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Benefits of an Adult course

Get to university in one year with Access to HE courses.


Study qualifications that meet industry needs.


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Choose from an exciting range of courses.


Experience study around your work commitments.


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About our Adult provision (19+)

Get career confident and meet workplace demand with our Adult courses. Our Adult and Community courses are divided into four key areas: Access, Professional, Vocational and Essential skills, and Leisure. If you’re looking for a fast-track route to university, our Access courses will get you to university in one year. Our Professional courses will help you succeed in a specialist role such as accounting, HR or management.

If you would like to change your career, refresh your industry knowledge or develop your English, maths or digital skills, our Vocational and Essential skills courses are aimed at students of all levels. Would you like to pursue your favourite pastime? We offer a range of Leisure courses spanning a range of subjects.

Adult and community courses starting this September

Business, management and administration
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Business Administration Award | Level 1
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Rothwell Centre
Business Customer Service Level 1
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Rothwell Centre
Start Your Own Business Introduction
20/01/2022
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Catering and hospitality
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Cake Decorating for Beginners
03/12/2021
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Creative, performance and design
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Introduction to Pencil Drawing Introduction
10/11/2021
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Digital
Course TitleStart DateLocations
ECDL Level 1 (IT)
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
ECDL Level 2 (IT)
Deacon House
Rothwell Centre
ECDL Level 2 (IT)
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Essential Digital Skills
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Essential Digital Skills
Rothwell Centre
Improve your IT skills Introduction
Deacon House
Introduction to Digital Literacy | Beginners’ Course
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Not sure what to study?
Hair, beauty & media makeup
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Hair and Beauty Skills Certificate | Entry 3 and Level 1
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Health and social care
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Childhood Illnesses Certificate | Level 2
Subcontractor Site
Not sure what to study?
Hobbies and Leisure
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Flower Arranging Introduction
09/11/2021
20/01/2022
Rothwell Centre
Make a Christmas Wreath
01/12/2021
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Languages
Course TitleStart DateLocations
(AEB) Certificate in British Sign Language Level 2
Rothwell Centre
British Sign Language Award | Level 1
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Maths and English
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Adult English GCSE
Eastgate
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Rothwell Centre
Adult Maths GCSE
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Adult Maths GCSE
Eastgate
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Rothwell Centre
English for Adults
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Online
English for Adults
Deacon House
Eastgate
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Rothwell Centre
Maths for Adults
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Online
Maths for Adults
Eastgate
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Preparing for progression
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Access Foundation GCSE Programme
12/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - B Block
Not sure what to study?
Science
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Combined Science Synergy GCSE
12/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - B Block
Not sure what to study?

Vocational and short courses starting this year

Agricultural, environmental and animal care
Business, management and administration
Course TitleStart DateLocations
AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 3
19/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 2
19/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Accounting Advanced | AAT Accounting Diploma | Level 3
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Accounting Foundation | AAT Accounting Certificate | Level 2
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Accounting Professional | AAT Diploma | Level 4
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Business Administration Award | Level 1
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Rothwell Centre
Business Administration Certificate | Level 2
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Rothwell Centre
Business Administration Certificate | Level 2
Deacon House
Business Customer Service Level 1
Deacon House
Enfield Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Mabgate Centre
Rothwell Centre
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management 5
19/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice 3
19/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Chartered Institute of Credit Management Level 2
University Centre Leeds
Emergency First Aid at Work Requalification Award | Level 3
Printworks Campus
First Aid at Work Award | Level 3
Printworks Campus
First Aid at Work Award | Level 3
Printworks Campus
Human Resource Management CIPD Intermediate Diploma | Level 5
Printworks Campus
Human Resource Practice CIPD Foundation Certificate | Level 3
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
IOSH Managing Safely 5.0
Printworks Campus
Introduction to Business & Finance
University Centre Leeds
Introduction to Business – Developing Business knowledge and skills Level 3
Printworks Campus
Introduction to Business – Moving into work Level 2
Printworks Campus
Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Customer Service
Printworks Campus
Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies
12/09/2022
Printworks Campus
Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management
12/09/2022
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Unit A-D
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Assessment
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Printworks Campus
Occupational Health and Safety Unit C NEBOSH Diploma
Printworks Campus
Paediatric First Aid Award
Printworks Campus
Paediatric First Aid Award
Printworks Campus
Principles of Business Administration Certificate TQUK Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Principles of Customer Service TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Principles of Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 3
03/10/2022
University Centre Leeds
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Level 2
12/09/2022
Printworks Campus
Procurement and Supply Operations CIPS Advanced Certificate | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Procurement and Supply Operations CIPS Advanced Certificate | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Procurement and Supply Operations CIPS Advanced Certificate | Level 3
24/11/2021
University Centre Leeds
Start Your Own Business Introduction
20/01/2022
Rothwell Centre
Strategic Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 7
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
Understanding Retail Operations TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Not sure what to study?
Creative, performance and design
Course TitleStart DateLocations
ART AND DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
ART AND DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Annexe
Access to HE in Computer Game Design and Development (19+)
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Acting BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Animation and Visual Effects Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Art & Design BTEC Diploma Level 1
08/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music Industry Skills (Production)
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Dance
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Acting
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Musical Theatre
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion and Editorial Photography
11/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Computer Games (Digital and Creative Industries) Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Computer Games Skills Gateway Diploma Level 1
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Creative Media for Small Businesses Beginner course
19/01/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Dance BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Esports Level 3 Diploma
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
FASHION AND TEXTILES BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Annexe
GRAPHIC DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
GRAPHIC DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Annexe
Games Development Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Journalism BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Digital Media
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Performing arts
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Skills
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Diploma in Esports
11/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Music Performance BTEC Diploma Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Music Performance BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Music Production BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Musical Theatre BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
PHOTOGRAPHY BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Annexe
Photography BTEC Diploma Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
TV and Film BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Theatre Design and Production BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Theatre Production BTEC Extended Certificate Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Not sure what to study?
Digital
Course TitleStart DateLocations
CCNA 1 – Introduction to Networks v7.0
Printworks Campus
CCNA 2 – Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials v7.0
Printworks Campus
CCNA 3 – Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation v7.0
23/02/2022
Printworks Campus
ECDL Level 1 (IT)
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
ECDL Level 2 (IT)
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
ECDL Level 2 (IT)
Deacon House
Rothwell Centre
Essential Digital Skills
Deacon House
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Essential Digital Skills
Rothwell Centre
IT Essentials CISCO v7
02/02/2022
Printworks Campus
Improve your IT skills Introduction
Deacon House
L2 Progression to Access in Computing
10/01/2022
Printworks Campus
Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Digital Media
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Skills
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Prince’s Trust – Get Started
Printworks Campus
SKILLUP to Coding
Printworks Campus
SKILLUP to Cybersecurity
Printworks Campus
SKILLUP to Data Management, Analytics and Spreadsheets
Printworks Campus
SKILLUP to Digital Marketing
Printworks Campus
TLM Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills & Microsoft Office Specialist
25/04/2022
Printworks Campus
VMWare vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage VMWare vSphere | Version 6
Printworks Campus
Not sure what to study?
Education and childcare
Course TitleStart DateLocations
An Introduction to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Beginners’ Course
Online
An Introduction to Children and Young People’s Mental Health Beginners’ Course
Online
An Introduction to Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) Beginners’ Course
Online
Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Award | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Award | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Caring for Children CACHE Level 1 Award
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Childcare Assistant Framework
Online
Childcare Assistant Framework
Online
Childcare Level 2
Online
Childcare Level 2
Online
Dyslexia Awareness Online Qualification | Level 2
05/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Early Years Practitioner NCFE Cache Diploma Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Education and Training Award | Level 3
25/01/2022
University Centre Leeds
Education and Training Award | Level 3
28/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
English for Literacy and Language Teaching Award | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices Award | Level 4
University Centre Leeds
Introduction to Working in Childcare Beginners’ Course
Online
Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices Certificate | Level 4
University Centre Leeds
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
Online
Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching Award | Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Supporting Teaching & Learning Diploma Level 3
Horsforth One Stop Centre
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Printworks Campus
Supporting Teaching & Learning Diploma Level 3
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Supporting Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistant) Cache Certificate Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Supporting Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistant) Cache Certificate Level 2 Evening
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Teaching Assistant Certificate | Level 2
Online
Teaching Assistant Certificate | Level 2
Online
Teaching Assistant Framework
Online
Understanding Autism Certificate Level 2
Online
Understanding Autism Certificate Level 2
Online
Understanding Autism in Children NCFE Cache Certificate | Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Certificate Level 2
Online
Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Rothwell Centre
Not sure what to study?
Engineering
Events, Enterprise and Employability
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Customer Service Level 1
05/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Level 2 Customer Service
05/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Not sure what to study?
Health and social care
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Awareness of Mental Health Problems NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Care Certificate
Subcontractor Site
Childhood Illnesses Certificate | Level 2
Subcontractor Site
Common Healthcare Conditions NCFE Certificate | Level 2
Subcontractor Site
Common Healthcare Conditions NCFE Certificate | Level 2
Subcontractor Site
Counselling Concepts ABC Award | Level 2
12/09/2022
Rothwell Centre
Counselling Skills ABC Certificate | Level 3
12/09/2022
Rothwell Centre
Counselling Skills ABC Diploma | Level 3
12/09/2022
Rothwell Centre
Entry to the Uniformed Services NCFE Diploma Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings Level 1
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L2 Certificate Understanding Behaviour that Challenge
Quarry Hill Campus
L2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Quarry Hill Campus
L2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
Subcontractor Site
L2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
12/09/2022
Online
L2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of infection in Health Care Settings
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
L4 Lead Practitioner in Adult Care
Quarry Hill Campus
L5 Leader in Adult Care
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Quarry Hill Campus
Mental Health Awareness NCFE CACHE Award Level 1
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care CACHE Certificate Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Principles of Care Planning Certificate NCFE CACHE Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Principles of Dementia Care NCFE Certificate | Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Principles of End of Life Care NCFE Certificate | Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities NCFE Certificate Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Stress Awareness NCFE Award | Level 1
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Therapeutic Counselling Diploma ABC Diploma | Level 4
13/09/2022
Rothwell Centre
Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Certificate | Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Understanding Nutrition and Health NCFE CACHE Level 2
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Wellbeing NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 1
12/09/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Not sure what to study?
Languages
Course TitleStart DateLocations
English Functional Skills Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Maths Functional Skills Level 1
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Maths Functional Skills Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Not sure what to study?
Legal, finance and accounting
Course TitleStart DateLocations
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Foundation Stage
12/09/2022
University Centre Leeds
National Extended Certificate in Applied Law Level 3
31/10/2022
Printworks Campus
Not sure what to study?
Preparing for progression
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Independent and Life Skills
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Personal Progression
12/09/2022
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Pre Internships
12/09/2022
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Supported Employment and Preparation for Work
12/09/2022
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Supported Internships
12/09/2022
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
The Prince’s Trust TEAM programme
Somerville House
Vine
12/09/2022
Vine, Queenswood Education Centre
Not sure what to study?
Public services
Science
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Combined Science Synergy GCSE
12/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - B Block
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness
04/01/2022
Online
Not sure what to study?
Sport and fitness
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Fitness Instructing and Personal Training (Firehouse Fitness Short Course) Diploma | Level 3
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Introduction to Sport BTEC Certificate Level 1
12/09/2022
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Level 3 Fitness Intructing and Personal Training
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Level 3 Massage Therapy Certificate
Printworks Campus
Level 4 Massage Therapy Certificate
28/02/2022
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Not sure what to study?
Travel and Tourism
Course TitleStart DateLocations
NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism
12/09/2022
Printworks Campus
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