Upcoming Classes

NEW – Knitting Class

Interested in learning to knit or already skilled in knitting and willing to share your skills with others? Please contact ACE on 01786 445619 or email office@ace-cornton.org.

REHIS Elementary Cooking Skills

A course recently accredited by REHIS is being delivered at ACE Cornton by local volunteers.
This course is aimed at those with little or no cooking skills and is expected to be useful to those who have potential to move onto further education i.e. hospitality or to increase employment opportunities i.e. cafes, food retailers. The course may also be useful for staff in care and support organisations who are expected to cook basic meals for those they care for.
ACE Cornton is a provisionally approved REHIS centre for the delivery of this course and our volunteers are approved REHIS trainers. The course is delivered 2 hours per week for five weeks and covers the following:

  • Basic food prep skills
  • Basic cooking & presentation skills
  • Awareness of food safety
  • Using safe & hygienic practices

Courses will be delivered throughout the year and currently there is no charge for taking part, so if you’re interested or require further information please contact ACE on 01786 445619 or email office@ace-cornton.org

Emergency First Aid at Work – 1 day Course

This is a one day course involving both theory and practical sessions. Designed to equip individuals with the skills required to act as a First Aider in the workplace and is ideal for people requiring Appointed Person status. Training includes Aims and Principles of First Aid, what to do in an Emergency, dealing with unconscious casualties, control of wound and bleeding and resuscitation techniques, burns & scalds, First Aid kits & recording/reporting.
Certification is dependent on successful completion of an multiple choice exam paper at the end of the course.
Cost – £85 (can be ILA Funded).

First Aid at Work – 3 day Course

A fully approved First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. To provide individuals with a knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of First Aid:

The First Aid at Work syllabus includes:
First Aid priorities, Burns & scalds, managing incidents, heart attacks, basic life support, eye injuries, examination of the casualty, dressings, unconsciousness, regulations, control of bleeding, recording & reporting, fractures, first aid kits and common illnesses.

Once qualified, holders of this certificate can be named as First Aiders in the workplace.
Certification is dependent on successful completion of a multiple choice exam paper at the end of the course.
Cost – £200 (can be ILA Funded).

REHIS Food Hygiene

This short one day course has been designed to provide an introduction to food hygiene for anyone working with food and includes tuition and assessment.

The course covers food poisoning and its prevention, personal hygiene, bacteria, common food pests and working habits of the food handler.

Accredited by REHIS, a certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the assessment.
Cost – £65 (can be ILA Funded).

ACE Create

Fantastic and friendly Create at ACE offers a unique learner lead experience. We provide a warm and relaxed atmosphere, where new friends meet and everyone’s ideas and creativity counts. Individual ideas can be developed or class projects evolved and put into action. Using everyday materials and recycled items, nothing goes to waste. So come along and join in , whether its wool or woodwork we’ll give it a go.


Fun, interactive and exciting workshops that provide you with the tools to be able to budget, cope with unexpected bills and make the most of your money. To view the CHANGE timetable, please click here. Please contact Callum on 01786 472885 / 07958299880 for further information.

IT Skills

This course is suitable for beginners to intermediate computer users. A gentle introduction to using a PC or a Laptop and everyday computer programs. Studying in a relaxed atmosphere you will learn to create and store documents and files, use the internet and email. These classes are also supported by volunteer ‘buddies’ who will help you with your learning .

Introduction to Counselling

This short course will provide an introduction in to some of the more basics skills you require to be an effective counsellor. The course covers effective listening skills as well as some of the other techniques required in a supportive role. The role in which counselling plays in the community and the many areas and reasons people have for attending counselling will be covered. The ten week course will also introduce some of the different methods that counsellors use in counselling. The theory behind the different methods counsellors use will also be explored. In delivering this course practical elements such as role play and triad work will be used to help the subject matter come alive.

Flexible & Online Learning in partnership with Forth Valley College

Some of the Courses we offer are:

  • Introduction to computing
  • Introduction to internet and e-mail
  • Getting Started & Going further with Microsoft office
  • Functional Skills ICT
  • Getting Started & Going Further with Microsoft Publisher

The Certificated Courses are
ECDL ,ECDL Essentials, ECDL Extra
Advanced ECDL – Word, Database, Excel, PowerPoint