Courses for adults with learning disabilities and difficulties

Welcome to our Active Learning programme. There is a wide range of courses to help you learn new skills for the workplace and/or improve your existing ones to become more independent in your daily life.

Course details

You can find information about the courses by downloading and printing the Active Learning course information.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

If Government restrictions are reintroduced, the Adult Education Service will do all that we can so that you can continue your learning.

Learning for Work

On this course you will develop the skills and confidence that you will need for work. You will have the opportunity to work with a Job Coach. Part of some courses may be online. They cover:

  • art
  • building skills for work
  • catering
  • crafts and textiles
  • horticulture
  • music and media

Independent Living Skills 

On the Independent Living Skills course you will explore skills you need to help you in your daily life. You will study life skills plus three of the following:

  • cooking
  • creative arts and crafts
  • cultural studies
  • gardening
  • ICT
  • languages
  • music
  • my world
  • performing arts

For learners with complex needs we offer two subjects: cooking and art. 

We also offer short termly courses, please ask at your interview.

How to apply for Active learning

Our courses are now full. For Active Learning course enquiries please contact Bridget Gregory on 024 7697 5442.

Adult Education Service - Active learning

Address: Cheylesmore Community Centre
Arundel/Poitiers Road

Telephone: 024 7697 5200