Courses

Basic Counselling Skills

We are delighted to offer a Basic Counselling Skills course at Canolfan Maerdy in collaboration with Adult Learning Wales, which will be starting on Wednesday, 18th October between 10am and 12midday. The course will run once a week for 30 weeks and can lead to a Level 3 qualification if you decide to continue with the course thereafter. At just £90 for the whole 30 weeks (which works out at only £3 per week) or if you are on any welfare benefits, this will reduce to £60 (£2 per week) or £30 (£1 per week) depending on which benefit you claim. Payment is required at the first session and you will need to provide your national insurance number. Please note that in order to be eligible to pay the concessionary rate, you will be required to provide evidence that you are in receipt of benefits.

Internet Safety Training for Parents

Maedy Youth is offering Internet safety training for both parents and young people.  ‘StopItNow’ Wales are visiting the centre on Wednesday August 2nd 4pm-6pm. Please get in touch if you would like to attend. This is a very beneficial training… read more

Adult Learners Week

FREE taster sessions throughout the week (days and times to be confirmed): Singing for the Brain, Community Enterprise, Sound Technology, Internet Community Radio. Monday – Friday. (19 – 25th June 2017). 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Maerdy Youth Group

Cooking and Nutrition Workshops, Wellbeing and Physical Activities: 50p a session. Thursdays. 5.00pm to 8.30pm.

Personal Money Management Course

Facilitated by Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid. FREE for over 25’s, unemployed, living outside Communities First postcode area. Thursdays. (From 25 May 2017). 1.00pm to 3.00pm.

Building Confidence and Self-Awareness Course

Facilitated by Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid. FREE for over 25’s, unemployed, living outside Communities First postcode area. Thursdays. (From 25 May 2017). 10.00am to 12.00 midday.

Clwb Clecs (Conversational Welsh)

For first language speakers and those who wish to improve their Welsh. Just £2 per session to cover room hire and refreshments. Wednesdays (From 7 June 2017) 1.00pm to 3pm.

Book Browsers (2)

2 x FREE taster workshops exploring a range of interesting literature. Facilitated by Catherine Davies-Woodrow. Tuesday. 20th June 2017. 10.30am to 12.30pm alternatively 1pm to 3pm.