People looking to take a new direction, gain qualifications, improve their existing skills or learn new ones are being invited to Adult Education Wolverhampton's open day on Saturday (24 June, 2017).

People will be able to meet tutors and students to discuss the courses available and watch and take part in creative and practical demonstrations, such as flower crafts.

Councillor John Reynolds, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Economy, said: "This is a great opportunity to get information, advice and guidance about the wide variety of courses Adult Education Wolverhampton has to offer.

"They include courses which can help you to train for a specific career and Access to Higher Education courses which could fast track you to university.

"Other courses help brush up your English and maths skills and build your personal confidence. The good news is that many courses are free to participants or available at a reduced rate, depending on the course and your circumstances."

He added: "Adult Education Wolverhampton is only one of 3 adult education services in the country to have been judged Outstanding by Ofsted. Inspectors commended the service for its exceptionally high achievement rates, high quality teaching, excellent resources, good levels of support and for making learning really enjoyable."

The open day takes place from 10am to 2pm at Adult Education Wolverhampton's main centre at Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton.

Anyone who cannot attend can find out more about it by visiting Type=links;Linkid=2102;Title=Adult Education Service;Target=_blank;, calling 01902 551654 or 551658 or by emailing Further information days will be held on Wednesdays 2, 9, 16 and 30 August from 10am to 3pm.

  • released: Monday 19 June, 2017