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Whether you're looking to boost your career, learn a new skill or simply learn something you love, at West Herts College we have a range of exciting courses starting in the New Year.

Choose from courses in Art, Counselling, Sign Language, Computing and so much more.

Once you've found the right course for you, simply enrol online, pay securely via PayPal or submit an application and our admissions team will be in touch regarding your next steps.

Click here for more information on our part-time application process.

 

What's on offer this January? 

Art, Design & Crafts

 

  • Printmaking (All Abilities)
    Ideal both for beginners and for experienced print-makers. You will follow a range of topics and learn new techniques through group tuition and individual work. This course encourages creativity and individuality, so bring your boldest ideas with you when you attend your first session.

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  • Learn to Paint
    This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in painting, whether total beginner or with some experience.

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  • Digital Photography for Beginners
    Ideal for people who have bought, or are thinking of buying, a digital camera and would like to learn the basics. This beginner course teaches the basic technical aspects of digital photography, including camera controls, artist inspiration, editing and composition.

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  • Introduction to Floristry
    The course is suitable for beginners to floristry. This course is designed to teach learners the basics of floristry, with an introduction to the tools used, care and conditioning of plant materials, the Principals and Elements of Design and a selection of different types of floral design, using flowers available at varying seasons throughout the year. 

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  • Upholstery (Intermediate)
    This course is ideal for anyone interested in learning more about upholstery and upholstery techniques.

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  • Simply Sewing
    This is an ideal course for beginners and will cover the sewing techniques you need to make a simple sewn item.

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  • DIY Wedding Floristry
    This five-week course teaches learners to create bouquets and a buttonhole suitable for use at a Wedding or Civil ceremony.

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  • Life Drawing
    This course will provide you with the opportunity to work with a range of human life models in different poses within a purpose-built space.

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  • Interior Design (Intermediate)
    This course will give you even more confidence to unleash your design ideas as you become a real Interior Designer.

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Creative Writing

 

 

Health, Education and Care

 

 

Food Academy

 

  • Asian Cuisine
    This course is designed for beginner and intermediate home cooks. You will learn about the rich ingredients, unique flavours and aromas of this cuisine, and be shown how to replicate these flavoursome dishes at home.

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  • Cake Decoration
    This course is suitable and appropriate for the absolute beginner as well as those wishing to further develop their knowledge in the subject.

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Languages 

 

  • Elementary Spanish
    This course is suitable for those who have a knowledge of basic Spanish phrases and can conjugate common verbs in the present tense. This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their basic knowledge a little further in order to be able to speak a little in the past, future and present tenses.

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  • Spanish Conversation Workshop
    This course is suitable for those who have completed our Pre-Intermediate Spanish course or who already have a good knowledge of basic Spanish phrases. You should already be able to conjugate verbs in the present tense, including stem-changing and irregular verbs, talk about plans for the immediate future (voy a…) and have some knowledge of the present perfect tense (he hecho).

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  • Spanish Conversation (Online)

    This course is suitable for those who have completed our Pre-Intermediate Spanish course or who already have a good knowledge of basic Spanish phrases. You should already be able to conjugate verbs in the present tense, including stem-changing and irregular verbs, talk about plans for the immediate future and have some knowledge of the present perfect tense. Please note that this course will be delivered ONLINE via Microsoft Teams, and not in person.

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  • Spanish Conversation - Higher (Online)

    This course is suitable for those who already have a good knowledge of basic Spanish phrases. You should be able to conjugate verbs in the present tense, including stem-changing and irregular verbs, talk about plans for the immediate future and have some knowledge of the present perfect tense and the preterit (fui). Please note that this course will be delivered ONLINE via Microsoft Teams, and not in person.

    This course is intended for anyone interested in building their knowledge further through workshop style classes. 

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  • British Sign Language Improvers
    This course is suitable for those who have a limited knowledge of British Sign Language or wish to build on prior knowledge. This course is intended for anyone interested in communicating more effectively with BSL users. It will also provide a good base on which to build on to study the language further.

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  • Introduction to British Sign Language
    This course is for beginners who have no knowledge of British Sign Language. It is an ideal opportunity for all beginners to have fun and learn the basic vocabulary of British Sign Language.

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  • Elementary French
    This course is suitable for those who have a knowledge of basic French phrases and can conjugate common verbs in the present tense. This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their basic knowledge a little further in order to be able to speak a little in the past, future and present tenses.

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  • French Conversation Workshop
    This course is suitable for those who have completed our Pre-Intermediate French course or who already have a good knowledge of basic French phrases. This course is intended for anyone interested in building their knowledge further through workshop style classes. 

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Computing

 

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