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 their interests and get the skills they need to get on in life.

If you’re thinking about doing a degree, there’s plenty of support on offer to help you get into Higher Education and succeed with your studies.

Learn more about being an Adult Learner in Higher Education

Short Courses for Adults in Kent and Medway

Check out the links below to the adult and short courses on offer at some of the universities and colleges in Kent and Medway. These courses are designed with adults in mind, meaning they are flexible, affordable – and sometimes completely free!

University of Kent


East Kent College


Digital College

EKC DigitalLearn


Mid Kent College

Mid Kent College


Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

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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