Adult Education

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We run fully funded short courses for Adults looking to gain extra skills, running across 3 hours a week over 8 weeks.

Our courses support anyone who finds themselves distanced from the job market and looking to gain new skills.


Our Adult and Community Learning are programmes that offer non-accredited learning to individuals who are the furthest from the job market or looking to re-enter the workforce after time caring for others.


Our courses typically run for 8 weeks through school term times in the following areas:


  • Employability Health & Well-being
  • Teaching Assistants
  • English Language and Life in the UK Courses
  • Introduction to the Beauty Industry 


To gain funding for a course you must be in receipt of benefits and have lived in the UK for at least 6 months.


To enrol, please contact us.

Employabilty, Health & Well-Being


This course runs most Fridays 10am-1pm on an 8 week rolling basis (excluding school holidays) and covers areas of finding employment but also gaining extra skills in the beauty industry, such as threading.


We also cover relaxing techniques to understand stress, emotional well-being and effective home management skills, such as positive parenting.


To enrol, please contact us directly to find out course start dates and times.


Interested in the Beauty Industry but not sure where to start?

Our short course gives you a great introduction to health and safety in a salon and basic treatments such as manicure, facials and eyelash extensions, moving on to a more formal qualification with Beauty Guild certificates and a course to help you set up as self employed.

This course is an introduction to working in a teaching and education role, and is an introduction to the principles of teaching and assessment.


Here, you will understand the basics of Safeguarding, Prevent and Equality and diversity and understand the requirements of working in Education.


This course is designed as an introduction to a formal qualification in teaching and training, but may be useful for individuals thinking about moving into a role as a teaching assistant or adult educator.