Courses

Opportunities with Calderdale Adult Learning

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Coloured pencils and paint brushesCalderdale Adult Learning (CAL) provides a wide range of learning opportunities if you want to learn for personal interest and wellbeing or to gain skills for a job and to help with your career progression.

You can enrol now for courses starting in January 2017 including a beginners guide to dress making, art therapy, languages and much more.

There has never been a more important time to gain new skills and qualifications.

Click here to search upcoming courses.

September Courses for Adults at The Artworks

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WEA LogoGet involved with courses at The Artworks to share your curiosity, ideas and creativity with others starting on the following dates:

  • Painting into Abstraction – Thursday 15 September
  • Drawing for Beginners & Improvers – Monday 19 September
  • Introduction to Printmaking – Tuesday 20 September

Courses take place during the day at The Artworks, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Lane, HX3 9ET.

Course fees cost £70 for 21 hours over ten sessions but if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a FREE course. For more information about the courses, fees and to book a place contact Karen Potter on 0113 245 3304 or email yorkshumber@wea.org.uk.

The Greetland Academy Evening Classes – June/July 2016

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Confirmed evening classes starting in June/July for 7 weeks

Wednesday evenings commencing Wednesday 8 June:

  • Ukulele – 6.30pm to 7.30pm (£4 per session) with the opportunity to hire an instrument for the 7 weeks

Thursday evenings commencing Thursday 9 June:

  • Latin American Dancing – 6.45pm to 7.45pm £4 per session

If you would like to enrol for any of the courses or require any further information please contact Jayne Firth at The Greetland Academy for further details 01422 372893 or j.firth@greetlandacademy.org.uk

The Greetland Academy Evening Classes – February/March 2016

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Our confirmed evening classes starting in February for 5 weeks

Wednesday evenings commencing Wednesday 24 February:

  • Ukulele – 6.30pm to 7.30pm (£4 per session) with the opportunity to hire an instrument for the 5 weeks

Thursday evenings commencing Thursday 25 February:

  • Latin American Dancing – 6.45pm to 7.45pm £4 per session

If you would like to enrol for any of the courses or require any further information please contact Jayne Firth at The Greetland Academy for further details 01422 372893 or j.firth@greetlandacademy.org.uk

Start the New Year with Adult Learning

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New year is a time when people make a new start, so how about enrolling on a course and doing something you’ve always wanted to do but never made time for.

Whether it’s cooking, sewing, maths, languages or even a relaxation course, there is something for everyone so click here to see what courses are on offer. Courses are very competitively priced and some are even FREE – book early and to get 20% off!

Adult Learning is now based at Heat Campus in Halifax – go and see these great facilities.

For further information visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/adultlearning or call 01422 392820

Courses with the Workers’ Educational Association

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Maybe you have been thinking about writing your very first novel but unsure where to start or just in need of inspiration!

Well think no more, as this Autumn from Monday 7 September 2015 there will be a number of courses which you can take part in such as creative writing, art, poetry, History and much more. No matter what your interests are, there’s a good chance you will find a course to suit you.

If you would like to take a look at some of the courses on offer, you will find details of each one including cost, duration and booking details by viewing the Autumn brochure here. (Calderdale courses can be found from page 13)

Art & Literature classes in Calderdale

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WEA LogoAre you a fan of art and literature and looking to brush up or expand on your current skills?

Get involved with classes in Art and Literature in Calderdale covering skills such as creative writing, philosophy, drawing and painting, poetry and more.

Starting autumn and winter terms in Halifax or Hebden Bridge.

Fees are £20 to £70.88 depending on the length of course you choose and if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a FREE course.

You can enrol online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or telephone 01422 822342.

History classes in Calderdale

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WEA LogoWEA LogoGet involved with history classes in Calderdale covering topics such as Industrial history & heritage of Yorkshire, Victorian Explorers, Family History and more.

Starting autumn and winter terms in Halifax or Hebden Bridge.

Fees are £20 to £70.88 depending on the length of course you choose and if you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a FREE course.

You can enrol online at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or telephone 01422 822342.