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Develop skills and take new direction with adult education

Don't miss the chance to develop skills that will help you thrive in a changing world - that's the message from Adult Education Wolverhampton which will be holding enrolment days next month.

People can enrol on any of the courses offered by Adult Education Wolverhampton, which range from the practical to the inspiring and take in subjects including Arts and Crafts, foreign languages and English and Maths as well as professional subjects like Health and Social Care, Hospitality, Business and Administration, Teacher Training and more.

Councillor John Reynolds, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Economy, said: "Thousands of people have changed their lives for the better thanks to the courses offered by Adult Education Wolverhampton, and we are expecting hundreds more to begin their learning journey with us next month.

"It offers a range of courses for all tastes. Some will lead to national qualifications, from basic to advanced levels, while others offer the opportunity to gain skills needed for employment or self employment.

"Adult Education Wolverhampton offers a superb experience to learners. Not only has it been rated Outstanding by Ofsted, making it among the top 4 adult education providers in the country, but a recent survey found that 97% of students said they would recommend Adult Education Wolverhampton to others.

"I would urge anyone who is inspired to learn something new or take a new direction in their life to see what Adult Education Wolverhampton has to offer."

Enrolment days for all courses will be held on Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 September from 10am to 7pm, and Friday 9 and Saturday 10 September, from 10am to 1pm.

Enrolment for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses only takes place on Monday 5 September from 9.30am to noon, 1pm to 3.30pm and 6pm to 8pm.

Enrolment takes place at the Foyer Building, St George's Parade, Wolverhampton WV2 1AZ, and for more information, please ring 01902 558180, email enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk or log on to Adult Education Service.

Courses offered by Adult Education Wolverhampton include Access to Higher Education and Pre-Access, Art, Crafts & Creative Media, British Sign Language (BSL), Business and Administration, Certificate in English Language Teaching (CELTA), Childcare, Cookery and Sugar Crafts, English, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL & IELTS), Exercise and Performance, First Aid and Food Safety, Flower Craft and Floristry, Foreign Languages, Health and Social Care, Hospitality and Customer Care, Teacher Training, Like Minds, Life Skills, Maths, Mentoring, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Training, Youth Work, Volunteering and work experience in Europe.

Adult Education Wolverhampton was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in an inspection published in January 2015.

  • released: Tuesday 9 August, 2016