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Diploma in AAT Level 4

Diploma in AAT Level 4 – Advanced Diploma in Accounting is the final level of the AAT qualification. It covers higher level accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements for limited companies, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You’ll also have the opportunity to specialize in areas including tax, external auditing and credit control.

The AAT Level 4 is ideal if you have completed the AAT Level 3 and want to develop your accounting skills further. Successful completion of this course will open up a wide range of careers in Accounting at management level. The course also provides exemptions from part of the Chartered Accountancy courses such as CIMA, ACCA and ICAEW.

The course fee includes assessment fees. There will also be additional costs for AAT registration & membership fees and study resources.

Pattern Cutting: Award Level 1

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques.

Jewellery Summer Workshop

For those who have always wanted to have a go at making Jewellery or need to prepare before starting a more substantial course in September, this will give you basic jewellery making skills and an introduction to the workshop and equipment. There will be some additional costs for materials. Please note that this is a metal working course and does not include beading.

Jewellery Skills Workshop – Understanding Lost Wax Casting

2 sessions for jewellers general designers or simply those with imagination. If you would like to find out about the Lost Wax Casting process. The first of 2 studio sessions students will learn about the materials and tools used to create wax models for jewellery designs. The 2nd session will be held at a Hatton Garden casting company where students will see the process in action and have the opportunity to put their own design in to production.
There will be an additional charge if students wish to make a piece of their own cast silver jewellery approx- £8-20

Jewellery Skills Workshop – Jewellery Illustration

A course designed to give designers the tips and tools to create accurate, effective and attractive illustrations of their jewellery ideas.

The sessions will cover simple perspective principles and drawing elliptical shapes for rings, how to handle gouache and/or watercolour pencils to create metallic effects and how to paint convincing gems.

2 sessions are held over a 3 week period to allow students to practice independently before returning for support and guidance.
Students should have either a piece of jewellery or clear idea for a design to begin the course.

Drawing Skills in Garden Design

Drawing is a core skill in garden design and this course is intended as an introduction to the types of drawing that garden designers need to be familiar with.
Taught by professional garden design practitioners, the course includes:
• Presentation plans and accompanying illustrative drawings
• Site surveys (including contour plans, land drainage and other markings)
• Construction drawings
All workshops are aimed at beginners and full training will be given involving lots of hands on practice under the guidance of skilled tutors.
Do not miss this opportunity; enrol now as the courses fill up fast!

Digital: Basic Digital Skills

Learn the basics of using a DSLR camera and get to understand the menus, white balance, exposure modes and accessories. Our Digital SLR photography course for beginners will put you in control of your equipment and open new horizons for you.

Introduction to Photoshop CC – daytime

On this Adobe Photoshop course you will learn how to use key tools and a number of techniques to enhance and further manipulate your images. You will understand the basic features of the program, which will enable you to edit your photographs in a non-destructive way. This three day intensive and practical course will provide you with the skills to retouch photographic images and create digital composites. The course will cover:
• Introduction to the Toolbar
• Introduction to the Palettes
• Working with Layers
• Working with Adjustment Layers
• Working with Selections and Masks
• Simple retouching techniques
• Scaling and image size
• Non-destructive editing

Introduction to Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is an easy-to-use photo management and editing software that enables photographers to quickly import, manage and process their digital images. In our Introduction to Lightroom course you will get an in-depth understanding of Lightroom’s non-destructive editing. During the course you will learn how to effectively manage and fully optimize the look of your images. This intensive and practical based course will provide you with the skills to get methodical, organized and productive with your digital photography. The course will cover:
• Import, name, copyright and keyword images
• Create multiple ‘collections’ of images
• Process and develop RAW and JPEG files for optimal results
• Create ‘virtual copies’ of files with different edits
• Output your files in the appropriate size for print and web
At the end of this course you might want to join our Introduction to Photoshop course in order to develop your post-production skills

Trauma First Aid

None of us want to witness or experience a violent assault or traumatic injury or situation.

Most often the first person on the scene of a heart attack, chemical attack, or a fatal knife/gun wound are inevitably friends/relatives of the victim or/and teaching professionals, outreach workers, play workers etc. This course is designed specifically to deal with traumatic and street based first aid.

This course involves dealing with chemical, gun and knife wounds as well as training in using a defibrillator machine. The trainers are highly experienced in dealing with traumatic injuries and situations, with backgrounds in the armed forces and the fire service and are excellent tutors with great feedback for our paediatric first aid course.

Who is the course aimed at?

Outreach workers, residential staff, teachers, play workers, housing volunteers, youth workers and other front line professionals.

How long is the course?

2 hours

What will you learn?

– Facts /Figures on gun/knife crime
– First aid aims/responsibilities
– Triage
– Primary assessment
– Wounds/bleeding/Treatment
– Special instructions for regions of the body
– Signs/Symptoms/Treatment of shock
– Recovery position
– C.P.R. Demonstration/Practice