Part-time Adult Learning

Learn, Refresh and Impress

What do you want to achieve this year? Whether you’ve set your mind on a promotion, want to learn a new language or simply want to expand your skills or learn a new hobby – we can help you make it happen.

Make an impact on your career with a professional qualification

Our career courses are designed to give you the specific skills and knowledge you will need to progress into your chosen profession. Whether you’re looking to retrain or wanting to secure a promotion in your current field, our courses are sure to boost your career prospects. To suit all needs and abilities, all of our courses are delivered at different levels.

Career courses on offer include:

  • Accounting
  • Beauty and Holistic Therapy
  • Business Management
  • Care
  • Electrical
  • Health and Social Care
  • Human Resources
  • Sign Language
  • Teaching and Training
  • Welding

GCSEs

Having GCSE qualifications, especially in English and Maths, is becoming more important than ever before. Those without these key qualifications will find it increasing difficult to find employment in today’s competitive job market. Don’t let GCSE qualifications hold you back any longer – enrol today and instantly improve your prospects. Best of all, if you haven’t already achieved English and Maths at grade A*-C at GCSE, you can study them for free! 

Learning in the community

Whatever your reasons for thinking about getting back in to education, we can support you every step of the way at Nottingham College. Our hobby and leisure courses take place out in the community, attracting those who want to meet people, make new friends and discover something about themselves – you’ll feel right at home in our welcoming and friendly environment. 

Most of our hobby and leisure learners find these community courses very appealing as an easy transition back into the classroom. Choose to learn more about:

  • Beauty and Holistic Therapy
  • Computing for Beginners
  • Cookery, Catering and Hospitality
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • ESOL
  • Family History
  • First Aid
  • Languages
  • IELTs
  • Counselling
  • Skills for Life
  • Spiritual Awareness
  • Employability

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Sophie Armishaw Case Study

07/12/2017

Our former student, Sophie Armishaw’s exciting photographic journey began from the very first moment she set foot inside our College’s iconic Adams Building – home to many of our creative courses.

Student’s capturing of royal public engagement gains global recognition

05/12/2017

Foundation Degree Photography student, Harry Starbuck’s creative expertise is “hot off the press” hitting national and global headlines - following his captivating photo of the newly engaged royal couple’s first public appearance.

Young cooks of the future put their skills to the test

01/12/2017

The local final of the national Springboard FutureChef competition took place at the College on the 3rd November, putting the culinary skills of pupils from five Nottingham schools to the test, as they battled it out to cook their way to the next stage of

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Nottingham visit

30/11/2017

Prince Harry is coming to Nottingham with his new fiancée Meghan Markle tomorrow (Friday 1st December) for their first official engagement as a couple.

Nottingham College Apprentice Wins Bronze at Worldskills UK

27/11/2017

A motor-vehicle apprentice from Nottingham College scooped a bronze medal at the Worldskills UK national finals on 18 November.

Students cook up a storm with the help of top Nottingham chef

17/11/2017

Nottingham diners were treated to a special five-course tasting menu created by successful local chef Craig Floate last week at our Adams Restaurant & Brasserie.

Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards

10/11/2017

The final of the Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards’ Best Young Talent, Back of House Award, took place at our Adams Restaurant & Brasserie this week (6th November), with Phil Tomlinson (College Faculty Area Manager for Catering & Hospitality) as one of t

Students hit the bullseye with Winmau sponsorship renewal

09/11/2017

Young people in Nottingham are being given the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the global darts industry following the renewal of a three-year sponsorship with Winmau, the world’s leading darts brand.

Congratulations to our HE Graduates!

03/11/2017

More than 400 Nottingham College Higher Education (HE) students are celebrating their academic success as they graduate today.

Expert chef goes back to where it first began

03/11/2017

Successful Nottingham chef, Craig Floate, will be sharing his years of culinary expertise with some of our aspiring chefs on 9th November, when he is set to take over our Adams Restaurant.

Congratulations to our HE Graduates!

03/11/2017

More than 400 Nottingham College Higher Education (HE) students are celebrating their academic success as they graduate today.

Public consultation opens for new £60m Nottingham College campus development

01/11/2017

Nottingham College moves a step closer towards its new £60m landmark City Hub campus development with the launch of its public consultation exercise today.

Nottingham College students make over Broadway performers

27/10/2017

Broadway musical have been brought to life thanks to eye-catching makeovers created by students at Nottingham College.

Matthew engineers top award

24/10/2017

An engineering student from Nottingham College, Matthew Taylor, was crowned “Young Inventor of the Year” at the annual Made in the Midlands business awards on 19 October.