Weekend Workshops at Shoreham Academy

After the summer off, Adult Education weekend workshops return to Shoreham Academy this October! As ever, with one-day workshops ranging from Floristry to Psychology, Italian to Photography, and Carpentry to African Drumming, we’re confident that we have got something on offer for everyone.

Our full offering for that day is:

Weekend workshops are perfect for those that may not be able to commit to a longer course, those that want to try something out, or for those that simply want to try something brand new!

These courses are all held at Shoreham Academy on Saturday 17th October, and are from 10am to 4pm. To see what other one-day workshops we have running across the county, please click here.

Improving mental wellbeing through learning

‘Aspire 2B Me’ is a new project set up by Aspire Sussex Adult Education which offers a selection of free courses to people over the age of 19, who are recovering from mild to moderate mental ill health, which could include anxiety, depression or sleep disorders.

The project is part of the National Government funded Community Learning Mental Health Pilot which aims to prove that adult education can have a significant and positive impact on individuals’ lives.

Courses on offer include:

  • Art for Wellbeing
  • Creative Writing
  • In Your Own Words
  • Singing for Wellbeing
  • Managing Anxiety
  • Managing Anger
  • Food and Mood

Robyn Kohler, CEO for Aspire Sussex said: “With 1 in 4 people in the UK experiencing mental ill health at some point in their life, we are pleased to be part of the government pilot and look forward to helping many people to improve their mental wellbeing through learning over the course of the next year.”

For further information on the courses being run by Aspire Sussex as part of this project please contact 0345 6 01 01 61 or visit www.aspiresussex.org.uk/wellbeing

Upcoming Saturday workshops in Bognor Regis

We are pleased to announce the programme for a weekend of courses coming up in Bognor Regis!

On Saturday 10th October, we will be running no less than twelve one-day workshops. These courses are perfect for those that may not be able to commit to a longer course, those that want to try something out, or for those that simply want to try something brand new!

Our full list of courses that day are:

These courses are held on the Regis School campus, just off Westloats Lane, and are from 10am to 4pm. To see what other one-day workshops we have running across the county, please click here.

Aspire Sussex has become an approved AAT provider

Aspire Sussex has been accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to deliver its accounting qualifications.

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional body for vocational accountants. Its qualifications give students practical skills to work in a range of finance and accounting jobs. People with AAT qualifications go on to work at all levels and in all sectors of the economy with some running their own accountancy practices.

Aspire Sussex are pleased to be offering the following AAT qualifications in local centres across West Sussex:

  • Level 1 Award in Accounting (Access)
  • Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
  • Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • Level 2 Accounting Skills to Run Your Business

Only AAT Approved training providers are allowed to deliver AAT qualifications and courses and they must first go through a rigorous verification process. Students should therefore only register with an AAT Approved training provider to ensure they receive the highest standard of teaching.

Commenting on the announcement Robyn Kohler, Aspire Sussex CEO said: “AAT strengthens our offering in the accounting and finance fields by matching this prominent qualification with our tutors wealth of knowledge and expertise in training accountancy students. It will offer students the chance to learn some of the most in-demand skills in the world, and gain a professional status they can be proud of.”

Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive, said: “Every business needs well trained finance staff and an AAT qualification demonstrates to a prospective employer that you have the skills to do a job. Gaining an AAT qualification, which are internationally recognised and respected, is a great step into a professional finance career.”

For further information please contact Aspire Sussex on 0345 6 01 01 61 or visit www.aspiresussex.org.uk