Adult Learners Week 12th - 19th May 2012

Take advantage of free taster courses to whet your appetite

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Advisers can help you find out about a wide range of local learning opportunities to broaden your expertise, develop a
new interest, extend your knowledge and build your skills.

These include:
• Help with developing your career and achieving goals and aspirations
• Information on courses and training opportunities
• Sources of job information and job search help
• CV preparation
• Improving application forms and interview skills
• Identifying funding sources
• Basic Skills Assessment in liaison with Job Centre Plus
• Working with local partner organisations concerned with the delivery of information, advice and guidance.

So take a look and try something new!:

Putney School of Art & Design
Open Day
The open day provides an opportunity to
sample some of the creative activities at
Putney School of Art & Design both for adults and families. You will be able to dip into various activities or concentrate on a particular area of interest. It will be informal, enjoyable and stimulating.
No previous experience is required but do be prepared to get a bit messy!
Activities include: painting, drawing, pottery, printmaking and photography.
Sunday 13 May, 10.30am-2pm
Email: putneyschoolartanddesign

Taster drawing classes at Putney Library
An opportunity to try out a free drawing
class in an informal setting in Putney Library. All materials will be supplied.
Thursday 17 May
Drawing Class 3-5pm;
Portrait Drawing 5.30-7.30pm
Contact the school for further details
Tel: 020 8788 9145
Email: putneyschoolartanddesign
Roehampton University
Taster Courses
Judo Sessions - Tuesdays 8:30-10pm,
Wednesdays 11:45-1pm,
Thursdays 7-9pm
Monte Hall, Froebel College.
Recreational Football Sessions - Mondays
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Fridays 4-6pm (Females only)
MUGA - Froebel College,
Call: 020 8392 3703
ASPIRE @ Southfields Community College/
Wandsworth CLC

Come to the Aspire Centre and learn a
new skill or hobby at one of our Free
taster sessions including: Sport & Fitness,
Creative Media & IT, Practical Skills and

Call: 020 8675 2603
Using the Internet to find a job
The most successful jobseekers are people who are persistent in their search and know all the places to look for work.
There are a number of ways you can search for jobs, including online. Attend this workshop and get instruction on using one of Britain’s largest databases of vacancies.
Sessions to take place on
Monday 14 May, Wednesday 16 May and
Friday 18 May all 10-11am.
Call: 020 8871 8626
South Thames College
Have fun, make friends, learn new skills. Try one of our Free taster sessions during Adult Learners’ Week in Computing, Craft, Health and Fitness, Languages and much, much more or register for one of our great value day time or evening courses at state-of-the-art new facilities on Wandsworth High Street or at centres in Roehampton and Tooting. Studying with South Thames is flexible, meaning classes are held in the evenings and on Saturdays to fit around work and family commitments.
Check out the College website for course
details or call 020 8918 7777 for a
free guide
Wandsworth Libraries and Heritage Service
Taster sessions at your local library to set you on a new path. The sessions include computer skills (including Facebook, Twitter and eBay), languages, art, music, and fitness, to help you improve your job skills, de-stress, save money or just to enjoy something new.
Full programmes available in all libraries.
Call: 020 8871 6369
Saint Francis Xavier College
Sample a wide range of evening classes free of charge to learn about the world.
For work, for pleasure, for fitness and wellbeing or for art & culture. Subjects include languages, dance, arts, crafts, sports, floristry, wine appreciation, song writing etc.
Come and see what’s on offer!
Monday 14 May 7- 9pm
Tuesday 15 May, 7- 9pm
Thursday 17 May 7- 9pm
Call: 020 8772 6060
Adult and Community Learning Team
Other ACL workshops during the week
Return to Work - help with your CV
Find Your Voice - singing workshop
Minging to Blinging - Dress to Impress
Box-fit for the un-fit
Total Core Workout for Beginners
Taster workout session for home use
Call: 020 8871 8626
Adult and Community Learning Team
English not your first language?
Attend this session and get
practical help:
• Free assessment of your needs
• Chance to try out practical exercises
• Guidance on the courses that would be
suitable for you
Friday 18 May 10.30am-12.30pm
Call: 020 8871 8626
Adult and Community Learning Team
Help setting up your own business
Release the entrepreneur in you with this
session and get helpful tips and advise on
how to set up your own business.
Run by somebody who has set up their
own business you will get Information to
encourage you to take that step forward in
running your own business and reaching
your full potential.
Wednesday 16th May 2-4pm
Call: 020 8871 8626
Job Centre Plus
Free career and education advice to adults in Wandsworth.
Advisors can help you discover a wide range of local learning opportunities to broaden your expertise, develop an interest, extend your knowledge and build your skills:
Call: 020 8877 6060

May 17, 2012