Are you interested in taking classes, but have a busy daytime schedule? Don't let your everyday obligations get in the way of you pursuing your goals. Evening classes may be the perfect solution for you.
And with things starting to open up again in the UK as more people receive the Covid-19 vaccine, the possibility of practical, hands-on learning in a classroom can be safely reintroduced. In the meantime, online courses are always an option, too.
Whether you’re interested in further developing your skills in your favourite hobby, or getting an extra qualification to enhance your career — there are tonnes of evening classes out there for busy people like you.
That’s why we’ve pulled together our most popular evening classes of 2021 to inspire you. The top 5 evening classes reflect varied interests in a range of topics from painting, to counselling skills, to accounting.
Read on to find the evening class that fits your personal development or career aspirations.
Interested in learning about abstract drawing and painting? This practical introduction course reviews a range of relevant styles and techniques. Through the course, you'll develop a variety of artistic skills, gain awareness of historical developments of abstract painting, and create your own project. Course content includes the following topics:
- Techniques & Ideas
- Abstraction & the Human Figure
- Inspired by Nature, Landscape & Language
This course is suitable for both beginners and more experienced artists alike.
Are you a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) operator looking to gain the necessary skills to work with powered access equipment? This dual program will help you to do so safely and effectively through theory sessions, a written examination, hands-on exercises, and a final practical assessment. The course covers the following important areas:
- MEWP categories
- Structural parts
- Inspections & Handovers
- Hazards and safe operating methods
Designed for professionals using scissor lifts, boom lifts, and work platforms across two categories, this program prepares you for success in relevant work.
This certificate covers a range of basic accounting principles, techniques, and business communication skills — at a part-time pace. You'll learn how to use accounting software, complete bank reconciliations, prepare invoices, process payments and receipts, and create letters, memos, and informal reports.
For those who are new to accounting and finance, want a qualification to enhance their current knowledge, or who are looking to change career - this certificate is for you.
This part-time course teaches the fundamentals of Motion Graphics, which combines graphic design with audiovisuals to create a variety of media. You'll gain hands-on software experience using Adobe After Effects and develop your skills through weekly projects. Course topics include: an introduction to motion graphics, typography basics, basic character animation, briefing and pitching ideas, mixed media, team work, building a portfolio, and marketing your work.
This course is for highly creative professionals or aspiring individuals who aim to work in creative industries as a motion graphics designer, UI designer, or digital media designer.
Through this counselling skills course, students will gain an understanding of three main theoretical approaches in counselling and the role of relevant contexts and ethics. This course consists of four modules:
- Counselling Skills and Personal Development
- Using Counselling Skills
- Introduction to Counselling Theories
- Diversity and Ethics in the use of Counselling Skills
If you're considering a career in counselling, this course is a great stepping stone to help you explore that interest and develop your listening skills.
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Whether it's an exercise class, a hobby, or a qualification to boost your career, we've got something for you. Use our search engine and filters to find the evening class that suits your goals and current schedule.