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If you can’t see what you are looking for please don’t hesitate to contact us 
For further information on all courses please call 01902 558180 or email


Enrolling throughout September – courses starting soon


Hat making and cookery

Hat making and cookery. Learn and develop new creative skills.  You can pursue an interest, progress to qualifications or prepare for employment or self-employment in the creative industries. Taking part in group creative activities can also help improve your health and wellbeing. We have classes at all levels to suit people of all abilities, interests and ambitions.

Understanding Art

Learn how to look at, appreciate and understand art & design. Learn how to plan a visit to an art gallery, how to give opinions on art work seen and how to understand terminology relevant to a particular art movement or design style. The course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about Art from the Renaissance to the present day.  Seasoned gallery visitors, practitioners, the art curious, and beginners are all welcome.

Looking at Art

Visit and be inspired by staff who work at 4 of the region’s most well-known art galleries namely Wolverhampton Art gallery, the Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham, The New Art Gallery Walsall and at Ikon gallery in Birmingham. Each week will focus on a different aspect of art, a specific movement or theory. You’ll be taken on a walk through art history and encouraged to talk about work you like and work you don’t.

Like Minds

Taking part in group creative activities can help improve your health, wellbeing and enjoyment of life, whilst you learn and develop new skills. “Like Minds” classes are FREE and ideal if you are recovering from stress, anxiety or mild depression.  They can help with issues of confidence and provide respite for carers.  Many previous students on these courses have returned to employment or further training.  You will need a referral from your GP, Nurse or Healthcare Professional.  You can enrol for 5 weeks at a time at the end of which you will need to move to another subject. Subjects include flower craft, painting and drawing, arts and crafts, pottery, singing and music and yoga.

Childcare Level 2 (Certificate in Children and Young Peoples’ Workforce)

This course is for those who work, or who want to work, in a wide range of children’s settings.  Example roles include:  Care Worker, Child-minder and Nursery Nurse.

It has been designed to:

•             provide the practical skills and knowledge required to work with children

•             provide an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in this sector

•             encourage students to reach a level of knowledge and skills that will enable progress into further vocational learning or to potential employment

•             provide opportunities for progression to further learning

Please contact for further information   01902 558180 or speak to the team on 01902 558304

Work Experience in opportunities in Italy - Erasmus +

We offer the opportunity for students to carry out a work placement in Italy through our ERASMUS+ project which is funded by the European Union. 38 students have already taken up this opportunity with us and found that it enhances their skills, job opportunities and confidence. As part of the programme you will learn basic Italian here in Wolverhampton to give you a head start before going out to Italy.

Areas of work experience include: Food and Hospitality, Child Care, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Creative Industries and others.

For more information and eligibility criteria, contact Judith Heywood on:

You will work mainly in pairs practicing parts of Indian Head Massage routine. We also look at other ways to relax such as listening to suitable music and guided visualisation.

Steps to employment

The Steps to.... range of Entry Level 3 programmes run for seven weeks at a time throughout the year and attendance is required for two days each week. The aim of these programmes is to give you the opportunity to take the first steps on your way to a career in a variety of job roles whilst building confidence, developing personal English and maths skills, experiencing working as a team, visiting different work places, receive career advice and guidance and take part in lots of other interesting activities. These programmes are personalised learning and will provide you with the opportunity to continue learning at this level until you have gained the skills to move on to level 1 qualification or employment. • Steps to a Career in Floristry focuses on employment in the floristry industry and is ideal if you want to gain employment as a florist either working in an employed or self-employed capacity. You will find out what working in these types of jobs is all about, gain English and maths qualifications and study Life and Living units which will prepare you for employment. • Steps to a Career in Sewing focuses on employment in the sewing industry and is ideal if you want to gain employment in an employed or self-employed capacity. Skills will include making basic garments or soft furnishings and you will learn basic techniques of pattern alteration. You will find out what working in these types of jobs is all about, gain English and maths qualifications and study Life and Living units which will prepare you for employment.

Club Classes - Creative Embroidery and Hat Making

Places still available in Creative Embroidery and Hat Making. Learning Clubs are perfect if you want to learn in an informal class. Club classes can cater for both beginners and experienced students. We arrange access to facilities, equipment and support from a self-employed tutor-facilitator. You pay a fee to Adult Education for the use of the facilities and a course fee directly to the tutor-facilitator. Fees quoted include both elements.

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