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Wellbeing - Drawing for Relaxation

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Course Title:

Wellbeing - Drawing for Relaxation

Course Number:

CZNO A41052


Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:

Health, Care


Level 1 (Mixed)


Laura Saraceni

Start Date:

22 April 2021

End Date:

10 June 2021

Session Time(s):

Thursday between 13:00 and 14:30

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 14 learners.


NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

This is an online course taught via Zoom

What will I be learning?

We will explore different drawing techniques using a selection of pencils and papers. The aim of this course is not to achieve a perfect result, but to relax through drawing. 

During this course you will:

  • Have the chance to experiment the usage of different pencils and papers
  • How to take measures in still life drawing
  • How to focus on your drawing in order to relax without worrying about the end result
  • Explore different drawing techniques which promote relaxation

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, this course does not lead to a qualification

Who is the course for?

It is designed to meet the needs of all who wish to dedicate time once a week to relaxation through drawing. You do not need to have previous experience. This class is open to all, no matter what your level is, from beginners to advanced. 

Additional Requirements 

In order to be able to participate in this course you must: 

1. Have access to regular, stable Internet connection 

2. Have access to a smartphone, tablet or a PC/laptop. Occasionally you may need to use your smartphone/tablet as a backup for the class, but this will not support all the features that are required to participate effectively in the classes. 

3. Have an up-to-date email address and be able to confidently communicate via email. 

Additional Information / How will I learn? 

The class will be 1 hour and 30 minutes, once a week. It will be a mixture of live online delivery (via Zoom) and distance learning (via email and/or other secure platform). At enrolment, you need to provide a current email address. 

In addition, you will be expected to complete some independent study outside the class each week. Your tutor will advise you according to your goals and progress.

About Zoom 

If you have not used Zoom before, you need to familiarise yourself with the basics. 

Prior to starting the class, you will need to have read the DALS Zoom guidance policy. This will be sent to you via email and you will need to reply to your tutor to confirm you have read and accepted the policy.

About DALS online teaching and learning platform: Derbylearn 

Your tutor may ask you to register for a user account at, our secure online platform. For this you will need to: 

  • Supply your email address 
  • Choose a user name 
  • Choose a secure password.

Support with preparing for online learning 

If you have any difficulties with using either Zoom or Derbylearn then please consult with your tutor who will try to help. 

You can expect: 

  • A confidence building environment 
  • Regular contact with your tutor 
  • Meet like-minded people and practise your new skills and knowledge together 
  • Fun!

Home Study and Learning Resources 

  • Time to consolidate learning at your own pace 
  • Activity sheets, learning projects, online resources and/or set books as advised by your tutor

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

Is there an exam?

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course. This course does not lead to a qualification, but it can be very helpful on your way to a qualification course in the future.

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course


Derby Adult Learning Service, Online Learning Course, DE0 0NA


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Enrolment Information

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