Learning Resources

With the college sites closed due to Covid-19, and most of our courses now being moved to online learning. LRC staff are available to help you with accessing your courses and any questions you may have, contact lrc@rhacc.ac.uk.

The Learning Resource Centre is closed until futher notice.

The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is your first port of call for everything you need to succeed at the college. Home to the college library and student computer suite, the LRC is the perfect place to practise the skills you learn in the classroom, with the support of our well-qualified and professional Learning Resource Centre team.

From computer tips to completing assignments, our friendly team are on hand to help. You can access your Moodle through the Student Intranet.

If you are applying for a qualification course, see the team about booking your initial assessment before you have your interview. The assessment takes approximately one hour to complete.

Learning Resource Centre Opening Times:

The Learning Resource Centre is closed until futher notice.

Term time

Monday – Thursday 9am – 7pm
Friday 9am – 5pm

Out of term time (Half term and holidays)

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Library resources


  • Students and staff can borrow up to three items at a time
  • All items can be borrowed for up to two weeks
  • Items may be renewed up to three times unless reserved by another user
  • You may reserve an item that is on loan to another user
  • Overdue items will incur a charge of 10p per item, per day


Members have access to all the materials in the library and to the extensive resources available via the internet. The library stock supports the courses run by the College and covers all the major subject areas.

Course Specific Materials

Subject based materials include:

  • Books
  • CDs
  • Books and tape/CD sets
  • Videos
  • DVDs

Non-Course Specific Materials

The library also stocks materials that may be of interest to all students:

  • Paperback fiction
  • Music CDs
  • Books on study skills, essay writing and passing exams
  • Books and other resources on employment skills
  • Initial assessment software