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Interested in Learning Online?

CARE is continually developing online courses to be run completely digitally which you can enroll upon and complete from the comfort of your own home! These course’s are free and funded by Staffordshire Community Learning.

Current courses open for enrollment:

⭐️  Start Sketching And Drawing! (15/02/21 – 29/03/2021)

We are excited to introduce the first of our new online courses for 2021, a 6 week art course ran across 6 consecutive Mondays beginning next month, on the 15/02/2021 through to 29/03/2021.

This course will introduce you to basic sketching materials, resources, skills and techniques giving you the confidence to produce drawings of your own. Taught by local professional artist through Facebook and/or Padlet via video’s, watch parties and  digital tasks.

The course is completely free of charge for Staffordshire based learners 19+ including those with mental well being issues, a  learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed.

This course will also help support your own mental well being including how to the put the 5 ways to well being into practice particularly important in this difficult time we find ourselves in.

For more details please email us info@chaseaquaruralenterprise.com

⭐️  Progress With Watercolour Painting (03/02/21 – 17/03/21)

This course will help you progress your knowledge and understanding of watercolour painting and techniques to give you the confidence to create your own paintings with this medium.

The course runs for 6 consecutive Wednesdays beginning on the 3rd of Feburary.

The course is completely free of charge for Staffordshire based learners 19+ including those with mental well being issues, a  learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed.

This course will also help support your own mental well being including how to the put the 5 ways to well being into practice particularly important in this difficult time we find ourselves in.

For more details please email us info@chaseaquaruralenterprise.com

⭐️  Upcycle With Creative Arts and Crafts (21/01/21 – 25/02/21)

This course will introduce you to a range of new learning opportunities that will also support your well being, including arts and craft skills, garden art and sensory projects using natural and some up cycled resources. You will be able to use digital technology to record and share your ideas progressing with others on the course too.

The course runs for 6 consecutive Thursdays beginning on the 21st of January.

The course is completely free of charge for Staffordshire based learners 19+ including those with mental well being issues, a  learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed.

This course will also help support your own mental well being including how to the put the 5 ways to well being into practice particularly important in this difficult time we find ourselves in.

⭐️ Self-Help With Mindfulness And Well Being Courses (Two Separate Courses 19/01/21 – 23/02/21 & 02/03/21 – 30/03/21)

This course aims to help you support your own mental well being. You will learn strategies to help you put the 5 ways to well being back into your daily routine, new self-help coping techniques and strategies and how you can pass these skills to others.

There are two separate 5 week courses running, the first one running from 19/01/2021 – 23/02/2021 followed by a separate course running from 02/03/2021 – 30/03/2021.

Topics covered include:

Recognising factors that create and raise anxiety, how to manage anxiety with a range of breathing techniques, coping with change and identifying factors that can trigger panic attacks, developing a better understanding of ongoing health / hygiene measures and social distancing. How to use this new knowledge to develop a positive mind-set and apply it to our new routines. Top tips to stay positive when dealing with social distancing, travel restrictions, shopping and socialising. Identifying/understanding where to obtain help in your community if you need it.

The course is completely free of charge for Staffordshire based learners 19+ including those with mental well being issues, a  learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed.

This course will also help support your own mental well being including how to the put the 5 ways to well being into practice particularly important in this difficult time we find ourselves in.

⭐️ CARE: Personal Development Skills (02/03/21 – 30/03/2021)

This online course will help you improve your wellbeing, feel more confident and support your next step towards volunteering or work. Learn how to plan your career and how to achieve success, this course will help you become a more effective, organised and positive person. Personal Development is key to satisfaction and growth in all aspects of life and work. Learn how to feel more confident with technology, staying safe online, planning your time, making decisions, developing a positive approach and setting personal goals. We will help you celebrate your achievements.

The course runs for 5 consecutive weeks on a Tuesday from 02/03/2021 to 30/03/2021

The course is completely free of charge for Staffordshire based learners 19+ including those with mental well being issues, a  learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed.

This course will also help support your own mental well being including how to the put the 5 ways to well being into practice particularly important in this difficult time we find ourselves in.

⭐️ CARE: Four Seasons Well being Course (08/02/21 – 29/03/21)

This well being programme will introduce you to a range of new learning opportunities that will also support your well being including mindfulness and self help strategies to help you protect your mental health, animal care, arts and crafts, gardening, conservation and up cycling skills.

Online delivery via secure learning blog and/or closed Facebook Group.

The course runs on Mondays beginning on 08.02.2021 running through to 29.03.2021.

The course is funded by Staffordshire County Council Doing Our Bit community grant. Further details and course applications can be sent to Carol Parkes carolparkes@chaseaquaruralenterprise.com

⭐️ NEW CARE COURSE – ‘Get Active and On Track’ Well being Programme (22.01.21 – 31.10.21)

A great opportunity to increase your well being, raise your self-confidence becoming more active and independent. The programme is based at CARE, Lower Drayton Lane, Penkridge where you can take part in a wide range of positive activities, including animal care, arts and craft skills, woodcraft and willow weaving, gardening and conservation. Working in partnership with West Midlands Trains you can also take part in supported trips within Staffordshire to help you become more active within your community and socially mobile.

The first eight sessions from 22/01/21 – 12/03/21 will be delivered on line due to current lockdown requirements.

This project is funded by West Midlands Trains New Customer and Communities Improvement Fund. Further details and course applications can be sent to Carol Parkes carolparkes@chaseaquaruralenterprise.com

To enroll on a course follow the link below and please fill out the information:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJw8uOaOnlYll6f4w5Z056yopr9AoGNpdgZfHZdX0s6SMSYw/viewform

The courses will include a range of content and the current courses open to enrollment are:

Available to adult learners (19+) living in Staffordshire (Stafford, South Staffs, Codsall, Cannock Chase Areas, Eccelshall etc) including those with mental wellbeing issues, a learning difficulty, physical disability and anyone who may be unemployed. 

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