Courses for Adults (19+)
Over 9,000 of our students are adults, so you'll be in good company
If you want to re-train or improve your skills so you can get back into the job market, progress in your career, or simply learn something new just for the challenge, then you are in good company.
Don't worry about the cost of study, click on the link above to find out more about the Advanced Learner Loans.
Returning to study? You'll be supported
Many of our adult students have not been in a workshop or classroom for many years but that's fine, we are here to support you.
It's why we've won a national award from the
Times Educational Supplement and been praised by Ofsted for our outstanding support for students.
From beginner level to a post-graduate MBA
Our courses are flexible, designed to fit around your current commitments, with a wide choice of subjects and levels, including the ever-popular Access to Higher Education courses for adults who want to go to university but who do not have the required A Levels.
From AAT accounting courses, to floristry, digital photography, DIY courses, there is so much for you to choose from.
European Social Fund
Please note that your course will be directly or indirectly part-financed by the European Union through European Social Fund helping develop employment by promoting employability, business spirit and equal opportunities, and investing in human resources.
Quick links to help you find out more
These links to take you straight the the courses where you can find out more.
Courses for adults at Barking Learning Centre
From Computing for Beginners to training as a Teaching Assistant, our courses are designed for adults who want to get into work, up-skill, or to train for a new career.
Management and HR: an approved centre
Whether you are about to embark on your first management role, or you are a seasoned comapny director looking for a post-graduate qualification, talk to us about our Chartered Management Institute (CMI) courses.