A-level Maths to yoga for beginners

Council offers affordable part-time courses for adults

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Courses held at Chiswick Community School and the Hogarth Centre are:

Writing for TV and film

Creative photography

Home improvements/basic DIY

PotteryWorking with wood

Budgeting and managing your finances

Confidence building

Neuro linguistic programming

Public speaking

Buy and sell on e-Bay

Computing for beginners

Computing for the retired


Who do you think you are? (BBC family history)


Yoga after work

British History

Real food for busy people

French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese and Polish

Call the Chiswick Centre on 020 8583 6030 for more information or visit www.hounslow.gov.uk/adulteducation.

Residents who want to learn new skills or study for a qualification to help them get ahead can still apply for places on one of more than 2,000 courses on offer from Hounslow Council’s Adult and Community Education service.

The 2006 brochure “Part-time courses for all” gives the details of all the subjects available at more than 80 venues around the borough.

Discounts on course fees are available for concessions and many of the centres include a crèche for those with young children.

Cllr Dr Robert Kinghorn, Executive Member for Education and Children, said “There is no time in your life when it is too late to learn. Whether you want to pursue a hobby or improve your skills there will be a course for you.  For some people a short course in a non-academic subject may be the first time they’ve been in a learning environment since leaving school with little or no qualifications.

“These courses can be an important first step for them in learning new skills and gaining the confidence they need to get back into the workplace.”

With more than 2,000 part-time courses running across the borough there’s something for everyone, ranging from A-level Maths and Access databases, to violin and yoga for beginners.

To get your hands on a copy of the new brochure, call into the Civic Centre, your local library or the Adult and Community Education Centre at Hounslow Manor, call Adult and Community Learning on 020 8583 6000 or visit www.hounslow.gov.uk/adulteducation.


September 13, 2006