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 £21,255 or below, you can study most of our adult courses for free
Or
If you are earning below £21,255, 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

Catering and hospitality
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Intermediate Cake Decorating Intermediate Course | Level 2
20/09/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?
Creative, performance and design
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
(ACL) Delivering Beauty Treatments 7/6/23 – 28/6/23
07/06/2023
Part time
Adobe Suite Beginner course
10/10/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Part time
Oil Painting Beginner course
23/01/2024
Part time
Studio/Creative Photography Beginner course
24/04/2024
Part time
Water Based Painting for Beginners – April 2023 Start
25/04/2024
Part time
Water Based Painting for Beginners – Jan 2023 Start
25/01/2024
Part time
Water Based Painting for Beginners – Oct 2022 Start
12/10/2023
Quarry Hill Campus
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?
Engineering
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Creative Metal Art Beginners’ Course
Printworks Campus
Part time
Engineering Multi Skill Course for Adults (Performing Engineering Operations) NVQ Diploma | Level 2
Printworks Campus
Full time
Introduction to Welding Skills Beginners’ Course
16/10/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?
Motor Vehicle and Automotive
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Basic Vehicle Maintenance (Female Only) Beginners’ Course
Printworks Campus
Part time
Basic Vehicle Maintenance Beginners’ course
Printworks Campus
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?

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Not sure what you want to study?

No problem – you can email us at Contact@leedscitycollege.ac.uk or give us a call on 0113 386 1997 and a member of our team will get back to you.

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 events webpage for more information.

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