Recreation and Leisure Course Finder

Whether you’d like to study for fun or a hobby, try something new or learn some DIY skills for use around the home, Colchester Institute offers a range of short, leisure courses, evening classes and workshops to suit a variety of different needs. Please browse through the course finder to see the range of leisure courses offered at Colchester Institute.

Area of Study

This 5 week course is great for people who have some knowledge of digital photography and who are already using their cameras off auto.

LocationColchester
Duration5 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateStart Date 1: 08/01/20
Start Date 2: 26/02/20
AttendanceWednesday: 6pm - 9pm
Price£135

This beginners Arabic language course is suitable for people who wish to improve upon their career prospects, for aiding relocation abroad or simply for a holiday. There are no formal entry requirements however a general interest in the language is recommended. Classes focus on basic conversation and pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary and learning about the culture of the country.

LocationColchester
Duration10 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateArabic Beginners Plus - TBC Arabic Beginners TBC
AttendanceWednesday 6-8pm
Price£120

The L1 / L2 / L3 City & Guilds welding awards are designed for a range of abilities: from beginners who need basic welding training, to experienced welders who want to develop specialist skills.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationLevel 1: 10 Weeks
Level 2: 10 Weeks
Level 3: 15 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateContact us for dates
AttendanceOne evening per week
Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm
PricePrices on Application

We run a ceramics club for mixed ability levels which enables participants to learn new skills and develop personal work in an engaging but relaxed environment.

Duration6 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateStart Date: 26/02/20
AttendanceWednesday: 6pm - 9pm
Price£150

Based on the BBC Two reality show “The Great British Sewing Bee” where amateur sewers compete to be named “Britain’s best home sewer” the Colchester Sewing Bee will encourage you to dust off your sewing machine and start stitching

LocationColchester
Duration6 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateThis course will run again in 2020
AttendanceWednesdays 6pm-9pm
Price£150

Based on the BBC Two reality show “The Great British Sewing Bee” where amateur sewers compete to be named “Britain’s best home sewer” the Colchester Sewing Bee will encourage you to dust off your sewing machine and start stitching

LocationColchester
Duration6 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start Date26/02/2020
AttendanceWednesdays 6pm-9pm
Price£150

If you own a sophisticated camera and only use it on ‘auto’, this is the digital photography course for you.

LocationColchester
DurationOne day workshop
CampusThe Minories Galleries
Start DateCourse Date 1: 14/12/19
Course Date 2: 18/01/20
AttendanceSaturday 10am - 3pm
Price£65

Set in in the heart of Colchester in the inspirational environment of The Minories Galleries, you will have the opportunity to develop techniques to improve your writing, regardless of experience as well as gaining tools to combat writers block.

LocationColchester
Duration2 Days
CampusThe Minories Galleries
Start DateThis course will run again in 2020
Attendance9am - 4pm (lunch 12 -1)
Price£150

If you have contact with deaf or hard of hearing people and would like to improve your confidence and communication skills, then this course is for you

LocationColchester
Duration4 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceWednesday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Price£75
LocationColchester
DurationFour Saturday workshops
CampusThe Minories Galleries
Start DateSession 4: 07/12/19
AttendanceSaturday 1pm - 4pm
Price£30 per session

We offer French language courses at four different levels from beginners through to improvers plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateBeginners: TBC
Beginners Plus: TBC
AttendanceWednesday : 6pm - 8pm
Price£120

We offer French language courses at four different levels from beginners through to improvers plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage.

Duration10 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateImprovers: TBC
Improvers Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week: 6pm - 8pm
Price£120

We offer German language courses at four different levels from beginners through to improvers plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateBeginners: TBC
Beginners Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week: 6pm - 8pm
Price£120

We offer German language courses at four different levels from beginners through to improvers plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage.

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateImprovers:TBC
Improvers Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week: 6pm - 8pm
Price£120
LocationColchester
Duration8 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceTuesday 6pm - 8pm
Price£115

The workshop will take you through the capabilities and possibilities of risograph printing and guide you through creating artwork for a three colour print.

LocationColchester
DurationOne day workshop
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
Attendance10am - 2pm
Price£40
LocationColchester
Duration8 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceSaturdays 9-4pm
PriceTBC

This ten week course is an introduction to designing websites, which encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. These include web graphic design, interface design, user experience design and SEO.

LocationColchester
Duration10 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceWednesday: 6pm - 8pm
Price£210
LocationColchester
Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateBeginners: TBC
Beginners Plus: 14/01/2020
AttendanceTuesdays 6pm - 8pm
Price£120
Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateImprovers: TBC
Improvers Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week: 6pm - 8pm
Price£120

We are delighted to announce that due to popular demand we are running a beginners Mandarin language course this coming January. This course is suitable for people who wish to improve their career prospects, for relocation abroad or simply for a holiday.

LocationColchester
Duration10 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceThursday | 6pm - 8pm
Price£120

Over the 5 week programme you’ll learn the basics of motor vehicle technology by servicing your own car in the correct environment of our garages and workshops.

LocationColchester
Duration5 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateTBC
AttendanceWednesday: 6pm – 9pm
Price£250

This course is aimed at the mature student, hobbyist or tradesman wanting to obtain practical skills in motorcycle repair. Delivery is via demonstrations and practical assignments in the workshop.

LocationColchester
CampusBraintree Campus
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceTuesday: 6pm - 9pm
Price£419

We run a printmaking club for mixed ability levels which enables participants to learn new skills and develop personal work in an engaging but relaxed environment.

LocationColchester
Duration6 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start Date26/02/20
AttendanceWednesday: 6pm - 9pm
Price£150
LocationColchester
Duration10 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateThis course will run again in 2020
AttendanceTuesdays - 5pm - 9pm
Price£295

We offer Spanish language courses at six different levels from beginners through to intermediate plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSpanish Beginners at Colchester 15/01/2020
Beginners Plus at Colchester Institute :15/01/2020
AttendanceWednesdays | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£120

We offer Spanish language courses at six different levels from beginners through to intermediate plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateImprovers: TBC
Improvers Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£120

We offer Spanish language courses at six different levels from beginners through to intermediate plus. Each course runs for 10 weeks, with learners able to progress onto the next level upon successful completion of the previous stage

Duration10 Weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateIntermediate: TBC
Intermediate Plus: TBC
Upper Intermediate: TBC
Upper Intermediate Plus: TBC
AttendanceOne evening per week | 6pm - 8pm unless stated
Price£120