Earley CResCent Resource Centre

Earley CResCent Community Association

Calendar

Jan
29
Mon
2018
Prepare for a Successful Interview
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

How to prepare yourself for an interview in the most effective way.

Interview Preparation Workshop

To Cover:

  • Employer Research
  • Your Appearance
  • Control Your Nerves
  • Right Mental Attitude

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Please note: Booking is Essential

Jan
30
Tue
2018
Returning to the Workplace
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to get back into work?

During our workshop you will gain lots of practical tips on how to quickly and effectively return to work after a career break of at least 6 months.


To Cover

    • Discover employer’s expectations
    • Analyse the key recruitment changes
    • Explore the most effective job hunting tools
    • Learn about methods of dealing with your CV gaps and outdated references

Please Note: Booking is Essential

 

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Level 2 Award In Food Safety In Catering
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

This qualification will benefit anyone working in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and served; it is relevant to all catering operations.

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Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand:

  • The terminology used in food safety
  • Legislation relating to food businesses and food handlers
  • Food hazards and containing the risk of food poisoning
  • Product and equipment temperatures
  • Minimising bacterial multiplication
  • The importance of high temperatures in the supply of safe food
  • That food handlers can pose a risk to food safety
  • Appropriate storage conditions for different foods
  • The importance of cleaning in food premises
  • The need for high standards for structure & equipment to promote good hygiene in food premises

*There is an examination at the end of the course and certificates will be issued to all who pass within 6 weeks of the course date.

*Please note: this is a course only for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.

*Additional note: Photo I.D. is required to sit the examination.

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

 

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Family Science Workshop
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

A fun, interactive science workshop for adults, carers, grandparents and their children aged 4-10 years. 

Help solve the cookie crisis.

  • Using scientific experiments help identify the missing cookie ingredients needed for the production of Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies.
  • This workshop will be led by a team of scientist from Reading Science Centre including STEM ambassadors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

 

Please note: maximum two children per adult

All equipment and protective clothing will be provided. 

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Family Science Workshop for 11+
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A fun, interactive science workshop for young people aged 11+ years. 

Help solve the cookie crisis.

  • Using scientific experiments help identify the missing cookie ingredients needed for the production of Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies.
  • This workshop will be led by a team of scientist from Reading Science Centre including STEM ambassadors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

 

All equipment and protective clothing will be provided. 

**Adult required for Registration at 12.45pm

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Feb
20
Tue
2018
Introduction to English Language and Culture
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

A free 5 week introductory course for adults who have recently arrived in the UK and want to improve their English and learn about British Culture

Topics include:

    • Introductions and meeting new people
    • Daily life in the UK
    • Out and about in town
    • Housing and asking for help
    • Healthcare and visiting the Doctor

 

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Emergency First Aid at Work
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

A one day course for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.

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Intended Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of appropriate procedures
  • Practical experience
  • Accredited Certificate valid for 3 years

*All candidates must be able to adopt a kneeling position in order to pass this course.

*Please note: this is a course only for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Next Steps Using An Android Tablet
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A newly designed 5-week course following on from the Introduction course or for those who already know the basics and wish to learn more.

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To Cover:

  • General recap and refresh on existing knowledge, the different Android operating systems and general security
  • Using the Gallery app, viewing albums/photos and sharing
  • Share options, looking at the SHAREit app and Cloud storage
  • Mail app and Contacts
  • Using Google Hangouts and Skype

*Please note: Lenovo Yoga Tablets, running the Android operating system, will be provided and used during the course (Own Tablet not required).

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Feb
22
Thu
2018
Next Steps In Computing
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A 5-week follow-on course to highlight more features in Word and to explore other programmes such as; MS Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and to carry out simple File Management.

Next Steps In Computing

Week 1

Additional features of Word

A chance to recap & text manipulation using ”cut, copy & paste”.

Week 2

More with “cut, copy & paste” and “find & replace”

Week 3

Introduction to MS Excel, creating folders

Week 4

Be creative, a quick guide to PowerPoint and Publisher

Week 5

File Management

*Please note: this course will be using Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 2013 Software.

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

Introduction to using your Apple iPad
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A newly designed 5-week course to cover all the basic actions needed to get started with your Apple iPad.

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Small, tutor led classes with a maximum of 10 learners. 

To Cover:

  • Using the Settings app, updates and WiFi connections
  • Touch screen actions and using the virtual keyboard (Notes and Reminders apps)
  • Using the App Store
  • Grouping and deleting apps
  • Using Safari/Siri and Spotlight search
  • Using the camera app and sharing photos

*Please note: Suitable for those learners who have no or very little experience. Learners need to use their own Apple iPad which must have at least 50% battery life at the beginning of each session.

For more information or to book a place, please complete the form below.

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