Adult leisure courses

If you fancy trying something new or want to pursue a pastime and make new friends, our leisure courses are for you. Choose your course, study around your commitments and gain progression advice and support to further develop your skills or pursue accredited study.

We have a variety of creative options available including Web Design and Digital Literacy for beginners, Flower Arranging courses, as well as a variety of painting and illustration courses. Learn a new language with our starter courses, or upskill with our British Sign Language courses, the possibilities are endless. Our courses are suitable for all adults regardless of age.

Did you know?

We have government funded courses which means there’s potential for you to study something you’ve dreamed of for free.

If you are earning £19,305 or below, you can study most of our adult courses for free
Or
If you are earning below £18,525, unemployed or have never studied a Level 3 course before (equivalent to A Levels), you can study one of our level 3 courses listed here for free.

Benefits of leisure courses

At Leeds City College, our adult leisure courses span a range of subjects and are taught by experienced tutors.

  • Experience a short course allowing time for other commitments.
  • Gain progression advice and support.
  • Acquire a new skill or refresh your existing knowledge.
  • Choose from an exciting range of course subjects.
  • Put your theory into practice in facilities such as childcare rooms and salons.
Adult students working and smiling

How to apply

Click on a course below to find out more information. Then when you’re ready, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button – this can be found at the top of every course page.

After consenting to allow us to contact you, the form should already be filled in with your selected course. All that is left for you to do is to select your start date and enter your details.

We will then be in contact with you regarding the next steps.

Teacher and adult student discussing work and smiling

Take a look at our leisure courses

Agricultural, environmental and animal care
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Introduction to Reptile Keeping
Temple Newsam Home Farm
Poultry Keeping for Beginners
Temple Newsam Home Farm
iPet Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid
Temple Newsam Home Farm
iPet Network Level 3 Award in Dog Walking and Pet Sitting for Professionals
Temple Newsam Home Farm
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Catering and hospitality
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Intermediate Cake Decorating Intermediate Course | Level 2
14/09/2022
Printworks Campus
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Creative, performance and design
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Acting for Confidence
05/10/2022
19/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Adobe Suite Beginner course
04/10/2022
17/01/2023
18/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Art Appreciation Mixed course
05/10/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Drawing and Illustration Beginner course
05/10/2022
19/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Life Drawing Beginner course
04/10/2022
17/01/2023
18/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Oil Painting Beginner course
17/01/2023
18/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Screen Printing Beginner course
18/01/2023
19/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Studio/Creative Photography Beginner course
19/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Water Based Painting for Beginners – April 2023 Start
20/04/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Water Based Painting for Beginners – Jan 2023 Start
19/01/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Water Based Painting for Beginners – Oct 2022 Start
06/10/2022
Quarry Hill Campus
Unsure what course to choose?
Motor Vehicle and Automotive
Course TitleStart DateLocations
Basic Vehicle Maintenance (Female Only) Beginners’ Course
Printworks Campus
Basic Vehicle Maintenance Beginners’ course
Printworks Campus
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Not sure what you want to study?

No problem – fill in our quick enquiry form above and a member of our team will get back to you. You can also email us at Contact@leedscitycollege.ac.uk or give us a call on Call: 0113 386 1997.

Our open days and online webinars are also a great way to find out more about studying at Leeds City College and our courses; please see our enrolment webpage for more information.

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