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FREE short Courses from UHOVI
FREE short Courses from UHOVI
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UHOVI (Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute) is offering a new programme of bite-sized courses. These short courses are suitable for anyone interested in trying something new, improving their career prospects, or looking for a route into higher education. Delivered in local venues by supportive tutors, courses are available in a range of subjects.

 Courses at Crownford House, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8ES:

  •  Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology: Saturdays 10am –   12pm. Starts 11th February
  •  Introduction to Renewable & Alternative Energy Science:  5th – 9th March 9am – 4pm
  • A Healthy Heart for You and Your Community: Mondays 6-8pm. Starts 5th March
  • Introduction to Counselling: Mondays 6-8pm. Starts 5th March
  • Reading Women’s Writing: Mondays 11am- 1pm. Starts 5th March
  • Discovering Local History: A Digital Approach: 25th & 26th April, 2nd & 3rd May
  • Safeguarding Children (professional development course): 26th & 27th April, 31st May & 1st June

For further information on courses plus what’s available in other areas, visit our website at  New courses will be starting after Easter so call or check the website for full details. Coming soon: What Really Happened in the 1960s and Why we Should Care, Introduction to Social Media, Developing Skills for Local TV, Personal Financial Planning, Introduction to Social Work plus many more.

You don’t need qualifications for most courses as consideration is given to experience and aptitude. Plus there are FREE places available through the UHOVI Bursary Scheme (conditions apply). Pre-booking is essential, so to register your interest in a particular course, or to book your place, call the UHOVI team on 0800 1223 220, or alternatively you can email us at




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