Adult courses in Bristol
Adult courses (for adults aged 19+) offer something for everyone. Get your next qualification or learn a new skill with City of Bristol College.
Our courses for adults include:
- Part-time adult courses
- Evening courses
- Full-time adult courses
- Courses for international and ESOL students
- Courses at all levels, from beginner classes to university-level courses.
- Access to Higher Education
Free and low-cost courses for adults
If you’re aged 19+ and do not already have a Level 3 qualification, we are offering a number of courses for free under the government’s National Skills Fund. Whether you’re looking to upskill in your current career, retrain into a different profession or progress to University, we’ll have a course that’s right for you.
We also offer more than 50 low-cost or free online courses for adults. You will study at home in your own time, and achieve a recognised qualification. This wide range of courses is brought to you by Partners in Bristol (PiB), part of City of Bristol College, in collaboration with SkillsNet.
Adult course subjects
An adult course can help you reach your goal
Looking for a course that can help you gain employment, up-skill or start a new hobby?
Our wide range of courses include flexible study options and courses at all levels. There’s never been a better time to study.
You can explore our adult subject areas, by choosing one of the blocks above, or search all courses for adults.
When you’ve found the right course, you can enquire or apply online.
How to fund your adult course
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.
You may also be able to benefit from financial support. That could be assistance with course fees, childcare, travel, equipment or study skills.Financial support