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2018/19 Opening Hours for Skills & Learning Centres

Blandford Adult Learning Centre – Black Lane, Blandford DT11 8SW

Monday & Tuesday: 10:00am to 13:00pm & 14:00pm to 17:00pm
Thursday: 14:00pm to 17:00pm

Bournemouth Indoor Bowling Centre – Kings Park Drive, Kings Park, Bournemouth BH7 6JD

Monday to Thursday: 9:30am to 13:00pm & 14:00pm to 16:30pm

Dorchester Library & Learning Centre – Charles Street, Dorchester DT1 1EE

Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 13:00pm

Oakdale Centre – Wimborne Road, Oakdale, Poole BH15 3DL

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 13:00pm & 14:00pm to 17:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 13:00pm

Weymouth Adult Learning Centre – 45 Dorchester Road, Weymouth DT4 7JT

Monday & Friday: 9:00am to 16:30pm

How to Enrol

  • First choose the course or courses that you would like to take. A course information sheet will help you with this decision – find one on our list of courses or telephone 01202 262300 | 01305 819059 and request one
  • Check the information on our Finance and Course Fees page to see if you may be entitled to a Free Course or a Concessionary Fee (CF)*

 For Vocational Application Packs click here and scroll down

Terms and conditions

Cancellation Form

If you are eligible for a Concessionary Fee (CF) or fully funded course please telephone 01202 262300 | 01305 819059 or call in to enrol.  If you are not claiming a Concessionary Fee (CF) or a fully funded course you can enrol on other courses by:

  • Telephoning 01202 262300 | 01305 819059
  • Visiting Web Enrol (card payments only, not available for CF or fully funded courses)
  • Visiting one of our centres 
  • Cheques should be made payable to BCP Council
  • If you require an English, Maths, Functional Skills ICT or English for Speakers of Other Languages Course please telephone 01202 262300 | 01305 819059 to arrange an enrolment session

Please see our Finance and Course Fee’s page for further details on course fees.

Where and when to enrol

If you cannot enrol online or by telephone you can visit one of the above venues at the times given.

Comments, compliments and complaints

We welcome comments, compliments and complaints and you can contact us in many ways:

We are listening – Your views are important to us

The Feedback Officer, Skills & Learning BDP,  


Oakdale Centre,

Wimborne Road,

Poole BH15 3DL

Skills & Learning also has an Appeals Procedure. The Appeals Procedure is for appeals against assessment decisions that will contribute towards an externally accredited award e.g. City and Guilds qualification.

If your complaint is regarding an assessment decision, please refer to our Appeals Procedure.

Alternatively, please fill out the form below.