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The Textiles for Well-being course offers a wide range of surface decoration techniques for you to explore and enjoy. Whether you're a beginner or have prior knowledge, all skill levels are welcome. The course follows a project-based approach, with each project spanning a few weeks and utilising different materials and equipment. Classes are relaxed, gentle, and foster a friendly atmosphere, encouraging you to experiment with new techniques and ideas. You may have the opportunity to learn and practice various textile techniques such as hand embroidery & applique. These techniques provide a diverse and engaging experience in creative textiles.
How will I learn?
Classes are workshop-based, where students receive instruction through tutor demonstrations and worksheets. Additional support is available for those who may have dexterity and coordination challenges. The course allows students to work at their own comfortable pace, ensuring a positive and inclusive learning experience for all.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course. If you're facing challenges related to stress, anxiety, depression, behavior-related health issues, bereavement, chronic pain, or illness, joining this course can offer valuable benefits. Feel free to reach out for more information. Self-referrals and referred patients/clients are welcome, as we have designed courses to support well-being, boost confidence, enhance self-esteem, and foster creative and vocational skills.
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Course fees explained
The course fee is usually broken down into three components which are materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors, you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19 studying Full-Time courses have just material fees, and if relevant, Academy fees, to pay. Over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay.
How to enrol for this course
All Part-Time courses are available to enrol online via a quick and easy online enrolment form. Simply click the 'Enrol' button above to add your enrolment to the course basket, then click the 'Start application' button within the basket commence your enrolment.
If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.