Are you looking to get back into work, retrain and change careers, or upskill to help you secure that promotion you’ve always dreamt of? We have a wide range of courses for those aged 19 and over, many of which are free or have funding options available.
Get in touch with our friendly Careers Coaches, who would be happy to run through any questions you may have.
They can also help you with CV Writing, Mock Interviews and can provide impartial Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance.
You can get in touch with them via 01709 362111 Ext 2656 between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Fridays or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a look at our Adult Course Guide.
These one-year courses are ideal for building up your confidence, knowledge and academic skills to prepare you for Higher Education at college or university.
We have a broad and increasing range of free ways in which we can support you as a student to develop, these include:
- Adult Careers Coaches
- Blended Learning Consortium
- Learner Support
- An Enrichment programme
Find out more about our Learner Enrichment Information
We offer courses for adults on a part time and evening basis.
Find out more about our Adult Skills Courses
Apprenticeships are a great cost-effective way to upskill, progress or change careers and aren’t just for people at the start of their career. If you’re currently working, ask your employer about supporting you through an apprenticeship; we can help them access grants and funding. If you aren’t currently working we can help you secure a placement through our network of employers.
These free, informal, short courses are taught in a relaxed setting in venues throughout the local area. They’re ideal for meeting new people, discovering a hobby or passion and learning new skills. Courses last 5-10 weeks and are taught once a week over just a few hours.
Our distance learning courses are ideal for those looking to upskill or change careers and are free and flexible; you can learn at your own pace and fit studying around other commitments. All are accredited by CACHE, one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations and last 9-17 weeks.
Our English For Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses can help improve your English language, reading and writing skills, maths and IT. Courses last 12 weeks and teaching is flexible to fit around existing commitments.
Our part-time industry-recognised qualifications are perfect for those looking to change careers or learn a new skill and could lead to further study or securing your dream job. Across our Group we offer courses in Accounting, Art and Design, Beauty and Hairdressing, Childcare, Counselling, Digital, Education, Personal Training and more.
Our professional courses will help you learn a new skill and gain an industry-recognised qualification which will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to gain employment in your chosen industry.
We offer a number of study programmes for adult learners too and although we promote these Level 1-3 courses to school leavers, we do have a number of adult learners taking advantage of these courses too.