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Adult Skills

Whether you’re looking to upskill in a specific subject area or want to learn basic skills employers look for, we have a course for you


Learning doesn’t stop when you become an adult and you’re never too old to learn a new skill or earn your next qualification.

Whether you’re looking to upskill in your current job or change to a new career altogether, our range of Adult Skills courses can help you to get the career you want.

Adult Courses We Offer

Access to Higher Education

Want to study at university but not sure of your options? Our intensive one-year course equips you with the study skills and knowledge to progress to a degree


An Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) course is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or progress their career in accountancy or finance


We offer digital courses for adults from Level 3 to Level 5, including in some cases an apprenticeship option

Employability Skills

Offering free short courses to those who are unemployed or claiming out of work benefits

Food Safety

Our one-day Level 2 Food Safety course is designed for those who work in a food handling capacity

HR and People Development

We offer Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) courses at Level 3 and Level 5, including an apprenticeship option

Leadership and Management

An ILM course is a training experience for leaders and managers, catering from entry-level or junior management up to senior managers and CEOs

Maths and English GCSEs

Add the skills and qualifications employers want to give you the best chance of success


Our courses offer a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of the theory and practice of teaching across the Further Education (FE) and Skills Sector

Higher Education at Lakes College

Higher Education at Lakes College

We provide a range of exciting higher education courses and training from Level 4 to Level 6.

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