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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.

Free maths course is demystifying maths for parents like Fahreen

Mum-of-three Farheen has told how a fun, free number confidence course now being run in Sherborne is multiplying her chances of helping her children’s education. Speak…

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13 Young People Find Employment as Healthcare Support Workers in the NHS!

Skills & Learning have been working with the NHS as part of a Vocational Scholarship, a project which also includes Bournemouth & Poole College and The Development Pe…

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Josh is a Multiply Champion – Could you be one too?

People who work or volunteer in Dorset, who are confident with numeracy and would like to help others become number confident, can join Josh Bethell in becoming a Multiply Nu…

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