• Build your qualifications.

    Whether you are looking to develop your professional credentials for employment, want a change of career, or simply want to continue to invest in your professional development, we have a range of adult professional skills qualifications to meet your needs.

    Adult Courses

    • AAT Foundation Level 2

      Adult

      Individuals looking to develop their Accountancy qualifications to work in the finance sector. The aim of this level of the AAT is to introduce learners...

    • AAT Intermediate Level 3

      Adult

      Individuals looking to develop their Accountancy qualifications to work in the Finance sector. The Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy offers you the skills and knowledge...

    • AAT Technician Level 4

      Adult

      Individuals looking to develop their Accountancy qualifications to advanced level for senior positions or career progression within the Finance sector.

    • Access To Higher Education

      Adult

      The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a QAA accredited course that provides students with an essential qualification, subject knowledge, and skills to progress to...

    • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Award

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at enthusiasts and those who are interested in learning the basics of 3D printing. Please enquire for more information regarding this...

    • Award in Education and Training Level 3

      Adult

      This course is aimed at anyone interested in a teaching and/or training role.

    • BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Top-Up)

      Adult

      Counsellors and psychotherapists offer a range of services that address the mental health and wellbeing of the general public in a variety of settings. The...

    • BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up)

      Adult

      The programme will be available on a full-time basis over one year. Students will attend one day/evening per week for the full-time route. This qualification...

    • BA (Hons) in Education and Professional Development

      Adult

      The programme is aimed at the professional development needs of teachers or trainers in further, higher, adult and secondary education and those who work in...

    • BA (Hons) in Health and Applied Social Studies

      Adult

      This course offers undergraduates a programme of learning designed to explore a range of multi-disciplinary themes, issues, applications and policies of interest to both social...

    • BEng (Hons) Engineering (Top up) (all pathways)

      Adult

      This programme is offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria and is aimed at those who want to improve their Foundation Degree or HND in and...

    • BSc (Hons) in Sports Science and Coaching Studies

      Adult

      The programme is delivered on a full-time basis over three years. The programme has been designed for those looking to pursue a career within the...

    • Counselling Skills – Level 2 Certificate

      Adult

      This qualification will give you the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills. This document covers applications to study Level...

    • Counselling Skills – Level 3 Diploma

      Adult

      This qualification is appropriate for you if you have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to take the next step in...

    • Diploma in Business and Administration

      Adult

      This course is suitable for administrators working at a senior level with considerable responsibility for the management of systems and resources, working with an extensive...

    • Diploma in Commercial Procurement and Supply

      Adult

      This course provides a valuable management tool for those moving into junior and middle management procurement roles or those supervising the procurement function. It focuses...

    • Diploma in Leadership and Management

      Adult

      The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management aims to develop your skills and knowledge across a range of management topics. The programme has three...

    • English for Speakers of Other Languages

      Adult

      Learning or improving your English will help you in all aspects of life, including social skills, studying and getting a job. If English isn’t your...

    • Foundation Art, Design and Media Practice Level 3/4

      Adult

      The Level 3 Qualification is for learners who are looking to broaden their practical and theoretical understanding of art, design and media practice as a...

    • Foundation Degree in Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work

      Adult

      The programme offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills across a range of frameworks, contexts and practices relating to substance misuse work....

    • Foundation Degree in Coaching and Mentoring

      Adult

      This programme is designed for those students wishing to pursue a career working in Coaching and Mentoring, enabling clients to reach their full potential. There...

    • Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies

      Adult

      The programme will enable you to critically engage with the various theoretical frameworks and concepts relevant to the context and practice of counselling work. Additionally...

    • Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice

      Adult

      This programme has been designed for those people already working in the criminal justice sector who wish to upskill and enhance their knowledge, as well...

    • Foundation Degree in Early Years

      Adult

      This programme is designed for those who wish to, or those already, working or volunteering in an Early Years setting, who want to progress their...

    • Foundation Degree in Early Years (Childhood Studies)

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at those looking to build on the skills and knowledge of young children’s care that students are most likely to have...

    • Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

      Adult

      This programme offers a unique opportunity to undergo a course of study, which compliments the development of skills and competencies in the workplace. The programme...

    • Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work

      Adult

      The area of mental health work is expanding and new roles have been developing at a fast pace. This qualification aims to assist individuals working...

    • Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work

      Adult

      The programme is available on a full-time basis over a one year period.

    • Foundation Degree in Paralegal Services

      Adult

      This programme has been designed for those people already working in the legal and related sectors who wish to upskill and enhance their knowledge in...

    • Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning Support

      Adult

      This programme is offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria and has been designed for those who wish to, or those already, working or...

    • Foundation Degree in Working with Young People, Children and Families

      Adult

      This programme leads to a Foundation Degree (FdA) in Working with Children and Families over two full-time years, or the part-time equivalent. It contains a...

    • Functional Skills (Maths, English or ICT)

      Adult

      Looking to improve your ICT, Maths or English Skills? From Entry Level Functional Skills Courses to Level Two ICT, Maths and English, we can help you improve your skills and...

    • GCSE Biology

      Adult

      This course is for people who need a single Science at GCSE to access another course, such as nursing or paramedic training.

    • GCSE English

      Adult

      This programme would appeal to anyone wanting to gain a GCSE in English.

    • GCSE Maths

      Adult

      This programme would appeal to anyone wanting to gain a GCSE in Mathematics.

    • Hair Extensions Masterclass

      Adult

    • Hair Techniques (Hair or Barbering) Level 2 Certificate

      Adult

      This course is aimed at those who are interested in Hairdressing or qualifying as a Barber.

    • Higher Level Apprenticeships

      Adult

      Higher Level Apprenticeships provide students with the opportunity to gain a qualification at Level 4 and above while working within a job role. Higher Apprenticeships...

    • HNC/D in Business

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at students who have completed a Level 3 course in Business or a related subject, who are looking to study a Higher Education...

    • HNC/D in Computing

      Adult

      This programme is for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in computing or related fields. Those who are working or wish to work...

    • HNC/D in Construction

      Adult

      This is a qualification for established construction personnel who wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge, possibly with a view to preparation for promotion, additional...

    • HNC/D in Engineering

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at students who have completed a Level 3 course in Engineering or a related subject, or working in the industry, who are...

    • PGCE/Certificate in Education

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at those wanting to teach in further, higher and adult education, also within the 14+ school sector (Qualified Teacher Learning and...

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Advanced PGCE)

      Adult

      This programme is aimed at those wanting to teach in further, higher and adult education, also within the 14+ school sector (Qualified Teacher Learning and...

    • Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 Certificate

      Adult

      This qualification is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.

    • Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma

      Adult

      Do you need to be working to take this qualification? As learners need to show competence in both skills and knowledge, they will need to...

    • Understanding Mental Health- Level 3 Certificate

      Adult

      This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing. This document covers applications to study Level 3 Certificate...