Courses for adults with learning disabilities and difficulties

Our Active Learning courses for this year are full.  For course enquiries please call  024 7697 5442.

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 booklet.

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 the Employment and Skills Team. Part of some courses may be online. They cover:

  • art
  • catering
  • crafts and textiles
  • horticulture
  • music and media
  • the destination station

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
  • IT
  • languages
  • music
  • my world
  • performing arts

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

Also, some short courses may be available.


Adult Education Service - Active learning

Address: Cheylesmore Community Centre
Arundel/Poitiers Road

Telephone: 024 7697 5200