People looking to take a new direction and make 2019 a life changing year are being encouraged to learn something new with the Outstanding rated Adult Education Wolverhampton.

Dozens of courses are on offer starting next month with something to inspire everyone, and prospective learners can find out more at enrolment and information days taking place on Wednesday and Thursday, 16 and 17 January, 2019.

They include courses which can help people improve their existing skills or learn something new, get back into work or prepare them for life at university.

Subjects on offer include English, Maths, Health and Social Care, Food Safety, Administration Skills, Access to Higher Education, British Sign Language, the Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Computing for Beginners, First Aid, Childcare and Preparing to Work in Schools.

There are also a range of creative technical courses including sewing and textiles, jewellery making, floristry, painting and drawing, cake decorating and sugar craft.

Adult Education Wolverhampton is also offering its popular Life Skills course for adults with learning disabilities, and the Like Minds course for people with mental health needs.

Prospective learners are invited to find out more about the courses on offer at the enrolment and information days taking place at Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton, from 10am to 7pm on 16 and 17 January. Alternatively, please visit Type=links;Linkid=2102;Title=Adult Education Wolverhampton;Target=_blank; or call 01902 558180.

Councillor Lynne Moran, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Economy, said: "The New Year is a great time for adults to start thinking about learning something new. The good news is that you don't have to wait for long if you want to join a course as there are dozens beginning next month.

"Adult Education Wolverhampton provides a wide range of academic and vocational courses, as well as preparing people for the world of work or university. Through learning something new, you can also increase your confidence, health and wellbeing and general enjoyment of life."

Adult Education Wolverhampton is rated Outstanding by Ofsted, one of only a handful of adult education providers in the country which currently holds the top award.

The 2018 FE Choices national student satisfaction survey found that 97% of Adult Education Wolverhampton students would recommend the service to others.

  • released: Thursday 27 December, 2018