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.
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 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.
Free College Meals - Further Education Students
Students aged 19-25 who are subject to a Learning Difficulty Assessment (LDA) Education Health Care Plan (EHC plan) or S139A, are eligible if they or their parents receive one of these eligible benefits:
- Income Support
- Income based Job Seekers Allowance
- Income Based ESA
- Guarantee element of Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit with a household income of under £16,190
- Universal Credit
Please come in to Student Services or call us on 01708 462718 for more information or an application form.