Creative Upcycling (LD)

Course intent

Express creativity by using recyclable materials to produce individual and group art and craft projects. Understand why we should ‘Upcycle’ whilst developing communication and literacy skills.

What will we cover?

During this course you will have the opportunity to:

Create your own upcycling projects.

Research, prepare and complete personal and group project(s).

Use a variety of techniques needed to produce an upcycled product.

Use tools and equipment in a safe manner.

Improve confidence and social skills through participation in group discussions and activities.

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

This course is for Entry Level learners with a learning disability.

You need to be able to follow guidance on health and safety and be ready to work as part of a group.

You need to be able to use pens, paintbrushes and other equipment with or without support and be willing to get your hands dirty or wear gloves.

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

You will need to bring an apron, overall or shirt to wear to help avoid your clothing getting dirty.

Suitable clothing should be worn with closed toed shoes.

You will need to bring reading glasses if you use them and a pen.

If you have a 1:1 in class with you, they will need to follow our guidelines for support workers.

What can I do when I finish the course?

After this course you could progress to another supported learning or universal programme course. We will meet with you to give information, advice and guidance on your next step.

You will develop communication and work-related skills for example working with others and following instructions, these are transferrable skills that help towards employment.

Additional information

Please bring either a drink or some money to buy refreshments during a short break.

How to enrol

You can't currently enrol online for this course, so please call 0300 200 1044 to express your interest or to make an enquiry for further information.

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