Courses – 2017/18
If you require a copy of this Course Provision Brochure in Welsh or in larger print please contact us.
Course provision information is also available from DOVE Workshop, Seven Sisters Community Hall and Crynant Community Centre.
Please contact us if you would like to book a guidance appointment to help you choose a course.
To see other courses available in the surrounding area, please visit the Neath Port Talbot Adult Community Learning website.
This course will start in Sept 18 – Register your interest now!
Starting on 16th April 12.30 – 3.00
This course is filling up quickly! Ring asap to book your space!
Are you interested in learning how to use your computer?
This course is aimed at learners wanting to do just that! Click for more details
New Pre-Access Course starting in January 2018!
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Office Administration Foundation Course
Looking to improve your Maths and English skills?
Come along to our friendly classes at DOVE on Tuesday and Thursday mornings!
English – Tues 10 – 1.00
Maths – Thurs 10 – 1.00
This Foundation Year Access to Higher Education Course aims to provide the skills and confidence for learners to progress onto an Access to Higher Education Course and then in the future, to a degree or equivalent higher education course.
On successful completion of the course, learners will gain a Level 2 Diploma (60 credits at Level 2)
The course is aimed at adults of all ages, 16 and above and particularly suitable for those who have no formal qualifications and who are interested in work or further study in Health & Social Care. It will provide a foundation for achieving the skills and qualifications employers are looking for and will help develop the skills needed for academic study.
There are no formal entry requirements but candidates need to have a caring nature, and a mature and committed approach to their studies.
We aim to start this course at the end of January 2017. Students will be expected to attend for an average of up to 4 days a week, for 35 weeks, (over 3 terms), during 2017/18
Learners will undertake Skills for Further Study Level 2 Diploma and the main focus of the course is to develop learners’ proficiency in a range of academic skills, including writing, research, numeracy and confidence in using computer applications.
Subjects covered will focus on a range of themes around health care, IT and media skills, communication skills, personal reflection, welsh culture, Pre/GCSE English & Maths and other options.
There may be help with childcare and other learning related costs, please ask for further advice on this at your initial meeting at either Glynneath Training Centre or Dove Workshop
If you are interested in studying this course at Dove Workshop, please contact Lesley to arrange an appointment for further advice 01639 700024
New courses: ( please ask for details. )
Pre-access to Health and Social Care
Access to Health and Social Care
English and Maths GCSE
Webwise for Work
Welsh for Beginners
We offer the chance to gain skills in the following subjects:
- Crochet Tues & Weds am
- Sugarcraft Thurs pm
- Sparkles Jewellery Tues am
- French Tues
- Welsh Thurs
- Family History Weds early evening
All these are held in a very informal setting
Duration: 36 weeks
Venue: Seven Sisters Community Hall
Time: 13.00 – 16.00
Duration: 8 weeks
Time: 10.00 – 12.00
Duration: 8 Weeks
Swansea University BA (Hons) Humanities Part-time Degree Scheme (DACE)
The part-time degree scheme offers an opportunity for those who would like to return to education. You can study for a BA Honours Degree in Humanities,
and for those over 21 years of age, no formal qualifications are normally needed.
For more details on the part-time degree scheme please contact:
Janice Brown on 01639 295499/602211 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For FREE advice and guidance on the part-time degree scheme please contact:
Jane Lingard on 01792 602211 or E-mail: email@example.com
Digital Imaging/editing – This class is aimed at beginners only.
Time: 10.00 – 12.00
Tutor Gary Griffiths
Duration: 10 Weeks
Return to Learn
The FREE Return to Learn Service offers the chance to improve English and
Maths Skills. The classes are taught in small friendly groups, where work is
tailored to individual needs. Courses can range from the most basic level to
full GCSE Level 2 equivalent. This course can act as a first stage back to into
education, to improve employment prospects or simply to give parents the
knowledge to support their children in school.
Duration: 36 weeks
Return to Learn – English
Day: Tuesday Time: 10.00 am – 13.00 Tutor:
Return to Learn – Maths
Day: Thursday Time: 10.00 am – 13.00 Tutor:
Return to Learn (English & Maths) is due to be held in Seven Sisters Community Hall
Day: TBA Time: TBA Tutor: TBA
The Department of Adult Continuing Education (DACE) at Swansea University offers day and evening courses in DOVE Workshop with excellent financial and learning support.
We provide flexible learning opportunities for adult students from all walks of life. Our courses are aimed at introducing you to a wide range of subjects or to develop your existing interests.
We also offer the unique part-time BA (Honours) degree in Humanities in the community where each year students choose two subjects from a variety including psychology, social policy, counselling, English, history, sociology, philosophy and many more.
If you would like to talk through your ideas, please call to make an appointment with a guidance worker who will provide you with FREE advice and guidance.
More information is available on our website or if you prefer, contact 01792 602211.