

10/9/10

£88

US & Australian 20th Century Art

Mon

13:00 or 19:00 ---

15-Jan

---

9 x 2hrs

£79

Watercolours, intermediate

Wed

10:00-12:00

20-Sep

17-Jan

25-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Watercolours, improvers

Wed

12:15-14:15

20-Sep

17-Jan

25-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Watercolours, advanced

Thur

09:15-11:15

21-Sep

18-Jan

26-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Watercolours, beginners

Thur

11:30-13:30

21-Sep

18-Jan

26-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Fitness & health Capoeira (free taster 13/9/17)

Wed

19:00-20:30

20-Sep

17-Jan

25-Apr

10

£66

Chair Based Exercise

Mon

11:45-12:45

11-Sep

08-Jan

23-Apr

14/12/14

£40

Get Fit (in college Fitness Suite)

Tue

13.00–14.00

19-Sep

09-Jan

24-Apr

10/10/10

£44

Keep Fit to Music 65+ (Toft People’s Hall)

Thur

10:00–11:00

21-Sep

11-Jan

26-Apr

10/10/5

£44

Pilates Explore Mixed (Toft People’s Hall)

Mon

10:30–11:30

25-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

12/10/10

£59

Pilates, intermediate / mixed / beginners

Mon

17:45-18:45

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

12/10/10

£59

Pilates Explore, intermediate

Mon

18:50-19:50

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

12/10/10

£59

Pilates for Bad Backs

Wed

19:00-20:00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

12/10/11

£59

Pilates for Strength, advanced

Wed

20:05-21:05

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

12/10/11

£59

T’ai Chi and Chi Kung, beginners

Mon

19:15-20:45

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/10

£66

T’ai Chi and Chi Kung, improvers

Mon

19:15-21:15

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/10

£88

Yin Yoga (free taster 11/9/17)

Mon

19:55-20:55

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

12/10/10

£59

General Interest Absolute Beginners Computing (age 60+)

Wed

15:30-17:30

20-Sep

17-Jan

---

8

£5

Adapting Literature into Film

Tue

13:00 -15.00

19-Sep

---

---

8

£70

Ballroom and Latin Dancing, beginners

Mon

19:00–20:00

11-Sep

15-Jan

23-Apr

weekly

£4/wk

Ballroom and Latin Dancing, improvers

Mon

20:05-21:35

11-Sep

15-Jan

23-Apr

weekly

£6/wk

Basic Life Support, CPR & AED

Wed

18:30-21:30

08-Nov

---

---

1

£25

Bee Keeping (2 sessions off site)

Wed

19:15-21:15

---

---

18-Apr

7

£62

Curry Delicious (Indian cookery)

Wed

19:00-21:00

20-Sep

---

---

5

£44

French Language, beginners

Wed

19:00-20:30

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10/9/10

£66

French Language, improvers

Mon

19:00-20:30

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/10

£66

Indian Thali cookery

Wed

19:00-21:00

---

---

09-May

5

£44

Italian Language, beginners

Wed

19:00–21:00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10/9/10

£88

Italian Language, improvers

Wed

19:00-21:00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10/9/10

£88

Pet First Aid

Wed

18:30-21:30

---

---

02-May

1

£25

Spanish Language, intermediate

Fri

09:30–11:30

22-Sep

12-Jan

04-May

10/9/10

£88

Thai cookery

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

15-Jan

09-May

5

£44


Courses at Cambourne village college Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Creative Ceramics (inc. materials)

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

9

£100

Dressmaking (mixed ability)

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£88

Interior Design

Mon

19:15-21:15

18-Sep

---

---

5

£44

Life Drawing

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/10

£94

Painting & Drawing

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£88

English, Functional Skills

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

English, Functional Skills (with creche)

Wed

12:30–14:30

20-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

English GCSE*

Mon

19:00-21:15

11-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Maths, Functional Skills

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

ARTS & CRAFTS

Employment skills

Maths, Functional Skills (with creche)

Wed

12:30–14:30

20-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

Maths GCSE* (Sports Pavilion)

Tue

12:30–14:45

12-Sep

---

---

31

FREE

Maths GCSE*

Tue

18:45–21.00

12-Sep

---

---

31

FREE

* You should have a Grade D or E (or equivalent) or Functional Skills L2 in Maths/English to enrol - A pre-course assessment will be required for English

GENERAL INTEREST Basic Life Support, CPR & AED

Tue

18:30-21:30

---

27-Feb

---

1

£25

Basic webpage design using HTML

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

16-Jan

---

6

£53

Breadmaking, beginners

Mon

18:45-21:15

18-Sep

15-Jan

---

5

£55

Breadmaking, specialist breads

Mon

18:45-21:15

30-Oct

26-Feb

---

5

£55

Counselling Skills, an introduction

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

---

---

6

£53

Curry House favourites (Indian cookery)

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

16-Jan

---

4

£35

Electronics, beginners

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

16-Jan

---

7

£62

English Conversation - non-native speakers

Tue

19:00-20:30

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£66

French Improvers

Tue

19:00-20:30

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£66

IT Skills for work

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

---

---

10

£88

IT Skills for work, improvers

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

16-Jan

---

10

£88

Over 65s Keep Fit to Music (Caxton Vill Hall)

Wed

10:00–11:00

20-Sep

10-Jan

25-Apr

10

£44

Play Therapy

Mon

19:00-21:00

---

15-Jan

---

10

£88

Sign Language

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

---

---

10

£88

Spanish, beginners

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/5

£88

Spanish, improvers

Mon

19:00-21:00

18-Sep

15-Jan

30-Apr

10/9/5

£88

Styling HTML webpages with CSS

Tue

19:00-21:00

07-Nov

06-Mar

---

4

£35

Wine Tasting, an introduction

Tue

19:00-21:00

10-Oct

---

---

2

£22

Woodwork for beginners

Tue

19:00-21:00

19-Sep

---

---

10

£88


Courses at Melbourn village college Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

A Taste of India

Tue

19:00-21:00

31-Oct

---

---

5

£44

Chinese Cookery, Northern China

Tue

19:00-21:00

26-Sep

---

---

4

£35

Chinese Cookery, Middle China

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

16-Jan

---

4

£35

Chinese Cookery, Southern China

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

---

01-May

4

£35

COOKERY

Curry House Favourites (Indian)

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

---

05-Jun

6

£53

Dishes from around the World

Tue

14:15-16:15

---

---

26-Jun

3

£26

Gastro Pub

Tue

14:15-16:15

14-Nov

---

---

3

£26

Indian Thali

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

20-Feb

---

4

£35

Men in the Kitchen

Tue

14:15-16:15

---

20-Feb

---

3

£26

Thai dishes

Wed

10:30-13:30

---

21-Feb

---

3

£40

Basic Life Support, CPR & AED

Tue

18:30-21:30

---

---

15-May

1

£25

Counselling Skills, an introduction

Tue

19:00-21:00

26-Sep

---

---

6

£53

Crochet, improvers

Tue

19:00-21:00

---

16-Jan

---

6

£53

DIY

Tue

19:00-21:00

26-Sep

16-Jan

---

6

£53

Drawing and Painting

Tue

10:30-12:30

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

8

£70

English GCSE*

Tue

19:00-21:15

12-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

GENERAL INTEREST

French Language - refresher level

Tue

19:15-21:15

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/10/10

£88

Golf, Beginners (Kingsway Golf Centre)

Wed

18:00-19:00

---

---

02-May

6

£42

Illustration: childrens’ books and magazines

Tue

19:00-21:00

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£88

Learn to Crochet

Tue

19:00-21:00

26-Sep

---

---

6

£53

Learn to Knit

Tue

19:00-21:00

14-Nov

---

---

5

£44

Maths GCSE*

Tue

13:15-15:30

12-Sep

---

---

31

FREE

Maths GCSE*

Tue

19:00-21:15

12-Sep

---

---

31

FREE

Oil Painting

Wed

10:00-12:00

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£88

Pet First Aid

Tue

18:30-21:30

---

13-Mar

---

1

£25

Pottery, Mixed Ability (inc. materials)

Tue

19:00–21:00

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

9

£100

Pottery, Mixed Ability (inc. materials)

Wed

10:00–12:00

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

9

£100

Wine Tasting, an introduction

Tue

19:00-21:00

31-Oct

---

---

2

£22

Yoga, Hatha

Tue

18:30-19:30

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£44

Yoga, Hatha

Tue

19:45-20:45

26-Sep

16-Jan

01-May

10/9/10

£44

* You should have a grade D or E (or equivalent) or Functional Skills L2 in Maths/English to enrol - A pre-course assessment will be required for English


Day Schools

the venues are: Blue Comberton Village College, Green Cambourne Village College and Pink Melbourn Village College Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Days

Cost

Button Jewellery Creative Mosaics Colour Analysis for clothes and make-up Cookery: Delicious Greek dishes Emergency First Aid at Work Silvery Jewellery, beginners South East Asian Cookery (inc. ingredients) Photoshop Wired Sugar Flowers - winter theme Woodwork for beginners Cookery: Dim sum Glass Jewellery Making Life Drawing, beginners Southern French Winter Gastro Cookery Stained Glass Wired Sugar Flowers - a bouquet

Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat

10:00-14:00 10:00-16:00 11:00-14:00 10:00-14:00 09:30–16:15 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-13:30 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00

07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct 07-Oct -------------

------------------27-Jan 27-Jan 27-Jan 27-Jan 27-Jan 27-Jan 27-Jan

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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

£23 £35 £15 £20 £60 £35 £45 £30 £35 £35 £30 £35 £21 £40 £35 £35

Balti Banquet, all things spice & Indian Buying & Selling Online Creative Papercraft and Cards Creative Writing - Flash Fiction Emergency Paediatric First Aid (OFSTED L3) Felt Making Festive Decorations - beads & bells Glass Jewellery Making Henna Art, for hands & feet Paediatric First Aid 12hr (blended classroom day) Roman Blinds in a day Spreadsheets, beginners Stained Glass Applique Cushion Covers Beaded Jewellery Felting a Purse Indian Vegetarian Delights Life Drawing, mixed ability Paediatric First Aid L3 - 2 days 24th & 25th Spreadsheets, intermediate/advanced Springtime Flower Arrangement

Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sun Sun Sun Sun Sun Sat Sun Sun

10:00-16:00 10:00-15:00 10:00–16:00 10:00-16:00 09:30-16:15 10:00-16:00 10:00-14:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-14:00 09:30-16:15 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-14:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-15:30 09:30-16:15 10:00-16:00 10:00-13:00

04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov 04-Nov -----------------

----25-Mar ----------25-Mar --------25-Mar 25-Mar 25-Mar 25-Mar 25-Mar 24&25 Mar 25-Mar 25-Mar

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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1

£30 £25 £35 £30 £45 £30 £23 £35 £23 £45 £30 £30 £35 £30 £23 £30 £30 £33 £80 £30 £30

Creative Mosaics Creative Papercraft & Cards (festive theme) Creative Writing DIY - Plumbing Festive Button Decorations Festive Glass Decorations Knitting Intricate Wire Jewellery Thai Cookery Use a Potter’s Wheel Beaded Jewellery Clay Sculpture DIY - Bricklaying Indian Street Food Life Drawing, mixed ability Stained Glass Website Design in a Day Wired Sugar Flowers, Exotic Orchids

Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat Sat

10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-14:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00 or 13:30 10:00-14:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-15.30 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00

02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec 02-Dec -----------------

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------------------09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun 09-Jun

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2.5hrs 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

£35 £35 £30 £35 £23 £35 £35 £30 £11 £23 £35 £35 £30 £33 £35 £30 £35

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