Online Adult Learning

Enrol now for FREE to one of our 80+ scheduled online adult learning courses!

You can enrol on as many courses as you like, learning at your our own pace, all from the comfort of your own home! It’s easy to enrol - just browse the subjects below and click on their enrol links to sign up.

Every Monday we will be adding more courses, so make sure you revisit this page. Courses run until 31st July 2020.

Analytical Thinking: Why is Being an Analytical Thinker Useful for Work?
This course covers strategies for improving analytical thinking in the workplace.
Enrolling 06/07/2020
Collaboration: Why is Being Collaborative in the Workplace Important?
Teamwork, collaboration, joined up thinking - How we can work effectively together to get the job done.
Enrolling 13/07/2020
Communication: It's Good to Communicate, so Let's Communicate Well
Communication is key to all good relationships at work and at home. Learn how to communicate clearly with colleagues, friends and family.
Enrolling 20/07/2020
Creative: Tap into Your Creativity
Techniques to help you think creatively.
Enrolling 29/06/2020
Personal Statement Techniques: Applying for a Job
Need some tips on writing the best job application statement? Take a look at our bespoke course.
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Problem Solving: Solving Life's Problems One Step at a Time
Tips and techniques to help you solve life's everyday problems - one step at a time!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Bagmaking: Make a Wash Bag
Create a stylish washbag for use at home or away!
Enrolling 29/06/2020
Bagmaking: Make an Overnight Bag
Design and sew a useful overnight bag.
Enrolling 29/06/2020
Fabric Make-Over: Make a Pillow & Case using an Old Duvet & Curtains
Re-purpose old bed linen into a useful pillow and pillow case.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Wardrobe Make-over: Make a Little Girl’s Dress
Upcycle a piece of clothing into a new dress for a little girl. Use whatever you have at home!
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Wardrobe Make-Over: Repurpose a Piece of Clothing
Save money, be creative, save the planet! Create something useful from something old!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Build, Learn & Play
Build your childcare knowledge and skills as you learn through children's play.
Enrolling 13/07/2020
Baking: Bake & Decorate Biscuits
Delicious biscuits, baked at home, decorated by you!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Baking: Carrot Cake
Learn how to bake the perfect carrot cake.
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Baking: Chocolate Cake
Bake a delicious chocolate cake - step by step instructions!
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Baking: Creative Cupcakes
Cupcake creations, decorated and delicious! With Step by step instructions.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Baking: Eggless Cake
Follow our Catering tutors in creating a light delicious cake without egg.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Baking: Eggless Fruit Cake
Rich moist fruit cake receipe and instructions.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Baking: Sponge Cake
Perfect your sponge making skills!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Batch Cooking
Batch Cooking: Bolognese Sauce
Have a perfect meal ready in moments with our Batch cook and freeze bolognese sauce!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Batch Cooking: Chilli Con Carne
Save time, feed your family in moments with our batch cook Chilli Con Carne recipe!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Batch Cooking: Tomato Sauce
Batch cook a basic tomato sauce recipe - freeze and use it as a basis for many dishes.
Enrolling 08/07/2020
Cake Decorating
Cake Decorating: Decorate an Occasion Cake
Special occasion cake decorating tips and designs - perfect for baby showers and birthdays.
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Cake Decorating: Drip Cakes
Cake fashion! Drip cake know how! Learn how to style your cake with the latest Drip Cake design!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Cake Decorating: Drizzle Cakes
Loaf tin citrus drizzle cake - perfect for afternoon tea!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Cake Decorating: Intro to Sugar Flowers
Learn the basics of suger flower work, create roses and lilies to decorate your cakes.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Cake Decorating: Intro to Sugar Modelling
learn to create teddies and cute animals from sugar modelling paste - perfect for your children's birthday cake or to send a friend as a sweet hug!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Cake Decorating: Ombre Cakes
Cake Fashion Flaire!!! Ombre cakes are the latest designer cake trend! Learn how to here!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Cake Decorating: Using Butter Icing
Everyones favourite! Butter Icing gets an upskill! Learn new piping ideas using this classic favourite!
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Cooking: Budget Recipes
Cooking: Budget Recipes
Feed your family for less! Lots of ideas for creating tasty meals on a budget.
Enrolling 13/07/2020
Cooking: Caribbean Budget Recipes
Flavours of the caribbean on a budget!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Other Cooking
Cooking: Healthy Recipes
Healthy doesn't mean no flavour! Create a delicious healthy fish dish everyone will love!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Cooking: Improve Your Mood Through Food
Friday night or any night is perfect for our moreish cocktails! Both alcoholic and non-alcohol versions are being prepared for you! Shaken, not stirred!!!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Cooking: Using Left Overs
Interested in zero waste? Our recipes inspire you to use every last scrap!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Cooking: Using Store Cupboard Ingredients 1
Basic store cupboard ingredients can create fabulous family dishes! Use what you have, feed your family!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Cooking: Using Store Cupboard Ingredients 2
More receipes to feed your family from your store cupboard store cupboard.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Food Hygiene
Food Hygiene & Safety at Home
Stay home. Stay safe. Learn about how to protect your family in the kitchen.
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Making Soup
Making Soup: Carrot & Coriander
Classic vegetarian Carrot & Coriander soup receipe! Home made, heartwarming and cheap!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Making Soup: Chicken Soup
Heartwarming West Indian Chicken soup from scratch! Soup for the soul!
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Making Soup: Leek & Potato Soup
Classic leek and potato soup, delicious with crusty bread! Learn how to make it here!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Making Soup: Vegetable Soup
Healthy vegetarian soup - Our Tutor uses lots of exciting vegetables to create a delicious soup. Perfect for batch cooking.
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Pasta Making
Pasta Making: Egg Pasta
Classic Egg Pasta recipe - team with our tomato sauce or bolognese course to create a fabulous italian meal!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Pasta Making: Eggless
Delicious vegan recipe for eggless pasta. Team with our tomato sauce and top with coriander or basil for an authentic italian taste!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Pastry Making
Pastry Making: Caribbean Pastry
Our sunshine in a bite, Gizzada is a favourite in Jamaica! Classic coconut pastry recipe! Yum!
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Being Safe & Responsible Online
Learn how to protect yourself in this digital age. This course includes online protocols, netiquette, safely storing your personal information and so much more.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Communicating
Effective communication in the digital age! Develop your texting, email and basic video conferencing skills to the max!
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Creating & Editing
Using your mobile device, create and edit texts, documents, photos and videos!
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Essential Digital Skills: Setting up a Blog: Telling Meaningful Memories
How to set up and design a live blog to record your memories, whether its as a live diary, holiday blog or crafty home design. Lots of ideas to get your creative digital skills flowing.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Setting up a Vlog - Sharing Your Story
Video diaries for the uninitiated!!! Lots of tips and techniques to improve your style and get you noticed.
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Essential Digital Skills: Using Devices & Handling Information
Manage your mobile effectively! Including understanding software versus hardware, storage and operating systems and problem solving.
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Essential Digital Skills: Using Insta
Learn how to get the best from Instagram! Share photos and videos with friends or publically.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Using WhatsApp Video
Free communication! We all love that! Learn how to get the best from WhatsApp including videos, group chat and videos.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Essential Digital Skills: Using Zoom for Education
NALS Adult learners will benefit from taking this short course on how to use Zoom in an Education setting.
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Access to GCSE English
Want to progress to GCSE English? Test yourself with this challenging pre-GCSE course.
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English + Essential Digital Skills
Enhance your English with digital knowledge.
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Learn to Write
Learn to Write Creatively
Creative writing for everyone!
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Learn to Write Fiction
Aspiring writer? Let's get you started on how to write fiction!
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Learn to Write Non-Fiction
What it is and how to write it!
Enrolling 15/06/2020
Level 2 & GCSE Workshops
Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Formal Writing
Learn the contexts and format for this important skill
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Punctuation
Full stops, hyphens, commas, colons, semi-colons, question marks. The usual punctuation suspects plus a few surprises!
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Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Report Writing
Different types of report writing techniques are covered in this workshop.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Spelling
Learn different ways to improve your spelling!
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ESOL + Childcare
This is an introduction to looking after children and working with them while you practise your ESOL listening reading and writing skills.
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ESOL + Digital Skills
Learn some practical digital skills while practising your ESOL listening, reading and writing.
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Access to GCSE Maths
Want to progress to GCSE Maths? Test yourself with this challenging pre-GCSE course.
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Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Averages, Shapes & Angle Properties
Not just your 'average' course! Shape up and cover all angles!
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Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
Funny fractions, deadly decimals and perfect percentages! Come learn how to use them!
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Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Graphs
Practice your graphical knowledge and skills here!
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Level 2 & GCSE Workshops: Statistics
In these workshops, you'll learn how to analyse and represent data.
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Award in Volunteering: Workshop
Do you want to access volunteering opportunities? Or Just find out more about volunteering? If you have answered yes, then this is the course for you.
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Introduction to ESOL Teaching: Workshop
Interested in Teaching English to adults? This is the course for you.
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Introduction to Teaching Adults Level 1: Workshop
Have you thought about a career in Teaching? This course will give you an introduction to life in the classroom.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Introduction to Teaching Adults Level 2: Workshop
This course is a follow on from the Level 1 introductory workshop.
Enrolling 22/06/2020
Art for Relaxation
Relax with our online art course.
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Autism Awareness
Raise your awareness of the autistic spectrum.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Breathing Techniques to Help Destress
In this workshop you will learn how excercising in breathing will help you to relax and centre yourself.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Create Mindful Abstract Art
Relaxing creative artwork that anyone can do.
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Creative Diary Writing: Meaningful Memories
Creative meaningful written diary entries - Journal your memories, feelings, hopes and ambitions.
Enrolling 01/06/2020
Intro to Stress Awareness & Management
How to better cope with stressful situations.
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Intro to Stress Management for Educationalists
How to manage stressful situations as an Educationalist.
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Intro: How to Destress
Introduction to stategies for handling stress.
Enrolling 08/06/2020
Introduction to Life Coaching
Gain knowledge and insight into Life Coaching.
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Mental Wealth Through Writing
Writing for your peace of mind - Open to all.
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Work-life Balance & the Impact of Remote Working
Supporting the impact of remote working.
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Young Minds - Helping Young People with Anxiety
Develop an understanding of mental health/anxiety in adolescents.
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Information you should read before making your declaration and confirm your enrolment

  1. Refunds will only be considered for students who withdraw before the fourth week of their course. In accordance with audit requirements, a refund must be applied for in person with the original receipt given for the fee. If the receipt is lost then the person must apply in writing for a refund. Refunds will be made by cheque (cash refunds are not given) and posted to the student by the London Borough of Newham. However, if you paid by credit/debit card, we will need your card details again to make the refund because we do not keep card details on file.
  2. From time to time photographic and other recordings of students and their work may be made for examination assessments or for publicity purposes. In signing this enrolment form you agree to these recordings taken place whilst you are undertaking activities with us.
  3. Consent: Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we need your consent before we can use your personal data. Most of our courses are funded by the Government through the Greater London Authority (GLA). Over 50% of the cost of each course is paid for by the Government through the GLA. This subsidy will not be paid if we do not process information about you in the format required by the Government. To process this information and obtain the subsidy therefore we need your consent. Please sign and date the form in the space provided.
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