Autumn Term 2023

Enrolments for Autumn 2023 are now live!

Keep your mind and body active through learning.

We have hundreds of courses and workshops for adults of all abilities. You could learn a language, pick up an art or craft class, gain a new skill for work, or enjoy some healthy living with cookery, yoga, Tai chi, or Pilates.

Taught by highly trained specialists you can prepare for your future with classes starting from September through until mid-December.

Courses and workshops will run both online and at our seven centres; Camberley, Esher, Farnham, Guildford, Molesey, Sunbury, and Woking.

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Enrolments are on a first-come, first-served basis and close at least 3 working days prior to the course start date. Online enrolment is available for most of the courses and is the quickest way to enrol. If you have difficulties booking online, please contact us.

Waiting lists are in place for courses that do become full. Don't forget we do have a range of discounts and support with fees, available.

Learn a new language

Learning a language improves your memory and concentration, boosts your communication skills and confidence, and opens your eyes to a new way of understanding the world. Whether you are planning a holiday, need to improve your language skills for work or just enjoy mastering another language, we have a broad range of courses to suit anyone and everyone from the absolute beginner to the advanced learner.

With 14 languages to choose from you could even learn Spanish in your lunch break. Learn online from home, or face-to-face and choose from Ancient Greek, Greek, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, or Turkish.

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Get artistic

Discover new and exciting interests from our inspiring range of art and craft courses. A creative class will develop your skills as well as improving your understanding and passion for the discipline you have chosen.

Courses include acrylic painting, creative writing, art appreciation, bookbinding, calligraphy, clock repair, drawing, hand embroidery, painting, flower arranging, glass fusing, jewellery and silverwork and upholstery, just to name a few.

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Look after your health, mind and body

Keep your mind active and body well, there are a variety of courses that can help including cookery, dance, exercise, and mindfulness courses.

Taking part in physical activity and maintaining a healthy diet can offer real health benefits for mind and body. Whether you're feeling the strain of modern day living or just want to improve and maintain your health and fitness levels, we have the course for you.

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Boost your employment prospects and digital skills

Start your learning journey and unlock your potential with our wide range of courses in Business, Finance, and Digital Skills for work and home. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an expert, we have courses for everyone

If you're new to Digital Skills, we have courses that cover the basics. You'll learn important skills like email, shopping online, protecting data, and navigating social media safely. Our experienced tutors will help you get comfortable and independent with different devices like computers, laptops, Macs, iPads, tablets, and smartphones.

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Prepare to work in schools

This course is for people who are about to, or have recently started, or would like to work in a school or learning centre for young people in a non-teaching capacity, either as a paid employee or as a volunteer. It is also for people who would like to improve their existing skills set and knowledge relevant to their role within a school or other learning centre for pupils or young people.

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Explore the past and the human mind

Humanities subjects teach us more about our world and ourselves. Learning Humanities subjects will help you to improve your critical thinking skills, see the world through other people's eyes and meet other people with a common interest.

Our wide variety of courses cover topics in History, Psychology and Counselling and you choose the course to suit you from a short lecture, right up to a full term's course.

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Think strategically

Sharpen your reasoning skills, think strategically and meet like-minded people on a bridge course or a brand new beginners chess course.

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Henrietta Parker Trust

The Henrietta Parker Trust (HPT) is a charitable trust that was set up with the aim of supporting adult skills development.

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Passport to wellbeing

The Passport to Wellbeing (PWB) programme offers learning opportunities for those learners whose mild-moderate mental health conditions are affecting their day-to-day lives. These courses are delivered in supportive and nurturing environments and provide an opportunity to learn new skills, achieve and have a positive weekly focus.

These free courses are separate from our main programme. They are tailored to support recovery and designed to complement the learners' existing therapeutic, self-care and medical treatments.

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Supported learning

Our Supported Learning programme offers courses for adults with learning disabilities and the opportunity to develop independent living skills in a collaborative and creative environment.

To find out more about Supported Learning courses, please email

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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

We offer courses from Pre-Entry to Level 1. Please visit our webpage for more information.

English and Maths including GCSE

We offer stepping stones and functional English and Maths, as well as GCSE. Please visit our webpage for more information.

Looking to boost your maths (Multiply)

Join our online or face-to-face classes to boost your maths and learn how to support your children with their numeracy skills, manage your money better, understand data, and unlock new job opportunities or promotions at work with maths for retail or maths made simple.

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  • Reviewed: 12 Jul 2023