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October Half-term Workshops - Tuesday 29th October

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A great chance for students in Year 11 to sample a workshop in a subject they are interested in for the day.

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Tuesday 29th October

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Plumbing
  • Sport Science
  • Travel & Tourism

Art & Design

Polyfusion workshop – you will be entrapping fibres and textures to create small tactile compositions and using other materials to further embellish your designs. A creative, mixed media activity.

Time: 9.30 - 15.00

Location: Loxton Campus

Business

Marketing Masterclass: How to produce professional promotions – This session will provide learners with the opportunity to find out the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ of marketing. We will review success stories and bloopers on an international scale, and then attempt to revamp a business’s promotional materials using the knowledge we gain.

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

Location: Knightstone Campus

Construction

General Construction workshops offering hands on practical tasks that every trades person will need to master.

Time: 9.30 - 15.00

Location: South West Skills Campus

Hair and Beauty

The day will start with Prom hair: You will create a perfect opulent look suitable for any red carpet or prom event. You will complete style preparation using electrical equipment before dressing out and adding hair accessories and ornamentation. Towards the end of the day we will be looking at prom nails. You will complete a 3 point nail paint before applying a variation of nail art to suit a prom theme.

Time: 9.30 - 15.00

Location: Knightstone Campus

Hospitality and Catering

Join our industry experts in the training kitchen, preparing, baking and finishing a range of bakes and biscuits as part of the great "Weston College bake off!". Learn different finishing methods, the science behind an even risen cake (Hopefully no "soggy bottoms"). The second part of the day is our version of "Ready steady Cook". Here you will learn how to prepare fast and healthy meals, from preparing whole fish/poultry, learning a range of different cooking methods - All against the clock!

Time: 9.30 - 15.00

Location: Knightstone Campus

Plumbing

This is a practical ‘Have a go Building Services session’ where you will: Learn how to bend and cut copper pipe, solder fittings, explore renewable energy and take the ‘cold water leak challenge’. This course is a great introduction to the world of Plumbing studies at Weston College. Sturdy footwear recommended.

Time: 9.30 - 15.00

Location: South West Skills Campus

Public Services

It will consist of a practical physical/team-building session and a classroom based lesson explaining and promoting the different public service careers. Attendees will require phys kit and water bottles.

Time: 10.00 - 12.30

Location: Knightstone Campus

Sport Science

Lad testing and evaluation workshops Experience using our first class Sports Science Laboratory to gain performance data and then use this to create a plan to assist your client’s development towards a healthier lifestyle.

Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Location: Health and Active Living Skills Centre, Loxton Campus

Travel and Tourism

Become a Tour Operator – Planning package holidays. This session will provide learners with the opportunity to step into the shoes of a tour operator. What are the types of holidays we can book as tour operators? What are the challenges we might face? How can we overcome hurdles and meet the needs of lots of different customers?

Time: 10.00 - 12.30

Location: Knightstone Campus

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