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Lifelong Learning - discover our range of courses

You will find that we offer a wide range of courses to suit all abilities, from novice to advanced.

Our Autumn term enrolments will open from Monday 12 September 2022. Course fees remain low at £10 per 10 week term, the equivalent of £1 per week.

Along with our most popular, we will also have a range of exciting new courses to offer!

 

Last term's courses:

Art and craft

IT and digital literacy

Digital photography and editing

Health and wellbeing

Needlecraft and garment making

Music and language

Flower arranging and floristry

Cookery and food hygiene

 

Art and craft

Drawing for complete beginners with June Palmer. Learn and develop drawing skills using line, tone, texture and colour to complete exercises and finished artworks.

Painting for complete beginners with June Palmer. Learn and develop painting skills using line, edges, tone, texture and colour to complete exercises and finished art works.

Designing with Calligraphy with Judith Porch. Learn how to apply your calligraphy skills to create a range of different projects. Suitable for those with some experience of calligraphy.

Calligraphy - decorative capitals with Celtic knotwork with Judith Porch. Classes suitable for both mixed abilities and for improvers.

Drawing and painting (art appreciation) with Kathryn Hay. Art practice and art appreciation for all.

Arts and crafts with Kara Seaman. Students will be taken through art and craft topics where they will develop their drawing and observational skills.

 

IT and digital literacy

Get Swansea Online: PCs for absolute beginners with Andrew Hulling. The next step in our basic introduction to using a computer.

Tablets / iPads for beginners with Jackie Coates. Get to better understand and more confidently use your iPad or Android tablet.

IT improvers classroom workshops with Andrew Hulling. IT workshop sessions provided for those who wish to better understand and get more out of using their computers.

IT improvers online workshop with Andrew Hulling. IT workshop sessions provided for those who wish to better understand and get more out of using their computers.

Level 1 - IT skills for work and life with Graham Powers or Nathalie Salomon. Word processing, digital presentations and spreadsheets.

Level 2 - IT skills for work and life with Graham Powers. Word processing, digital presentations and spreadsheets.

Stage 1 PC for beginners with Nathalie Salomon. Stage one of an introduction to basic computer skills.

Stage 2 PC for beginners with Graham Powers or Nathalie Salomon. Stage two of an introduction to basic computer skills.

 

Digital photography and editing

The essence of photography with Liz Barry. Create beautiful, interesting images, expanding on existing knowledge and gaining further understanding.

Practical photography for absolute beginners with Liz Barry. A course for anyone new to digital photography, who enjoy taking photos and want to learn what all those symbols and settings on the camera mean and do.

Creative photography with Liz Barry. Creating images of interest that will capture your viewer's attention.

Digital photography for beginners with Andrew Hulling. This live blended learning course is an introduction to digital photography and will help students understand their equipment and camera functions.

Digital photo editing for beginners with Andrew Veckman. Learn and develop skills in photo editing.

Digital photo editing for advanced with Andrew Veckman. Further develop your skills in photo editing.

Creative camera control with Andrew Veckman. Learn all aspects of camera control that are needed to produce images with technical confidence.

Absolute beginners digital photography with Andy Hulling. This course is an introduction to digital photography for absolute beginners.

 

Health and wellbeing

Yoga with Carolyn Jones. The ancient practice of Hatha yoga offers us a comprehensive way of staying fit and coping with modern life.

Meditation and relaxation with Carolyn Jones. Breath, relax and feel good.

 

Needlecraft and garment making

Garment making - progression with Helen Fencott. Progressing your existing skills in garment making.

Basic needlecraft techniques with Helen Fencott. Sewing and garment making for beginners.

Needlecraft and garment making workshop with Helen Fencott. Project based needlecraft and sewing workshop.

 

Music and language

Conversational French - intermediate with Nathalie Salomon. This French language course is aimed at people who studied the language at school and wish to refresh their knowledge.

Guitar playing for total beginners with Keith Morgan. Enjoy learning to play guitar.

Guitar playing for intermediate with Keith Morgan. Gain confidence and improve your guitar playing skills.

Guitar playing for intermediate to advanced with Keith Morgan. Develop your skills and style in guitar playing.

Ukulele playing - intermediate with Keith Morgan. Increase your skills in playing ukulele.

Find your rhythm with Patricia McKenna-Jones. Join us on a journey to unlock your musical potential via rhythms of the world.

Conversational Spanish - beginners with Nathalie Salomon. A Spanish language course for people who wish to learn basic sentences to use on holidays.

 

Flower arranging and floristry

Flower arranging - beginners with Liz Gordon. Create beautiful floral arrangements.

Flower arranging - advanced with Liz Gordon. Learn more advanced skills and techniques required to create innovative floral designs.

Floristry for work with Liz Gordon Create designs suitable for a florist shop environment.

Flower arranging - advanced with Liz Gordon. Learn more advanced skills and techniques required to create innovative floral designs.

 

Cookery and food hygiene

Cooking from scratch (classroom) with Lisa Scally. Creating wholesome meals from scratch.

Let's cook with Jayne Parker. Create some exciting new dishes.

 

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