Discover France: Pyrenees

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Course code: PL1591F

Come along to this informal and fun short workshop and discover the language, culture and interesting things to do in the wild and mountainous, border region of France: the Pyrenees.

When and where

Dates

From 21 May 2024
Tue 10:00-12:30

One day

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21 May 2024

10:00 to 12:30

Location

Ferndown Adult Learning Centre 

Mountbatten Drive

Ferndown
BH22 9EW


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £16.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £16.00, the concession rate is £8.00.

Who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>During this fascinating short course you will receive both group and individual support in order to help you learn more about the French language, culture and region of the Pyrenees.</p>

<p>A perfect course to attend if you are planning a visit or holiday to the region and want to know the essentials of what to see and explore.</p>

<p>Topics that may be covered include:</p>

<p>Geography and a short history of the area<br />
Places of interests to visit<br />
Gastronomy of the different areas of the Pyrenees<br />
Things to do whilst there</p>

<p>All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading and writing, and you will work using these elements throughout the course.</p>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. You will also be expected to complete some forms to evaluate the session. </p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no Pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

<p>Please ensure you have read and understood our STEPS guidance in order to accurately enrol upon the correct level course for you.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a workshop which anyone is welcome to join and learn basic skills in the subject.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen.</p>

Next Step

<p>Following the successful completion of this workshop, you may like to enrol on another Discover France workshop or on a French Beginners: Step 1 course and other courses at the next levels may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
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<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
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<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible<br />
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<strong>Places on courses:</strong> some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from the taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner and you will not be eligible to a refund it its outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
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<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
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<strong>Home study:</strong> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
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<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
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<strong>Parking at Centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.<br />
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<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.<br />
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<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies</a>.<br />
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If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>