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Sew it Up – Regenerus This 30 hour course takes learners through the basics of how to use a machine to making garments for themselves or family. Learners will demonstrate skills such as sewing straight and curved seams, inserting zips, using a variety of pocket techniques, making buttonholes and other sewing techniques. “This has been a lovely course and I have enjoyed it very much. The teacher was excellent, lots of patience and good humour. Thank you”. Margaret, Community Learner on Sew it Up

Chat & Craft – Seaforth Information Network Group The project offers a friendly, warm and welcoming environment where people can have an enjoyable seasonal craft experience, whilst meeting new people from the area. This project focuses on social inclusion and helps combat isolation. “I found the course very satisfying and I managed to make things I never thought I would be able to do. I would definitely try any community course especially with Hugh Baird College”. Michael, Community Learner on Chat & Craft

Crafty Beggars – Seaforth Information Network Group A project offering a range of craft activities which give the clients an opportunity to learn new skills. This project focuses on social inclusion and helps combat isolation.

First Aid – Springwell Park Children’s Centre Basic first aid training for parents who reside within the reach area of the Children’s Centre. Course includes dealing with shock, bleeding, electric shock, penetration wounds, burns and scalds, choking, suspected fractures, head injuries, poisoning, foreign bodies, extreme heat and cold, bites and stings, meningitis, anaphylactic shock, caring for children who suddenly become unwell and the appropriate contents of a first aid box. “Great delivery of course, very relaxed and made to feel comfortable. The course was well explained and informative and we were encouraged to ask questions”. Liz, Community Learner on First Aid “This service has enabled parents to gain more knowledge and confidence in emergency paediatric first aid, and will allow them to keep their children safe. This course will also reduce the need for parents to attend doctors and A&E departments”. Eamon O’Donnell, Centre Manager – Springwell Park Children’s Centre

To speak to the Community Liaison Team at Hugh Baird College Telephone: 0151 353 4572 email: owen.jones@hughbaird.ac.uk www.hughbaird.ac.uk Hugh Baird College, Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW

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Community Report 2016/17  
Community Report 2016/17  
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