programme of adult classes starts in Burnham-On-Sea
Skills and Learning (SS&L) has introduced a new programme of
classes at its Burnham-On-Sea Centre this autumn.
from Arts & Crafts and Business & Administration to Bread
Making and Sugarcraft, there promises to be something for everyone.
you want to unleash your inner Picasso in Arts and Wellbeing or
Painting and Drawing, or attempting your best Andy Warhol impression
in Studio Portraiture Photography our tutors are all fully
qualified and practising professionals, ready to help you along
the way," said spokeswoman Charlotte Goodby.
the classes are Breadmaking Made Easy (5th November, 10am, £39.00
for a day workshop). Does your forte lie in the kitchen, but your
buns will not rise? This workshop is ideal for those who have always
wanted to make their own bread but thought it was too technical.
You will learn about the importance of using certain flours and
how yeast works, while making a variety of tasty doughs and breads
to take home.
Peony Tea Cup and Saucer (2nd November to 7th December, 7pm,
£100 for 6 sessions). This is suitable for those with experience
with Sugarcraft and wish to develop their knowledge and skills further.
Create a large multi layered Peony flower and Tea Cup and Saucer
with a hand painted design.
Painting and Drawing (5th October 2nd November, 10am, £79
for 5 sessions) is a
a practical course suited for all abilities. Learning new techniques
using an array of materials under professional guidance. You will
also be introduced to relevant artists to place your work in a context,
as inspiration and to increase your art history knowledge.
for Wellbeing (5th October to 7th December, 1pm, £125 for
10 sessions) is aimed at those wanting to discover or rediscover
creativity and their talents. This course offers participants a
chance to gain confidence in their skills and acquire new ones.
You will be able to work on your own individual projects in a relaxed
Glass (6th October to 23rd March, 6.30pm, £335 for 20 sessions)
is taught by a qualified and practising Stained Glass professional
who will guide you through the stages of planning and creating your
own beautiful designs.
Creative Photography (5th October to 9th November, 10am, £75
for 5 sessions) is aimed at giving you the basic understanding of
how to make the most out of your camera, a hands on approach to
the creative photographic possibilities available to you. Your own
camera is essential.
Portraiture Photography (16th November to 14th December, 10am, £45
for 3 sessions) is for those with an interest in photography and
looking to set up a home studio. You will be able to set up the
appropriate lighting settings, use appropriate camera settings and
know about good portrait composition. Your own camera is essential.
Computing for You (Various start dates, 7pm, £36 per block)
is for those who need help with a specific topic from Word Processing
to Internet Security, then our Computing for You Workshop will be
ideal. Working with tutor support in three week block sessions.
Qualifications Workshop (Flexible Levels 1 - 3 ECDL Essentials &
ECDL Extras, 4th October till 18th June, 6:30pm) is ubsidised by
the Skills Funding Agency. If youd like to further your skills
and gain qualifications then Computer Qualifications Workshop Levels
1-3 is perfect for you. The flexible workshop will allow you to
study for an internationally recognised qualification, demonstrating
your skills at a level appropriate to you.
for your Tablet and Phone (3rd November till 10th November, 7pm,
£24 for 2 sessions) is perfect for anyone who has bought an
iPad or tablet, been bought one as a present by the family or who
is thinking of buying one! Youll discover the best apps out
there to help you plan, get fit, keep in touch with your family,
find your way, find whats happening around you, plan your
daily menus, and much much more.
Dyeing to Knit (3rd December, 10am, £50 for a day workshop)
centres on learning how to dye your own yarns in a range of vibrant
and unique colours which can then be used for knitting projects.
Using acid dye suitable for protein fibres like wool, angora and
cashmere, you will learn about different methods that create different
Japanese Knot Bag (5th November, 10am, £50 for a day
workshop) is for those who want a bag to hold their knitting, or
even to use as a handbag. Come along to this Sewing Japanese
Knot Bag class and make your own. Using traditional techniques,
your tutor will help you complete each stage of the process.
Arranging Christmas Workshop (17th December, 10am £50 for
a day workshop). Perhaps you wish to extend your floristry knowledge
and are keen to create the Christmas Day table centrepiece of your
dreams. You will learn how to make wreaths, garlands and candle
displays, helping you get into the festive spirit.
Somerset Skills & Learning CIC is a vibrant staff-led Social
Enterprise, which delivers a wide range of education services to
young people and adults across Somerset. A customer-focused organisation,
SS&L works closely with Somerset communities, and is committed
to changing peoples lives for the better. SS&L understands
learning and development, and shares this understanding with its
learners, partners and the employers that it works with.
SS&L has 11 centres across Somerset, including Bridgwater, Burnham,
Chard, Frome, Ilminster, Minehead, Taunton, Wellington, Wells, Wincanton
and Yeovil. The organisation also delivers learning in a range of
other locations across Somerset and works with a large number of
employers to support the learning and skills needs in Somerset.