Adult & Community

Beginners Spanish

Learn how the basics of Spanish with our beginners course. This introductory ten-week course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge. This course w...

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Dressmaking – General Sewing Stage 2

Dressmaking for the intermediate and confident person. You will work on a sewing project from start to finish. Ideally you will have taken a se...

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Introduction to Counselling

This course is an introduction to initial counselling skills and will improve students’ effectiveness and understanding when working with others. Th...

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About the School

Our Adult and Community provision offers a selection of exciting courses for 19+ learners. These courses include part-time vocational courses, Access courses and hobby and leisure courses that are aimed at the local community. Whether you want to upskill, change career, professionally develop, or try something new, we have a course for you.

Part-time Adult Teaching Programmes 2020/2021


Our courses

Our adult courses attract a range of students with different aspirations. Kick-start a career change with our part-time and vocational work courses, return to education or acquire a new skill or pursue a pastime.

Just some of the opportunities on offer include:

  • English and maths
  • IT skills
  • Hairdressing and beauty
  • Languages
  • Cake decorating
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Childcare
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Teaching Assistant


Store Links

Course fees for Rothwell Centre are available from the store


What 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 enrollment. We also have print and electronic learning resources to support you with your studies.

Where can I find enrolment information?

Enrolment typically starts in July and continues throughout August on selected dates. For more information, please call 0113 284 6315 / 0113 386 1997 or email

For Rothwell Centre, please call 0113 284 6200 or email

Where will my course be based?

This will depend on which course you study. Whether you find a course on our website, on our course pages or the prospectus, the location will be listed. Most of our community courses take place at our community centres: Rothwell Centre, Deacon House, Enfield Centre, and Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston.

Many of our part-time vocational courses take place at our campuses, these include Park Lane Campus, Printworks Campus and Quarry Hill Campus (or The Annexe).


We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

Adult & Community
Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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