Courses for adults

Choosing the right course

If you need help to find the right course, please contact our Admissions team on 01458 844448 or email: ptadmissions@strode-college.ac.uk 

If you want help choosing a computer course, call our Computer Centre on 01458 844480.

Careers advice

We offer a free 30 minute confidential careers interview as well as guidance specifically for adults considering a return to education. Our careers area is situated in our Learning Centre where we have a wide range of materials and helpful staff to assist with your careers research. To book your careers interview call 01458 844409.

You may also visit the national Careers Information Service

Course levels

Our qualification-based courses are categorised into levels, they progress from Entry Level to Level 6; course levels are shown on the course pages. When you apply to join a course we will discuss your prior qualifications and their level to make sure you are eligible for the course you have chosen and to advise you about the fees you will need to pay.

Open Evenings

Every year we have an Open Evening in June for anyone who wants to find out about our courses and college. This is a great opportunity to have a look around and talk to staff about any questions you may have. You may also be able to enrol on a course during the evening. Visit our Events page to find out more.

Fees and finances 

If you are considering gaining a qualification or improving your skills, the financial side of returning to education may be a worry. You may be eligible for financial assistance and we offer free financial advice on course costs and childcare support.

Course fees and discounts are shown on the course pages. See our Finances section for more information about fees, free courses and discounts, financial support that may be available to help you fund the course, and how to pay for your course. 

How to apply

Please see the How to apply section.

Transport

For information and advice about travelling to college see our Transport section.

Student support

For information about support available see Supporting our students.

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