Severnside Skills – short courses

12 Week Short Courses

Severnside Skills short courses will introduce our full academic year vocational work experience courses. An opportunity to have a go at something different and see if it is the right course for you.

Sessions will be three hours long, and mainly practical giving an opportunity to gain work experience within the visitor centre and achieve a certificate to evidence achievement.

Course times will be morning 10 – 1pm or afternoon 1 – 4pm and all based at Taurus Crafts in Lydney.

Course Dates

First Intake

Starting w/c 19th Feb for 6 weeks followed by 2-week Easter break.

Re-starting 15th April – 24th May

Second Intake

Mon 3rd June – Fri 23rd August

Full Courses starting September 2024 – 44 weeks.

Short Course Subjects –

  • Bread making
  • Cakes
  • Sweet making
  • Customer Service (Retail & Hospitality)
  • Barista Skills
  • House Keeping
  • Cleaning
  • Upcycling
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Office Administration Skills
  • Events Steward

All courses will be certified by AQA.

Cost per person £550 (12 sessions)

If you are interested in joining a course please complete the Expression of Interest Form.

How will these courses help you?

  • Developing Essential Skills
  • Confidence building
  • Gain Independence
  • Small group delivery
  • Aimed at people with Learning Disabilities

Severnside Skills Short Courses

Severnside Skills – short courses