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Adult education

Our adult education courses can help develop your creativity, help you set up your own business or prepare you for the next step in your career or education.

If you start enrolling but don't complete the process, go to ebs: ontrack, log in and look under ‘Next steps’ to resume your enrolment and make the payment.

Arts and design courses
Develop your creativity with expert tuition from artists and industry professionals.
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Arts and design courses

Design a Christmas card competition

Cllr James J Walsh, cabinet member for Culture, Leisure, and communication invites adult learners attending classes at Adult Learning Lewisham to design his annual Christmas card. The winning design will feature on the front of Cllr J Walsh, cabinet member for Culture, Leisure, and communication official Christmas card. Submit your entry by midday on Monday 4 December.

Find an adult education course

You can browse our courses by subject area, or search for a class by day, time and location.

Making the right choices

We want you to make the most of your learning experience with Adult Learning Lewisham. There are various levels of study that you can choose.

Adult careers information advice and guidance service

Free, impartial and confidential information, advice and guidance, to help you take your next steps towards employment or a new career.


After you have chosen what course you want to do, you need to enrol.

Pre-course assessments

For some courses you need to complete an assessment before you can enrol. This will help you pick the right course for your skill level.

Fees and funding

Find out about course fees and see if you are eligible for a discount.

Your adult education journey

A step-by-step guide to your adult education journey.

Term dates

See when our adult learning centres are open.

Centre locations

Our courses happen at three adult education centres in the borough.​​

Adult Learning Lewisham terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for our adult education courses.

Online learning

We are able to offer some of our courses using online learning. Find out how to get the most out of an online course.

What our learners think about our courses

Find out what learners and Ofsted have said about our adult education courses.

Working in partnership

Adult Learning Lewisham works in partnership with schools, children’s centres, libraries and community and voluntary sector organisations to deliver adult education and skills to meet local needs.