**New for 2015 - ACCESS to HE Courses

  • Access to Higher Education – Humanities and Social Science

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks (Monday and Tuesday)

    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into Social Science and Higher Education courses.

    You will study a range of graded units within 3 Modules covering aspects of Social Science. The modules are:

    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Criminology

    There are additional non-graded units in English, personal development and research skills aimed at preparing learners for study at undergraduate level.

    You will also have the opportunity to study one GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.  

    Cost:  FREE  19-23 yrs – for students who have not already achieved a full level 3 and are on JSA, ESA or unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits.

    24+ loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,022

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Access to Higher Education – Business Management

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks (Monday and Tuesday)

    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into business and management professions and Higher Education courses

    You will study a range of graded units within two modules Business and Management. The units covered within these two modules include:

    • Business Law
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Business Management Structures
    • Managing Change

    There are additional non-graded units in English, personal development and research skills aimed at preparing learners for study at undergraduate level.

    You will also have the opportunity to study one GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.  

    Cost:  FREE  19-23 yrs – for students who have not already achieved a full level 3 and are on JSA, ESA or unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits.

    24+ loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,022

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Access to Higher Education – Health and Caring Professions

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks (Monday and Tuesday)

    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into Health Care Professions and Higher Education courses.

    You will study a range of graded units within 3 Modules covering aspects of Health Care. The modules are:

    • Psychology
    • Health Studies
    • Human Biology

    There are additional non-graded units in English, personal development and research skills aimed at preparing learners for study at undergraduate level.

    You will also have the opportunity to study one GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.  

    Cost:  FREE  19-23 yrs – for students who have not already achieved a full level 3 and are on JSA, ESA or unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits.

    24+ loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,022

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.

    (This course is for women only)

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  • *Business, Administration & IT Courses

  • Business & Admin (Level 2 Diploma)

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks Thursday & Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This Business qualification has been designed to cover key skills needed within the Business and Administration sector such as interpersonal skills and customer service. Learners have the opportunity to develop skills to support them as they build relationships with a wide variety of customers internal and external to a range of business environments. Specialist areas also include: finance,both personal and business; working in business teams; business support or administration, and enterprise and business start-up.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2 or  a GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • *Construction For Women

  • Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks 

    Thursday & Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    Carpenters are responsible for large areas of the construction and craft industry. Site carpenters are concerned with fixing and installing wooden site structures. They lay joists and hang doors etc. Bench joiners are more concerned with producing wooden products such as windows, doors, fitted cupboards etc which are produced in a workshop.

    There are also specialised carpenters/joiners who work on film sets, stages, boats etc. Bench joiners may build spiral staircases or fitted kitchens. Some carpenters/joiners may go on to specialise in restoration work. This course will further develop the skills learnt on either a level 1 diploma in carpentry and joinery or the level 2 Construction Crafts.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2 or GCSE Maths or English.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Award in Home Maintenance Level 1 (Plastering & Tiling)

    Start Date: 7th October 2015  – Wednesday 6.00pm to 9.00pm for 10 weeks

    Level 1 Award in Home Maintenance (Plastering & Tiling)

    You will gain confidence and learn basic skills allowing you to carry out your own DIY

    No previous qualifications are required.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    Employed – £150

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Diploma in Construction Craft – Property Maintenance Level 2

    Start Date: Week Commencing 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks 

    Monday & Tuesday 9.30am – 4.30pm (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This course prepares women for jobs in the housing or building maintenance sector. Students will gain a wide range of skills which  include: Health & safety and Welfare in Construction, Developing Plastering techniques, Developing Joinery techniques, Developing Bricklaying techniques, Developing Wallpapering/Painting Skills, Building a Personal Career Portfolio/Writing a CV Basic and Plumbing skills.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2 or GCSE Maths or English.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • *ESOL

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System (Evening)

    Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

    Start Date: 6th October 2015 for 8 weeks

    This advanced level English course prepares international students for taking the IELTS test. A score in this test is required by most universities as a condition of entry if your first language is not English.

    The course also aims to improve English skills for those international students wishing to work or train in a professional or academic environment. This course can lead to an IELTS test qualification.

    Future Opportunities include progression into other academic or vocational courses, training or employment.

    Duration: 8wks / 24hrs

    Cost: £225.00 (This course is for men and women)

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  • Trinity ESOL Level 2 – (Skills for Life)

    Start Date: 14th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Monday & Tuesday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This qualification is made up of 3 components Speaking and Listening, Reading & Writing.  At this level learners will learn to listen and respond to detailed explanations, communicate detailed information, engage in a variety of different situations making clear a range of formal and social exchanges, read and understand a range of accurate and independent texts, read and obtain information from a wide range of text types and write to communication information ideas and opinions clearly and effectively using length, format and style appropriate in a wide range of documents.

    You will study these units as part of the course

    • Level 2 Speaking & Listening
    • Level 2 Reading
    • Level 2 Writing

    You will also have the opportunity to study additional  Maths and English Skills at the appropriate level. 

     Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

    PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – please call to book a guidance interview.

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  • Trinity ESOL Level 1 – (Skills for Life)

    Start Date: 17th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Thursday & Friday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This qualification is made up of 3 components Speaking and Listening, Reading & Writing.  At this level learners will learn to listen and respond to spoken language, speak to communicate information, engage in discussion, read and understand straightforward texts, read and obtain information from different sources and write to communicate information ideas and opinions.

    You will study these units as part of the course

    • Level 1 Speaking & Listening
    • Level 1 Reading
    • Level 1 Writing

    You will also have the opportunity to study additional  Maths and English Skills at the appropriate level. 

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

    PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – please call to book a guidance interview.

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  • *Event Planning & Event Management

  • Event Planning (Level 2)

    Start Date: Thursday 17th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Thursday & Friday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This suite of Level 2 qualifications aim to provide you with a good understanding of the nature of the event industry, as well as the practical skills and knowledge required to plan a small scale event. This qualification is open to all learners who have an interest in learning how to organise an event as well as those who are preparing to work in any job role which may involve organising an event. The course also covers skills in Team Leading, Customer Service and IT skills.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • *Holistic / Complementary Therapies & Beauty

  • Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques

    Start Date: 15th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Tuesday & Thursday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This VTCT qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior beautician/beauty specialist including: removing hair using waxing techniques, applying make-up, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, manicure, pedicure, facial skincare, client care, health and safety and fulfilling salon reception duties.

    Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by studying a number of additional specialist units. This qualification’s structure provides learners the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress onto a level 3 course or into a career pathway as a junior beautician/beauty specialist.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up

    Start Date: 15th September 2015, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Wednesday & Friday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This VTCT qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of media hair and beauty skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a professional theatrical media make-up artist. Learners will have their skills assessed in a realistic working environment.

    This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a professional theatrical media make-up artist including: health and safety practice; client care and communication; airbrush make-up to the face; camouflage make-up; media make-up; fashion and photographic make-up; style and fit postiche and the application of prosthetic pieces and bald caps. These units are all mandatory.

    Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by studying a number of optional specialist units. This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress into a career as a professional theatrical media make-up artist.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE 16-18

    FREE 19-23 yrs – for students on JSA, ESA or unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    19-23 yrs employed – £1,672.50

    24+ loan (or if paying your own fees) – £3,345.00

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 3

    Start Date: 15th September 2015, Tuesday & Friday, 2 days per week for 35 weeks (plus Wednesday for Maths and English),

    This is a very exciting advanced course that meets the need for a higher level qualification required for a career in the complementary therapy industry.  This qualification is appropriate for learners wanting a career as a multi-disciplined therapist in areas such as massage and aromatherapy.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost:  FREE  19-23 yrs – for students on JSA, ESA or unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    19-23 yrs employed – £2,335.00

    24+ loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £4,650.00

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 2

    Start Date: 14th September 2014, 2 days per week for 35 weeks, Monday & Thursday (plus Wednesdays for Maths and English)

    Complementary Therapies offer an exciting opportunity for young people to enter an increasingly popular and growing industry.  This course provides an introduction to the principles and practices of complementary therapies such as massage and aromatherapies as well as practical skills needed for a career in this industry.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • *Housing

  • CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing Practice

    Start Date: 16th September 2015, 1 afternoon/evening 1.30pm – 8.30pm (6hrs) on Wednesdays  for 30 weeks

    Units are taught by an experienced housing practitioner who is also a qualified teacher. They provide in-depth knowledge of the subject area, understanding the current changes and challenges in Housing and the ability to improve both individual and organisational performance.

    Cost: FREE for students under 24 years old on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    19-24 Employed – £600

    24+  – £1,265 (employed or unemployed) – there are currently no loans available 

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.   

    (This course is for women and men)

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  • CIH Certificate in Housing Practice Level 2

    Start Date: 15th September 2015, 1 day per week (Tuesday) for 15 weeks 

    This is an introductory vocational qualification for the housing sector. The Course includes visits to several housing projects, a job application workshop session, a work placement and production of a Personal Development Plan.

     Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    19+ employed – £362.00

    (This course is for women and men)

    Enrol call 0151 709 4356 or contact us

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  • *Teacher Education

  • Level 3 Award in Education

    NCFE Level 3 Award in Education (formerly PTLLS)

    This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above. The qualification provides an introduction to teaching and aims to meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as: individuals currently teaching and training (including those who have begun teaching and training), individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.

    Start Date: 23rd September 2015 Wednesday 1.30 to 4.30pm for 12 weeks.

    Cost: £525.00 (There are no concessions for this course)

    (This course is for men and women)

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  • Level 4 Cert in Education & Training (CTLLS)

    NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education (formerly CTLLS)

    The Certificate in Education and Training is designed for those in an associate teaching role, or for those looking to progress to the full Diploma or Certificate in Education/PGCE.

    The award covers the knowledge, understanding and skills required for session planning, negotiating learning goals, designing teaching, design and use of resources, and learning and assessment strategies.

    Entry Requirements: You will need a Level 3 qualification in your subject area or employer endorsement that you are working at an appropriate level. A Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) qualification is strongly recommended and students should have at least 30 hours of voluntary or paid teacher experience. 

    Start Date: 22nd September 2015 Tuesday  1.30 to 8.30pm for 20 weeks.

    Cost:

    FREE for unemployed in receipt of JSA or ESA under 24 years of age

     24+Loan – £1,417 

    (This course is for men and women)

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  • Beekeeping

  • Introduction to Beekeeping (day time & evening)

    Various start dates in September – please ring for more details

    Our Level 1 Introduction to Beekeeping Qualification is ideal if you are interested in beekeeping, whether for personal or commercial benefit. It allows you to gain a range of skills which could lead onto producing honey for sale, providing pollination services or enhancing the productivity of horticulture and agriculture.

    The last 2 weeks of the course will be practical ‘hands on’ sessions. These will take place off site (depending on weather/climate).

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    Employed – £150

    (This course is for men and women)

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  • Evening & Leisure Courses

  • Watercolour Painting (evening)

    Start Date: 23rd September 2015, 1 evening per week (Wednesday) 6.00pm – 8.00pm  for 10 weeks

    Learn to make wonderful images that exploit the fluid mark-making of watercolour painting. Working from observed and imaginative starting points, this course will introduce and develop techniques, skills, materials and the inspirational artists of watercolour. You will have the opportunity to build your confidence and explore opportunities for further development.

    You are asked to provide basic materials yourself such as a starter set of Watercolour Paints, paint brush and watercolour pad, but you will be given advice and guidance on any additional materials required by your tutor.

    No previous experience is required for this course.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • Award in Home Maintenance Level 1 (Plastering & Tiling)

    Start Date: 7th October 2015  – Wednesday 6.00pm to 9.00pm for 10 weeks

    Level 1 Award in Home Maintenance (Plastering & Tiling)

    You will gain confidence and learn basic skills allowing you to carry out your own DIY

    No previous qualifications are required.

    Cost: FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    Employed – £150

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Introduction to Interior Design

    Start Date: 22nd September 2015, 1 evening per week (Tuesday) 6.00pm – 8.00pm  for 10 weeks

    This is a basic course covering introduction to colour theory, use of pattern and texture with an interior scheme. You will learn how to produce effective mood boards, be introduced to some design influences and styles and undertake small creative projects to develop your creativity and design skills.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • Meditation for Health

    Tuesday – 11.30am to 1.00pm

    Start Date: 29th September 2015   (8 sessions) 

    Relax body and mind and learn the techniques to effectively cope with the stresses of life.  Tutor -Mary McAleese

    Cost: £60 (£40 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE IS VERY POPULAR & STRICTLY LIMITED TO 20 LEARNERS

  • Digital Photography – Intermediate (Evening)

    Start Date: 23th September 2015, 1 evening per week (Wednesday), 2hrs for 10 weeks, 6.00pm – 8.00pm

    This course is more suited for those with some experience in the use of their digital cameras who would like to develop their photographic skills further. You will learn how to select the correct camera settings for a variety of subjects, and to apply composition and framing skills to your photography. You will also edit and enhance your images using different image editing software.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • Digital Photography for Beginners (Evening)

    Start Date: 22nd September 2015, 1 evening per week (Tuesday), 2hrs for 10 weeks, 6.00pm – 8.00pm

    Got a digital camera or never used one before? Learn how to take professional quality photographs and pick up helpful hints and tips to get the best shots in a fast and practical course. Gain confidence using the different settings on your camera and enhance your images with Picasa software. You will also learn how to frame your shots and work in different lighting.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • Creative Writing

    Start Date: 30th September 2015 , 1 half day per week (Wednesday), 2hrs for 10 weeks, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

    This course is more suited for those with some experience of writing but who would like to develop their skills further.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE HAS LIMITED PLACES REMAINING!

  • Other

  • Technical Theatre Training

    Technical Theatre ‘On the job’ training in light, sound and audio visual with accreditation at Everyman and Playhouse

    For young people aged 18 – 25yrs not in employment, education or training.

    12 hours a week with a professional technician and mentor learning ‘on the job’ how to set up, rig, programme, record, design and run lighting and sound for live events.

    OPPORTUNITIES
    There are employment opportunities for technicians in Liverpool and across the country. Some young people have started work as casual crew in their first year of training and some have gone on to be employed professionally as technicians at the end of the year. There is also the opportunity of progressing on to YEP Technicians to gain further skills and experience for employment – this doesn’t have to be in theatre either! You could travel ‘on the road’ with bands, work DJ/Club nights, large events at arenas or work in galleries.

    Start date: September 2015  (dates to be confirmed)

    Sessions: Tuesday 2pm-5pm, Thursday 6pm-10pm & Friday 2pm-5pm

    If you are interested in this course please contact Laura Hall on 01517069147or email l.hall@evermanplayhouse.com

    Please go to the Everyman website for more information:

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  • Wellbeing & Personal Development

  • Meditation for Health

    Tuesday – 11.30am to 1.00pm

    Start Date: 29th September 2015   (8 sessions) 

    Relax body and mind and learn the techniques to effectively cope with the stresses of life.  Tutor -Mary McAleese

    Cost: £60 (£40 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE IS VERY POPULAR & STRICTLY LIMITED TO 20 LEARNERS