Thursday 28th November
10 - 12
As part of Scottish Book Week 2013, the Macphail
Centre will host
a �Storybox Treasures� workshop for 10 parents/carers
of under 5s.
The workshop is being run by Jan Kilpatrick.
This is a play-filled workshop for �grownups�!
Bring your child�s favourite book with you and turn
into an low-tech, interactive world within a shoe box,
which will allow you and your child to develop the
and start making up stories of your own.
You don�t need to be able to draw or have any special
All materials will be provided, including the shoe
However, if you could bring small �props� or objects
which could help tell the story, and which would fit
inside a shoe box,
then that would be useful.
We will provide a free cr�che in the centre
for under 5s
� must be booked in advance.
If you would like to book your place please see
Chris or Fran at the Macphail office
tel 01854 613336 or
The event is fully funded by The Scottish Book Trust.
FREE ONLINE LEARNING
FAMILY LEARNING SURVEY
TO TAKE PART!
Iyengar Yoga 2013
with Martin Hall
Flexibility Strength Improved posture Concentration
Self-confidence A sense of well being
the Macphail Centre
*2pm Introductory * 4pm Mixed
Ability * 7.30pm Intermediate
23, 30 October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 4, 11 December
�40 for 8 sessions
WANT TO TRY BEFORE COMMITTING TO THE CLASSES ?
TASTER SESSION - �5
This fee of �35
should be PAID IN ADVANCE, either cash or a cheque made payable to 'Macphail
Centre' to the Macphail Office.
If you have or develop any of the following
conditions please contact your Yoga Teacher Martin Hall on 01571
Hypertension (high blood pressure) / conditions
associated with heart disease / cancer or benign tumours /
(including petit mal) / diabetes / Menieres disease / detached retina / AIDS /
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) /
ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) / recent
post-operative conditions, pregnancy.
Please tell Martin if you have any other medical
conditions or ailments/injuries.
Yoga therapy is not undertaken in any of the classes,
and none of the teaching should be construed as yoga therapy.
with Rachel Grant & Lesley Strachan
Art sessions for
7� 12 yrs starting Oct 26th for 6 weeks
Saturdays 2 - 3.30pm
To encourage children to develop their
skills while having fun.
They will produce a big book all about
themselves using drawings,
expressive painting and printing
techniques and much more
Cost �18 (�9 for those on benefit)
Book with the Macphail Centre on 01854
with Ruth Clark
returns on Mondays 7.30 �9pm
Starts 28th October.
Never be a wallflower at a ceilidh again!
Pay as you go �4/�3 or as a 8 week block
�26 / �19
with Laura Cochran
Introduction and development of this
over 4 weekly sessions, working towards
a small (or large project)
13 Nov to 4 Dec Wed 10 �1pm
Cost �24 /�20 conc plus materials
Book with the Macphail Centre on 01854
with Martina Macleod
In our sessions we will explore various techniques of hand building,
working with slabs and coiling using earthenware clay.
The finished bisque fired pieces will be decorated before the final
Wednesdays 20, 27 November, 4 & 11 December 2013
10 - 2
t Elphin Community Hall
Fully funded by High Life Highland.
Please bring a packed lunch!
3 day HSE first aid course
Nov and the 3rd Dec
at the Macphail Centre
Cost is �190.00
For more details and to enrol please contact the tutor Chris Di Rollo
Personal Licence Holder Refresher Training
you may be aware, anyone who obtained a personal licence for the sale of alcohol
needs to complete their
refresher training next year.
Specific regulations were
passed at the beginning of September clarifying requirements:
Refresher training must be
completed within five years of obtaining your personal licence (not your
For anyone holding a personal
licence when the new legislation came into force,
1 Sep 09 is deemed to be the
date of issue regardless of whether your licence shows an earlier date.
you held a personal licence when the new legislation came into force on 1 Sep
you must successfully complete refresher
training no later than 31 Aug 14.
then have 3 months to submit evidence in the prescribed form to Licensing Board.
you do not or are unable to submit evidence in the prescribed form by the end of
the 3 month period,
the Board have no choice but to automatically revoke your
You will have to wait 5 years before being
able to reapply.
The first session will be held in Ullapool on 10
February 2013 at the Macphail Centre.
Sessions cost �80 which includes training materials,
refreshments and certificates for successful candidates.
Timings are 0845 - 1300, including 1 hour for the
It is strongly recommended you book your refresher
training as soon as possible.
There are now limits on course numbers and it is
anticipated by some of the awarding bodies
that there is a real possibility there will not be
sufficient training places to meet demand.
Additional courses will be scheduled and added to the
Tkm training website
- please let me know if you would like to be
notified about these. In house training is also available.
For more details of the full personal licence holder
and refresher course please
Please note these two qualifications are not
If you wish to apply for a personal licence you must
complete the full one day course.
Anyone needing to complete their 5 year top up
training must complete the refresher course.
If you have any queries or would like to book a place on a refresher course,
don�t hesitate to get in contact.
English Language Training for Professionals
Intensive ESOL / EFL
When: Friday 29 November 2013 6 pm � 8 pm
Saturday 30 November
2013 9 am � 5 pm and Sunday 1 December 2013 9 am � 5 pm
Where: Ullapool Macphail Centre,
5 Mill Street.
Programme Introduction to EFL Tutoring
This course is designed
for those interested in becoming an EFL tutor.
The following topics are
Selecting and teaching vocabulary
Teaching Reading / Writing / Listening & Speaking
Different language levels
Resources and where to find them
Simplifying the language whilst remaining natural
Planning a lesson
Total Cost �150
Facilitator Frances Marnie
Frances Marnie has been
an ESOL / EFL trainer and tutor trainer
for over 25 years. She is a regular
trainer at the internationally
renowned Pilgrims Language Centre. Having
taught in a wide
variety of contexts - within local ESOL communities,
universities, multinational businesses, primary and secondary
schools, Frances has a wealth of experience to draw on that make
seminars fun, lively and interactive.
Creative Writing at the Macphail 2013
with Stephen Keeler
4 monthly workshops
SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER: GETTING STARTED WITH A MEMOIR
10am - 2.30pm
Another chance to take part in this popular workshop
Cost: �8/�7 conc.
SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER: WRITING WITHIN LIMITS
10am - 3pm
Postcards, mini-sagas and haiku all in one workshop.
Cost: �9/�8 conc.
SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER
Creative writing at the Macphail
A creative writing workshop for anyone interested in exploring
the inter-relationships beween objects and their settings.
briefly explore the concept 'still life' in art and writing,
and then spend
the rest of the workshop engaged in creative writing activities
selected paintings, selected poems and the arrangements
of objects in specified
have the chance to read
nd discuss their work in a comfortable group setting.
Course tutor: Stephen Keeler
The Macphail Centre, Mill Street,
Saturday 2 November 2013
10.00 - 14.30 (includes a short break
for lunch) NB New times
Cost: �8/�7 concessions
Please contact Fran or Chris
on 01854 613336 to reserve your place now (limited to 12 participants)
SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER: GIVE YOUR WRITING AS A CHRISTMAS PRESENT
10am - 12.30
A seasonal writing workshop to include practical advice on making Christmas
cards, poetry cards,
present labels, calendars and other presents which incorporate your own
Cost: �5/�4 conc.
THE MACPHAIL CREATIVE WRITING COURSE
Wednesdays 7 - 9.30pm
Nine weekly sessions from 18th September - 13 November 2013
For beginning writers, those who write for pleasure, those interested in
improving their writing skills,
and those who feel they need the discipline of a weekly session to get them
writing more and regularly.
Cost: �40/�30 concession
For more details or to enrol please contact Chris or Fran at the Macphail Centre
office in the high sschool
or tel 01854 613336 or email@example.com
Ulpan Gaelic classes run all year round
For more details please contact
Shona Paterson tel 01478 614058 email:
Find Out What Makes The GEOlogy Special
In The Northwest Highland GEOpark
Self-study courses, aimed at
SQA Intermediate 2 and Higher Level (certification optional) with tutor,
Learning Materials sent out immediately on
The course will provide basic knowledge of geology and
the opportunity to apply that knowledge
to understand what has happened to form
the Northwest Highland Geopark area.
The unit topics are:-
Rocks and Minerals
Earth Physics and Earth Movements
Each level course will have face to face study
sessions, a minimum of 3 field days and email and telephone support throughout.
This course is fully supported by High Life Highland.
If you decide to sit the exam there is an exam fee due to SQA.
details from Fran or Chris on 01854 613336 Email:
One Day Emergency & 3 Day Courses available at the Macphail Centre and outwith Ullapool.
Trainer will tailor courses to organisations' needs.
Contact us at the Macphail Centre if you would like to arrange a course for your organisation or want an individual place
Tel : 01854 613336 of Email :
BUSINESSES AND ORGANISATIONS!
We can arrange the following certificated courses locally at the
BIIAB Food & Food Processing * REHIS Food Hygiene * HACCP and Hazard Analysis
* REHIS Health and Safety and Infection Control * SQA Alcohol On Sales & Off
* BIIAB Personal Licence * WSET Wines * Seafish Qualifications *
In house training also available
Contact Chris or Fran 01854 613336 or email
PREVIOUS COURSES 2013
BUSINESS GATEWAY WORKSHOPS 2013
at the Macphail Centre
Trading Online �
9.30am-12.30pm - Tuesday 22nd October
Get Real Results from
Your Website � 1.30pm-4.30pm - Tuesday 22nd October
Marketing on a Shoestring 9.30am-12.30pm - Wednesday
30th October 2013
The Importance of Branding -1.30pm-4.30pm - Wednesday
81 Castle Street
INVERNESS IV2 3EA Tel: 01463 713889
KCS - KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE
Getting it Right in Child Protection: An introduction
This short course is a basic
introduction to Practice Guidance and Child Protection for all staff,
including volunteers, who have any contact with children and families.
course is provided in a range of locations and is open to early years
and leisure groups, religious groups etc. free of charge.
Mon 2nd Sept 2013
6.30pm - 9.30pm
Macphail Centre, Mill Street, Ullapool
Please book online via the website at
If you do not have internet access call Dawn Lawless on 07547 390105.
Any other enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- MEMOIRS - POETRY - AUTOBIOGRAPHY
THE ART OF LOOKING
CHORUS COMMUNITY ART PROJECT
FIRST AIDER REFRESHER
BIIAB Personal Alcohol Licence Holders Course
WORKSHOP ON EMPLOYMENT LAW
Social Media Workshop for your business/organisation
Sampling Patchwork &
PAINTING & DRAWING IN ELPHIN
Recruitment & Selection
A Get IT Together National Programme
Social Media Training
CERAMICS & RECYCLED GLASS WORKSHOPS
PREVIOUS COURSES 2012
BEGINNERS' BIKE MAINTENANCE