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These courses are provided free for Derbyshire (UK) residents, you will need to provide a valid Derbyshire based home address.

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This course will provide an opportunity for you to use arts and crafts to provide stimulation for the mind and improve your general wellbeing.

Venue: Bolsover Adult Community Education Centre

Approximate course length:

6 weeks for 2 hours

This course is for:

For anyone who feels they would benefit from developing their art and craft skills in a supportive and creative environment. It will develop your skills and knowledge in a broad range of arts and crafts media to enable you to create individual, personal, and expressive pieces of work.

The course will cover:

A variety of skills in a selection of creative activities which may include flower arranging, book folding, card making, fabric and paper flowers, textiles (sewing), print making, jewellery making, hand weaving, clay work, etc. Explore using affordable and recycled source materials in your art and craft work. Share and experiment with ideas for homemade gifts for others and yourself. Learners are given the support they require for their individual development and will be able to work on their own projects.

• Learn coping techniques

• Sign posting on where to get support if needed

• Improve mood

• To relax using crafts materials

There are no exams or formal assessments.

Work outside of sessions:

This is not required, though we hope you will want to put what you have learned into practice.

Additional costs and what to prepare:

This course is offered free of charge

You will need a pen and paper so that you can make your own notes.

You may wish to wear an apron.

To download information about your course visit:

Progression from this course:

You may wish to progress to on to a 6-week Brightside course, where you will expand on what you have learnt so far.

For further information on our summer 2021 term programme or on the additional support we offer visit: derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation

Booking:

Before booking onto this course, please read the Derbyshire Adult Education Learner Entitlement

When you book onto the course you need to provide Personal Information. To see the privacy notice issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE), please visit Education and Skills Funding Agency privacy notice: April 2019

What can you expect from DACES?

Safeguarding and Prevent

Whilst on our on-line courses you can expect a safe space, free from abuse, bullying, discrimination or threat. Click on the following link for more information: Safeguarding and Prevent

If you have any concerns/queries regarding safeguarding/prevent please report these to your tutor or email: adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Further information:

We are offering a reduced programme of courses in our centres which is subject to change due to the current COVID 19 situation. For more information and to view our Summer 2021 brochure visit our website

You can also keep up to date with the learning opportunities that we currently have through our Facebook page.

Or sign up for our newsletter Adult Community Education Newsletter

We wish you every success with your course. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or enquiries at adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Careers Support:

Careers Service

Do you need help to discover your digital skills and to look for online learning/courses? Or do you want help with finding and applying for jobs?

Derbyshire County Council Careers Service offers impartial information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.

Our staff are experienced and qualified to a minimum of Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance

✔Friendly, supportive and adaptable to learner needs

✔Impartial and able to advise on and refer to a wide range of local provision

During the COVID-19 outbreak our centres are closed for face-to-face appointments, but we’re still offering impartial information, advice and guidance in other ways. Support will be available via video calls, telephone, text and / or email.

Please get in contact with your local Careers Coach:

Becky Stancill 07767 670797 becky.stancill@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Bolsover / Clay Cross / ShirebrookChris Ellerington 07896 804096 chris.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - HeanorErewash - Ilkeston / Long EatonSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Swadlincote

Sarah Kelly 07967 391263 sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.ukHigh Peak and North Dales - Buxton / Glossop / New MillsWendy Leigh 07717 303855 wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Dronfield / EckingtonChesterfield - Chesterfield / Staveley

Yvonne Power 07967 308873 yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - BelperHigh Peak and North Dales - MatlockSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Ashbourne

For impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and learning visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/careersservice

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