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Lifelong Learning enrolment and course fees

Details on how, where and when to enrol.

As of today, 18 March 2020, all Adult Community Learning, Essential Skills, Family Learning and IT classes and workshops are cancelled for this current term, in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.


Course type

Full fee

Concessionary fee (if in receipt of a means tested benefit)

8 weeks - 2 hours per week courses£59 per term£42 per term
10 weeks - 2 hours per week courses£69 per term£48 per term
10 weeks - 4 hours per fortnight Calligraphy courses£69 per term£48 per term
12 weeks - 2 hours per week Watercolours courses£82 per term£57 per term
10 weeks - 1.5 hours per week Yoga and Meditation courses£51 per term£35 per term
10 weeks - IT workshops£21 per half term (5 weeks)£15 per half term
5 weeks - 2 hours per week£69 per term£55 per term
10 weeks - 2 hours per week IT Stage 1, 2 or 3 courseNo chargeNo charge
Family Learning sessionsNo chargeNo charge
Essential skillsNo chargeNo charge

How to pay

Following online enrolment, learners will be contacted by email with confirmation of their place. Concessions are available for people receiving the following benefits:

  • Income Support and Job Seekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Pension Credit
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit

To be eligible for the concessionary fees, proof of benefits must be provided.

Classes that are not viable may be withdrawn or discontinued.

Students are required to provide their own materials, ingredients, textbooks and stationery.

We reserve the right to restrict entry to classes with a high demand.

For cookery, there might be a small charge for tasting sessions.


Where courses are provided at 'No Charge', unexplained non-attendance may result in your place being offered to another student.


Refund policy

The Lifelong Learning Service strives to ensure equality and fairness for all learners. We actively promote participation by all members of the community.

Course waiting list

Please use this form if your chosen course is full and you wish to be placed on the waiting list should spaces become available.

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