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Book soon, as the registration deadline is Wednesday 27 March. Most courses start in the week beginning Monday 1 April, but skills for life and work courses will start throughout April, May and June.

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Improving your Computer Skills 3

Accredited by Agored Cymru
Focussing on Microsoft Word, this course will help you take the next steps in becoming confident with:

  • different computer elements
  • accessing software for a range of tasks
  • using hardware, software and onscreen icons
Places to study 'Improving your Computer Skills 3'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Maesteg 7777 8 Monday 9:30am to 11:30am Free
Maesteg 7777 8 Wednesday 9:15am to 11:15am Free
Pyle Life Centre 8 Tuesday 9:30am to 11:30am Free
YMCA Bridgend 8 Monday 1pm to 3pm Free
YMCA Bridgend 8 Wednesday 1pm to 3pm Free

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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
Hartshorn House 8 Thursday 10am to 12pm £15
Nolton Church Hall 8 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
Enterprise Court 8 Monday 9:30am to 11:30am £15
Maesteg 7777 8 Tuesday 9:30am to 11:30am £15
YMCA Bridgend 8 Tuesday 1pm to 3pm £15

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Introduction to Travel and Tourism

Accredited by Agored Cymru

This course is an early introduction to tourism. It includes tourism in Wales compared to tourism in another country. Learners will consider how tourism has affected several key factors within nominated areas of Wales.

Places to study 'Introduction to Travel and Tourism'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Brackla Community Centre 8 Tuesday 7pm to 9pm £15
Sarn Life Centre 8 Thursday 1pm to 3pm £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
Pencoed Welfare Hall 8 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
Brackla Community Centre 8 Tuesday 1pm to 3pm £15
Trinity Church 8 Thursday 7pm 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 8 Monday 10am to 12pm £15

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Career Preparation and CV Writing

Accredited by Agored Cymru

Take control of making your CV stand out! This course will take you through the steps of creating a standout CV. Also it will give you the computer skills to amend your CV quickly, and really tailor it to specific jobs you’re applying for.

Learners will look at various career information resources. They will identify their own skills, experience, achievements, and think about how these match different career options.

Places to study ‘Career Preparation and CV Writing’.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Enterprise Court 6 Wed 9:30am to 12pm Free
Maesteg 7777 3 Thurs 9:30am to 3pm Free
Pyle Life Centre 6 Wed 1pm to 3:30pm Free
YMCA Bridgend 3 Thurs 9:30am to 3pm Free
YMCA Bridgend 6 Thurs 9:30am to 12pm Free

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Buying and Selling for Your Small Business

Accredited by Agored Cymru
On this course learners will begin to look at the benefits and risks of online transactions. They will learn to set up items for sale online and make online purchases. The course is focused on making the most of your small business.

Places to study ‘Buying and Selling for Your Small Business'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Awel y mor 4 Thurs 9:30am to 12pm Free
Maesteg 7777 5 Wed 1:30pm to 3:30pm Free
Pyle Life Centre 4 Thurs 1pm to 3:30pm Free
YMCA Bridgend 5 Wed 10am to 12pm Free

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Effective Applications

Accredited by Agored Cymru
Learners will look at the type of information that applications should include. They will learn how to write applications so they pass the scoring stage of the shortlisting process, and how to prepare for interviews.

Places to study ‘Effective Applications'.
Venue Weeks Day Time Fees
Maesteg Sports Centre 2 Thursday 9:30 to 3pm Free
Maesteg Sports Centre 6 Monday 1pm to 3pm Free
Pyle Life Centre 4 Monday 1pm to 3:30pm Free
Tŷ'r Ardd 4 Monday 9:30am to 12pm Free

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