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Welcome to our autumn 2023 programme

Enrol onto a course to improve your wellbeing, bring out your creative talents or enhance your personal and professional development. There are courses in English and maths available, and we offer a range of vocational courses and qualifications from Entry Level to Level 3.

Our courses are now mainly onsite at the Thomas Calton Centre, Alpha Street, SE15 4NX, with a small proportion of courses available online.

Please enrol online by completing our enrolment form where possible. You can also visit the Thomas Calton Centre Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm. Please note the centre will be closed from Monday 14 August to Friday 1 September and will reopen on Monday 4 September.

Additionally, we will be open 5pm to 8pm on Monday 11 September and Wednesday 13 September for information, basic skills assessments, and in-person enrolment.

About our services

Welcome to our autumn term 2023 programme of courses.

Our adult, family learning and skills service works with Southwark people for a fairer future for all. We offer a good variety of learning opportunities for enjoyment, achievement and progress.

This programme includes courses that:

  • lead to nationally recognised formal qualifications
  • help you gain or improve job readiness skills, including CV writing and interview skills
  • help you develop your job prospects
  • help you improve your English, maths and language skills
  • can lead to career enhancement or change of direction
  • help you study for your own personal interest and development
  • develop skills in a range of areas, including IT digital skills, childcare, arts and crafts, health and fitness, fashion and textiles and creative writing

Our courses

Courses take place in well-equipped studios, workshops and classrooms, in a welcoming and friendly environment. Some courses are available for online and blended learning. 

Courses are offered at different times which provides opportunities to learn whether you're available in the day, evening or prefer online. There's also the option to learn together as a family, with courses designed for you and your child(ren) or grandchild(ren). Family learning courses are run after school or during the school holidays from a variety of venues across the borough.

Find out about all of our courses.

Page last updated: 31 July 2023


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