****Event Planning****

  • Certificate in Events Planning Level 2

    Wed & Thurs 9.30am to 4.30pm and Fri 9.30am to 12.30pm

    Start Date: 19th March  2014 for 16 weeks

    The Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Event Planning aims 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.

    Fee: £199 (£30 for students in receipt of means tested benefits)

    (This course is for women only)

     

  • ****Housing****

  • CIH Certificate in Housing Practice Level 2

    Tue 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Dates: starting 18th March 2014 for 15 weeks

    Fee: £362 (£30 for students in receipt of means tested benefits)

    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.

    (This course is for men and women)

     Enrol call 0151 709 4356 or contact us

  • Certificate in Housing Services Level 3

    Monday 10.00am to 4.00pm

    Dates: Starting Monday 17th March 2014 for 15 weeks

    Fee: 19-23 yrs: £362 (£30 for students in receipt of means tested benefits) 24+ loan: £724

    This is a qualification for anyone active in Housing, whether as a paid worker, tenant or volunteer. This course includes a range of visits and visitors, extensive research into Housing issues, learning to give PowerPoint presentations and production of a personal development Plan.

    (This course is for men and women)

    From September 2013 students, who are 24 or over, wishing to study at level 3, will be liable to pay their own fees, whatever their circumstances. For the first time Advanced Learning Loans will give students in further education access to financial support for tuition costs similar to that which is available in higher education. This means rather than an individual having to pay for their course upfront they have the option of accessing a loan, from the Student Loans Company, that they will only start to repay once they have completed the course and are earning over £21,000.

  • ****Sign Language Courses****

  • Sign Language Taster Sessions

    Dates: Monday 12th May 6pm to 7.30pm or

    Monday 19th May 6pm to 7.30pm

    Cost: £5

    British Sign Language (BSL) was recognised by the Government as a language in its own right in March 2003. BSL is the first or preferred language of an estimated 70,000 Deaf people in the UK. BSL is a visual-gestural language, with its own grammar and principles, which are completely different from the grammatical structure of English.

    Come along to a taster session and get a feel of the basics of British Sign Language.

  • British Sign Language Level 1

    Tuesday & Thursday: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

    Dates: Starting 9th September 2014 (15 weeks)

    Cost: £275

    British Sign Language (BSL) was recognised by the Government as a language in its own right in March 2003. BSL is the first or preferred language of an estimated 70,000 Deaf people in the UK. BSL is a visual-gestural language, with its own grammar and principles, which are completely different from the grammatical structure of English.

    Covering an introduction to BSL, conversational and Everyday usage this level 1 qualification is suitable for those looking to begin their learning in sign language.

    No previous experience required.

    Download an application form here, complete and email to info@blackburnehouse.co.uk

  • ***Business & Management***

  • Level 2 Certificate in Business Start Up

    Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 21st March 2014 for 15 weeks

    This course is ideal for those who are interested in setting up their own business and will help you develop the skills and knowledge for successful business start-up.

     Cost: £362 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • ***Construction For Women***

  • Home Maintenance Level 1 Award in Bricklaying

    Wednesday 1.30pm to 4.30pm for 10 weeks

    Dates: 14/05/2014 to 23/07/2014

    This course will cover the basic aspects of Bricklaying from understanding tool usage right through to safe and correct handling of materials to gain a professional finish. 

    No previous experience necessary.

    Cost: £93 (£30 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • Diploma in Exploring Construction & Building Crafts Level 1

    Please enquire for September starts. Days and times to be confirmed                   

    This course is a great introduction for those wanting to take the first step into the construction industry.

    (This course is for women only).

    Enrol now: call 0151 709 4356 or contact us

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

    Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

    Start Date: 25th March 2014 for 10 weeks

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

    No previous qualifications are required. (This course is for women only)

    Cost: £93 /£30(concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • ***ESOL***

  • ESOL Entry 3

     2 days per week

    Monday & Wednesday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 17th March for 15 weeks

    This course at intermediate level will help to build up your confidence in speaking and writing in English to be able to express your feelings and opinions in a wide range of topics. You will also practice your reading and listening to information and instructions.

    Fee: £168 (£30 for students in receipt of means tested benefits)

    (This course is for women only)

  • ***Holistic / Complementary Therapies & Beauty***

  • Level 1 Award in Basic Makeup Applications

    Monday & Wednesday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 24th March 2014 for 3 weeks

    You will learn basic techniques which will allow you to apply basic make up. The purpose of this qualification is develop your skills in beauty therapy and make-up artistry and will provide you with the foundation for further learning.

    View the course information sheet here

     Cost: £97 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Award in Pedicure & Footcare

    Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 25th March 2014 for 12 weeks

    This course is aimed at those who wish to gain a good knowledge of foot care. The one-day course will cover the following: how to file and trim nails; hand and arm massage; nail painting; theory and practical of treatments; contra-indications and benefits of treatments; general nail and foot care. On attending this course candidates will gain skills to complete basic foot care treatment.

     Cost: £200(£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Award in Salon Skills

    Monday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 24th March 2014 for 10 weeks

    This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills eyebrow shaping & colouring, waxing and eyelash tinting amongst other salon skills.

    View the course information sheet here

     Cost: £290 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Award in Auricular Therapy (Hopi Ear Candles)

    Monday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 28th April 2014 for 10 weeks

    Thermal Auricular Therapy believed to be a safe complementary therapy using specially designed organic ear candles. Thought to be effective for colds and flu, sinusitis, tinnitus, headaches, jaw pain and stress.

    View the course information sheet here

     Cost: £390 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Makeup

    Tuesday & Wednesday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 25th March 2014 for 15 weeks

     

     Cost: £362 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Award in the art of Photographic Makeup

    Wednesday & Friday 9.30am to 4.30am

    Start Date: 30/07/2014 to 13/08/2014 (4 weeks)

     View the course information sheet here

     Cost: £150 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Certificate in Manicure & Makeup

    Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 20th March for 8 weeks

     View the course information sheet here

     Cost: £150 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology

    Thursday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Start Date: 20th March 2014 for 8 weeks

    This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing and maintaining nail enhancements using either UV gel or liquid and powder nail systems.

     Cost: £150 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • VTCT Level 2 Award in Head Massage

    Thursday 10.00am to 3.00pm

    Start Date: 1st May 2014  for 9 weeks

    This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of head massage. 
    You will learn about the condition of the hair and scalp and classical massage techniques using shampoo, oils and conditioner. 
    You will also learn about the contra-indications to head massage, as well as the physiological benefits of the treatment.

     Cost: £92 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy

    Monday 9.00am to 6.00pm

    Start Date: 28th April 2014 for 15 weeks

    This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage using hot and cold stones. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing stone therapy massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients.

    (There will be an additional 5 days that need to be attended for enrichment activities).

     Cost:   19 – 23yrs – £470 (£30 concessions)    24yrs+,  learners will need to apply for a 24+ learning loan (please ring us for more information)

    (This course is for women only)

  • ***ICT***

  • Introduction to IT Evening Course

    Enrolling now – Apply – 0151 709 4356

    Dates: 26/03/2014 – 18/06/2014 Thursday 5.30pm to 8.30pm for 10 weeks

    An introductory course for beginners wishing to build on their professional and personal computing skills.

    Including focus on spreadsheets, word and presentation software.

    This course is for women only

  • ***Teacher Education***

  • Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)

    Thursdays 6.00pm to 9.00pm 

    Start Date: 27th March 2014 to 17th July 2014 (15 weeks)

    Cost: £340  We want to make it easier for our students to study with us, so, if you’d prefer, we only require 50% of the payment up front and the other 50% after 4 weeks of the course. Please contact us to discuss any financial issues.

    This purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to teaching and delivering training as well as equipping participants with the necessary skills to support learners.

    This is an introduction qualification that all new teachers in the learning and skills sector must complete.

    (This course is for men and women)

     

  • ***Wellbeing and Confidence Building***

  • Wellbeing & Confidence Building

    Daytime course  - Friday 10.00am to 3pm

    Dates: 04/04/2014 to 23/05/2014 (7 weeks)

    A 7 week motivational course for women.

    Specially designed using innovative and creative methods to boost the wellbeing and confidence of women.

    Safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment with like minded women.

    Share experience, realise your potential, set new goals for the future.

     Cost: £70/£30(concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • **Art, Design & Photography**

  • Level 1 Digital Photography (Evening)

    Tuesday 6pm to 8.30pm

    Start Date: 29th April 2014 for 10 weeks

    Learner will learn basic photography skills to enable them to produce professional photographs. This course is a great progression for those who have already completed the ‘beginners in photography’ course.

     Cost: £150 (£30 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Level 2 Award in Interior Design

    Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

    Start Date: 25th March 2014 – 8th August 2014  18 weeks

    For learners who have already completed an introductory course or for those with some prior knowledge of interior design.

     Cost: £150 (£45 concessions)   

    (This course is for women only)

  • Paper Beaded Jewellery and Accessories (Evening)

    Thursday 6.00pm to 8.00pm

    Dates: 27th March 2014 – 12th June 2014 (10 weeks)

    On this course you will learn how to make an array of beautiful jewellery and accessories from paper beads and other materials. You will learn how to spend less money, while being original and creative.

     Cost: £60/£30(concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

  • **Work Club**

  • Work Club

    The Work Club is on every Tuesday

    10am to 1pm  &  2pm to 5pm

    The Blackburne House Work Club helps with the career development of women looking to enter / re-enter the job market. 

     Please ring 0151 709 4356 to book for your first appointment.

     Cost: FREE

    (This is for women only)

  • Training for the Workplace

  • CSCS Training (Evening)

    One Day Evening Course – Wednesday 6pm – 9pm

    Dates available:

    12th February 2014

    12th March 2014

    CSCS provides people employed on construction sites with a portable means of identity and proof of competence to carry out their work on site.

     Cost: £130 

  • Health & Safety in the Work Place (1 day course)

    One Day Course – Friday 9am – 4pm

    Dates available:

    28th February 2014

    21st March 2014

    This course is aimed at all employees regardless of the size of the organisation and will highlight some of the most common health and safety issues in the workplace.

     Cost: £80 

  • Principles of Manual Handling (Half day course)

    Half  Day Course – Friday 1pm – 4pm

    Dates available:

    14th February 2014

    14th March 2014

    This course introduces you to the hazards and risks associated with manual handling, the controls available, and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.

     Cost: £60