Crochet - Basics and More


This course offers you the opportunity to learn the techniques required to crochet a Granny square. You will learn about different types of yarns and their weights, different crochet hooks and basic stitches for crocheting.

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

To hold the hook, hold the yarn, make a slip knot, make a chain, make a slip stitch and crochet a Granny Square using these techniques.

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable for complete beginners.

You will need to provide evidence that you have any of the following:

  • Been a resident of the UK/EU for the past three years.

  • ​Aged 19+



This course is available in the following location(s):




Start Date

End Date


Hateley Heath FETC, West Bromwich Wednesday 9.30am - 11.30am 15/09/2021 24/11/2021


What are the benefits of this course?

This class will enable you to revise and learn new skills in an informal and fun way, away from the stresses of normal family life.   You will have the opportunity to work in an adult environment and have access to a qualified adult and family learning tutor. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and to improve your crocheting  skills.  You will also be able to find out about other available courses.   

How will I learn?

Full support will be provided by your tutor with demonstrations, practical activities, discussion, one to one support and informative handouts.

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

All of our teaching and learning is provided in an environment that is exclusive to adults; this is supportive and safe and where professional teaching is individualised to the requirements of each learner, individual progression in learning is the goal. Learning support will be provided by the tutor. Teaching is through practical activities, demonstration, one to one support, informative handouts and discussion. You will also be able to find out about other available courses.

What qualification will I get?

An in house SAFL certificate will be provided when you have achieved your agreed learning outcomes.

After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?

At the end of this course you may feel confident to progress to another SAFL course, including Maths, ICT or an accredited English course.

Are there any additional costs?

You will be required to purchase material to enable you to produce your crocheting project.  The requirements will be discussed and agreed with your tutor at enrolment.

Tuition Fee £35.00
Concession £17.50

Equipment Required

Learners will need: yarn/wool, crochet hooks suitable for the weight of the yarn/wool.

This course runs for 5 weeks at 2 hours a week