Adult Courses

If you’re looking for courses in Manchester, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking to brush up on skills you already have, or you want to take your first steps in to something new - our training courses are the ideal starting point.
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Why choose us?

Ofsted Grade 2: Good

We're Ofsted Grade 2: Good, meaning that the quality of our training and the dedicated support we give to our learners has officially been recognised by Ofsted.

Industry-experienced tutors

All of our tutors are highly qualified and experienced - meaning our learners are able to get the very best out of their training.

Free minibus service

We offer a free minibus service to our Greater Manchester SkillCentre, with pick up points all around Greater Manchester as well as free car parking and a secure bike rack.

Advice and guidance

We can offer advice and guidance to help you with your career goals.

What we offer

Construction courses

We have a range of construction courses available for adults - painting and decorating, plastering, site carpentry, tiling and CSCS card.

Higher Education

We offer degree courses in business and management, early years and childhood studies, healthcare and education. We also have teaching qualifications and Access to Higher Education Diplomas.

Apprenticeships

We offer a wide-range of apprenticeships in the following industries: accounting and finance, automotive, business and professional, construction, engineering and manufacturing, health, care and education and IT and digital.

Access to Higher Education

We offer Access to Higher Education Diplomas in business, nursing and midwifery, counselling and psychology and health and social care. An Access to Higher Education Diploma is for people who are wanting to study at degree level but do not hold the relevant qualifications.

Health, Care and Education

We offer a wide range of courses within health, care and education. If you would like to make a real difference to someone’s life, then these courses are an ideal option.

Business and Professional

Are you looking to excel in the world of business? Whether you’re looking to take your first steps, or you’re already within a business environment, we have courses to help you to achieve your career goals.
FAQs
How long does a course take to complete?

The duration of your course will depend on the course which you enrol onto.  To find out the duration of a course, click on the course page.

University Level courses

We are proud to work in partnership with the University of Bolton and Staffordshire University to offer a wide range of part-time and full-time courses – making them more flexible and affordable. We have smaller class sizes, so every student gets the support they deserve. No matter what qualifications you have, you still have the opportunity to gain a degree level qualification with us.

You can view our university level courses here.

Where will I study?

Where you study will depend on the course which you enrol onto.  To find out where a course is delivered, click on the course page.

 

How do I apply?

It is easy to apply, you can apply online by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top of the course page or you can call our Recruitment team on 0161 233 2656.

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If you'd like to apply for one of our courses or if you'd like to talk to someone about your options, contact one of the team today.
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