Adult Learning

Adult Learning

Want to learn something new? Find adult education courses & how to apply

Join an Adult Learning course and help to change your life!

Would you like to gain new skills and qualifications, find a new job or develop a new interest, or simply take your life in a new direction? Check out hundreds of learning opportunities offered in Leicestershire Adult Learning Service (see information in read more).

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Choose from a great selection of daytime, evening and weekend courses in computing, languages, learning for wellbeing. There’s free English and Maths, available in a range of levels from beginners up to GCSE. Courses take place in throughout the County, including some libraries.

If you are lacking in confidence we offer alternative courses for adults who do not feel ready to join a more general course to learn in a supportive, safe group in other locations. We offer a varied programme of courses specifically for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, involving learners in the community, encouraging self-advocacy and citizenship.

We also hold short courses for parents and carers in some schools and children’s centres to enable families to learn together. Find out about what and how your child learns and ways to get involved, whilst also improving your own confidence and skills – get in touch with your local school or children’s centre to find out what’s going on!

What do I need to do now?

Call our freephone enrolment line on 0800 988 0308* or browse our courses and enrol online by using the Leicestershire County Council link below (What’s in my area).

Our team of advisors can offer advice about; courses, enrolment fees, paying by instalments to help you spread the costs. Please ask about discounts of up to 70% for people on certain benefits, and our Learner Support Fund which helps learners on low incomes who find it difficult to meet course costs.

*If lines are busy then please leave your phone number or email address and we will get back to you as soon as possible

Can’t find the information on the website or need further support? You can fill in our online form below (red self-referral button in the bottom right corner) and we will get back to you within two working days.



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