With so many creative and practical courses on offer, we are sure that you will find what you are looking for here. All our courses are available for adults aged 19 and over.
If you are thinking of starting your own business, or already run a small business, but need to understand more about your financial obligations, then this course is for you!
Over three 2 hour interactive online sessions, our tutor will cover information that is specifically relevant to small businesses and that which can be practically applied, giving you an opportunity to ask questions and check understanding along the way. The course will cover:
Session 1 - Introduction to the Accounting System & Setting up an accounting system
• Overview of the accounting system and how to set up a basic system based on cash book accounting.
• Identify business expenditure
• Understand the importance of source documents and how to record income and expenditure in the cash book.
• Identify business expenditure
• Explain the difference between capital and revenue expenditure and how to spread the costs over the accounts
• Explain profit and loss and how to identify it
Session 2 - Trial balance and final accounts information
• Costing and pricing products/jobs/services
• Explain the profit & loss account and the balance sheet. (Final accounts).
• Prepare a set of final accounts for a sole trader from a period end trial balance for reference
• Basic cash flow planning
Session 3 - Final accounts preparation & Basic bookkeeping software
• Discuss the need for credit control.
• Discuss budgets and performance monitoring.
• Looking at free software options
This is a free online taster course for families with children over the age of 5, where you will have the chance to work together or individually side-by-side on an English Paper Piecing craft project. English Paper Piecing is a popular craft for reusing and recycling old fabrics, where you fold fabric over a template shape and then hand sew these shapes together to create your finished item.FIND OUT MORE
On this course you will learn how to prepare and cook a selection of quick, easy and healthy marinades and rubs for a delicious BBQ as well as side dishes to compliment the marinade.
You will learn how to prepare marinades, and use it accordingly to marinade your meat. Then either cook during the session or to Barbecue later, or freeze.
You will learn different styles and ingredients to use in recipes, and learn some excellent new recipes to complement the meats.
On this short course our tutor will teach you some basic greetings that will be useful for starting a conversation in Spanish. These will include being able to introduce yourself and asking and understanding relevant questions about yourself.FIND OUT MORE
The course is for those with an interest in learning key phrases and vocabulary to get by in Spanish while on holiday in Spain or a Spanish speaking country. Topics could include: introducing yourself and other people, giving personal information, ordering food and drink, shopping and asking for/giving directions.FIND OUT MORE
The aim of this online course is to introduce learners to producing drawings with shading to create a 3D effect. It will establish how to look for the basic shapes and relationship lines in an object or photograph to start a drawing and add appropriate shading to create a realistic effect.FIND OUT MORE
This course will cover; gentle moves and stretching by standing and sitting in a chair, various apparatus will be used each week e.g. weights, Therabands, you will perform exercises to improve co-ordination and balance. You will begin each session with a warm up, preparing the body for the exercises to follow and the session will finish with a cool down stretch and a relaxation period.FIND OUT MORE
This is a free, online 12 hour course for parents, guardians and carers of children and teenagers in West Sussex. The aim of this course is to enable parents to positively discuss the changes experienced by adolescents and their families and how to best support their teens grow into happy and confident adults. Parenting courses are not interventions and the tutor will not tell parents "how it's done" rather they are discussion-based with time to share experiences, ideas, concerns and possible solutions.
Content will include all/some of the following: Tutors will facilitate and encourage discussion in a secure environment, the expectations and concerns of the leaners will be used to inform the planning and content of the course to meet learners' needs.
A look at adolescent development and the impact on the family; ideas for problem solving and negotiation techniques; discussion on positive communication skills and how to practice them.
This is an online course delivered using Teams, in real time with live interation with your tutor and fellow learners. Learners will join the class from home and be able to exchange and interact with other learners as they would in a classroom. There will be discussion and demonstration. You will have opportunities to discuss and ask questions - this is an interactive course with the tutor present throughout. You can access the session for free by downloading Microsoft Teams on your mobile, tablet, laptop or computer.FIND OUT MORE
This is a Learning for Personal Interest course.
The aim of the course is to develop basic communication skills in practical situations for beginners who intend to use the language on holiday or for work. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Your tutor will help you set personal goals for you to aim for and provide regular feedback on how you are doing. All lessons will have learning aims which the tutor will share with you and they will track how you are progressing throughout the course and keep you informed.