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Adult Short Courses

We have a variety of new and exciting short courses starting in early 2022 available to anyone aged 19+.

We have a range of courses that you can study at different levels to help you get back into education to build on your experience, knowledge, learn new skills and achieve valuable qualifications.

Many of our courses are fully funded for adult learners, depending on your circumstances and the qualifications you already hold. Simply fill in an enquiry form for the course you are interested in for a quick response on funding available.

Or see the relevant course information below for details on fees for each course.

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One of our current Adult Students, Collette (Richard Richards Photography)

Each course explains the learning type to help you select the best one for you. The four different learning types are:

Face to Face – In-person lessons will be delivered at either our Buxton or Leek campuses

Blended – A mixture of face to face lessons at either our Buxton or Leek campuses and through online lessons

Distanced Learning – You will have scheduled online lessons and be sent provisions such workbooks to complete

Online – You can complete your course online at your own pace in the comfort of your own home, view our online courses here

To learn more about what Level of study is suitable for you, visit here.

To learn more about our fees and financial support, visit here.

View a PDF copy of our ADULT COURSE GUIDE 2022/23, here

Available courses

Level 2 Digital Skills for Employment

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Leek, Distance Learning
  • To be delivered at Biddulph Learning Curve starting Friday 18th March 9.30-12.30 - Course code IT2L0CE1
The details APPLY NOW

Level 2 Creating A Business Start-Up

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 17 Weeks
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Buxton
  • Coming Soon - Course code LL2B0CE1
The details APPLY NOW

Level 3 Education and Training

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 20 Weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Blended Learning
  • Starting 2nd March 2022 - Course code ED3B0AW1
The details APPLY NOW

Level 3 Information, Advice or Guidance

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 24 weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Blended Learning
  • Coming Soon - Course code ED3L0CE8
The details APPLY NOW

Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 36 Weeks
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Distance Learning
  • Starting 25th April 2022
The details Apply Now

Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 18 Weeks
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Distance Learning
  • Starting 25th April 2022
The details Apply Now

Level 3 MOT Annual Refresher Training

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 3 hours + 60 min exam
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Harpur Hill Campus
  • Start date - 16th March
The details Apply Now

Introduction to Reflexology

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 7th November / 6th February / 15th May
The details Apply Now

Gel Polish training

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 16th November / 15th February / 24th May
The details Apply Now

Advanced and Creative cutting workshop

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 1st November / 31st January / 9th May
The details Apply Now

Freehand and balayage Colouring workshop

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 15th November / 14th February / 23rd May
The details Apply Now

Level 2 Skin Cancer awareness for non-health care professional

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 9th November / 8th February / 17th May
The details Apply Now

Bridal hair workshop

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 1 day workshop
  • Campus: Buxton
  • 8th November / 7th February / 16th May
The details Apply Now

Level 3 Award in Body Massage

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Leek
  • Start date: September
The details Apply Now

6 Wk Workshop Photography & Artist Book

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 6 weeks
  • Campus: Leek
  • Start date: October
The details Apply Now

8 Wk Workshop Life Drawing

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Type: Part-time
  • Study Duration: 8 weeks
  • Campus: Leek
  • Start date: November
The details Apply Now