Family Learning: Mindful Art

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Course code: FN1661G

Are you a parent, carer of grandparent of a child below the age of 16yrs? Then come along and have some fun exploring a range of mindfulness themed arts and crafts in a welcoming and friendly setting.

when
From 24 Apr 2025 to 22 May 2025
Thu 10:00-12:005 weeks
Date
24 Apr 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:00
Date
01 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:00
Date
08 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:00
Date
15 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:00
Date
22 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:00
where
Blandford Adult Learning Centre 

Black Lane

Blandford
DT11 8SW


fees

free

who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>During this course you will receive both group and individual support to explore a range of arts and crafts in a mindful and interesting way that will help you pass on these ideas to your child/ren and thus support their mental wellbeing.  </p>

<p>Topics that may be included:</p>

<ul>
<li>Paper craft – card and book making</li>
<li>Drawing & Painting with different media and on different surfaces</li>
<li>Simple Sewing   </li>
</ul>

<p>All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading and writing and you will work using these elements throughout the course.</p>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community.  Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. </p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>Please ensure that you inform us of all and any allergies. </p>

<p>This course is for parents, grandparents and carers of children under 16.   <br />
 </p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course.  </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for parents, grandparents and carers, of children under 16. It is for complete beginners or those who would like to refresh and share their skills.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder. </p>

<p>Please ensure that you are wearing old clothing and shoes appropriate for painting and other craft activities.</p>

Next Step

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Following the successful completion of this course, other courses at the next levels may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</span></span></p><p>Need support planning your next steps? Our experienced Careers Advisors at Skills &amp; Learning can offer personalised guidance on choosing the right course, exploring career paths, developing interview skills, updating your CV and much more. Book a FREE appointment today and get the support you need to achieve your goals. Visit: <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/" target="_blank">https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/</a>. Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills &amp; Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will&nbsp;be required to do significant&nbsp;study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Qualification Levels:</strong> there is further information about qualification levels on our website.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>