Find a Saturday course for adult learners at City College Peterborough

Saturday courses are a great way to learn as an adult: they fit in with your busy schedule, are a great way to spend your weekend and provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people all in a day!

At City College Peterborough we have a great range of Saturday courses to suit all interests and abilities. Our one-day Saturday courses are fantastic value for money – whether you’re looking to learn to sew, use an iPad or find out more about wines of the world and their provenance, you should find something you will enjoy.

 

Saturday 3rd February

 

Bricklaying – Building a Garden Wall

This taster course will demonstrate a low-cost way of building a garden wall and will teach you the basic skills of bricklaying needed to achieve this.

Course cost: £20.18

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Pasta Blasta with the Kids

This is a fun packed taster course, where you can enjoy making your own pasta from scratch with your child.

Course cost: £20.18

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Buying and Selling on Ebay

‘One person’s trash is another person’s treasure’ If you want to shop for a bargain or make the most of unwanted items and earn some extra cash, then this is course is for you. Learn how to get the best out of Ebay. Create your own listings, understand the fees and feedback to trade safely online.

Course cost: £20.18

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Literature of Terror

A course studying the development of literature that terrifies and horrifies from gothic and Edgar Alan Poe to Stephen King.

Course cost: £20.18

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Reflexology

Reflexology is focused primarily on the feet. This short course will teach you how to locate reflex points and how they are linked to other parts of the body to enhance your massage skills and improve wellness.

Course cost: £20.18

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Get Hooked on Crochet

This course will cover the basics needed to become skilled in the art of crochet. You will have the chance to create some items that can be used as gifts or to sell.

Course cost: £20.18

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Wines from Deepest France

At the start of each class we will go through tasting techniques – how to make the most of sight, smell and taste as well as the feel of a wine. How much can be gleaned from a wine label?

Course cost: £20.18

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Luxury Manicure and Pedicure

It is expensive to visit the spa and have a manicure or pedicure, so why not learn new skills to do it yourself! This course will teach you all you need to know to pamper yourself with a wonderful, deeply relaxing treatment.

Course cost: £20.18

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Sweets and Chocolate Making

Would you like to be able to make your own handmade chocolates, sweets and marzipan fruits? This short course will demonstrate how to make your own sweets and how to box them to give as gifts.

Course cost: £20.18

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Jewellery: Handmade in Silver

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making your own piece of jewellery? Come along and make a unique item from your own designs.

Course cost: £20.18

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Location Photography

Come and learn how to take architectural photos around the Peterborough town centre using various locations. You will learn how to construct an ideal photo compositionally, and which camera setting to utilise.

Course cost: £20.18

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First Steps into Counselling

This short course is an introduction into the skills needed for counselling and could be used as a first step into qualification courses or for general interest.

Course cost: £45.00

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Saturday 17th March

 

Easter Bread Making

Learn to make various traditional breads connected with Easter, using plenty of spiced and candied fruit.

Course cost: £20.18

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The Music of Russia

A classical music appreciation course exploring the rich heritage of Russian music, including composers such as Tchaikovsky, Borodin,

Rachmaninov and Shostakovich.

Course cost: £20.18

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From Bunches to Bouquets

Do you like to bring the outside in? This short taster will show you the basic skills to create beautiful bouquets, arrangements and centerpieces for your home or to give as gifts.

Course cost: £20.18

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Mother’s Day Treat – Aromatherapy Massage

Learn about the history of aromatherapy massage, the oils and creams used and how they are blended for relaxation.

Course cost: £20.18

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NLP for Beginners

This course will introduce you to the fundamental Neuro-Linguistic Programming principles that can help you to learn, think and communicate more effectively and achieve your personal and professional goals.

Course cost: £20.18

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Mother’s Day Makeover

Why not surprise your mum and give her the gift of a makeover lesson so she can create a beautiful look not just for this special day but on any day, she wants afterwards.

Course cost: £20.18

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Wine of the Rhine and Danube Regions

At the start of each class, we will go through tasting technique – how to make the most of sight, smell and taste as well as the feel of a wine. How much can be gleaned from a wine label?

Course cost: £20.18

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HABC – Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The emergency first aid at work award is suitable for those working or wanting to work in lower risk work environments such as offices and shops. Successfully completing this award will allow you to act as a first aider in the workplace.

Course cost: £60.00

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Learn how to Draw on an iPad

Come and learn how a couple of wonderful apps can transform your iPad into a mobile artist’s studio. This workshop will provide you with an introduction to the processes and possibilities of iPad art.

Course cost: £20.18

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The Ultimate Facial Treatment

Our facial course will enable you to perform one of the most important services in the beauty industry. There are so many different facials out there it is hard to understand what they all do and for which skin types they benefit, so why not learn the skills to do it yourself and for your loved ones?

Course cost: £20.18

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Indian Cookery – Starters and Spices

This is an exciting and fun introductory course into the uses of spices in Indian food and how to make a range of starters to impress your friends.

Course cost: £20.18

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Sewing – Learn the Basics

This is the ideal course to build your own skills with sewing and creating your own designs.

Course cost: £20.18

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A Taste of Upholstery

Have you ever looked at a piece furniture and thought ‘I wish mine looked like that!’ Come and join this course and you will learn to give furniture a new lease of life.

Course cost: £20.18

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A Taste of British Sign Language

This course provides learners with the opportunity to learn about British Sign Language and basic words and signs.

Course cost: £25.00

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You can also enrol or find out more information by phoning (01733) 761361, emailing admin@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk or calling into the College at Brook Street, Peterborough PE1 1TU