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Courses for adults

Are you looking to re-train or re-invent yourself? We have a range of courses for adults which will enable you to gain new skills and knowledge so you can get that promotion at work or enter a new industry of your choice. Find out more about our adult courses today!

Courses for adults

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Why is it a good time to study an adult course?

It’s always a good idea to be learning something new or developing existing skills, but given the current competition for jobs this is now more important than ever.

Whether you’re just starting out, looking to start again or looking to progress in your existing role, it’s crucial for you to keep your cv fresh and up to date by gaining additional accredited qualifications.

Re-ignite your passion for learning again!

"In one year I have gone from having a basic understanding of the sciences to being accepted at Durham University - all thanks to the college's amazing help and support."

- Joshua Dexter, former Access to HE Science student

Professional development

Working with The Skills Network, we are now able to offer an exciting range of online professional development courses for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home

It’s always a good idea to be learning something new or developing existing skills but, given the current market this is more important than ever.

Whether you’re just starting out in a new industry, looking to start again or looking to continue your career progress, our short professional development courses will keep your cv fresh and up-to-date, help you to develop new interests and gain accredited qualifications.

You will apply for these courses through The Skills Network portal.

Re-train for a new career

If you were given the opportunity, would you  like to start again? It’s never too late! We offer  a range of courses which are great if you’d  like to hit that re-set button and enter a new  industry. With dedicated tutors and a great  working environment, start your pathway to   your new and re-invigorated career.

Upskill your existing qualifications and make yourself stand out to employers

Upskilling for your own personal development can lead to promotions and even pay rises at work and depend on your continued learning allowing you to progress throughout your career.

If you are wanting to re-new your existing skill set to cut through the noise of a very competitive jobs market, we have a variety of professional courses designed to bolster your cv. These courses are perfect for progressing your career, either at your existing workplace or for a new employer.

Follow your university dream

University might not have been a realistic option for you until now. There are many reasons why that might have been the case but with circumstances and priorities constantly changing, Access to HE courses will help you gain the requirements to go to university in just one year.

Re-engage in education, training and employment 

Are you stuck at a bit of a crossroads, not really sure what to do next? It happens, don’t worry. We’ve got a range of courses for adults who are looking to re-discover their hunger to gain the qualifications and personal skills that are required to be successful when applying for a job.

Gain essential qualifications

Are a lack of qualifications holding you back from progressing at work or in education? Our range of English, Maths and ICT courses will provide you with essential skills and knowledge that will become the foundation of all your future successes.

Flexible learning to suit your schedule

Distance learning means that you can study in your own time and fit learning around existing employment, family commitments or commuting. You can also work through the material that suits you, with support from dedicated online-tutors if you need it. 

Pursue your hobbies

Not everything has to be about your career, at The Sheffield College we can bring your interests and hobbies to life. Doing things that you enjoy, that give you the chance to be creative and help you switch off are so important at this moment in time. It could be something old or something completely new, but there’s a chance it could be your new passion! 

Ready to Apply?

Found the right course for you? It is now easier than ever to apply. Use the links at the top of this page to find out how you can finance your course, what personal support we offer to our students and how you can apply online. If you still need help deciding what course to pick our Careers Advice Team will be more than happy to help.