Sniff the autumnal air, take a deep breath and embrace learning

Book onto a course for 2022/23

Take steps to learn something new

Is it time to get yourself prepared for a new career or gain more skills for your employability?

Bookings for the Autumn term are open, you can view the courses online at or pick up a brochure from you local Adult Community Education Centre or library. 

If you are looking for Qualifications or Essential Skills visit Qualifications and skills - Derbyshire County Council. To find out more about our non-qualification (Community Learning) courses visit Community learning - Derbyshire County Council.

Many of our courses are FREE or have fee reductions for those on certain income related benefits.

Some of the courses we have available:

  • Maths and English from entry level to GCSE
  • Counselling skills
  • Lip reading and signed communication
  • Working with children
  • Personal development, such as dealing with stress and how to gain confidence
  • Languages
  • Digital skills such as using a computer for work.

There are also courses available if you are looking to explore gain skills which can help your wellbeing, communication and fine motor skills.

For more information about Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service visit  

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