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Book soon, as the registration deadline is Wednesday 25 September. Most courses start in the week beginning Monday 30 September.

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Spreadsheets for Beginners

Accredited by Agored Cymru

This course introduces the power and flexibility of spreadsheets. Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets, and then enter or manipulate data accurately. Understand how to save and manage your spreadsheet files and how to use basic functions to perform tasks quickly and efficiently. Easily present your data in the form of simple, effective graphs and charts. This is a course that will build your confidence, step by step, in easy stages.

Limited spaces are available. Please ring 01656 642729 to check availability.

Places to study 'Spreadsheets for Beginners'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Maesteg 7777 9 Monday 9:30am to 11:30am Free
Maesteg 7777 9 Wednesday 9:15am to 11:15am Free
Pyle Life Centre 9 Tuesday 9:30am to 11:30am Free
YMCA Bridgend 9 Wednesday 1pm to 3pm Free

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Word Processing for Beginners

Accredited by Agored Cymru

Word is versatile and powerful. Learn how to use it to create new documents for a variety of purposes from invites and leaflets to menus, letters and posters. Enter and edit text accurately and efficiently. Then format your text to give your work visual impact. Understand how to save and manage your Word documents.

Improve your computer skills while you build you confidence in a friendly learning environment.

Places to study 'Word processing for beginners'
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
YMCA Bridgend 9 Tuesday 1 to 3pm Free

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Buying and Selling Online

Accredited by Agored Cymru

On this course, learners will begin to look at the benefits and risks of online transactions. They will be able to set up items for sale online, and make online purchases.

Places to study 'Buying and Selling Online'
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Maesteg 7777 5 Thursday 1:30pm to 3:30pm Free
Pyle Life Centre 5 Thursday 10am to 12pm Free

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Tsutsumi

Accredited by Agored Cymru

Ever received a gift that was too beautiful to open? Using the principles of Tsutsumi, the Japanese art of packaging, this course will equip you with the skills to develop creative and attractive ideas. Make your gift differ from commercial packaging whatever the occasion whether Christmas, weddings, or baby showers, and no matter its shape or size. You will learn to use traditional and natural materials in innovative and contemporary designs to make your presents unique and memorable.

Places to study 'Tsutsumi'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Pyle Life Centre 9 Thursday 1pm to 3pm £15

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Introduction to Interior Design

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

On this course, we will further explore interior design principles. We will focus on colour’s effects and cultural influences in interior design schemes. You will be guided to create projects and designs that implement and demonstrate this important, essential element. You will be able to apply colour knowledge to enhance your home’s mood whether warm and cosy or light and airy to suit your lifestyle.

Introduction to Interior Design
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Awel-Y-Môr 9 Thursday 10am to 12pm £15

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Introduction to Counselling

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

During this course, you will learn about various helping strategies. You will be introduced to the responsibilities, skills and attitudes of counsellors. Also you will have the opportunity to try out your developing skills and strategies in a simulated setting.

Places to study ‘Introduction to Counselling'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Bryncethin Community Centre 9 Thursday 1pm to 3pm £15

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Introduction to Counselling Level 2

This course is primarily aimed at those with some prior knowledge of counselling, although beginners may still join. The course will consider person-centred counselling and look at reflective practice.

Places to study ‘Introduction to Counselling Level 2'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Nolton Church Hall 9 Thursday 7pm to 9pm £15

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Staying Healthy: Managing Stress

Accredited by Agored Cymru

On this course, learners will consider different causes of stress and identify personal stress triggers. They will consider a range of stress management techniques that may help them. Also learners will look at assertive behaviour, and identify situations where they would like to be more assertive.

Places to study 'Staying Healthy: Managing Stress'
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Bryncethin Community Centre 9 Monday 10am to 12pm £15
Pencoed Welfare Hall 9 Monday 7pm to 9pm £15

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Organic Gardening

Accredited by Agored Cymru
Get up, get out, and get organic gardening! Whether you have your own allotment, or just a small patch in your garden, this course will teach you:

  • the basic differences between organic and conventional growing systems
  • soil management techniques in organic growing
  • crop protection techniques
Places to study 'Organic Gardening'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Bryncethin Community Centre 9 Wednesday 7pm to 9pm £15

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Holiday French

Accredited by Agored Cymru

Holiday French is a fun, friendly course that teaches basic French to adults of all ages. It will enable you to have simple conversations in French speaking countries. This course is primarily conversational. It will support you in developing your knowledge of France’s geography, its culture and interesting places.

Places to study ‘Holiday French’.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Pencoed Welfare Hall 9 Tuesday 10am to 12pm £15

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Holiday French: Improving Beginners

Accredited by Agored Cymru

This is a level one course for those who have already completed Year 1 Beginners or those with have a little beginners’ French. It is a fun and friendly course for adults of all ages. The course will enable you to hold conversations in everyday situations such as:

  • giving personal/professional information
  • details about home
  • family and friends
  • eating out
  • shopping
Places to study 'Holiday French: Improving Beginners'
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Y Centre 9 Thursday 7 to 9pm £15

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Holiday Spanish

Accredited by Agored Cymru

Holiday Spanish is a fun and friendly course that teaches basic Spanish to adults of all ages. It will enable you to have simple conversations whilst on holiday in Spanish speaking countries. The course is conversational, and will develop your speaking and listening skills. You will be able to deal with everyday situations such as giving personal information, shopping, dining out, giving and understanding directions.

Places to study 'Holiday Spanish'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Nolton Church Hall 9 Monday 7pm to 9pm £15

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Holiday Spanish: Improving Beginners

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

This is a level one course for those who have already completed Year 1 Beginners’ Spanish or those with a little beginners’ Spanish.
Limited spaces are available. Please ring 01656 642729 to check availability.

This course will start Monday 7 October.

Places to study 'Holiday Spanish: Improving Beginners'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Nolton Church Hall 9 Monday 10am to 12pm £15

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Aim Higher: My Future

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

This course is for anyone who has been away from the job market for a while, or not yet entered it. The program helps learners gain a range of skills in communication, resilience and confidence building. Also, it looks at how resilience affects health and wellbeing. The course sees learners plan realistic future career paths and how to get there, while identifying steps and necessary training.

Places to study ‘Aim Higher: My Future’.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Maesteg 7777 15 Thursday 9:30am to 11:30am Free

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Aim Even Higher

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

Following the success of ‘Aim Higher: My Future’, this course enriches learners’ skillset by building on previous personal learning and development. Problem solving, time management and negotiation skills will give learners a firm foundation for identifying and overcoming remaining barriers to work. It will assist them in action planning for realistic, achievable and rewarding career paths for both the short and long-term.

Places to study ‘Aim Even Higher'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
The Zone 15 Wednesday 9:30am to 11:30am Free

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