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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.

Available courses

Level 2 Principles in 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 Enrol Here

Level 3 Award in Bridal Hair

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Buxton
  • September 2022 start - Course code HA3B0FC6
The details APPLY NOW

Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Leek
  • September 2022 start - Course Code BE3L0FC1
The details APPLY NOW

Level 2 Award in Manicure

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Level: Level 2
  • Campus: Buxton
  • September 2022 start - Course code BE2B0AW1
The details APPLY NOW

Level 4 Award in hair colour correction (Unit route)

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Level: Level 4
  • Campus: Buxton
  • September 2022 start - Course code HA4B0FC5
The details APPLY NOW

Level 3 Award in Body Massage

  • Course type: Adults
  • Study Duration: 20 Weeks
  • Level: Level 3
  • Campus: Leek
  • September 2022 start - Course code BE3L0FC3
The details APPLY NOW

Level 2 Certificate In Creating A Business Start-Up

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

Level 3 Award in 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 Enquire Now

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

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

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

Level 3 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance

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