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Personal Development: Hair and Beauty

This course is a short introduction into the world of Hair and Beauty. 5 x 2-hour sessions that will give you the opportunity to try out and learn professional methods used in this creative industry. Learn the art of hand massage, for relaxation, well-being and for good circulation, learn make-up and skincare methods and learn some hairdressing styling techniques. This course is suitable for anyone wishing to build confidence in how they present themselves to the world and to those considering hair and beauty as a professional career, that employs many people in our communities. We all like to be pampered, so come along and meet up with people who have an interest in this creative industry. Pamper yourself because you're worth it.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 21/02/2024 -
Wed 20/03/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Great Haughton Welfare Centre
Rotherham RD
Great Haughton
S72 0EG
Tutor:
Rachel Ward
Course code:
Q00013748
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £42.00

Certificate in Principles of Customer Service (VRQ) Level 2

Become an example of excellent customer service in your role or organisation. Learn key work skills for customer service jobs in this training course. Customer service courses help you learn essential skills for employment as a customer service agent. They are also useful for a variety of other roles, such as hotel receptionist or hospitality assistant. Learn skills to work in retail, hospitality or a client-facing role in any other sector. Gain understanding of the principles of customer service for effective interactions with clients. This level 2 customer service training course builds on your existing understanding of customer service delivery. Learn how to nurture the relationships between enterprises and their customers. Develop your customer service skills to improve customer experience and satisfaction. Expand your toolkit for addressing customer complaints. Learn how to process, store, and document customer information safely.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 27/02/2024 -
Fri 26/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 2:30pm
Duration:
38 sessions
Tutor:
Suzanne Locke
Course code:
Q00013830
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £362.00

Finding Bargains and Selling Stuff Online (Norfolk Multiply)

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY. Please only apply for this course if you live in the County of Norfolk, UK. This course will provide students with the confidence to use the Internet independently for online buying and selling. You will be able to browse for goods and services on several websites, check stock availability and reserve items. You will learn how to set up a PayPal account and make purchases using this method. You will also learn the best platforms for selling your items, as well as how to market products for sale, write descriptions and take high quality photographs to promote your items.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 07/03/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00013263
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Award in Creative Craft (Textiles) Level 2

Combine your craft skills with key work skills in this textiles course. If you’re a whizz with threads, yarns, and fabrics, why not consider ways to earn a living from your creative skills? This is the perfect course to study if you enjoy handicrafts and would like to learn employability skills to help you get a job in craft-making. This textile crafts course has a business element to help you understand work options in this area. Textile design courses are also great if you’re returning to education after a long break, or want to develop a hobby.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 11/03/2024 -
Fri 26/04/2024
Times:
10:00am - 3:00pm
Duration:
14 sessions
Location:
Abakhan (Liverpool)
44 Stafford Street
Liverpool
L3 8LX
Tutor:
Amanda Meaghan
Course code:
Q00013064
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
0 places remaining
Status:
Fee range
Free to £225.00

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Duration:
12 months
Fee:
WEA Membership

Personal Development: Numerical Massage Techniques

This course is suitable for beginners with no experience and would like to practice a range of relaxation and massage techniques to help combat stress and improve your overall well-being. You will experience a sense of calmness and mind and body awareness while practicing a range of relaxation and numerical massage techniques. These simple but effect methods will help you to focus on your breathing and be more mindful as to how your body feels. By the end of the course, you should feel the following benefits A sense of clarity towards your mind and body Improved skin texture release tension in tight muscles Recognise a range of massage techniques Use the correct pressure Apply hand cream correctly

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 12/04/2024 -
Fri 17/05/2024
Times:
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Duration:
6 sessions
Location:
Vicarage Court Care Home (Pontefract)
Vicarage Gardens
Featherstone
Pontefract
WF7 6NH
Tutor:
Juliana Gilmartin
Course code:
Q00013687
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £50.40

Employability & Skills: Beginners: Careers and opportunities in Football

This course is an opportunity to study football and the multitude of opportunities it presents for people in terms of employment, volunteering, and personal development. It will look at why football is important to people, what makes people love it and what sometimes puts people off being involved and how learners can develop their skills, knowledge, and interest in the sport to create opportunities to work within football to the benefit of themselves and others. It will give learners an insight into the many varied levels and formats of the game, including speciality football disciplines such as different disability football and walking football.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 15/04/2024 -
Mon 06/05/2024
Times:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Lincoln City Foundation
Lincoln City Football Ground
Sincil Bank
Lincoln
LN5 8LD
Tutor:
Patrick O'Reilly
Course code:
Q00013497
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £33.60