Course code: WCKT303P
Subject area: Local & Family History
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
19th Mar 2022 - 19th Mar 2022
01235 555 585
This course is aimed at those wanting to trace the history of their family and discover their roots. The course explores the key resources containing information that will enable someone to start building their family tree. Primarily the course focuses on records relating to the British Isles however the research techniques learnt can be applied to records of other countries as well. For those that have already learnt the basics of family history research, this course incorporates other resources that can be used to discover more about your ancestors.
In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.
There is an opportunity to consider how to use items that may be hidden away at home or interview relatives in order to build up a picture of the lives of your ancestors. Various records and documents that contain information about your ancestors, including Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates, Census Records & Parish Records, Records Offices and Archives, Family History Societies and Groups. There will be an opportunity to explore books and magazines relating to Family History. You will find out how to draw a family tree and ways of organising & presenting your information.
Tea/Coffee are available to make, with a small charge. To reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there is a watercooler on site making it easy to refill your water bottle. Free parking.
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20