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Clane Community School

045 868788
Clane, Clane, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

Clane Community School, Scoil Mhuire Adult Education, offers a variety of part time and full time classes and courses in Clane, Co. Kildare, for those looking to further their qualifications, learn a new skill or explore personal interests.

Courses in Clane, Co. Kildare range from hobbies such as Cooking and Yoga to Languages such as Italian and German to Mind and Body including Child Care and Digital Photography to name but a few.

Scoil Mhuire Adult Education Centre is a registered QQI QA Centre No.91372D. Scoil Mhuire Adult Education  has agreed its Quality Assurance policies with QQI. We run adult education classes and courses for people seeking to study lifelong learning or further education courses in Clane, Co. Kildare and further afield.

For more information about courses and classes at Clane Community School, Scoil Mhuire Adult Education, view our course listings on Courses.ie or contact us using the details below.

10 Week Change Your Body Challenge 5001

Transform your Body in 10 weeks with Diet, Exercise & nutritional guidance. Full body screening before & after the 10 weeks to measure progress, which will be achieved through a wide variety of exercise techniques covering aerobic, anaerobic, flexibility strength & endurance.

10 Week Change Your Body Challenge 5002

Transform your Body in 10 weeks with Diet, Exercise & nutritional guidance. Full body screening before & after the 10 weeks to measure progress, which will be achieved through a wide variety of exercise techniques covering aerobic, anaerobic, flexibility strength & endurance.

Accounting Manual and Computerised

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2016 and Spring 2017. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to prepare financial statements for a range of organisations both manually and using integrated accounting software. Basic knowledge of bookkeeping required. There are 8 components required…

Aerobics n' Tone

Raise the heart-rate, enjoy an aerobic work-out which burn those troublesome calories and helps tone from head to toe. Followed by a variety of body resistance exercises to give the body definition. Incorporates various fitness levels. Cool down as your body’s heart-rate returns to normal. (Qualified Instructor), (Bring mat & bottle of water).

Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique is a tool in understanding how your body moves and works. Conscious movement applied to everyday activities from sitting and standing to walking and lifting. We work in a gentle focused manor, doing less to allow more, in this practical, mindful class.

Allergen Awareness & Communication

Certificate  – Certified by the Food Safety Professional Association This course gives a comprehensive overview of current allergen and labelling legislation. Course content includes – Introduction to food information to the consumer regulation. Who is infected? Food Allergies, food intolerances and Anaphylactic reaction. The big 14. How can you comply? Managing allergens in your food business.…

Autocad

This course is designed for people working in industry i.e. Engineering, Architecture or Design, Apprentices in many of the trades, Students who are in or hope to follow a Third Level College Course. A student who successfully completes this course will have the ability to set up and use AutoCAD software for the production of…

Autocad

This course is designed for people working in industry i.e. Engineering, Architecture or Design, Apprentices in many of the trades, Students who are in or hope to follow a Third Level College Course. A student who successfully completes this course will have the ability to set up and use AutoCAD software for the production of…

AutoDesk Revit

This course is designed for new users and incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with Autodesk Revit. Learners are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the tools for parametric design, analysis, and documentation. Revit is increasingly becoming a necessary requirement for job applicants in the…

Autumn in the Garden

Step into enjoying your garden. Plan the future for your room outside. Introduction to low maintenance planting and seasonal colour. Plant seeds and bulbs for summer splendour. Learn the art of propagation. Make your own compost. Grow organic herbs and vegetables. Choice of plants for containers and window boxes. Year round lawn care.

Baking and Desserts

Interesting and a fun experience. A hands on practical approach to baking. Learn how to bake cakes for all occasions. Party desserts, different pastries, pies, meringues & roulades and much more.

Ballroom & Latin American Dancing

Waltz, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, samba, cha cha, rumba, jive.

Basic Woodworking

Learn the techniques and make a project. All pieces must be of a size that can be taken home at the end of class each night.

Basic Woodworking

Learn the techniques and make a project. All pieces must be of a size that can be taken home at the end of class each night.

Beauty Therapy

Cleansing, deep cleansing, facial treatments, make-up applications, fake tan applications, eye brow trim, eye lash tinting, waxing, manicures & pedicures, stress massage.

Bee Keeping

Backyard Bee Keeping bees is a wonderful hobby, but to many surrounded by mystery. This course opens the lid of the honey bee’s hive, enabling the novice beekeeper to understand this complex and fascinating world. We will explore the life cycle of the hive, what happens when the bees swarm and so much more. Join…

Bookkeeping: Manual and Computerised

Complete course will be offered over two terms Spring and Summer 2017 (completed by end of May 2017). This is a course in both Manual and Computerised Bookkeeping. QQI Level 5 Component Certificate will be available upon completion of both Term 1 Spring 2017 (Manual Bookkeeping) and Term 2 Summer 2017 (Computerised Bookkeeping) using Sage…

Bootcamp

A great way to burn calories. Work your whole body in a short period of time. Each exercise is fun. Easy to fit into a busy schedule. An intense workout that combines cardio, strength and flexibility training. Great for weight loss, all ages and body shapes.

Bridge Beginners

Improve your bridge skills and enjoy a great night out!

Cake Decorating

Learn how to get the professional finish in Cake Decorating. Using Sugar Paste many different techniques taught e.g. frills, ribbon insertion and flower craft etc. Also piping work in royal icing. All levels catered for. The aim of the course is to finish with new skills and confidence in Cake Decorating. (Cost of materials extra.)

Cake Icing and Decorating
Callanetics

Callanetics are conditioning classes that improve flexibility and help with toning and inch loss. These classes are excellent for conditioning the lower body i.e. stomach, bottom, hips and thighs. There is a warm up and cool down session allowing muscles to warm properly and stretch better. Suitable for people with basic fitness level as the…

Canine Obedience Training
Car Maintenance

An introductory course to Car Maintenance encompassing the basic day to day care of your car, preparing for the NCT and dealing with common minor breakdowns. The Result? A car maintained in peak condition, giving you peace of mind.

Care of the Older Person 8095

The module is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to care for older people in a variety of settings.

Care Skills

Recognise the personal care needs of clients.

Care Support

Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker.

Certified Accounting Technician ACCA Year 1

Course No. 7007   Sessions: 25,  Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 pm. – 10:00 pm.    Fee: €1,100 (Registration & Exam – Fee extra. Text books provided) Certificate  – Certified by ACCA             TERM 1 Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) Management Information (MA1) Award – Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting TERM 2 & TERM 3 Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) Managing Costs and Finance…

Certified Accounting Technician Year 2

TERM 1 Financial Accounting (FFA) Accounting in Business (FAB). TERM 2 Management Accounting (FMA) Award – Diploma in Accounting and Business Foundations in Financial Management (FFM). TERM 3 Foundations in Taxation (FTX) Award – Certified Accounting Technician. (Also – Foundations in Professionalism, an online course that each student has to register for and complete during…

Child Psychology 4 - 18 years

Child Psychology course with Clane Community School. Level 6 Component Code 6N2023 – Certified by QQI Course explores child psychology from age 4-18 years in relation to childhood education. It is suitable for childcare staff, parents and teachers. Topics covered include:  development of personality, relationships, communication skills, the role of computer based activities, the importance…

Chinese for Beginners

This course is aimed at people who do not have any previous knowledge of the Chinese language. It provides a grounding in Mandarin Chinese which includes basic, but essential social and daily use language. Besides speaking and listening training, the language structure/grammar, Chinese Pinyin (English phonetic), and some common Chinese written characters will be covered.…

Choice Theory

This course will introduce learners to a practical cutting-edge approach to psychological health and wellbeing. It will empower participants to take control of their own lives by teaching and encouraging them to get what they really need in order to live more fulfilling lives. Much unhappiness can be avoided by both learning why external control…

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course at Clane Community School in Kildare. Become your own inner therapist. Learn how negative trains of thought can negatively affect your life on a daily basis. C.B.T. is a powerful personal tool that can change your life in surprising ways. Using the skills of C.B.T. In a supportive group can support…

CompTia Strata IT Fundamentals

The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certificate ensures a knowledge of PC components, functionality, compatibility and related technology topics. Candidate job roles include network and system administrator, sales engineer, account manager and business development manager. The Strata IT Fundamentals certificate is ideal for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce and professionals changing careers…

Computer Programming (Introduction)

In todays financial environment, it is now very important to be able to interact with, and control, computers as Ireland moves more and more into a ‘smart’ economy. This course is aimed at people who have little or no experience in computer programming. We will be using the Java programming language. We will learn how…

Computers (Improvers)

Computers for Impovers evening course at Scoil Clane. Suitable for those who have some basic computer skills or for those who have completed the Computers (Beginners) course. Topics may include: Windows management, Email, Creating and sharing documents using MS Office 2013 and Google Drive, Sharing photos online, Google services including YouTube, Safety online. This course…

Computers for Beginners

Computers for Beginners night course at Clane Community School. This course will help you learn the basics and enable you gain confidence to use the Internet, send emails, create documents. and share photos online, find and enjoy content online. This course will introduce you to lots of interesting Internet sites and services. Learn  the basics…

Computers for Improvers: Pre ECDL

Suitable for those who have some computer skills or for those who have completed the Computers for Improvers course. Topics may include: Windows management, Email, Creating and sharing documents using MS Office 2013 and Google Drive, Sharing photos online, Google services including YouTube, Safety online. This course will help you to use your computer more…

Conversational French

This course is suitable for those interested in improving their spoken French, especially when going on holiday.

Conversational Irish

Expand on your ‘Cúpla Focal’ in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Counselling- Introduction

This course offers an introduction to basic counselling skills & practice. The focus will be on experiential learning through group interaction and participation. It aims to provide a foundation for those interested in pursuing further studies in the field and is also suitable for Parents, Teachers and Care Workers.

Creative Photography & Techniques

Start taking great pictures! Master the workings of your digital camera. Understand composition and exposure and improve your portraits, landscapes, still-life and much more.Suitable for improvers.

Creative Writing

Release your inner creative talent. We will look at various forms of writing including articles , essays, stories, etc and will cover topics such as dialogue, narrative, character development, research, etc. The techniques under discussion will be practised and writers will receive constructive comments from the class.

Crochet to Designer Wear

Why not try your hand at crochet, or improve your crochet skills. Crochet is so trendy right now. Learn to make your own summer tops, ponchos or baby wear. You will get hooked once you start!

D.I.Y.
Destress Full Body Massage
Digital Marketing

This course will introduce students to the core principles required to develop and implement digital marketing strategies and activities. It is ideal for business owners looking to promote their business online, people working with websites who wish to acquire up to date skills, anyone working in a marketing role who wish to acquire online marketing…

Digital Photography

For beginners using any digital camera. Learn to use the functions on your camera, how to download your photos to your computer. Learn how to produce better photographs.

Digital Photography QQI Level 5

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice of digital photographic production to produce digital photographic images. Participants should have access to a laptop with any version of Photoshop or Adobe elements Photoshop installed and a camera capable of full manual operation.

Dog Grooming

This course is for all whether you own a dog or are considering getting one. Learn how to comb your dog, brush out knotts, bathe, cut nails, check ears, teeth when to start to groom your puppy, visits to your vet etc. general health issues.

Drawing Techniques

Learn to draw a variety of subjects using pencil, charcoal and chalk pastels. Cost of materials extra

Drawing the Portrait course

This Drawing the Portrait course is designed for learners who have an interest in sketching portraits that achieve a good likeness. Suitable for absolute beginners and those who have some knowledge in drawing technique. You will need to purchase your own drawing supplies (Cost €20 approx).

Dressmaking (Beginners)

You will be taught how to make a garment that you can wear yourself. You will be guided in every aspect of dressmaking, starting from buying your own pattern and learning how to cut it to your size, how to read and follow pattern instructions. Choose the fabric and cut and match it. Step by…

Early Childhood Care and Education - Major Award 8032

Level 5 Major Code 5M2009 – Certified by QQI 8 modules required for Major Award

Early Childhood Education and Play

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to ensure that each child’s learning, development and well being is facilitated through the provision of opportunities, experiences, activities, interaction, materials and equipment, having regard to the age and stage of development of the child and the child’s cultural…

EHAI Refresher Course in Food Safety

Clane’s adult education programme runs this Food Safety part-time course. This is a EHAI refresher course for those eager to revamp their health and safety knowledge in the workplace.

English as a Second Language - Beginners

Do you want to speak and read English? This course is suitable for learners who are new to Ireland and would like to know the basics.

English as a Second Language - Elementary
English as a Second Language - Intermediate
Explore the World of Film and Books
Fashion Design and Making Course
Fitsteps Strictly Dance Fitness
Flower Arranging

Learn the skills of flower arranging in a relaxing and therapeutic atmosphere. Create your own arrangement of fresh flowers.

French - Beginners

This course is suitable for those interested in improving their spoken French, especially when going on holiday.

Furniture Restoration

Restore all types of furniture, re-assemble, remove old polish, re-french polish, stain and finish. Please bring your piece of furniture to be restored on the first night.

General Care for Pets

Learn how to care for all kinds of pets – dogs, cats and exotic pets like bearded dragons! The focus will be on nutrition, disease, behaviour, training, bedding and environmental factors such as temperature and humidity. The course will build on your general and specific knowledge of pets.

General Equine Study

This General Equine Study course has a general focus on the history of equine, including types, breeds, anatomy, physiology and nutrition. Common diseases will be covered as well as sports and stable maintenance. This course will involve theory of general equine and will suit anyone with an interest in equine study.

German Beginners

Learn a new language and dip into the customs of German speaking countries.

Getting Started with iPad and Tablet Computers

Explore the possibilities and get the most from your iPad or Tablet Computer! Use your Tablet for discovery, creativity and productivity. This course is perfect if you are a beginner and you wish to use your tablet computer for education, business or just everyday use. This course will show you how to use innovative apps,…

Guitar Improvers

This course is suitable for those with a basic knowledge of playing the Guitar aimed at improving Strumming Patterns, learning more advanced Chords and Finger style playing.

Hairstyling
Hand Built Pottery & Modelling

A course for beginners and experienced in the techniques of hand built pottery and modelling. All items made during the course are kiln-fired and glazed.

Hatha Yoga for Beginners

Suitable for beginners, this course is a gentle introduction to the most basic yoga postures. Focus on breathing and engaging it with your daily routine. Leave class feeling relaxed, yet rejuvenated!. This class is also Ideal for those taking part in sports including cycling , running.

Healthcare Support - Major Award 8081

8 Modules in total required for this Major Award.

Healthy Cooking for a Healthy Life

Cook healthy alternatives for yourself and your family, using organic and locally produced ingredients. Recipes include super soups, spectacular sauces, beautiful beef dishes and mouth watering vegetarian dishes.

Herbal Cosmetics

Herbal Cosmetics In this course, you will learn how to make natural beautifying cosmetics, using kitchen ingredients, wild herbs or plants from your own garden or hedgerow. Produce may include: Natural face and body cream, Simple face masks, cleansers and toners, Deodorants, air sprays and perfumes, Gorgeous body scrub, Hand or foot bath, Natural shampoo…

Infection Prevention and Control

Learn the difference between social hand hygiene, antiseptic hand hygiene and surgical hand hygiene to include the correct use of alcohol handgels.

Information and Administration

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to understand how information is processed within organisations and the various systems and methods in use and to enable the learner to operate effectively, under supervision in a range of organisations. Organisational charts, Effective diary management system, Roles…

Internet and Social Media
Introduction to Law

The aim of this course is to develop students basic legal knowledge in areas of law which are directly applicable in daily life. The course will explore the foundation of law in Ireland. It will also cover applicable legal principles in the areas of consumer law, family law, property law, wills & estates and criminal…

Introduction to Nutrition

This course is aimed at anyone looking gain knowledge regarding nutrition and exercise. This course will give students an increased understanding of the body and nutrition, placing them in a better position to make more informed choices regarding their own nutrition. Topics to be covered include: Introduction to Digestion, Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein, Energy Balance, Vitamins…

Introduction to the World of Wine

Immerse yourself into the world of Wine. This Beginners course will cover wines from all over the world and each week there will be an informative wine tasting. You will learn about everything from grape varieties to wine regions. Places are limited.

Italian Beginners
Italian Improvers

Enjoy learning Italian, discovering something new about Italy and her people.

Jewellery Making

Learn all the basics to make your own jewellery at home! This course is project based and will cover the fundamentals of Jewellery Making. The course will cover the proper and safe use of jewellery making tools. Suitable for complete beginners. Tools for use during the course will be provided by the class Tutor. Additional…

Jewellery Making Intermediate

Build on your existing Jewellery making skills. This course is project based and will cover new techniques such as Wirework, Chainmaille and Bead Weaving. A basic knowledge of jewellery making and one’s own tools are essential. Materials will cost extra, where a course materials list will be provided.

Joys of Cooking

Cooking for fun. Want to entertain family and friends or cook just for one? This is an easy paced practical approach to cooking. All tastes catered for includes soups and bread, stirfryes, curries, pasta dishes, Irish specialities, Sunday dinner and desserts. Whether you are a complete beginner in the kitchen or want to get new…

Junior Cert Maths Hons
Kettlebells

Almost anyone can benefit from Kettlebells training. Improves posture, fitness, bone density and alignment. Keeps the body fit. Simple, straighforward exercises.

Keyboard Piano for Complete Beginners

Learn to play and read some basic music in an easy and fun way. This course is designed for people who have never played music before and would like to have a go.

Keyboard Piano for Improvers

This course is designed for people who have done already some very basic reading and playing. You will learn to play some more advanced music and some scale work. The course also covers some basic theory and knowledge of the workings of the keyboard and piano.

Kickboxing Beginners (for Ladies)

A complete work-out for ladies.

Learning the Bodhran

Suitable for beginners and improvers. This course will cover the basic rhythms and techniques of playing the bodhrán with Traditional Music and as a Solo Instrument.

Learning the Bodhran - Intermediate
Learning the Guitar

Suitable for a beginner or for a person with some experience. Tuning, strumming, finger styles etc. Learners are required to bring their own guitar.

Leaving Cert Agricultural Science Honours (Thursday)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. Agricultural Science is an excellent point building subject for the Leaving Certificate. It contains many aspects of Leaving Certificate Biology and Geography.

Leaving Cert Agricultural Science Honours (Wednesday)

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. Agricultural Science is an excellent point building subject for the Leaving Certificate. It contains many aspects of Leaving Certificate Biology and Geography.

Leaving Cert Biology Honours

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018.

Leaving Cert Irish for Transition Year Students

Suitable for students currently in Transition Year. Great foundation for Leaving Cert both written and conversation. Aspects of grammar and essay writing covered. Gaeilge don Scrúdú Béil: for the oral Irish exam – at Leaving Cert.

Leaving Cert Irish Honours

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. Course taught by experienced examiner. All aspects of the written paper covered.

Leaving Cert Maths (Hons) for Transition Year Students

Suitable for students currently in Transition Year. Great foundation for Leaving Cert honours maths.

Leaving Cert Maths Honours Level

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. For 6th year students.

Leaving Cert Maths Hons for Fifth Years
Leaving Cert Maths Ordinary Level

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018.

Leaving Cert Oral Irish

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. Gaeilge don Scrúdú Béil: for the oral Irish exam – at Leaving Cert. suitable for both Pass and Honours students. Now worth 40% of the Leaving Cert. Exam. Conversation, exam – preparation and some aspects of grammar. Taught by experienced examiner.

Legal Practice and Procedures

Legal Secretaries assist in the smooth running of law firms by providing full support to professional staff in legal offices. They deal with a wide range of challenging legal and administrative tasks. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in legal practice and principles to enable…

Line Dancing
Make Up Artist-Introduction
Make-Up ITEC Certified

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018. This course is suitable for beginners covering all the basics, day, evening, special occasion, face shapes, skin tones, corrective make-up, camouflage through to bridal make-up. Basics – Getting comfortable with skin, Cleansing, Skin types/ tones, Cosmetology, Face shapes, Eye shapes, Contouring, Correcting,…

Medical Terminology

This course covers the medical terminology applicable to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital context. Medical secretaries work in a variety of areas in the medical field, such as general practice, dental practice and hospitals. Opportunities exist abroad for those with language skills. Many successful learners progress…

Meditation / Personal Development

Break free from negative thoughts. Learn to relax & enjoy life. Realise your full potential.

Microsoft Office Specialist Excel

Gain a solid foundation in Excel 2013/2016. This course is suitable for beginners/improvers (Optional Certificate). Complete practical projects in a relaxed workshop environment. Learn the terminology, create and manage worksheets and workbooks, create cells and ranges, create tables, apply formulas and functions, create charts and objects. Create professional quality spreadsheets.

Mindfulness Meditation

This course introduces the practice of mindfulness meditation by learning formal meditation pieces and discovering its benefits (backed by research) for everyone in today’s frantic world. Importantly, the theory and concepts behind mindfulness in relation to our selves, thoughts and feelings, etc., and the additional potential it holds to allow us to flourish will also…

Nails - Introduction

Enjoy the art of nail technology. This course will cover basic manicures, toenail care, file and paint, French polish, basic nail art using diamonds, glitters, colours. Demonstration of gel and acrylic nails. Optional add-on: Mani-Q Gel polish, learn to use 3 week gel polishes. Kit required. Young Nails Mani-Q Certificate awarded if completed.

NEW ECDL: BASE MODULES

The four Base modules are:

NEW ECDL: INTERMEDIATE MODULES

1. Presentation – create professional standard presentations. Perform tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.

NUI Maynooth Certificate in Psychology

This course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society.

Numerology for Living
Nursing Theory and Practice

Complete course will be offered over two terms Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018.

Nutrition for Health
Oil Painting

Learn oil painting in a relaxed and supportive environment. The focus of this class is on developing individual abilities in painting style and expression by providing advice and demonstrations of techniques. Class tutor is experienced and is a practicing artist. All are welcome.

Online & Digital Marketing

This course is ideal for people looking build a career in digital marketing, business owners looking to promote their business online or for those looking to build on existing marketing skills. This course will cover the following subjects – Introduction to digital marketing, Search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising, email marketing, Digital display advertising,…

Ornamental (Stained) Glass

Suitable for total beginners and those with some knowledge of course content. Window light catchers, terrariums, window panels, lampshades, using copper foil method or lead kame. Own cutter, grozing pliers and runner essential – can be purchased in class.

Painting with Acrylics

A course for beginners in the technique of painting with this versatile, fast drying medium. Materials list available from office. Cost of materials extra.

Palliative Care Support

This module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills required to care for a person diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and their family in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner.

Payroll: Manual & Computerised

Certificate will be available upon completion of both Term 1 Spring 2017 and Term 2 Summer 2017. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records for small to medium sized businesses covering terminology, calculations and the production of statutory reports.

Photography Workshop

Start taking pictures you want to keep! Hungry for more information on photography with a burning desire to improve and move on? In this photography workshop learn new techniques, develop your creative vision, and be inspired to take your photography skills to the next level. Work on projects & submit your photography for feedback on…

Photoshop for Photographers

This course will teach you how to improve the quality of your digital Photographs using Photoshop. Whether you’re new to Photoshop or an improver this course will have something to offer. We’ll cover the basics as well as more advanced topics such as working with RAW files and how to create both HDR images and…

Pilates Thursday 8-9pm

Invigorates the mind, develops core muscle strength, relieves stress and back pain, improves balance and co-ordination. Will leave you looking toned and revitalised. Suitable for beginners. Limited number in class. (Bring a thick mat, large towel and bottle of water).

Pilates Thursdays 9-10pm

Invigorates the mind, develops core muscle strength, relieves stress and back pain, improves balance and co-ordination. Will leave you looking toned and revitalised. (Bring a thick mat, large towel and bottle of water).

Pilates Wednesday 7-8pm

Invigorates the mind, develops core muscle strength, relieves stress and back pain, improves balance and co-ordination. Will leave you looking toned and revitalised. Suitable for beginners. Limited number in class. (Bring a thick mat, large towel and bottle of water).

Piping Skills for Cake Decorating

Using royal icing learn decorative piping, piped flowers using nozzles and nails, runouts, brush embroidery and writing skills. Nozzels required, cost of materials extra.

Practical First Aid

Practical First Aid is a 12 hour course certified by the Red Cross which covers:

Pre-Natal Fitness
Psychology - Introduction

A course introducing you to the area of Psychology. Course includes subjects such as Personality, Emotion, Abnormal behaviour, Cognition, Perception and Social Psychology.

Public Speaking

A highly interactive course conducted in a friendly atmosphere will help participants to banish fear of Public Speaking and provide skills whereby individuals can express their views and communicate with confidence and conviction. The course will develop and strengthen one’s ability to embrace the opportunity to impress with an effective presentation/speech, formal/informal to large and…

Sculpture (Introduction Course)

This Sculpture courses teaches you how to make an alginate mould, a plaster cast from the alginate mould. Create a sculpture by carving an aerated concrete block, an armature for a sculpture and a clay sculpture using the armature created at the workshop. Students will also learn about sculpting tools, techniques and materials.

Social Studies

Develop an understanding of sociology and its relevance in Society as an individual, a family member and as part of a community. Examine the area of social stratification in Irish society and describe how this society can be divided into different social strata ie class, gender, race/ethnicity. Discuss the impact of discrimination on individuals in…

Spanish - Beginners

An introduction to Spanish language and culture in a relaxed atmosphere, covering everyday situations, with emphasis on pronunciation and oral practice. Just the course to get you started.

Spanish Improvers

For those who have taken a Basic Course in Spanish.

Speaking with Confidence

This Speaking with Confidence evening course is delivered by Clane Community School. Using drama techniques, enjoy improving, communication skills for interviews or speech making. Course includes: Relaxation, Body Language, Vocal Techniques, Preparation for an Interview or Presentation.

Special Needs Assisting

This Special Needs Assisting course is part of Clane Community School’s night courses programme. This Special Needs Assisting evening courses is for people who wish to pursue a career in working with children with special needs as an assistant within an educational setting. The Special Needs Assisting Course aims to: • Ensure adequate training of…

Start and Grow Your Own Business

Start ups, Banking, Stocking & Business Loans, Contracts. Day to day Running of your business. Cash flow projections, Sales Targets & Sales pipe lines. Grow your client base, month by month. Sales & Marketing on a tight Budget. Grants, Law, Web Sales, Contracts of Employment, Company registration & Tax/Vat Returns.

Stress Management and Mindful Living

The aim of this course is to assist the students to develop their ability to deal with stress and learn to live in a mindful way which may increase feelings of happiness, joy and peace in their lives. The course will cover topics such as: Stress and the impact on our lives, What is mindful…

Sugarcraft Cake Decorating: Sugarcraft Flowers

Learn how to make sugar-craft flowers, leaves, and sprays for weddings, anniversaries and special occasion cakes. The flowers will be appropriate to the season at the time of the course.

Tai Chi

Suitable for complete beginners and improvers. Strong body, still mind. Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art now practiced as a type of moving meditation to improve both mental and physical health. This unique, gentle, slow moving exercise is suitable for all people regardless of age or fitness level. This course introduces the participants to…

Tenor Banjo or Mandolin

Become the next Gerry O’Connor! Learn how to play traditional Irish tunes (jigs and reels) on Tenor Banjo or Mandolin. Suit beginners, novices or floundering fiddlers!

Text Production

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to produce a range of documents to a mailable standard, within a minimum speed of 35 words per minute. Rules of text production, Formats and conventions for a range business documents, Importance of accuracy, Input text and data accurately,…

The Law of Attraction

If you already know that every cell in the human body vibrates. If you already know that like attracts like. Then imagine for one minute that your skin is made up of powerful magnets. How you feel on the inside determines how the future you, is going to feel. Your vibration attracts to you situations…

Tin Whistle for Beginners and Improvers

Learn to play and read some basic music in an easy and fun way. This course is designed for beginners and for persons with some knowledge of music.

Trace Your Family

Who do you think you are? Genealogy for beginners. An introductory course on how to trace your family history & build up your family tree. Course will look at births, deaths, marriages, census returns & many more records from Ireland & United Kingdom. Basic computer skills needed.

Tractors and Farm Machinery Maintenance

This course is designed to give you a good basic knowledge of Engines, Hydraulics, Transmissions and Electrical systems used on Tractors and farm machinery. It will help you diagnose faults, maintain and repair machines hence avoiding some unnecessary repair bills. The course is aimed at owners or operators of machines, people considering a future in…

Traditional Upholstery

Deep buttoning, hand stitching. Restore that old moth eaten, dirty eyesore. Learn from basics to professional standards.

Train the Trainer (Training Delivery and Evaluation)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to deliver, assess and evaluate a training and development intervention. Suitable for those responsible for the training of others. Content of Programme includes: Adult learning / Training Objectives, Roles & Competences of the Trainer, Preparing & Delivering Training, Learning…

TRX Suspension Training

TRX training / suspension training is a brilliant way to get a total body workout and can be used to train power, strength, endurance, coordination, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise. Whether you’re just beginning your journey into fitness or pushing towards…

Watercolour Painting

A course for beginners and experienced in the techniques of painting with watercolours. Cost of materials extra.

Web Design using Wordpress

WordPress is the most popular website publishing platform on the net. This course will show students how to design and develop a website or blog using the tools provided by WordPress and also by using various “plug ins” that are designed to assist in building great looking websites. This course is ideal for people looking…

Wedding Flowers

If you would like to design and make a wedding bouquet this is the course for you . We will also teach you how to create buttonholes, corsages, headdresses and much more . Most enjoyable.

Woodcarving

Learn the ancient art of woodcarving. This course is project based and will cover the fundamentals of woodcarving. Participants will be tutored in the skills of both relief carving and carving in the round. The course will also cover the proper and safe use of woodcarving tools, holding work, sharpening of tools and finishing. Tools…

Word Processing

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application. Text manipulation, document formatting, Mail merge and label printing, Margins and line spacing, Borders and shading, Numbering and bullets, Copying and pasting text, Headers and footers, Page numbering, Paper size and orientation, Spell…

Yoga Ashtanga Primary Series

Energetic form of yoga following a sequence of flowing poses synchronised with the breath. Classes will leave you feeling energised and will improve flexibility, strength and posture. Suitable for all levels

Yoga Mondays

The focus is on relaxation, gentle postures, awareness, breathing exercises, meditation and exploring ways to live a more peaceful life. Suitable for all levels.

Yoga Tuesday Mornings

The focus is on relaxation, gentle postures, awareness, breathing exercises, meditation and exploring ways to live a more peaceful life. Suitable for all levels.

Yoga Tuesday Nights

The focus is on relaxation, gentle postures, awareness, breathing exercises, meditation and exploring ways to live a more peaceful life. Suitable for all levels.

Zumba Fitness

Ditch the Workout – Join the Party! An exhilartating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.

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