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Adult Learners Week free taster courses! 20-24 May 2013

Be inspired with our week of free tasters!

Visit WAES Lisson Grove Centre during Adult Learners’ Week and take part in our free taster sessions in art, cookery, music, languages and many more!

Plus, talk to our knowledgeable tutors who will guide through the sessions and give you valuable advice on choosing the right course at the right level. 

  • Free open taster sessions for everyone
  • Expert advice to help you choose the right course at the right level
  • Save £25 on your first enrolment*

At-a-glance taster sessions programme for Adult Learners week at WAES

Monday 20th May
How to make a resource to support a child's learning, 1pm-2pm
The role of Teaching Assistant, 2pm-3pm
Drawing taster, 6pm-7pm
Decorative sewing, 6pm-7pm
Introduction to hairstyling, 5pm-6pm 

Tuesday 21st May
Interviewing skills, 11am-midday
CV writing, 12-1pm
Touch typing for beginners, 2pm-3pm
Ways of Supporting childrens' language and communication development, 2pm-3pm
Introduce yourself in Spanish, 3pm-4pm
Italian for beginners, 4pm-5pm
Ceramics and pottery taster, 6pm-8pm

Wednesday 22nd May
Conversational French, 2pm-3pm
The role of Teaching Assistant, 2pm-3pm
Become a DJ, 3pm-4pm
Order food in French, 3pm-4pm
Chinese Mandarin, 4pm-5pm
Cookery taster, 4pm-5:30pm
Introduction to digital photography, 5pm-6pm

Thursday 23rd May
Jewellery tasters, 11am-1:30pm and 2pm-5:30pm (a one-off £5 materials charge applies)
Cookery taster, 4pm-5:30pm
Smokey eyes make-up, 5pm-5:45pm
Introduction to Photoshop, 5pm-6pm
Glass course - simple taster, 5pm-8pm
Drawing taster, 6pm-7pm
How to develop a fashion design, 6pm-7pm

Friday 24th May
Interviewing skills, 11am-midday
CV writing, midday-1pm
Touch typing for beginners, 1-2pm


Full programme of taster listings for Adult Learners' Week

Creative Arts taster courses

Be inspired with our range of free Creative Arts taster sessions

Tuesday, 6pm-8pm

Monday and Thursday, 6pm-7pm

Jewellery - make textured stud earrings (a one-off £5 materials charge applies)
Thursday, 11am-1:30pm

Jewellery - make hanging earrings (a one-off £5 materials charge applies)
Thursday, 2pm-5:30pm

Decorative sewing
Monday, 6pm-7pm

Tuesday, 6pm-8pm

Thursday, 5pm-8pm

Thursday, 6pm-7pm

Monday, 5pm-6pm

Smokey eyes make-up
Thursday, 5pm-5:45pm

Cookery taster courses

Come along, meet the chef and enjoy a demonstration while you enjoy a freshly made snack and cup of tea whilst finding out more about our wide range of cookery courses.
Wednesday and Thursday 4pm-5:30pm

Language taster courses

Chinese Mandarin
Have a go at a beginners class in Chinese Mandarin, one of our most popular languages on offer at WAES - and open to everyone!
Wednesday, 4pm-5pm

Order food in French
Feeling hungry?? Imagine yourself in a French restaurant on this free taster practising food, numbers, asking for discounts... all for free!
Wednesday, 3-4pm

Conversational French
Brush up on your conversational French on this free taster!
Wednesday, 2-3pm

Introduce yourself in Spanish
Spanish is our most popular language and is widely spoken around the globe. Introduce yourself and more on our free Spanish taster.
Tuesday, 3-4pm

Italian for beginners
Practise meeting and greeting others in Italian, considered by some as the most beautiful language in the world! This is a free taster course.
Tuesday, 4-5pm

Digital media and music taster courses

DJ taster
Fancy becoming the next Calvin Harris or Tiesto? Step up to the turntables and give it a shot while our professional DJ gives you a flavour of what this popular course is about.
Wednesday, 3pm-4pm

Digital photography
Wednesday, 5pm-6pm

Introduction to photoshop
Thursday, 5pm-8pm

Office, business and employment taster courses

Use these free courses to improve your office skills or boost your chance of success in your job applications!

CV writing workshop
Tuesday and Friday, 12-1pm

Interviewing skills
Tuesday and Friday, 11am-midday

Touch typing for beginners
Tuesday and Friday 12-3pm

Teaching and childcare taster courses

Use these free taster courses to find out more about teaching and childcare and find out whether these courses might suit you. Our friendly and knowledgeable tutors will advise and guide you through our course offering.

The role of Teaching Assistant
Monday and Wednesday, 2pm-3pm

Ways of Supporting childrens' language and communication development
Tuesday, 2pm-3pm

How to make a resource to support a child's learning
Monday, 1pm-2pm


All taster courses take place at WAES Lisson Grove Centre - and don't forget about our careers and employment fair on Thursday 23rd May!

*Saving of £25 applies to administration fee only, where charging would normally apply. Offer valid only to taster course attendees. £25 administration fee offer valid only to new learners enrolling with WAES.


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