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Course overview

This course is for parents with children who attend Woodlands Primary. The course offers an opportunity to learn more about making easy handmade sweets and healthy alternatives in an informal and friendly environment with an experienced tutor. It will also include making gift boxes in a variety of shapes and sizes using simple craft techniques and to then make a range of easy-to-make sweets and chocolates to fill them and give as a gift. Sweets will include coconut ice, peppermint creams and chocolate truffles. Fruity kebabs and flowers will offer a healthy option.  At the end of the course, learners will know more about balancing sweet treats and healthy eats into their children's diet. No experience needed.

Session details

You must attend the information and enrolment session to enrol on this course.

Eligibility criteria

Learners must be aged 19 or over to be eligible for this course and have a child that attend Woodlands Primary School

The course is free if you:

  • do not hold a Level 2 qualification, including English or maths
  • are unemployed or retired
  • are attending a designated ‘engagement’ course where the learning totals less than 10 hours
  • are referred to the provision directly as part strengthening families’ initiative
  • are parents/carers of children/young people who are entitled to free school meals
  • have been referred to the course for the purposes of improving their mental health and wellbeing
  • do not meet any of the above criteria but work for a voluntary and/or community organisation where the course will build the capacity of that organisation to support and develop its local community

If you do not meet any of the above criteria, the course is part funded by the government but you will be required to make a contribution. You can apply for a reduction to the fee if you feel it is unaffordable given your circumstances. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Venue and accessibility

Speak to school regarding access

 

 

 

Certification

None

After the course

Learners who wish to progress have the opportunity to undertake a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths. We offer a range of courses to gain these qualifications, and other courses in IT and Arts and Crafts,  please search the website for more details.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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