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Spring/Summer Courses 2022

Our Spring/Summer courses are finally here and open for enrolments now! View our brochure and find out more below.

Why choose a course with Skills & Learning?

No hidden course fees

We pride ourselves on making education accessible for all, and do not have any hidden fees within our courses. We also offer financial support and concessionary rates.

Support throughout your course

Your dedicated tutors and Learning Support Officers will ensure you feel comfortable and supported throughout your time with us.

Not for profit, for the community

We are Dorset and BCP Council’s joint adult education provider. We do not exist to make a profit but to support adults across Dorset gain confidence, skills and qualifications.


We pride ourselves on being a sustainable organization and doing all we can to minimize our environmental impact.

Fully qualified & experienced tutors

All our tutors are fully qualified and have an average of 21 years experience within their fields to ensure you receive a high quality learning experience.

Small classes

We offer smaller classes than other organizations to create a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for your learning.

Some of our latest courses…

Courses enrolling now

We offer face-to-face learning in our centres across Dorset in the daytimes, evenings and weekends in over 100 subjects from Arts & Crafts, to Mental Health. Check out our course search and discover your perfect course.

Whether you want to gain new knowledge for a hobby, develop skills for work, or learn something completely new – we can help. Enrol online today to kickstart your adult learning journey and see where education could take you!

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