Courses in Heeley – Free and low-cost adult learning

Posted on September 14, 2010 by


All the courses listed below start week beginning Monday 20th September. 

Please ring Liz or Maxine as soon as possible if you would like a place on any of the courses as they are now filling up quickly. 

Tel: 0114 2500613 or 07817 006437 

Hope to hear from you soon!

Computers for Beginners – Women Only 

Starting: Monday 20th September 10 – 12 noon (12 weeks) Venue: HEELEY Development Trust, Thirlwell Road 

Cost: FREE!!! 

This course is for complete beginners, the terrified plus those with a bit of experience who may want to refresh their memories about the basics of IT – but please note, it’s women only this time. Men, please read on! 

Beginners I.T. – Everyone Welcome! 

Starting: Monday 20th September 1-3pm (10 weeks) 

Venue: Heeley Development Trust, Thirlwell Road 

Cost: £5.00/£25.00 

For people with little or no experience of using computers, this course will launch you into the brave new world of I.T. giving you the confidence to make it part of your everyday life. Give it a try; it’s much easier than you may think! 

Yoga – Women Only 

Starting: Monday 20th September 1.30- 2.30pm) 

Venue: The Heeley Institute, Gleadless Road/Hartley St 

Cost: £1 a session (pay-as-you-go) 

A new course for September 2010, come along and find out the benefits of yoga for yourself. No previous experience needed. Give yourself some time out on a Monday afternoon and make new friends.  

Improve your English 

Starting: Monday 20th September 12.30 – 2.30pm 

Venue: Heeley City Farm, Richards Road 

Cost: FREE 

Come along and brush up on your English and gain a nationally recognised qualification. This is a small and friendly group which aims to meet your particular needs, from spelling to reading and writing. Improve your job prospects; feel better about helping the children with homework or just for your own confidence.  

Sewing Classes from September – December 

Starting: Mondays 10am –1pm and Tuesdays 9.30am – 12.30pm 

Venue: The Heeley Institute 

Cost: £1 a session 

Learn to cut and sew at these drop-in sessions. Full tutor support – bring your own patterns, material and ideas. Sewing machines provided. Great fun and another great way to save money! Informal and friendly group, ring first or just turn up!  

ESOL Entry Level 2 Speaking and Listening 

Starting: Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9.30am – 11.30am 

1st class Tuesday 21st September 

Venue: Heeley Parish Church, Gleadless Road 

Cost: FREE 

For continuing learners from last term plus any new learners who are assessed at this level. You need to attend both sessions each week.  

ESOL Entry Level 1 Speaking and Listening 

Starting: Tuesday 21st September 12..30 – 2.30pmVenue: The Heeley Institute, Gleadless RoadCost: FREEFor people just starting to learn to speak English. Please ring for an initial assessment if you are coming for the first time or welcome back if you came last term.

Move on with Maths 

Starting: Thursday 23rd September 12.30 – 2.30pm 

Venue: Heeley City Farm, Richards Road 

Cost: FREE 

Come along and brush up on your maths and gain a nationally recognised qualification. Useful for job seekers, parents or anyone else who wants to feel more confident about using maths in everyday situations. Small friendly group, all levels catered for.  

  Coming Soon! 

  • Beginners Family History starts Friday 5th November 1-3pm for 6 weeks at HDT
  • Positive Parenting
  • Make Your Skills Count
  • Conversation Club – Thursdays 12 – 1.30pm
  • Days and times to be
  • arranged and subject to a minimum of 10 learners per course
  • Have you any more ideas for courses that you would like to see running in your local area? 

We’d love to hear from you! 

Please ring Liz or Maxine on 0114 2500613 

or 07817 006437