General Interest

BEE KEEPING INTRO 

Are your fruit trees not yielding sufficient fruit? Is your garden short of bees? Do you want to contribute to the environment by having a bee hive in your back yard. Then come along to this introductory course which will cover basic beekeeping skills from building a hive from kitset to managing a hive and recognition of diseases and how to treat them. 

TUTOR Jeff Robinson
VENUE Papanui High School
TIME Tuesday 7-9 pm
START DATE 13 February
COURSE LENGTH 7 weeks

COURSE NUMBER 201/1
COURSE FEE $123
REQUIREMENTS Students will need to bring a hammer, battery drill and pliers along with their own bee suit (hat and veil) or a 1/2 suit. Can be purchased from Ecrotek in Sheffield Crescent or online from Beeline supplies.
ADDITIONAL COSTS Students can purchase a start up kit from tutor if they wish at the end of the course cost $605 plus cost of bees


COMPUTING - MICROSOFT OFFICE SKILLS FOR PERSONAL USE

This course will use Microsoft 2016 and will cover the basic fundamental concepts of a computer, how to operate graphical user interface, basic operating systems.  To understand Word Processing, using Spreadsheets, designing presentations, and using the internet

TUTOR  Shivani Khurana
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Thursday 7-9 pm
START DATE  15 February
COURSE CODE  402/1
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
COURSE FEE  $125
REQUIREMENTS  Nil
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil

 


CREATIVE WRITING FOR BEGINNERS 

Creative Writing - GENERAL INTEREST - Courses - Adult & Community Education - Papanui High School

Learn some of the building bricks necessary to write a novel in a fun creative and sharing environment.  Participants will build up a portfolio of handouts throughout the course.

TUTOR  Michele McConnochie
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Tuesday 7-9 pm
START DATE 13 February
COURSE NUMBER  203/1
COURSE LENGTH  6 weeks
COURSE FEE  $114
REQUIREMENTS  Students will need to bring writing pad and pens and pencils
ADDITIONAL COSTS Nil

 


EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Having the ability to communicate effectively enhances the quality of your relationships and also increase your confidence levels.  This course is aimed at anyone willing to improve their lives and impact others in a meaningful way buy using Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.  As part of the course you will received your own personalised type report - cost of the report is covered in the course fee.

TUTOR  Jaume Boix Sarrade
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Tuesday 7-9 pm
START DATE  13 February
COURSE NUMBER  205/1
COURSE FEE  $178 (includes cost of personalised report)
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS  Students to bring pen and paper
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil


EVERY DAY GRAMMAR MADE EASY 

Three interactive workshops on basic sentence structure and punctuation with time to ask questions at the end.  

The course will cover common mistkaes, word types and their uses, basic sentence structure and linking words.

 

TUTOR  Carla Heslop
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Monday 7-8.30 pm
START DATE  12 February
COURSE LENGTH  3 weeks
COURSE CODE  105/1
COURSE FEE $75
REQUIREMENTS  Students will need to bring a pen
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil


I HATE MY JOB BUT ...........

This course is for people who don't like their current work situation but aren't taking steps to change it.  This maybe because they don't know what they want to do, or have already jumped once and been burnt or their current job pays more than they think they will get elsewhere etc.

TUTOR  Tracy Twyman
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Thursday 7-9 pm
START DATE  15 February
COURSE CODE  405/1
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
COURSE FEE  $125
REQUIREMENTS  Students need to bring pen and paper
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil

 


PHOTOSHOP FOR BEGINNERS

During this course students will develop a general understanding of Photoshop, its uses and applications and will be able to apply this knowledge to a range of projects.  No previous experience neeeded

TUTOR  Janine Millington
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Wednesday 7-9 pm
START DATE  14 February
COURSE NUMBER  305/1
COURSE FEE  $125
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS  Students will need to bring a USB stick
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil


PUBLIC SPEAKING - AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE

If you are one of those people for whom public speaking does not come naturally (which seems to be most of us, if not all of us), one of those people whose mouth goes dry and whose knees knock, congratulations on registering for this course.  Public speaking is quite probably a very common fear, but not everyone has the courage to confront what they find uncomfortable.  If you are one of those people for whom public speaking does not cause much concern, but you would like to polish your skills, this course will give you useful information and practical experience.  The course will cover:  instruction about the principles and practice of public speaking, practice in developing and delivering prepared and impromptu speeches, practice in introducing the thanking speakers and instruction about speech evaluation.   

TUTOR  Bruce Milsom
VENUE  Papanui High School
TIME  Wednesday 7-9 pm
START DATE  15 February
COURSE NUMBER  308/1
COURSE FEE  $166
COURSE LENGTH  7 weeks
REQUIREMENTS  Students need to bring selected prose or poetry for first class, pen and paper, plastic pocket folder for notes
ADDITIONAL COSTS  Nil

 


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