WEA – New courses: Autumn term

This is the list of courses that WEA Oxford has organised for the Autumn term (attached leaflets). Could you please forward them to your contacts?

1.       Interview Skills – Preparation for work, at The Venue@Cowley, Oxford
An opportunity to look at your skills and qualities and relate them to an interview situation. We will identify key points in interview preparation and you will have the opportunity to practice in a mock interview.

Course dates 26/09/2017 – 17/10/2017. 4 sessions for 2.5 hrs. per session. Tue 12:15. Fee £0.00

Information and link to enrol onlinehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3742016

2.       Office administration and reception skills, at The Venue@Cowley, Oxford
This introductory course covers general administrative support and interpersonal communication. Students learn to work as part of a team and adapt to a changing office environment. Some administrative assistant tasks are introduced, including completing correspondence, introduction to Excel and PPT, answering phones and receiving visitors.

Course dates 05/10/2017 – 09/11/2017. 5 sessions for 4 hrs. per session. Thursdays 10:00-14:00

Fee: £60.00 (free if you are in receipt of an income related benefit)

Information and link to enrol online herehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3741962

3.      Communicate with Confidence, at Cutteslowe Community Centre, Oxford
This course is for English learners who wish to develop personal effectiveness and confidence in social and work relationships. Students will practice skills in situations relevant to their lives. For example: Talking to your child’s teacher, talking to health professionals, travelling in the city. Topics will be negotiated with the students.

Course dates 30/10/2017 – 27/11/2017. 5 sessions for 2 hrs. per session. Monday 10:00-12:00. Fee £0.00

Information and link to enrol online herehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3742013

4.      Makaton Taster and Course, at Cholsey Pavilion, Cholsey .- Makaton Taster session. Course date 03/10/2017. Tuesday 10:00-13:00. Fee £0.00

Information and link to enrol online herehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3741884

.- Beginners course of Makaton for parents, carers and workers, who need to use Makaton in everyday situations. The course is delivered over 4 modules with lots of time for practice and building confidence to use Makaton, where you will learn over 200 signs and symbols of the core vocabulary, and how to use Makaton at home or at work. The Makaton Beginners Workshop will cover the Makaton Core Vocabulary of stages 1 – 4 plus Additional Vocabulary.

Course dates 09/10/2017 – 30/10/2017. 4 sessions for 4 hrs. per session. Monday 9:30-13:30.

Fee £48.00 (free if you are in receipt of an income related benefit).

Information and link to enrol online here https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3741885

5.      Community Interpreting Taster and Level 1 course, at The Venue@Cowley, Oxford .- Community Interpreting Taster session. Course date 01/11/2017. Wednesday 10:00-13:00. Fee £0.00

Information and link to enrol online herehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3741964

.- Award in Understanding Community Interpreting (level 1 accredited course),

This qualification offers the opportunity for students who are speakers of other languages to learn about the role of the community interpreter. You will learn about the language skills required when working in the community – giving an awareness of how language changes depending on the situation. There is also an opportunity to look at how public and voluntary service sectors work in the community.

Course dates 23/11/2017 – 08/02/2018. 9 sessions for 5 hrs. per session. Thursday 9:30-14:30. (Assessment session on 15/11/2017, Wednesday 10:00-13:00)

Fee £180.00 (free if you are in receipt of an income related benefit).

Information and link to enrol online herehttps://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3742041

Best wishes Inigo Pradera Education Coordinator Oxfordshire

Workers’ Educational Association | Southern Region | www.wea.org.uk 
M: 07747790154 | Email: ipradera@wea.org.uk 
The Venue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford. OX4 3RQ
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