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Cambourne, Comberton & Melbourn Village Colleges 2016 / 2017

Adult Learning and Skills Courses

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


Welcome to the Adult Education Programme at Cambourne, Comberton and Melbourn Village Colleges 2016/17. We strive to provide a high-quality and varied programme of courses at a very competitive price (our fees have remained the same for seven years) taught by well-qualified and enthusiastic tutors. Activities take place in the daytime, evenings and on Saturdays 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. In the meantime we look forward to seeing you in 2016/17. Diana Cook and Mandy Draper Adult Managers - on behalf of the Principals and Governors of Comberton,Cambourne and Melbourn Village Colleges

Course Information and Tasters

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.

Enrolment and payment

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. Payments are not processed until classes are viable but please assume the class is running once payment has been sent,unless you hear to the contrary.Please send an SAE or email contact for confirmation or a receipt. By Post: Adult Education, Comberton Village College, Comberton, Cambridge, CB23 7DU. Cheques payable to: Comberton Village College. In Person By Phone

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 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 19th Sep 2016 Half term 24th–28th Oct 2016 Spring Term 16th Jan 2017 Half term 13th–17th Feb 2017 Summer Term 2nd May 2017 Half term 29th May–2nd Jun 2017

Cambridgeshire County Council The Council supports a wide range of adult learning opportunities across Cambridgeshire, including courses, clubs, community groups and family learning opportunities. Support for you 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 START W/C 19th September Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Art History, European Art 1800-1910

Tue

12.30–2.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

8

£63

Calligraphy, Beginners

Tue

10.45–12.15

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£59

Calligraphy, Improvers

Tue

09.30–11.45

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£88

Drawing and Painting (mixed ability)

Mon

09.30–11.30

19-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

10

£78

Photography, Digital Beginners

Mon

7.15–9.15

19-Sep

---

---

10

£78

Photography, Digital Improvers

Mon

7.15–9.15

---

16-Jan

---

10

£78

Photography, Digital Outdoor Practical

Mon

7.15–9.15

---

---

08-May

5

£39

Silver Jewellery, Beginners/Improvers

Wed

7.00–9.00

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£84

Silver Jewellery, Intermediate

Mon

7.15–9.15

19-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

10

£84

Stained Glass Workshop

Mon

7.00–9.15

19-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

8

£70

Upholstery

Wed

7.00–9.00

14-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£78

Watercolours, Advanced

Thurs 09.15–11.15

22-Sep

19-Jan

04-May

10

£78

Watercolours, Beginners

Thurs 11.30–1.30

22-Sep

19-Jan

04-May

10

£78

Watercolours, Improvers

Wed

12.15–2.15

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£78

Watercolours, Intermediate

Wed

10.00–12.00

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£78

Autumn Flowers & Foliage (inc. materials)

Sat

10.00–1.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£33

Book Making for Beginners

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Creative Beaded Jewellery

Sat

10.00–2.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£18

Creative Papercraft & Cards (inc. materials) Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£33

Felt Making

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Growing Trees and Shrubs

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Indian Street Food

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Paediatric First Aid L3 - 2 days 19&20 Nov

Sat

09.30–4.15

19&20-Nov

---

---

2

£70

Photoshop

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Silver Jewellery (inc. materials)

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£33

South East Asian Vegetarian Cookery

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

Spreadsheets, Beginners

Sat

10.00–4.00

19-Nov

---

---

1

£27

French Bistro Cookery

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£40

Chocoholics Cookery

Sat

10.00–2.00

---

25-Mar

---

1

£18

Creative Writing - Flash Fiction

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

25-Mar

---

1

£27

Emergency First Aid at Work

Sat

09.30–4.15

---

25-Mar

---

1

£45

Indian Dance

Sat

10.30–12.30

---

25-Mar

---

1

£8

Malaysian Street Food

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

25-Mar

---

1

£27

Spring Flower Bouquet (inc. materials)

Sat

10.00–1.00

---

25-Mar

---

1

£33

Wired Sugar Spring Flowers

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

25-Mar

---

1

£27

ARTS & CRAFTS

Day Schools


Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Get Fit (in college Fitness Suite)

Tue

1.00–2.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-may

10

£44

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

Thurs 10.00–11.00

22-Sep

12-Jan

04-May

11/10/5

£46/£22

Pilates, Entry Level

Mon

7.55–8.55

12-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

12/10/11

£54

Pilates for Bad Backs

Mon

5.45–6.45

12-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

12/10/10

£54

Pilates for Bad Backs

Wed

7.00–8.00

14-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

12/10/11

£54

Pilates for Strength

Wed

8.05–9.05

14-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

12/10/11

£54

Pilates Explore, Mixed Level

Mon

6.50–7.50

12-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

12/10/10

£54

Pilates Explore Mixed Lvl (Toft People’s Hall) Mon

10.30–11.30

12-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

12/10/10

£54

T’ai Chi

Mon

7.15–8.15

19-Sep

---

08-May

10

£39

Ballroom and Latin Dancing, Beginners

Mon

7.00–8.00

12-Sep

09-Jan

08-May

weekly

£4 pw

Ballroom and Latin Dancing, Improvers

Mon

8.05–9.35

12-Sep

09-Jan

08-May

weekly

£6 pw

Bee Keeping (2 sessions off site)

Wed

7.15–9.15

---

22-Feb

---

7

£55

Book keeping Pt 1

Wed

6.30–8.30

21-Sep

---

---

10

£80

Book keeping Pt 2

Wed

6.30–8.30

---

18-Jan

---

10

£80

Canine First Aid (save on vet bills!)

Wed

6.30–9.30

19-Oct

---

---

1

£15

Golf Beginners (Meridian Club, Toft)

Tue

6.00–7.00

---

---

02-May

6

£38

Interior Design

Mon

7.00–9.00

19-Sep

16-Jan

---

5

£39

Indian Cookery

Wed

7.00–9.00

21-Sep

---

03-May

5/4

£39/£32

Men in the Kitchen (tasty meals)

Mon

7.00–9.00

07-Nov

---

---

3

£24

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Wed

7.00–9.00

02-Nov

11-Jan

---

5/9

£39/£70

Sign Language

Mon

7.00–9.00

19-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

10

£78

Sign Language

Wed

2.30–4.30

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£78

French, Beginners

Mon

7.00–8.30

19-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

10/10/5

£59/£30

Italian, Beginners

Wed

7.00–9.00

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

10

£78

Spanish, Intermediate

Fri

9.30–11.30

23-Sep

20-Jan

05-May

10

£78

Fitness & health

General Interest

Languages

Courses at Cambourne village college start w/c 26th september Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Beaded Jewellery

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

17-Jan

---

4

£32

Creative Ceramics (inc. materials)

Mon

7.00–9.00

26-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

9

£90

Dressmaking (mixed ability)

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£78

Life Drawing

Mon

7.00–9.00

26-Sep

---

---

4

£35

Painting & Drawing (mixed ability)

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£78

Textile Art for Beginners

Wed

7.00–9.00

---

18-Jan

---

8

£62

Textile Art for Beginners, Part 2

Wed

7.00–9.00

---

---

03-May

6

£47

ARTS & CRAFTS


Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Basic webpage design using HTML

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

---

---

4

£32

Basic webpage design using Java

Tue

7.00–9.00

01-Nov

---

---

6

£47

IT Skills for work

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

---

---

6

£47

Creative Embroidery with Foil Backing

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Felt Making

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Growing Vegetables, a Beginner’s Guide

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Indian Vegetarian Cookery

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Paediatric First Aid L3 - 2 days 4&5 Feb

Sat

09.30–4.15

---

4&5-Feb

---

2

£70

Spreadsheets, Intermediate

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Stained Glass

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Website Design in a day

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

04-Feb

---

1

£27

Creative Beaded Jewellery

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

---

10-Jun

1

£27

Greek Cooking

Sat

10.00–2.00

---

---

10-Jun

1

£18

Indian Dance

Sat

10.30–12.30

---

---

10-Jun

1

£8

Paediatric First Aid L3 - Blended Learning

Sat

09.30–4.15

---

---

10-Jun

1

£45

English, Functional Skills (with creche)

Wed

12.30–2.30

14-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

English GCSE* (Blue School with creche)

Wed

12.30–2.45

14-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

English GCSE*

Mon

7.00–9.15

12-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Get Ready for Maths GCSE

Tue

7.00–9.00

---

---

20-Jun

5

FREE

Get Ready for Maths GCSE (Sports Pavilion) Wed

12.30–2.30

---

---

21-Jun

5

FREE

Maths, Functional Skills (with creche)

Wed

12.30–2.30

14-Sep

---

---

27

FREE

Maths GCSE* (Sports Pavilion)

Tue

12.30–2.45

13-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Maths GCSE*

Tue

6.45–9.00

13-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Computing & IT

Day Schools

Employment skills

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

GENERAL INTEREST Canine First Aid (save on vet bills!)

Tue

6.30–9.30

---

07-Feb

---

1

£15

Counselling Skills

Tue

7.00–9.00

27-Sep

---

---

6

£47

Indian Cookery

Tue

7.00–9.00

---

17-Jan

---

4

£32

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

10.00–11.00

21-Sep

11-Jan

19-Apr

10

£44

Practical Breadmaking

Mon

6.45–9.15

19-Sep

---

---

5

£49

Practical Breadmaking

Mon

6.45–9.15

31-Oct

20-Feb

05-Jun

5

£49

English Conversation - non-native speakers Tue

7.00–8.30

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£59

French, Improvers

Tue

7.00–8.30

27-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10/10/5

£59/£30

Spanish for beginners

Mon

7.00–9.00

26-Sep

16-Jan

08-May

10/10/5

£78/£39

Languages


Courses at Melbourn village college start w/c 19th september Course Title

Day

Time

Autumn Start Date

Spring Start Date

Summer Start Date

Weeks per term

Cost per term

Absolute Beginners Computing (2 x a week) T&W

3.30–5.30

20-Sep

---

---

10

FREE

Beginners Computing

Tue

3.30–5.30

---

17-Jan

---

10

£40

Canine First Aid (save on vet bills!)

Tue

6.30–9.30

---

---

09-May

1

£15

DIY (electrical & plumbing)

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

---

8

£63

Drawing and Painting, Beginners/Improvers Tue

10.30–12.30

20-Sep

17-Jan

09-May

8

£63

Drawing and Watercolour Painting

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£78

English GCSE* (Children’s Centre)

Mon

09.45–12.00

12-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

English GCSE*

Tue

7.00–9.15

13-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Festive Cake Decorating

Tue

7.00–9.00

01-Nov

---

---

5

£39

French Language - refresher level

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£78

Get Ready for Maths GCSE (Children’s Centre) Tue

12.30–2.30

---

---

20-Jun

5

FREE

Get Ready for Maths GCSE

Tue

7.00–9.00

---

---

20-Jun

5

FREE

Gliding

Tue

7.15–9.15

---

---

13-Jun

3

£75

Indian Cookery

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

---

02-May

5/4

£39/£32

Indian Dance

Tue

7.00–8.30

---

17-Jan

02-May

10

£59

Learn to Crochet

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

---

---

5

£39

Learn to Knit

Tue

7.00–9.00

01-Nov

---

---

5

£39

Maths GCSE* (Children’s Centre)

Tue

12.30–2.45

13-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Maths GCSE*

Tue

7.00–9.15

13-Sep

---

---

30

FREE

Oil Painting

Thur

10.00–12.00

22-Sep

19-Jan

04-May

10

£78

Pottery, Mixed Ability (inc. materials)

Tue

7.00–9.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

9

£90

Pottery, Mixed Ability (inc. materials)

Wed

10.00–12.00

21-Sep

18-Jan

03-May

9

£90

Yoga, Hatha

Tue

7.00–8.00

20-Sep

17-Jan

02-May

10

£39

GENERAL INTEREST

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

DAY SCHOOLS Afternoon Tea Pastries

Sat

10.00–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£27

Buying and Selling Online

Sat

10.00–3.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£23

Creative Papercraft & Cards (inc. materials) Sat

10.00–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£33

Exploring Drawing with Mixed Media

Sat

10.00–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£27

Indian Dance

Sat

10.30–12.30

15-Oct

---

---

1

£8

Paediatric First Aid L3 - Blended Learning

Sat

09.30–4.15

15-Oct

---

---

1

£45

Silver Jewellery (inc. materials)

Sat

10.00–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£33

Use a Potter’s Wheel

Sat

10.00–12.30

15-Oct

---

---

1

£10

Use a Potter’s Wheel

Sat

1.30–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£10

Wired Sugar Flowers with Christmas theme Sat

10.00–4.00

15-Oct

---

---

1

£27

Indian Cookery for Dinner Parties

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

---

06-May

1

£27

Paediatric First Aid L3 - 2 days 6&7 May

Sat

09.30–4.15

---

---

6&7 May

2

£70

Raku - 2 days 6th May & 17th Jun

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

---

6 May17 Jun 2

£60

Stained Glass

Sat

10.00–4.00

---

---

06-May

£27

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