Take a New Direction in 2024

We are delighted to share our brand new programme of courses for 2024 to improve your career or your personal wellbeing. We have added a lot of exciting new courses to ensure our diverse offer is designed to support our community. Many courses are discounted or free to support our learners as they work to change their career, gain employability skills or pick up a new hobby. 


Accounting & Finance Health & Social Care 
Business Hillcroft Women's Education
Counselling & Mental Wellbeing Learn English
Digital & Creative Technology Teaching & Training
English, Maths & Science  


Art, Design & Media               Languages
Cookery & Baking Performing Arts & Music
Dance & Exercise Personal Wellbeing
Humanities & Culture   



Adult & Childcare English & Maths
Art & Design ESOL
Business Studies & Creative Technology Exercise
Counselling & Mental Wellbeing Languages
Creative Writing Performing Arts
Employment Teaching & Training


Come to our Open Days in 2024 to speak to the team, browse the campus, explore your options and enrol on a course. 


Spring Open Days

Tue 26 Mar 24 | 3 - 7pm 

Thu 6 Jun 24 | 3 - 7pm 

Sat 29 Jun 24 | 10 - 2pm 

Tue 3 Sept 24 | 1 – 5pm 

Sat 7 Sept 24 | 10 – 2pm 

Tue 10 Sept 24 | 3 – 7pm 

Thu 19 Sept 24 | 3 – 7pm 


Spring Open Days

Thu 28 Mar 24 | 4 - 7pm 

Tue 11 Jun 24 | 4 - 7pm 

Thu 5 Sept 24 | 4 – 7pm 

Thu 12 Sept 24 | 4 – 7pm 






Find your course. Click on the right day or time for you. Click on Apply/Enrol and complete the online form. Discounts and concessions are applied at the online checkout.



Our expert staff are available at both campuses for advice and guidance and to support you with enrolment. Visit our opening hours page for full details of days and times.                                                                 




We have a variety of ways to help you get the support and information you need.


Courses marked in the guide with a - C

Courses are free if you are unemployed or earning less than £345 per month. 


Community courses marked in the guide with a  - Star

50% discount if you have a household income less than £35,000


If you are still having financial struggles when paying for your course, we have bursary options to help you. 

Find out more about help with fees here.

Our Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) advisors offer impartial information, advice and guidance to help you decide on the correct career path or learning opportunity. Our Matrix-accredited advice sessions are delivered by qualified careers advisors and provide impartial advice and guidance on careers and education choices, UCAS, CVs, interview skills, job search skills, course progression and finance/funding options. 

  • Careers and education choices
  • CVs, interview skills, job search skills 
  • Finance/funding options and more.

NEW Walk-In Sessions Available at Hillcoft

We have launched a NEW Employability service at our Hillcroft Campus to help support all learners with their career and employment this Autumn! Available every Thursday, 2:30 - 4:30pm at KT6 6DF. No booking is needed, just pop in during the allocated time!

Find out more here.