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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.

Enrolment for 2024-25 autumn term courses will commence on Monday 24 June at 10am.

  •  find out how to enrol
  • 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.
    Explore courses
    Arts and design courses

    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.
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