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Expand your learning horizons at our welcoming campuses - with dedicated learning spaces, industry standard facilities and experienced teachers to support you all the way.
Find out what it's like to study at an Activate Learning college and what makes us unique.
Discover how far you can go with our support.
Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group working across further and higher education, schools, apprenticeships and training. We transform lives through learning.
Part-time and short courses for you
Our engaging and supportive environments will help you earn vocational or professional qualifications, perfect a craft or be involved with like-minded people on exciting and fulfilling projects.
Pick up a new hobby or improve your skills in an existing one, or simply come to meet new friends and share your passion. Our leisure courses offer you a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and expand your knowledge. With the flexibility of evening and weekend courses, you will get to meet like-minded people and make new friendships along the way in a fun and supportive environment.
We have over 400 courses across our 8 locations, with areas of study including:
Leisure courses at Banbury Leisure courses at Oxford Leisure courses at Reading Leisure courses at Bracknell and Wokingham
Activate Learning’s professional courses and qualifications can help you learn and develop specialist skills in specific areas. If you are looking to progress in your career, take the next step and expand your knowledge, our professional courses are perfect for you.
PROGRAMME AREAS INCLUDE:
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These courses are designed to give you the knowledge, confidence, study skills and UCAS points you need to join a degree-level course in as little as 36 weeks!
We offer part-time, full-time or online courses, so study can fit to your needs. There are also loans and bursaries available to help cover the cost of investing in your future.
We have Acccess to HE programmes in:
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We offer in-class support and daytime and evening classes in English and maths at various levels throughout the year at our various colleges. Our courses help you to develop your career or progress to your next challenge.
Find the course that is right for you! Opportunities include:
Activate Learning can help you improve your chances of finding work.
We have partnered with the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund to offer courses on:
We also offer beginner’s courses for the Construction, Social Care, Security, Retail and Hospitality sectors.
If English is your first language, but you don’t have an English GCSE grade 4 (C), you can study GCSE and Functional Skills courses for free.
If English is not your first language, we can help you to improve your English with our ESOL and EFL courses so you can study or find work. You will get the skills you need to help you settle into life and work in the UK and study all aspects of the English language.
Come for an interview at one of our colleges to find the level of study and type of programme that is most suitable for you.
Study for your maths GCSE or Functional Skills for free if you don’t have a Maths GCSE grade 4 (C).
Improve your basic computer skills with our Functional Skills ICT courses. They may be free depending on your circumstances.
We offer additional programmes and courses for anyone who needs support with English, maths or study skills. We also provide help for people with learning difficulties or disabilities. If you need support with educational needs or a disability, our team is here to help you.
We can offer:
Call us on 0800 612 6008 or complete our enquiry form to book in for a free assessment and advice session.
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