Enrolments are now open for 2022, which starts on 10 January.
Courses and workshops will run both at our centres and online. Your safety and that of our staff is our primary concern and we have put measures in place to ensure our centres are COVID-19 secure.
Subject to government guidelines face-to-face courses will run from our centres. If government guidelines require us to close our centres at any stage, we will make every effort to switch courses to online learning and advise as soon as we can.
We have hundreds of courses and workshops for adults of all abilities, at a location near you. Taught by our highly-trained specialists you can learn a new skill or give your career a boost.
Start a new language or return to an old one! We have beginners classes to stages 1 to 7.
Choose from a wide range of arts, crafts, cookery, dance, exercise and mindfulness courses to help keep your mind active and your body well over winter.
Do you know someone asking for help using their mobile or computer? We offer a range of digital and computer courses for all abilities, from complete beginners to more advanced.
Learn online from home, or join us face-to-face. We also run a series of free courses to support particular needs under: Community Outreach, English and maths, ESOL, Family Learning, Passport to Wellbeing and Skills for Work – please see below.
The Supported Learning programme for adults with learning disabilities provides a range of subsidised and free courses.
Henrietta Parker Trust courses are also only £20 per courses for the new term.
The courses and workshops run across the term, with varying start dates depending on the topic.
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.
Read about discounts and refunds terms and conditions.
Free* community support and adult skills programme
Community Outreach offers a range of support for people with life challenges such as homelessness, long term unemployment, on low incomes and income support. Find out about our Community Outreach courses.
English and Maths
Enrolment for English and Maths Functional Skills courses for the new term will open in January 2022.
Enrolment for English and Maths GCSE courses for the new term will open in January 2022.
Look out for the Eventbrite links on the English and maths page to register your interest.
ESOL - English to speakers of other languages
Enrolment for ESOL classes for the new term will open in January 2022.
Look out for the Eventbrite link on the ESOL page to register your interest.
Family Learning courses are free to parents and carers, including grandparents, who want support to be able to help their child with school, homework and behaviour issues. You can enrol online for Family Learning courses or email email@example.com or Contact Us for more information.
Henrietta Parker Trust
Our Henrietta Parker Trust courses are only £20 for the new term. Topics include sewing and dressmaking, cookery, including cooking on a budget, and computer and IT skills.
Passport to Wellbeing
Passport to Wellbeing courses are designed to support adults with mental health issues. Find out about our Passport to Wellbeing courses.
Skills for Work
We have created a range of Skills for Work courses designed to help build confidence in topics such as CV writing and interview techniques. Courses on business skills are also available. Find out about our Skills for Work courses.
We run a Supported Learning programme for adults with learning disabilities. If you want to find out more please contact us, stating your name and contact details and we will be in touch to arrange an informal discussion and to discuss course suitability. Some Supported Learning courses are free, subject to eligibility.
*subject to eligibility