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Back to School! Our Training & Education

Teachers! It’s never too early to get ready for the new School term. G2G Communities CIC provide bespoke courses and activities based around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics (STEAM) subjects and the curriculum. We deliver training and education sessions in fun and exciting ways, making it ideal for those pupils that are disengaged with compulsory education or need additional support. Over the last three years G2G has delivered a range of successful provision for OPUS; TRAC; ADTRAC; Welsh Government; Denbighshire CC; Flintshire CC: Conwy CC and several Schools and local authorities throughout North Wales.

ACCREDITATION & QUALIFICATIONS

We work with a network of dedicated partners to provide a range of accreditation and qualifications for our courses and workshops – view all our partners.

LEGO Education Innovation StudioBCS Approved Centre
Agored CymruUK Online Centre
Virtual CollegeQualSafe Award Centre
Crest Awards

LEGO® EDUCATION

We are the UK’s first community focused LEGO Education Innovation Studio based in Rhyl, North Wales. We work in partnership with LEGO Education, Agored Cymru, Learndirect and the British Computer Society to develop a range of accredited programmes and multimedia resources. We deliver training sessions in fun and exciting ways, which is an ideal way of improving skills in STEAM.

Scratch Programming Christchurch School

Scratch Coding & LEGO® Robotics

Learn how to use Scratch to create interactive stories, games, art, simulations and animations and share with others around the world and program our LEGO Robots. Our sessions introduce a range of LEGO robotics pupils can control using Scratch. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.

Ken Skates LEGO EducationKen Skates visits us when Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology

LEGO® NXT & EV3 Robots

LEGO NXT & EV3’s enables students to build, program and test their solutions based on real life robotics technology. It will give students an introduction to programming, using structured programming sequences activities in real-world robotics. Our sessions will get students thinking about the patterns and structure of not just robotics, but also programming, problem solving, and team work to help build confidence.

LEGO Story Starter

LEGO® WeDo Robotics 1.0 & 2.0

WeDo is a fantastic introduction to control technology and programming using robotics with a simple-to-use tool that enables pupils to learn by constructing their own models and bringing them to life. WeDo ticks national curriculum boxes and comes with a cross-curricular plug ‘n’ teach curriculum pack that improves communication, collaboration and team-building skills.

WeDo helps teach how technology plays an active and informative role in the pupils’ learning and is an ideal product for teaching across different subjects, particularly literacy, science, maths, technology and engineering.

LEGO Based Therapy

LEGO® Based Therapy

LEGO® based therapy is suitable for use in a wide variety of educational, community and home education settings, we provide LEGO® based therapy training, workshops and support with our experienced staff. We deliver tailored LEGO® based therapy workshops to all ages, with our experienced staff and provide a range of our LEGO® and digital equipment. Our educators one-day course will teach you all the skills and provide you with resources you need to deliver, manage and evaluate LEGO® based therapy.

LEGO Story Starter

LEGO® Story Starter

Students work together to create and build stories with LEGO bricks and figures, then use the unique Story Visualizer Software to visualise, write and communicate their work.

LEGO Story Starter is the helping hand that kick-starts pupil’s creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills at Key Stages 1 and 2.

LEGO MoreToMath

LEGO® MoreToMath

LEGO® MoreToMath provides the tools for young pupils to make abstract maths more tangible. Throughout the activities, pupils use LEGO bricks to model solutions which help them to understand and apply mathematical practices, such as making sense of problems and persevering in solving them, reasoning abstractly and quantitatively, constructing viable arguments and attending to precision.

For more information call Moira on 01745 334482 or contact us.

DIGITAL SKILLS

We provide a range of bespoke courses, programmes and qualifications through our extensive partnerships with organisations such as LEGO, the British Computer Society (BCS), Learndirect, Agored Cymru, UK on-line and the Virtual College – view all our partners.

Scratch

Scratch

Scratch is designed to be fun, educational, and easy to learn. Millions of people are creating Scratch projects in a wide variety of settings, including homes, schools, museums, libraries, and community centres.

The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas.

Minecraft Education

Minecraft Education – Engage Students in Fun New Ways

Minecraft Education promotes collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment. Teaching essential subjects as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) can be hard to keep everyone interested and engaged. But when you add some fun into your subject in an intuitive way, you’ll see some great results.

One to One Support

One to One Support

We provide one to one support sessions with our friendly experienced staff, tailor the session to your learners specific needs, a great way to improve their skills in a safe environment. Our friendly, professional learning support tutors can offer you guidance, support and advice on a large range of topics, such as CV writing, learning to use a computer, improving computer skills, navigating the world wide web, social media, using your electronic devices such as tablet, laptop or smart phone.

For more information call Moira on 01745 334482 or contact us.

SUSTAINABLE 3D PRINTING, RECYCLING & HYDROPONICS

Our Sustainable 3D Printing Centre is ideal for all ages and abilities, learn to design and print 3D models. We want to inspire a new generation of makers to become active leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

3D Printing

Sustainable 3D Printing & Recycling

We are an Educational Sustainable 3D Printing & Plastic Recycling Centre. Our 3D Printing Workshops are ideal for all ages and abilities, learn to design and print your very own 3D model. We want to inspire a new generation of makers to become active leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

Call 01745 334482 to come and use our Sustainable 3D Printing Centre and 3D Printers.

G2G Hydroponics

Plastic Recycling Education

While we are ambassadors of innovation and technology, we also want to provide it in a positive way that’s good for our planet. We are always looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly, reduce waste and be more sustainable, we are investigating and innovating ways that anyone can re-use plastics.

We are working with schools and communities to re-use discarded plastics, biodegradable 3D printed parts, and other materials freely available to set-up Hydroponic systems to let you grow your own plants.

Would you like a qualification in Recycling or 3D Printing? Dr William Lockitt, co-founder of G2G Communities CIC has produced a recycling and 3D Printing course for an AGORED Level 1 qualification, and we also offer a CREST Discovery award to younger participants.

Kirsty Williams with 3D Printing PensKirsty Williams, Cabinet Secretary for Education, 2018

3D Printing Pens – Get Creative

Take your ideas to the next level with our 3D Printing Pens which is also a mobile service, turn your creativity into reality and draw a 3D object from the ground up with ease and precision. We can tailor workshops to your requirements & outcomes, 3D Print models at our centre before you arrive which can be coloured, decorated, evolved and developed.

The 3D Printing Pens are a handheld version of a 3D Printer, they let you draw with plastic in the air, students get to try new and exciting technology, and give it their own personal handmade touch.

Everything is included in the price, we supply all the pens, materials, resources, models, snacks and drinks – why not join us and get creative and make some 3D jewellery, sculptors, name plates – the possibilities are endless!

For more information call Moira on 01745 334482 or contact us.

QualSafe Award CentreFIRST AID COURSES

We are a registered Qualsafe Awards Registered Centre (No. 0905755). The Qualsafe Awards (QA) is an Ofqual recognised awarding organisation, established by experts in the first aid training industry. First Aid courses can be delivered to suit your individual requirements in house or at our learning centre at the Bee & Station Business Centre in Rhyl.

Paediatric First Aid

QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

This 2-day paediatric first aid course is designed for professional child carers, childminders, nannies, crèche leaders, early year schoolteachers, nursery nurses, sport or leisure staff, parents, or for anyone that intends to work in a childcare environment, this course meets Ofsted standards.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid course is ideal for anyone such as parents, grandparents, babysitters, childcare assistants, that has an interest in child and infant basic life support. The course will give you basic life-support skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to enable you to deal with children’s life-threatening emergencies.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid (1 Day)

This course will give people the skills and knowledge to provide emergency First Aid for treatment to casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The Emergency First Aid at Work course will help you meet your legal requirements to provide first aid in the workplace as well as being a valuable life skill.

Annual First Aid Refresher

Annual First Aid Refresher Course

The course is designed for anyone who has previously completed either the First Aid at Work, or the Emergency First Aid at Work course, which will help you refresh your skills. This First Aid Refresher course builds on your expertise and confidence by involving you in realistic situations with simulated casualties. You will practise your first aid skills with hands-on scenarios.

For more information call Moira on 01745 334482 or contact us.

OTHER COURSES & QUALIFICATIONS

We also provide a comprehensive range of ‘soft skills’ such as: communication; self- motivation; NLP; body language; leadership; CV and cover letter writing; Teamworking; problem solving; conflict resolution and many more. Please contact us on 01745 334482 to discuss your requirements.

We can provide one-to-one/small group support for essential skills numeracy, literacy, GCSE English, Maths, Science, History and Welsh.

Crest Awards

Crest Awards Centre

The British Science Association’s flagship programme for young people, providing science enrichment activities to inspire and engage 5-19-year olds. CREST is a scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers.

A consistent and high standard of assessment and moderation is achieved for the scheme via our network of industry experts from the STEM and education sectors. It has been running since 1986 and sees tens of thousands of young people taking part each year.

For more information call Moira on 01745 334482 or contact us.

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