Adult Courses

Retrain, upskill or do something you love. Many of our courses are FREE for adults!

Retrain, upskill or do something you love

We’ve got lots of exciting courses for you and we’ve removed or reduced fees wherever we can, meaning many of our courses are free.

Whether you are looking to earn higher wages, find a new career, progress to further study, enhance your wellbeing or meet new friends – we have something for you. Our courses are flexible and include part-time, evening and even Free Online Study.

If you’re looking to progress in your current industry or want to try something new a free qualification can help you on the path to a better job.  Study a level 3 qualification with Free Courses for Jobs.  These courses link to a large range of sectors, including accounting, health and social care, education, early years, construction and management.

Or feel good and have fun by taking part in one of our Leisure and Wellbeing courses.  These courses are a great opportunity to do something you love and develop some new skills along the way. Sessions are welcoming, inclusive and suitable for all skill levels. Courses include pottery, fashion, photography, yoga, pilates and more!

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Browse all our courses for adults, filter by subject area and campus.

Course Fees and Discounts

You may be surprised at the many ways in which you may be eligible for free or discounted courses.

Choosing the Right Level

Find out which is the right course level for you.

Adult Courses Prospectus 2023/24

Read our adult course guide now.

Leisure and Wellbeing Courses

Learn a new skill! Fun and inclusive short courses. Subjects include pottery, painting and more.
Leisure and Wellbeing Courses

Free Essential Skills Courses

English, maths and digital skills courses to support with everyday work, life and further study.
Free Essential Skills Courses

Free Online Courses

Free online courses to study flexibly at times which suit. Accredited at Level 2 and Level 3.
Free Online Courses

New City Trade Skills

Get qualified quickly and effectively with our professional trade qualifications.
New City Trade Skills

Courses for Job-Seekers

Free short employability courses to support job seekers, often leading to an interview.
Courses for Job-Seekers


Available in a wide range of industries, you can gain a qualification and earn while you learn.

Find your local campus

Arbour Square Campus

Arbour Square Campus
Arbour Square
London, E1 0PT

Ardleigh Green Campus

Ardleigh Green Road,
RM11 2LL

Epping Forest Campus

Borders Lane,
IG10 3SA

Ilford Campus

9th Floor, Lynton House
255-259 High Road
Ilford IG1 1NN

Rainham Construction and Engineering

New Road,
RM13 8GP

Redbridge Campus

Chadwell Heath Lane
Chadwell Heath RM6 4XT

Tower Hamlets Campus

Poplar High Street
E14 0AF