Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston

Joseph Priestley Centre offers community-focused courses for 19+ learners as well as Foundation Studies. The courses include employability courses, leisure courses, pre-internships, and supported internships and are designed to take your skills to the next level. Whether you want to upskill, change career, professionally develop, or try something new, there’s a course for you at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston.

Opening Hours

08:30 – 16:00 – Monday

08:30 – 20:00 – Tuesday

08:30 – 20:00 – Wednesday

08:30 – 20:00 – Thursday

08:30 – 15:30 – Friday


Burton Ave,
LS11 5ER

Schools at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston

Adult & Community
Foundation Studies

Getting to Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston


How much do the courses cost at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston?

Prices vary for each course, for the most updated information check the course pages or the Adult & Community prospectus. For some courses funded through Leeds City Council, concessionary rates are available if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Is there funding available for 19+ courses?

There are various financial support funds available to assist students with a range of course-related costs such as travel passes, specific equipment, protective clothing, books, educational visits, and college meals.

Other costs such as childcare and transport could be supported through a bursary scheme. Contact us for more information.

For details of the application process and eligibility criteria for 19+ Discretionary Learner Support (DLS) and Advanced Learner Loan bursary, including help with childcare costs, please read the student support document or contact us.

For information on funding, fee waivers, instalment plans, community learning course fees, and advanced learner loans, please visit the funding section of the Adult & Community prospectus, or contact us.

What sort of support is available for 19+ learners?

All 19+ learners have access to a range of support. We work in partnership with Ofsted- registered childcare providers to help student parents with childcare costs and places. If you are feeling stressed or unwell, your tutor can direct you to appropriate guidance and support.

For adults in hardship, additional financial support may be available, subject to availability, please enquire at enrolment. We also have print and electronic learning resources to support you with your studies.

Can I study a Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston course at another campus?

No, courses at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston will always run at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston unless otherwise specified.

Where can I find enrolment information?

For more information on Foundation Studies, please call 0113 386 1997 or email

You can enrol throughout the year on our adult courses using our online enrolment form.

For more information you can email us at or call us on 0113 386 1997.

If you’re not sure what course is for you, complete our enquire now form here and we can get in touch to discuss your options.


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