Adult Learners

Whether you want to take that first step towards a new profession, are re-entering the jobs market after a break or already have your dream job but want to take your career to the next level, you’re never too old to learn something new!

And it doesn’t matter how many (or few) qualifications you have. Further education colleges are here to help everyone, including adults, explore your interests and get the skills you need to get on in life.

There are plenty of courses which are designed with adults in mind, meaning they are flexible, affordable – and sometimes completely free!

Not sure where to start?

Don’t panic! The National Careers Service has trained careers advisers to help with all your career, learning and training choices. Call them on 0800 100 900 or use webchat.

Colleges also have expert advisers who are on hand to help you find the perfect course for you.

Thinking about getting a degree?

Learn more about being an Adult in Higher Education

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