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Course guide summer term 2013 Southwark Coun cil adult learning se rvice

Your choice for local adult and family learning and skills

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Welcome Southwark Council’s adult and family learning and skills service working with Southwark people to create a fairer future for all. Come and join your learning community to ■ Build skills ■ Progress into work ■ Help your children achieve ■ Enjoy your creativity In the last three years more than 10,000 local people achieved their learning goals. Join them. “Learners’ success is good, both on courses for qualifications and on those for social and personal development” Ofsted, 2012

Contents ■ Basic skills English for speakers of other languages Reading and writing Numbers and maths

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■ Employability Computing Customer service

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■ Work-related Childcare programmes Health and social care programmes

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■ Creative, leisure and health Art and ceramics Art history Creative writing Fashion and textiles Woodwork, upholstery and interiors Health and wellbeing

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■ Family learning

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Contact us Tel:

020 7358 2100

Email:

adult.learning@southwark.gov.uk

Visit:

www.southwark.gov.uk/adultlearning

Address:

Thomas Calton Centre Alpha Street Peckham SE15 4NX

Courses are delivered from venues across the borough including the main centre – Thomas Calton Centre, libraries and several children’s centres. Please talk to the team leader to find a venue near you. Basic skills and employability (computing and CV, interview prep) – Lynda Brown Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: lynda.brown@southwark.gov.uk Employability (customer service) – Sheila Reed Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: sheila.reed@southwark.gov.uk Work-related (health and social care programmes) – Kathryn Gurner Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: kathryn.gurner@southwark.gov.uk Creative, leisure and health Art and ceramics – Rebecca Cresswell Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: rebecca.cresswell@southwark.gov.uk Creative writing – Kate Bagnall Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: kate.bagnall@southwark.gov.uk

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Fashion and textiles – Sheila Reed Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: sheila.reed@southwark.gov.uk Woodwork, upholstery and interiors – Angela Wilson Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: angela.wilson@southwark.gov.uk Fitness and wellbeing – Kathryn Gurner Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: kathryn.gurner@southwark.gov.uk Family learning Kate Bagnall Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: kate.bagnall@southwark.gov.uk “Quality improvement and SALS’ self-assessment of its own strengths and areas for improvement are good.” Ofsted, 2012

Enrol now Enrolment for summer term 2013 courses is now open. Come along to Thomas Calton Centre and sign up. ■ You’ll need to see a member of curriculum staff and pay any course fees to secure your place. Please bring proof of identity with you to enrol, see page 30 for full details. ■ Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm ■ Monday or Wednesday evening from 6pm to 8pm (term times). Call 020 7358 2100 for more information.

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Fees Fees for each course are shown in the course listings, course fees, exam fees and materials fees are due on enrolment. The standard fee for new learners not receiving active means tested benefits is £3.90 per hour, the concessionary fee for new learners is £1.55 per hour and the cost recovery fee for learners enrolling on a second or subsequent courses is £5.50 per hour. All students (except those on basic skills and family learning classes), pay an annual non-refundable registration fee of £5. Special offer Returning learners who introduce a new learner (a learner who has not attended a course this academic year) to any course starting in the summer term can have 10% off their own returning fee. Please note you will need to enrol together and complete the application form to qualify for the discounted fee. No cost to learner From 2012/13 learners who meet certain criteria will not have to pay any fees for some courses. These are ■ Those studying basic skills literacy and numeracy courses and family learning programmes. ■ Those who are on active benefits or wider offer to the unemployed will not have to pay any fees to study ESOL, vocational qualification courses full level 2 qualification courses or other level 2 courses. ■ For learners who are not on active benefits or wider offer to the unemployed, those aged 19 to 23 (but who are not on active benefits) who are studying vocational qualification courses, their first full level 2 qualification course (excluding ESOL) will not have to pay any fees.

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Concessionary fees People receiving the following benefits are eligible for a concessionary rate ■ Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ■ Employment and Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group (ESA WRAG) ■ Council tax benefit ■ Housing benefit ■ Income support ■ Working tax credit ■ Pension credit ■ Contribution-based ESA ■ Unwaged dependent on one of the above Learners aged 60 and over are only eligible for a concessionary fee if they are also receiving one of the benefits listed above. Please bring proof of benefit or entitlement with you when you enrol, we can not accept freedom travel passes as proof of eligibility.

Crèche Our OFSTED registered creche is available for children aged six months to four and a half years, Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, at £6 per hour plus a small contribution for refreshments. Full payment must be made in advance. Contact: Naseema Syed Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: naseema.syed@southwark.gov.uk

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Basic skills course advice and enrolment To get advice and to enrol on courses for ICT, reading, writing, maths, and English you need to attend one of our advice and skills check sessions. You will need to bring proof that you are eligible to join the class with you to the skills check, see page 30. Call 020 7358 2100 to make an appointment. ■ English (ESOL) skills check: Wednesdays, 10am and 1pm ■ Literacy skills check: Wednesdays, 1pm ■ Numeracy skills check: Wednesdays, 1pm Additional skills check assessments are taking place during enrolment weeks. Please call 020 7348 2100 for more details.

Family learning Enjoy learning with your children and grandchildren. Help them do well at school. Support them to achieve more and progress more yourself. Courses run in a variety of venues across the borough including schools, children’s centres, libraries and voluntary organisations. Contact: Kate Bagnall, family learning manager Tel: 020 7358 2100 Email: kate.bagnall@southwark.gov.uk

Disclaimer: Southwark Council reserves the right to make changes to published details. All courses, dates and fees may be subject to change. Courses may be cancelled without prior notice as a result of funding changes or low demand. To avoid disappointment please confirm course availability and costs before enrolling.

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Summer term courses Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Basic skills – English for speakers of other languages ESOL entry 1. This is a short course for beginners who speak, read and write a little already. You will be able to improve your skills and prepare for the Entry 1 reading exam.

SE537

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, Thursday

10am to 12noon

17/4/13

12

Free if on active benefits, £187 standard, £74 concession, £264 repeat

ESOL Entry 2. You will develop your speaking skills, improve your reading and writing and learn more about spelling, punctuation and grammar.

SE538

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, 1pm to Wednesday 3pm 10am to 12noon

17/4/13

12

Free if on active benefits, £187 standard, £74 concession, £264 repeat

ESOL for Everyday Life. This is a course for beginners who speak, read and write a little already. You will be able to improve your communication skills and confidence.

SE535

Canada Water Library

Monday

10am to 12noon

23/4/13

10

Free, if on active benefits, £78 standard, £31 concession, £110 repeat

ESOL Entry 3. This is a short course for learners who wish to improve their writing skills to help find a better job. You will be able to improve your skills and prepare for the Entry 1 Reading exam.

SE541

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday, 1pm to Thursday 3pm 10am to 12noon

17/4/13

12

Free if on active benefits, £187 standard, £74 concession, £264 repeat

ESOL Level 1. This is a short evening course for improved ESOL learners who would benefit from pronunciation and more fluent speaking skills to support employment opportunities and social speaking skills.

SE539

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

5.30pm to 8.30pm

10/6/13

4

Free if on active benefits, £46.80 standard, £18.60 concession, £66 repeat

Basic skills – reading and writing

10

Reading and writing skills. for Job Seekers at Entry level.

SL525

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12noon

11/6/13

6

No cost to learner

Literacy Entry 2. On this course you will read and write short pieces of texts, learn more about spelling and punctuation and improve your speaking skills. You will work towards an Entry 2 certificate.

SL526

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday, Tuesday

1pm to 3pm

15/4/13

12

No cost to learner


Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Basic skills – reading and writing continued Literacy Entry 3. Improve your reading and writing by learning how to plan your work, start to use paragraphs and read different kinds of texts and answer questions. You will work towards an Entry 3 certificate.

SL527

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

9am to 11am

16/4/13

12

No cost to learner

English Level 1 functional skills. This course will prepare you for reading and writing exams plus assessments in spoken communication.

SL528

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, Friday

1pm to 3pm 10am to 12noon

16/4/13

12

No cost to learner

English Level 2 functional skills. This course will prepare you for the more advanced reading and writing exams plus assessments in spoken communication.

SL529

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday, Tuesday

1pm to 3pm

15/4/13

12

No cost to learner

SL530

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday, Tuesday

10am to 12noon

15/4/13

12

No cost to learner

Basic skills – numbers and maths Numeracy at Entry 2. Build your confidence and knowledge in numeracy and focus on the skills you will need to practise to be successful at this level.

SN514

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 9am to 11am

16/4/13

13

No cost to learner

Mathematics: Get ready for functional skills at Level 1. Learn skills which are useful in vocational settings, everyday life and the world of work.

SN515

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

9am to 12noon

20/5/13

9

No cost to learner

Mathematics: Functional skills at Level 1. Learn skills which are useful in vocational settings, everyday life and the world of work.

SN516

Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

1pm to 3pm

24/5/13

12

No cost to learner

Mathematics: Functional Skills Level 2. Learn more advanced skills which are useful in vocational settings, everyday life and the world of work.

SN517

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday, Friday

1pm to 3pm and 10am to 12noon

15/4/13

13

No cost to learner

Maths for work. A short summer course at Entry 3, customised to the office working environment.

SN518

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 1pm to 3pm

3/7/13

5

No cost to learner

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Employability - computing Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 6pm to 9pm

24/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 concession / £165 repeat

Customer care certificate for CS509 English speakers of other languages. This accredited course in customer care covers good service practise, handling complaints and recognising body language. The course will place emphasis on spoken English, telephone skills and note taking. There is no exam. A certificate is awarded on satisfactory completion of course work. This is a recognised course accredited by the English Tourist Board. Entry Level 3 literacy is a minimum requirement. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

10am to 1pm

26/4/13

5

Free for people on JSA or £58.50 standard £23.25 concession £83.25 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

City & Guilds Award in CS510 customer service for hospitality, travel and tourism. Gain a Level 2 Award in supervising customer service performance. Course covers the importance of customer needs, the role of the individual in delivery of customer service and the importance to the organisation in providing excellent customer service. The course is aimed at those re-entering employment or those already in a customer service and/or a hospitality role. Delivered one day a week for four weeks. Week five concludes with a short exam. We advise that learners have a minimum Level 1 in literacy in order to enter the exam. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

10am to 1pm

7/6/13

5

Free for people on JSA or £58.50 standard £23.25 concession £82.50 repeat Exam fee £17.50 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

Make IT work for you. In this accredited functional ICT entry level course, you will learn essential computer skills. This is ideal for people who want to return to work or learn general office applications. The course covers; how to use email applications, efficient searches on the Internet, using templates, creating/editing/formatting word documents and spreadsheets.

IT505

Employability - customer service

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Thursday, Friday

10am to 3pm

18/4/13

1

Free for people on JSA or £35.10 standard £13.95 concession £49.95 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

Thursday, Friday

10am to 3pm

11/7/13

1

Free for people on JSA or £35.10 standard £13.95 concession £49.95 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

Customer Service Award CS512 Canada Wednesday, 10am to (welcome host) Adult Learners 3pm Thursday Water Library week promotional offer. An accredited course in customer care that covers good service practise, handling complaints and recognising body language. There is no exam. A certificate is awarded on satisfactory completion of a course workbook. This is a recognised course accredited by the English Tourist Board. Level 1 literacy is a minimum requirement. Limited places, book early through Thomas Calton Centre to avoid disappointment. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

22/5/13

1

Free for people on JSA or special half price offer £17.55 standard £6.97 concession £24.97 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

Employability - customer service continued CS511 Thomas Customer Service Award in Calton Disability awareness (welcome Centre all). This is a fast track accredited course taken over two days in one week. The course covers disability awareness in the workplace and in service industries. It looks at the Equalities Act, improving accessibility for customers, customer service guidance on a range of sensory, mobility and CS513 Thomas learning disabilities. This course is Calton for people and/or companies who Centre wish to enhance the service quality for customers with disabilities and specific needs. There is no exam. A certificate is awarded on satisfactory completion of coursework and course is accredited by the English Tourist Board. Level 1 literacy is a minimum requirement. Limited places, book early through Thomas Calton Centre to avoid disappointment. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

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* Venue to be confirmed

Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Employability - customer service continued Customer Service Award CS514 (welcome host). An accredited course that covers good service practise, handling complaints and recognising body language. There is no exam. A certificate is awarded on satisfactory completion of a course workbook. This is a recognised course accredited by the English Tourist Board. Level 1 literacy is a minimum requirement. Limited places, book early. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

Peckham Wednesday, 10am to Library - Thursday 3pm TBC*

17/7/13

1

Free for people on JSA or £35.10 standard £13.95 concession £49.95 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

Weekend Workshop CS515 Customer Service Award (Welcome Host). An accredited course in customer care that covers good service practise, handling complaints and recognising body language. There is no exam. A certificate is awarded on satisfactory completion of course workbook. This is a recognised course accredited by the English Tourist Board. level 1 literacy is a minimum requirement. Limited places, book early. Please bring proof of JSA if claiming Nil fee.

Thomas Calton Centre

8/6/13

2

Free for people on JSA or £35.10 standard £13.95 concession £49.95 repeat Workbook/ Certificate fee £20 (refunded through hardship fund for people on benefits.)

2 Saturdays 10am to 3pm

Work related - childcare programmes CC514 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12noon

23/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

CACHE Level 1 Award in an CC515 Thomas Introduction to Early Years Calton Settings. An essential course to Centre gain knowledge needed to undertake a level 2 course in childcare. The course cover topics such as; The value of play for babies and young children, Management and organisation in an early years setting plus optional units.

Monday

10am to 3pm

22/4/13

10

Free to those on JSA or £198.90 standard / £79.05 concession / £280.50 repeat

Introduction to child minding CACHE Level 3 Understand how to set up a home based childcare service.

Thursday

10am to 12noon

25/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concessions / £110 repeat

Childcare for beginners. For people who have no previous experience of working in a childcare setting and have no childcare qualifications.

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CC505 Thomas Calton Centre


Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Work related - health and social care programmes NEW Anatomy and HF588 Physiology - an introduction. A basic introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the main body systems. Suitable for those with a general interest and those taking their first steps towards work in this area. Please note this is a non-accredited course – internal certificates will be awarded.

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

10am to 1pm

27/6/13

5

£58.50 standard / £23.25 concession / £82.50 repeat

CIEH Food Safety in Catering Level 2. Essential for anyone wishing to gain knowledge and understanding of the preparation and serving of safe food. The course programme enables employers to meet the legal requirements for all food handlers to receive basic food hygiene awareness (fees include examination fee and course booklet).

HF584

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

10am to 3pm

13/5/13

2

£48.10 standard / £26.95 concession / £62.50 repeat

HF583

Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

10am to 3pm

8/6/13

2

£48.10 standard / £26.95 concession / £62.50 repeat

HF586

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 5.45pm to 8.45pm

8/5/13

3

£48.10 standard / £26.95 concession / £62.50 repeat

HF587

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

5.45pm to 8.45pm

17/6/13

3

£48.10 standard / £26.95 concession / £62.50 repeat

HF585

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

10am to 3pm

27/6/13

2

£48.10 standard / £26.95 concession / £62.50 repeat

Health and Social Care - an HF576 Introduction. This course provides an introduction to the basic skills required for anyone HF577 wishing to work in health and social care, including health and safety at work, monitoring vital signs, reading charts, scales and measures, diets, and personal hygiene. Please note this is a non-accredited course – internal certificates will be awarded.

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 10am to 3pm

24/4/13

5

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 10am to 3pm

5/6/13

5

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Introduction to teaching HF571 exercise to music. This course provides a simple introduction to the practical requirements of an accredited course in teaching exercise to music (OCR or similar). Come and see if you have what it takes to plan and deliver an exercise class. This course will help you progress to an accredited course in teaching exercise to music. Please note this is a nonaccredited course – internal certificates will be awarded.

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

23/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

10am to 12noon

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - art and ceramics Therapeutic Art (day). Working with a trained art psychotherapist, students will be helped to cope with depression, anxiety and difficulties with discussing issues with family and friends.

AC537 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1pm to 3.30pm

23/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 conc / £137.50 repeat

Therapeutic Art (evening). Working with a trained art psychotherapist, students will be helped to cope with depression, anxiety and difficulties with discussing issues with family and friends.

AC538 Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm

24/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 conc / £137.50 repeat

Pottery (evening). Learn how to make tiles, bowls, vases in clay. Learn how to decorate the surface of clay using glazes and texture. Pottery can be a therapeutic hobby and leaning new skills can help with confidence.

AC541 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

6.30pm to 9pm

22/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 conc / £137.50 repeat

AC542 Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm

24/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 conc / £137.50 repeat

Pottery Short course. Tile making

AC534 Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

10am to 1pm

2/3/13

2

£31.20 standard / £12.40 conc / £44 repeat

Pottery. Learn how to make tiles, bowls, vases in clay. Learn how to decorate the surface of clay using glazes and texture. Pottery can be a therapeutic hobby and leaning new skills can help with confidence.

AC544 Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

10am to 1pm

26/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

AC539 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

10am to 1pm

22/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

AC533 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

1.30pm to 3.30pm

22/4/13

10

£78 standard £31 conc / £110 repeat

AC543 Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

10am to 1pm

25/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

AC551 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1.15pm to 4.15pm

23/4/13

5

£58.50 standard / £23.25 conc / £82.50 repeat

Bird, animal and plant sculptures AC552 Thomas in clay. This course teaches Calton modelling skills using clay and is Centre taught by local artist Mali De Silva.

Wednesday 10am to 1pm

24/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

Long pose life painting. Learn how to paint from a model, enjoy long poses. This course can be used to build a body of work for an exhibition or to apply to a degree level course.

Thursday

25/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

Portrait modelling in clay. This course teaches modelling skills using clay nad is taught by Jola Spytkowska.

AC547 Thomas Calton Centre

12noon to 3pm

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - art and ceramics continued Marathon life drawing. Learn how AC526 Thomas to draw from the model, with long Calton poses using pencils , charcoal etc. Centre This course will increase confidence AC549 Thomas with drawing, it is taught by Luke Calton Jones and Rebecca Allen. Centre

Saturday

10am to 3pm

2/3/13

2

£31.20 standard / £12.40 conc / £44 repeat

Saturday

10am to 3.30pm

8/6/13

2

£31.20 standard / £12.40 conc / £44 repeat

Life drawing. Learn how to draw AC546 Thomas from the model, with long and short Calton poses using pencils, charcoal etc. Centre This course will increase confidence with drawing, it is taught by Rebecca Allen.

Wednesday 10am to 1pm

24/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

Still life drawing and painting. AC530 Thomas Working from still life arrangements Calton you will learn how to use colour and Centre line. This course can be used to build a body of work for an exhibition or for a portfolio to apply for a degree course. This course will help increase confidence in talking about work and is taught by Sheila Hardy.

Tuesday

10am to 1pm

23/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 conc / £165 repeat

Tuesday

11am to 1pm

16/4/13

10

Nil fee for 1st meeting. Nominal membership and activity fees will apply if group is established.

24/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 conc / £110 repeat

Creative, leisure and health - art history NEW London Explorers. Are you interested in London's history and culture? Why not join others to share common interests. We are seeking members to establish an explorers group that will meet once a month to plan walks, talks, visits and activities. The group will be facilitated by a qualified tour guide and experienced tutor. If you are interested we invite you to the founding meeting to discuss and plan a programme of activities for the summer term.

LH506

Canada Water Library

Creative, leisure and health - creative writing Creative writing for beginners. The emphasis will be writing which explores aspects of your lives and experiences. Pieces of work are generated from simple accessible writing activities which are shared in a friendly and supportive environment.

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CW502 Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 7pm to 9pm


Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - fashion and textiles Craft studio. Workshop FT544 programme for people with learning support needs. Explores a variety of crafts including card making, wool-crafts, textiles, garment and accessory embellishment. Course also promotes social enterprise through costing and marketing of products.

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

10.30am to 12.30pm

15/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Knitting, crochet and FT545 woolcrafts. Suitable for beginners. The course covers basic techniques for hand knitting and crochet. How to read patterns, casting off, casting on, decreasing, increasing and creating patterns. An introduction to the craft of felt making will also be included.

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

1pm to 3pm

15/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Remodel, recycle and repair. FT546 Discover ways to personalise your clothes. Bring new life to those neglected garments in your wardrobe. Turn that retro find into a modern masterpiece. No experience required just bring your garments and ideas.

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

10am to 12noon

15/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Fashion Workshop. Suitable for those with some sewing experience. Bring your ideas and try them out with experienced technical support and tutoring. Explore design, sewing, making patterns, applying detail, remodelling or altering. Work on your own project at your own pace.

FT547

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

7pm to 9pm

22/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

FT550

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 10am to 1pm

17/4/13

Sewing machine techniques. FT548 Suitable for beginners. The course covers basic sewing skills required to make garments or items of soft furnishing. Sample a variety of seams and seam finishes. Learn to control fullness, make gathers, tucks and sew darts. Put in zips and make buttonholes, turn hems and how to apply decorative detail.

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12noon

16/4/13

£117 standard / £46.50 concession / £165 repeat

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - fashion and textiles continued FT549

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1pm to 3pm

16/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Decorative sewing and FT551 creative textiles. The course explores basic techniques for machine embroidery, patchwork and appliqué. Create an original textile piece and use it to make a unique work of art or item for your home or wardrobe.

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 7pm to 9pm

24/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Cushions and curtains. This FT552 covers how to use a sewing machine and carry out basic techniques required to make cushion and curtains. Sample lined and unlined curtains and learn to attach heading tapes. Design and make an original cushion from your own fabric. Explore trimming techniques and options for cushion openings. Suitable for beginners.

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

10am to 12.30pm

18/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Modern patchwork textiles. Explore traditional and machine fabric piecing to create modern wall hangings, quilts, craft items, throws, cushions and collectables.

FT553

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

1pm to 3pm

18/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Soft doll making - an FT554 introduction. Design, make and dress a unique heir loom doll. Course covers templates, hand embroidering features and making doll costumes.

Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

10am to 12noon

19/4/13

10

£78 standard / £31 concession / £110 repeat

Pattern making. How to measure a body, draft standard and personal blocks and make design changes to the pattern blocks. You will learn how to make basic skirt patterns and or trouser patterns. How to add design detail such as pockets and yokes. Also included is how to draft a bodice block and move the bodice darts, change necklines and add collars to create new styles. Some sewing experience would be useful.

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Course title

Course code

Venue

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - fashion and textiles continued Pattern making (Saturday FT521 workshop) an introduction. How to measure a body, draft standard and personal blocks and make design changes to the pattern blocks. You will learn how to make basic skirt patterns and or trouser patterns. How to add design detail such as pockets and yokes. Some sewing experience would be useful.

Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

10am to 3.30pm

8/6/13

2

£39 standard / £15.50 concession / £55 repeat

Sewing summer workshop FT555 Suitable for beginners. Covers basic sewing skills required to make garments or items of soft furnishing. Sample a variety of seams and seam finishes. Learn to control fullness, make gathers, tucks and sew darts. Put in zips and make buttonholes, turn hems and even learn how to apply decorative detail.

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, 10am to Wednesday 3pm

9/7/13

1

£35.10 standard / £13.95 concession / £49.50 repeat

Pattern making summer workshop. Learn how to measure a body, draft standard and personal blocks and make design changes to the pattern blocks. You will learn how to make basic skirt patterns and or trouser patterns. How to add design detail such as pockets and yokes. Some sewing experience would be useful.

FT556

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, 10am to Wednesday 3pm

16/7/13

1

£35.10 standard / £13.95 concession / £49.50 repeat

Sewing and pattern making. Combine both summer workshops.

FT557

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday, 10am to Wednesday 3pm

9/7/13

2

£70.10 standard / £27.90 concession / £99 repeat

8/6/13

2

£42.90 standard / £17.05 concession / £60.50 repeat

24/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Creative, leisure and health - woodwork, upholstery and interiors Interior design. Learn the basic WU567 Thomas rules of interior design, Calton understand the use of colours Centre and materials. Work on your own project and design your space.

Saturday

Lampshade and cushion WU563 Thomas making. Learn to make bespoke Calton lampshades - traditional silk Centre lined and contemporary firm that co-ordinate with your home. Then design and make your own unique cushion covers. A charge is made for frames and fabrics.

Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm

10am to 4pm

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - woodwork, upholstery and interiors continued WU564 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

6.30pm to 9pm

22/4/13

5

£48.75 standard / £19.38 concession / £68.75 repeat

WU566 Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

10am to 4pm

8/6/13

2

£42.90 standard / £17.05 concession / £60.50 repeat

WU565 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

6.30pm to 9pm

3/6/13

5

£48.75 standard / £19.38 concession / £68.75 repeat

Make a planter and /or WU556 Thomas window box. Students will Calton learn, in the four weeks, how Centre to use basic woodworking WU557 Thomas tools to make a planter/tub Calton for a garden. There is a Centre materials charge of approximately £15 for the planter and £10 for the window box, but exact costs depend on wood and sizes chosen.

Thursday

12noon to 3pm

2/5/13

4

£46.80 standard/ £18.60 concession / £66 repeat

Thursday

12noon to 3pm

6/6/13

4

£46.80 standard/ £18.60 concession / £66 repeat

Picture framing. Learn how to make your own frames. Initially students should bring along a 10cm x15cm (4"x6") picture or photo for framing. A charge is made for wood, perspex and accessories; which will be approximately £20 for two frames.

WU558 Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

6.30pm to 9pm

25/4/13

5

£48.75 standard / £19.38 concession / £68.75 repeat

WU559 Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

6.30pm to 9pm

6/6/13

5

£48.75 standard / £19.38 concession / £68.75 repeat

Upholstery. Learn the basic aspects of upholstery, including: safe use of hand tools and equipment, stripping a chair, webbing and fabric measuring. New students should bring along a small item of furniture to begin their learning e.g. a ‘drop-in' seat or a simple stool. All projects must be approved by the tutor at enrolment. Charges are made for materials used and students provide their own top fabric. No prior experience is necessary.

WU550 Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

6.30pm to 9pm

22/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

WU551 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12.30pm

23/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

WU552 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1pm to 3.30pm

23/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Lampshade making. Learn to make bespoke lampshades traditional silk lined and contemporary firm that co-ordinate with your home. A charge is made for frames and fabrics.

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - woodwork, upholstery and interiors continued Woodcarving. Explore the WU561 Thomas sculptural possibilities of wood Calton through carving. Discover the Centre properties of different woods, WU562 Thomas using them to make abstract or Calton figurative work. Beginners and Centre more experienced students WU560 Thomas work alongside each other in Calton a supportive workshop Centre environment. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace. Students will learn to identify, select and prepare wood(s) for carving; how to use and care for carving tools. Some wood/logs are provided and tools are available for beginners.

Thursday

6.30pm to 9pm

25/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Friday

10pm to 1pm

26/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 concession / £165 repeat

Saturday

10am to 4pm

8/6/13

2

£42.90 standard / £17.05 concession / £60.50 repeat

Woodwork. Learn to use basic WU553 Thomas tools, such as saws and chisels Calton to make and understand the Centre different joints used to make WU554 Thomas items. Once these techniques Calton have been grasped, use them to Centre plan and make your own project. WU555 Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

6.30pm to 9pm

23/4/13

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Wednesday 10am to 1pm

24/4/13

10

£117 standard / £46.50 concession / £165 repeat

Wednesday 6.30pm to 9pm

24/4/14

10

£97.50 standard / £38.75 concession / £137.50 repeat

Creative, leisure and health - health and wellbeing Singing for all.* This is for anyone who has ever felt they may have a voice. You do not need to read music or to have sung before. This course will include exercises for breathing and vocal skills, group singing to build confidence and selfpresentation and the option to perform something solo should you feel brave enough. Free taster session, Tuesday 9 April, from 1.30pm to 3pm.

HF573

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1.30pm to 3pm

16/4/13

12

£58.50 standard / £23.25 concession / £82.50 repeat

NEW first steps to fitness.* HF575 For those wishing to join a fitness class for the first time. Come and have some fun while learning how to mobilise, stretch and strengthen the body and improve confidence and wellbeing. Free taster session, Friday 12 April, from 10am to 11.30am.

Thomas Calton Centre

Friday

10am to 11.30am

19/4/13

12

£58.50 standard / £23.25 concession / £82.50 repeat

* special offer: 12 weeks for the price of 10

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - health and wellbeing continued Fitness for health. This course HF502 provides instruction for people wishing to improve their fitness to help manage their own health and is particularly suitable for older learners. Classes are held in a warm and friendly atmosphere where learners are encouraged to try a variety of ways to keep fit and active.

Peckham Monday Rye Tabernacle Centre

10am to 11am

22/4/13

10

£39 standard/ £15.50 conc / £55 repeat

Pilates. Learn how to stretch, strengthen and balance the body, to develop good posture and improve general well-being.

HF503

Kingswood Monday House

9.30am to 10.30am

22/4/13

10

£39 standard/ £15.50 conc / £55 repeat

Pilates (General).* Stretch, strengthen and balance the body, to develop good posture and improve general well-being. Free taster session, Thursday 11 April 10am to 11.30am.

HF581

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

10am to 11.30am

18/4/13

12

£58.50 standard / £23.25 conc / £82.50 repeat

Pilates for beginners.* Learn how to stretch, strengthen and balance the body, to develop good posture and improve general well-being. Free taster session, Monday 8 April 1.15pm to 2.45pm.

HF569

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

1.15pm to 2.45pm

15/4/13

12

£58.50 standard / £23.25 conc / £82.50 repeat

NEW stress-busting pilates.* For anyone wishing to use Pilates-based exercise to help relieve stresses and strains and to encourage relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind and body. Suitable for all levels of fitness and experience. Free taster session, Tuesday 9 April 12noon to 1pm.

HF572

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

12noon to 1pm

16/4/13

12

£39 standard / £15.50 conc / £55.00 repeat

Yoga-stretch.* Using a blend of traditional yoga moves and gentle stretches this course introduces learners to techniques for improving flexibility, strength and stamina with a focus on breathing and relaxation. Free taster session, Wednesday 10 April 8.30am to 9.30am.

HF574

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 8.30am to 9.30am

17/4/13

12

£39 standard / £15.50 conc / £55.00 repeat

* special offer: 12 weeks for the price of 10

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - health and wellbeing continued Breakfast yoga. Using a blend HF589 of traditional yoga moves and gentle stretches this course introduces learners to techniques for improving flexibility, strength and stamina with a focus on breathing and relaxation. Includes a free smoothie.

Thomas Calton Centre

8am to Friday, Wednesday 9.30am

12/7/13

3

£35.10 standard/ £13.95 concession / £49.50 repeat

Tap dance for beginners. HF579 Have some fun while developing your sense of rhythm and style and learn some basic tap technique at the same time. Tap shoes not essential - any shoes with a hard sole and a low heel will do just fine.

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 6.45pm to 24/4/13 7.45pm

10

£39 standard / £15.50 concession / £55.00 repeat

NEW Tap dance for HF578 improvers. Have some fun while developing your sense of rhythm and style and learn some basic tap technique at the same time. Tap shoes not essential any shoes with a hard sole and a low heel will do just fine. Suitable for those with some experience of tap.

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 5.45pm to 24/4/13 6.45pm

10

£39 standard / £15.50 concession / £55.00 repeat

Get fit and dance.* Enjoy dancing while you learn how to improve your fitness. Improve stamina, strength, mobility and flexibility. Free taster session, Thursday 11 April 1.15pm to 2.45pm.

HF582

Thomas Calton Centre

Thursday

1.15pm to 18/4/13 2.45pm

12

£58.50 standard / £23.25 concession / £82.50 repeat

Zumba® fitness.* Come and enjoy the latest craze. Latin and world rhythms add flavour and fun to a dance workout which will leave you feeling fantastic. Free taster session, Monday 8 April 12noon to 1pm.

HF580

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 7.45pm to 24/4/13 8.45pm

10

£39 standard / £15.50 concession / £55.00 repeat

HF568

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

12noon to 15/4/13 1pm

12

£39 standard / £15.50 concession / £55.00 repeat

NEW ballet-based fitness.* Learn how to improve stamina, mobility and flexibility using ballet-based exercise and lyrical movement. Suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.

HF570

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

6.30pm to 22/4/13 8pm

10

£58.50 standard / £23.25 concession / £82.50 repeat

* special offer: 12 weeks for the price of 10

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Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Creative, leisure and health - health and wellbeing continued Creative dance workshop. HF590 Suitable for all levels of experience this course is for anyone who would like to dance for fitness and enjoyment and also develop their creative streak. Learn a variety of dance sequences along with strengthening exercises, stretching and relaxation. Learners will be given the opportunity to use their own choreography and work towards group and/or solo pieces.

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12pm

16/7/13

3

£35.10 standard / £13.95 concession / £49.50 repeat

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

1pm to 3.30pm

28/5/13

1

No cost to learner

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

1pm to 3.30pm

29/5/13

1

No cost to learner

30/5/13

1

No cost to learner

1pm to 3pm

22/4/13

10

No cost to learner

Family learning One world. Have fun with FL507 pottery, crafts, story telling, face painting, dance, puppet making, books, games, photography and FL508 badge making. FL509

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Rye Oak Wednesday 11.30 to 2pm CC

Creative crafts. These sessions FL549 are split: the first hour comprises of an activity for parent and child to do together. The second hour of the session is for parents only, working on a more long-term project.

Rye Oak Monday CC

Help your child with ICT. This FL552 course gives parents an insight into how ICT is taught in schools and gives adults ideas of fun activities to share with their children and a chance to gain a recognised qualification.

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

10am to 12.30pm

23/4/13

10

No cost to learner

Family fun with computers This course gives families the opportunity to use ICT to learn how to make cartoons, animations and create other fun digital photographic projects. Suitable for adults and children under five (two max).

FL597

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

4pm to 6pm

23/4/13

10

No cost to learner

Yoga stories. Have fun learning FL531 yoga, making animal poses and stretches, suitable for adults and school age children (two max).

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

3.45pm to 3/6/13 5pm

5

No cost to learner


Course title

Course Venue code

Day

Time

Start date

No. of Cost weeks

Family learning continued Yoga stories. Have fun learning FL525 yoga, making animal poses and stretches, suitable for adults and children under five (two max).

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

1.45 to 3pm

3/6/13

5

No cost to learner

Arts and crafts for families. Bring your school age children for lots of creative fun.

FL540

Canada Water library

Tuesday

4pm to 6pm

23/4/13

10

No cost to learner

Family pottery. Have creative fun with clay and your school age child.

FL534

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

4pm to 6pm

22/4/13

5

No cost to learner

FL537

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday

4pm to 6pm

3/6/13

5

No cost to learner

Family woodwork. Learn how to design, make and decorate with wood. For adults and school age children-booking essential.

FL520

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 4pm to 6pm

8/5/13

3

No cost to learner

FL521

Thomas Calton Centre

Wednesday 4pm to 6pm

5/6/13

3

No cost to learner

Family Zumba速. Learn the latest fitness craze dancing to Latin and world rhythms for adults and school age children.

FL515

Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

11.30pm 16/6/13 to 1.30pm

1

No cost to learner

Fun with food, film and fitness - a two day course for families. Have fun learning about healthy eating, getting fit and making a film

FL522

Thomas Calton Centre

Monday, Tuesday

1pm to 4pm

29/7/13

1

No cost to learner

Help your child with homework. Get support and fun ideas to help your child with English and maths and gain new skills for you.

FL589

Peckham Tuesday library

4pm to 6pm

4/6/13

5

No cost to learner

FL590

Canada Water library

Wednesday 4pm to 6pm

5/6/13

5

No cost to learner

Up, up and away. Fantastic flying kites and mobiles for adults and school age childrenbooking essential .

FL512

Thomas Calton Centre

Saturday

1pm to 3.30pm

8/6/13

2

No cost to learner

Sewing and soft crafts. Design, colour and create crafts and fashions for you and your child. Learn some new skills together for school age and their carers (two children max).

FL543

Thomas Calton Centre

Tuesday

4pm to 6pm

23/4/13

10

No cost to learner

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Frequently asked questions What are the term dates for this year? Summer term: 15 April 2013 to 31 July 2013.

How can I pay? You can pay by cash, card or cheques made payable to London Borough of Southwark Council. If your course is 20 weeks or longer you can pay in instalments. For courses of 20 to 29 weeks you can pay in two instalments of 50%. For courses of 30 weeks or more you can pay in one 50% instalment and two subsequent 25% instalments. You will need to complete a payment option form to qualify for instalment payments. You must complete post-dated cheques for the subsequent payments. Exam fees and materials fees must be paid on enrolment.

Are there any other fees? Some courses, including ceramics and upholstery carry a fee for materials. Please ask for more details. Exam fees must be paid when you enrol. Can I get a refund? If we cancel a course before the start date we will give you a full refund, and if we close a course after it’s started we’ll give you a part refund. We are unable to refund you if you withdraw from a course unless you are too ill to continue with your studies and have a doctor’s certificate.

Can I change course?

If you find that a course isn’t right for you after the first class, you may be able to change to another course. Please ask your tutor for more information.

Can I join a course that has already started? With non exam courses this may be possible, please ask your course tutor for more information and course costs.

What is the age limit? Learners need to be aged 19 years or older on 31 August, unless they are attending a family learning session with a parent.

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What do I need to bring to enrol, or for a skills check? UK/EU citizen – your passport or ID card and proof of benefit eligibility Non EU citizen – your passport showing indefinite leave to remain, and proof of benefit eligibility Asylum seekers (and those whose applications have been turned down but are unable to return home) – Letter with your home office reference number, proof of benefit or proof of permission to work – An application registration card (ARC) plus recent copy of – Confirmation from the Home Office of Section 4 support within three months of the issue date Refugees – either proof of benefit AND travel document, or passport

What support is there for learners with disabilities? Thomas Calton Centre and our libraries are accessible for wheelchair users and parking spaces are available if you have difficulties with mobility. For more information, please contact us on 020 7358 2100. Where to learn Courses are delivered from venues across the borough including the main centre, libraries, several children’s centres and partner providers. ■ Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha Street, Peckham, SE15 4NX ■ Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, SE16 ■ Dulwich Library, 368 Lordship Lane, SE22 8NB ■ John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street, SE1 1JA ■ Kingswood House, Seeley Drive, Kingswood Estate, SE21 8QR ■ Peckham Library, 122 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JR ■ Peckham Rye Tabernacle, 55a Nigel Road, Peckham, SE15 4NP ■ Rye Oak Children’s Centre, Whorlton Road, Peckham, SE1 5JR ■ St Matthew’s Centre, Elephant Community Centre, Meadow Row, SE1 6RG

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