Adult Learners & Courses

We deliver courses across the South West, enabling people to achieve their goals, move into employment and make positive changes. We have a strong team of friendly and supportive tutors who are experts at helping people grow their skills and confidence. We have an established reputation for delivering high quality training and working with individuals, communities and organisations to tailor programmes to their needs.

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If there’s a course you’d like that we’re not currently offering, or if you’d like to know about the upcoming dates for a particular course, please register your interest here

Career & Computers

We offer a range of accredited courses to enable you to move forwards - this could be by gaining the IT skills you need to enter employment, using one of our Academies to progress in your chosen career or getting tips to feel more confident when applying for jobs.

Health & Wellbeing

Feeling good about yourself is a key factor to living a fulfilled life - our new workshops can help you achieve a better balance of mind and body, while improving your confidence and motivation to succeed.

Family & Fun

Whether you’re looking for ideas for feeding or playing with your little ones, or need a break from the responsibilities of caring for others, our craft workshops could help you take some ‘me’ time, while discovering something new.

Prince’s Trust

Prince’s Team Programme is a 12 week personal development programme, free to all 16 - 25 year olds who are currently not in education, employment or training. Fun, inspiring – and successful!

Our fee structure: ALL of our courses are fully funded (FREE) to anyone claiming benefits, but you need to meet the criteria set by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) who fund our courses.

To be eligible for a free course you must be: 

  • Aged 19+
  • Unemployed and in receipt of a benefit, job seeking or working 16 hours or less a week and earning no more than £520 per month
  • And have lived in the UK or an EU country continuously for the last 3 years on the first day of their intended course

Anyone who hasn’t lived in the UK or EU for the required 3 years is eligible if they meet the criteria above and have been granted one of the following: (We are required to see evidence of residency in the form of visas and relevant home office documents, this is to ensure we meet our funding requirements)

  • Refugee status
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Indefinite Leave to enter/remain
  • Discretionary Leave to enter/remain
  • Leave to enter to accompany a spouse.

If you are NOT in receipt of benefits: you can still take advantage of the reduced (Co-Funded) price, as long as you are a UK resident or have been resident in an EU member state for at least 3 years.

If you are NOT in receipt of benefits and NOT from the UK or EU: you must pay the full course cost.

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