Adult courses in Bristol

Our adult courses (for people aged 19+) offer something for everyone. Get your next qualification or learn a new skill with City of Bristol College.

Our adult courses include:

  • evening and flexi-courses
  • full-time courses
  • courses you can study alongside your job
  • courses at all levels, from beginner classes to university-level courses.

We’re currently teaching most of our classes online. We’re open for applications to our flexi-courses and courses that start in September.

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Free and low-cost online courses

Looking for CPD, a change of career or additional skills?

There are over 50 short online courses you can study at home.

Short online courses
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Advance your career through adult learning

We're committed to providing our adult students with quality, impartial careers and progression support. We also work in conjunction with the National Careers Service to offer free careers advice.

Adult courses that work for you

Your finances or employment don’t need to be a barrier to starting a course.

There are concessions available on tuition fees for many courses as well as various payment options, including Advanced Learner Loans.

If you study with us you may also be able to benefit from additional support. That could be assistance with course fees, childcare, travel, equipment or study skills.

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Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education courses help people who left school with few or no formal qualifications progress to degree or foundation degree-level education.

During the one-year course, you will study a specialist subject alongside study skills units.

Access qualifications are nationally recognised as an equivalent to A Level qualifications.

Access to Higher Education courses

Read our courses for adults guide online

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