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Skills & Learning provide rewarding and enjoyable learning courses in Dorset to improve your confidence, wellbeing and take your skills to the next level.

Since 2013, we have worked with over 33,500 learners to provide a meaningful and worthwhile learning experience. We pride ourselves on our service and offer many benefits to our learners, including support throughout the course and enrichment opportunities to enhance your learning.

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Over 25 subject areas to choose from

We offer so much, from Arts & Crafts courses to help you be creative or start a new side hustle, to Maths & English courses to help you gain vital skills for your career. Choose from courses to help you gain qualifications, let your creativity flourish, or gain skills to use everyday – the choice is yours! Explore our subjects today.

Adult Education Inspiration

Check out our latest blog posts below for inspiring learner stories, news, and much more.

The Ultimate Guide to Excelling in English as an Adult Learner

Whether you’re a native speaker looking to brush up on your GCSE English or Functional Skills, or a non-native speaker aiming to improve your English for everyday life in the …

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Transform Your Passion into a Profession: Start Your Hairdressing and Barbering Career in Dorset

Have you ever dreamed of turning your love of hair into a fulfilling career? Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some experience under your belt, Skills & Learning …

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How to Balance Work, Life, and Learning: Tips for Adult Learners in Dorset

Juggling work, personal life, and a new learning journey can feel overwhelming. But for adult learners in Dorset, there’s no need to go it alone! Here are some tips to help yo…

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