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Art Workshop course timetables

Brief description

A supported creative art course in which you could find yourself doing a variety of art forms, such as painting, collage, printing, papier mache, card making, glass painting and much more.

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

Adults For people with extensive barriers to learning or learning difficulties

Course description in brief

Students will input their own ideas into the course, in a group discussion.

These will then be voted on and the most popular will be done.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    You will have completed a variety of art activities.

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?

You do not need any skills before you come, just an enthusiasm for art and a desire to learn new skills or develop old one.

What equipment will I need for the course?

Equipment will be provided, but do bring an overall/apron if you wish.

What materials will I need for the course?

These will mostly be provided. However, from time to time you might be asked to bring in such things as newspaper or glass bottles.

What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

A typical session will run as follows.
Group work. This will include inductions, introductions, groups discussions about projects.
Students to do their own creative work.
Tea break generally happens half way through the session.
Continue with individual art work.
Tidy up about 20 minutes to 10 minutes before the end of class.

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

Just a willingness to learn.
Try and turn up every week.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

Both formally and informally using progress monitoring sheets and photographic evidence.

What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

You could do the course again or try a different course either in Swarthmore or at a different education setting.

How will I say what I think about the course?

At the end of the course there will be a form on which you can have your say.

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
153 2 Tuesday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 24 Sep 2019 to 07 Jul 2020 (33 Sessions) £33

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes marked by ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘LCC’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

What next?

To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.