Meditation

Course code: ZCXU102P

Subject area: Complementary Therapies

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday

23rd Feb 2023 - 30th Mar 2023

Cheney School

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555 585

This course provides an opportunity to learn more about the spiritual practice of meditation to quieten the mind.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who is new to meditation and wishes to explore the benefits of practising meditation regularly.

What the course will cover:
This short course will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the benefits of practising meditation regularly. By learning to meditate it is possible to allow thoughts to come and go as you step back and observe them without judgment or bias. It is a skill to be learned, practiced and mastered. The more you stick with your meditation practice the more benefits you will feel and you can work toward a healthier and happier life with increased clarity, calm, contentment and compassion.

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• practice meditation exercises
• identify the benefits of meditating regularly
• explored ways to make meditation a part of your daily routine

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.

There are number of complementary therapy workshops and courses held throughout the year. Visit the college website to find out more or ask your Tutor.
No previous knowledge or experience necessary. All welcome. Please note - you should be 19 years old or over on 31st August 2022.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2022 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £66.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £66.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £39.60
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £39.60

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, discussion and practise with one-to-one guidance from the tutor. As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be required to measure your progress by completing a RARPA form which represents the Recognition and Recording of your Progress and Achievement.