Adult & Community

Retail, Customer Service and Hospitality Introduction

The skills and knowledge you learn on this course will be useful across a wide range of sectors including retail, hospitality, and customer service. ...

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Beginners’ Italian Stage 1 Beginners’ course

This 10 week course runs at Rothwell Centre on a part-time basis. It is the first stage for gaining an introduction to Italian. This course is aimed a...

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Adult English Online Functional Skills

Functional Skills is the right course for you if you want to improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing. When you complete Functional Skil...

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About the School

Our Adult and Community provision offers a selection of exciting courses for 19+ learners. These courses include part-time vocational courses, Access courses and hobby and leisure courses that are aimed at the local community. Whether you want to upskill, change career, professionally develop, or try something new, we have a course for you.

Our courses

Our adult courses attract a range of students with different aspirations. Kick-start a career change with our part-time and vocational work courses, return to education or acquire a new skill or pursue a pastime. 

Just some of the opportunities on offer include:

  • English and maths
  • IT skills
  • Hairdressing and beauty
  • Languages
  • Cake decorating
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Childcare
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)


Store Links

Course fees for Rothwell Centre are available from the store.


What support is available for 19+ learners?

All 19+ learners have access to a range of support. We work in partnership with Ofsted- registered childcare providers to help student parents with childcare costs and places. If you are feeling stressed or unwell, your tutor can direct you to appropriate guidance and support.

For adults in hardship, additional financial support may be available, subject to availability, please enquire at enrolment. We also have print and electronic learning resources to support you with your studies.

Where can I find enrolment information?

Enrolment typically starts in July and continues throughout August on selected dates. For more information, please call 0113 284 6315 / 0113 386 1997 or email For Rothwell Centre, please call 0113 284 6200 or email

Where will my course be based?

This will depend on which course you study. Whether you find a course on our website, on our course pages or the prospectus, the location will be listed. Most of our community courses take place at our community centres: Rothwell Centre, Deacon House, Enfield Centre, and Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston.

Many of our part-time vocational courses take place at our campuses, these include Park Lane Campus, Printworks Campus and Quarry Hill Campus (or The Annexe).


We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

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The Printworks Bar, Kitchen & Conference Facility

The Printworks Bar, Kitchen & Conference Facility

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