Take a course with us for a better future. Our courses for adults can sharpen your skills, get you back to work or education, or teach you something new for fun.

Courses for adults

  • English and maths – free for adults up to GCSE
  • IT – use the internet and email with confidence
  • Digital photography
  • English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) - free if you're on certain benefits
  • Teacher training
  • Degree level courses

Please contact Threshold Services to find out more.

Call: 01708 462801 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Student Services are available to offer you information, advice and guidance regarding financial support whilst studying. Assistance will be given to access appropriate funding, this includes personal one to one appointments, as well as group presentations.

Discretionary Learner Support Fund for students aged 19 and over

Students studying on full or part time courses who have a household income of £21,000 or below per year can apply. Students will usually be eligible if they receive a benefit such as Income based Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support, Guarantee element of Pension Credit, Universal Credit, Working Tax credit or Income Related Employment Support Allowance. A contribution towards course related costs including books, materials/equipment, childcare, work experience, residential trips and travel can be made. All financial awards are subject to funding.

For further information on the above funding please contact Student Services on
01708 462718. We also have information on student discounts.