Leisure and Short Courses

Our short courses and leisure classes are a great way for you to learn a new skill, turn a hobby into a money earner or even take the first step on the road to achieving a new qualification.

If you are just looking for the opportunity to learn and have a bit of fun at the same time then why not have a look at our leisure courses below.

Sign-up NOW to secure your place. Please use the Moray College UHI Postal Booking Form to apply before Tuesday 8 January.

Leisure and Evening Classes

Arabic: Beginners

An introduction to spoken and written Arabic and an insight to the middle Eastern culture and customs.

No experience required.

Students are advised to have the following book (Mastering Arabic) with them in the first class.

Duration: 10 weeks    
Day: Monday
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Start Date: 21 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £102                                    

Art - Learning Various Techniques

The tutor will help you develop your skills from looking at our subject through to sketching and finishing your work using a wide variety of media to suit your interests.

The course is delivered in a relaxed and fun way to let you express your inner artist.

Duration: 10 weeks
Day: Tuesday or Thursday
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Start Date: 22 or 24 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost:£68.00                               

A Beginners Guide to Photoshop

This is a 6 week course on how to use Photoshop to enhance your images. Topics covered will be how to use the clone tool, selection tools, layers, dodging, burning, crop tool and much more.

You will learn how to remove/replace unwanted objects.

Duration: 6 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Start Date: 23 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £40.80                           

Chinese (Mandarin): Beginners

The course covers basic speaking, vocabulary, reading, writing, grammar and dialog for daily communication.

The topic focuses on introducing yourself, greetings, family, travelling, foods/menu, directions, sports, birthdays, weather and more.

This course is for beginners and no experience is required.

Duration: 9 weeks
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Start Date: 22 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £61.20

Cooking with Confidence (MARCH START)

Designed for beginners in the kitchen to brush up on the foundations of cooking, try out new recipes and learn tips and techniques to give you confidence in the kitchen.

The course is ideal for young, mature and the more life experienced especially if you are living on your own for the first time or would just like to build confidence while enhancing your cooking skills.

You will cover everything from soups, fish and vegetables to scones, cakes and breads.

You will leave this course with the confidence to carry on cooking at home with a range of new tasty recipes.

Duration: 8 weeks
Day: Thursday
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Start Date: 7 March 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £45

Application deadline: March

Photography - Let's Take Better Pictures

You will learn how to take control of your camera and how to take stunning images. You will learn about shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, lighting and composition.

This is a great opportunity to attend a course delivered by Lenny Smith, a world recognised photographer who has won many national awards - view his work at www.studio8photography.org.uk

Duration: 8 weeks
Day: Monday
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Start Date: 21 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £54.40

Russian - Beginners

Learn the basics of the Russian language through the spoken and written word. Participate in simple discussions and conversations in Russian.

Be able to read and understand place names and advertisements, whilst learning about Russian traditions and culture.

The course is delivered using video, games and songs - making the learning process interesting, dynamic and funny.

Duration: 8 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Start Date: 6 Feb 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £54.40

Sewing - Absolute Beginners Dressmaking

Find out how to plan out a simple dressmaking task. Understand the pattern and cut fabric before the fun of sewing and creating your own garment from scratch.

You will learn to get the best out of your own sewing machine, if you have one bring it along, or learn to use one of ours.

A great way to meet people and learn a new skill, having fun as you go along.

Duration: 7 weeks
Day: Monday
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Start Date: 21 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £71.40
 

Spanish - Beginners

Learn the basics of the Spanish language through the spoken and written word.

You will learn a useful cross section of vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation to enable you to hold your own in Spain, read basic signs and stay safe.

There is an element of self study if you are to get the best from the course.

Duration: 8 weeks
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6.30pm - 8pm
Start Date: 22 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £40.80 

Tango

This six week course will teach you the basic elements of tango.

The course is ideal for all levels from absolute beginners to advanced tango dancers.

No partner is required.

Duration: 6 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Start Date: 23 Jan 2019
Venue: Moray College UHI
Cost: £20.40 

Courses may have additional charges for materials. Leisure courses do not qualify remission of fees.

For further details please contact us on 01343 576000 or email mc.registry.moray@uhi.ac.uk or sign-up by using the Moray College UHI Postal Booking Form.