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Summer 2017 Learning Programme Now Available!

CoLab Spring 2017 Learning Programme CoverWelcome to our Summer 2017 Learning & Innovation programme.
We are excited to be able to offer some innovative new courses as the days grow warmer and longer, including a chance to get creative in our beautiful Paradise Garden with The Art Of Woodcraft, plus keep an eye open for our upcoming graffiti course 'Blank Canvas to Masterpiece" - details to follow soon.

We are also pleased to offer a new series of workforce development courses which are designed to help local charities and community organisations to develop their skills and offer valuable CPD to their staff and volunteers.

Use the quick links to each course below to book online, or:

Outdoor Courses

art of woodcraftLearning In The Environment...

Personal Development

Speaking Up Level 1 AwardImproving confidence, communication and wellbeing

Professional Development

Level 2 Information Advice or GuidanceQualify as a successful Peer Mentor!

Creative Courses

creative coursesExploring your creative side, indoors and out

Bespoke Training

Education and Training Level 3Custom-designed courses for your organisation

Workforce Development

Workforce DevelopmentSocial Media, Law & so much more!


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Aladdin and the Intergenerational Lamp

Aladdin and the Intergenerational Lamp

Earlier this year 8 senior members of our community explored their inner Genie-us by taking part in our Stories for Over 55's course with Stu Packer. Part of European-wide project Aladdin and the Intergenerational Lamp, this short workshop series was led in the UK by non-profit arts organisation, Superact. The sessions were delivered with fun, honour and respect at Colab Exeter and you can get a real flavour of the workshop by watching this short film...   ... More►

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ECVS Media: Aladdin and the Intergenerational Lamp..

Earlier this year 8 senior members of our community explored their inner Genie-us Full screen ►

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LearnatECVS And just look at our wonderful coffee barrow all sourced and made from recycled materials. How do you take your coffee? #colabcommunity pic.twi...
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LearnatECVS We are so delighted to have been able to extend our woodcraft course for 2 more sessions. Here's our new potting table being made pic.twi...
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LearnatECVS Not long left until the Positive Future Planning (for Men) workshop! Book now to secure your place. @CoLabExeter @YMCAExeter @Ripple_ECI pic.twi...
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LearnatECVS Having a wonderful time at the very 1st @LivingOptions Ability Event! Come & say hello to us at the @CoLabExeter stand in Northernhay!
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