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Why choose Bury Adult Learning Service?

Bury Adult Learning Service is a fantastic choice if you are thinking about starting a course to learn something new or improve existing skills. Each year our adult learning courses have helped learners achieve their goals and ambitions. We offer daytime and evening courses and offer a wide range of courses available for you to choose from including, employability skills, English, maths and ESOL, IT, arts and crafts, creative writing, cookery, languages, food safety, and many more.

For more advice and information please contact us.

Spring and Summer Course Guide 2023 [5Mb]
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Skills for work

One of the service's key priorities is to offer courses that support people to gain the skills that will help you improve your job prospects, gain a qualification and progress into high levels of learning. We will be offering courses that can lead to a qualification in English, maths, ESOL, employability skills, IT, foundation learning courses, childcare, food safety, care work and health and social care.

Working in communities

Bury Adult Learning Service works in partnerships with libraries, schools, Jobcentre Plus, community and voluntary sector organisations to help people learn new skills through short courses, especially people who may not have been in learning for a long time. The aim of these courses is to help people build up the confidence to progress into further learning. We offer classes in local community venues with friendly tutors. We offer many different courses including, IT, childcare, employability skills, maths, English, ESOL and many more. Please see our course guide or contact us for more information.

Learning for pleasure

Whether you are a complete beginner or want to take your skills or passion to another level, we have an extensive range of courses to cater for all tastes and abilities, including, arts and crafts, languages, textiles, patchwork and quilting, cookery and creative writing.

Learning for adults with additional learning needs

These courses give opportunities to people with additional learning needs, such as learning disabilities and/or difficulties, sensory impairment and mental health problems. Our aim is to provide an inclusive learning environment and help learners to develop their interests and learn skills before moving into other learning opportunities. Class numbers are kept small and extra support is on hand.

Note: A pre-course interview is required for all additional learning needs courses. For further information, please contact us.

Did you know...

Bury Adult Learning Service can offer a free course for people aged 19 and over who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety and low mood? Courses are aimed at improving mental wellbeing and are offered in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

For more information and the latest courses available please contact us.