Adult learning

If you are looking to develop personal skills, open new doors and gain new experiences there is bound to be a course of interest to you in the Adult Learning Programme.  Courses at The Hive include: ESOL (English as a second language) for beginners and improvers and employability; and Keeping up with the children - Basic Maths. To search and browse all adult learning courses go to:

Be inspired and try your hand at some of the courses available. 

Spanish for Pre-improvers
Wednesdays from 13 September
6.30 – 8.30pm (5 weeks), £50.00
Wednesdays from 25 October
6.30 – 8.30pm (5 weeks), £50.00

Spanish for Improvers
Tuesdays from 19 September
6.30 – 8.30pm (5 weeks), £50.00
Tuesdays from 31 October
6.30 – 8.30pm (5 weeks), £50.00

Creative Writing
Saturdays from 30 September
10am – 12pm (5 weeks), £69.00

Business and Workplace Skills
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Thursday 5 October
9am – 4pm, £57.00

Introduction to Business Accounts for Sole Traders
Thursday 5 October
10am – 3pm, £36.00

Presentation Skills for Beginners
Thursday 9 November
10am – 3pm, £36.00

ESOL for Beginners, ESOL for Improvers and Preparation for IELTS
Free Assessment Days:
Tuesday 29 August, 10 – 11am
Friday 1 September, 10 – 11am
Saturday 2 September, 10 – 11am

A range of courses are offered at different times throughout the week. Learners must have attended an Assessment Day in order to book onto a course.

There is a cost attached to ESOL courses but concessions are available if you are receiving means tested benefits. There are no concessions for the Leisure or Business and Workplace Skills courses. Please see courses to book a place on a course and for further details.