Adult learning

A dedicated website for those committed to making the most of their free time.

Develop your talents

We keep our adult learning programmes on a separate website where you can enrol on or apply to courses directly.

If you are looking to kick-start a new career, keep physically or mentally healthy, or dive into a new or existing hobby, Activate Learning offers a huge range of daytime, evening and weekend courses to suit your needs.

Activate Learning colleges are local to you and offer flexible learning options to work around your schedule, as well as provide a welcoming community of like-minded people and online support with regular and informative news, top tips, and blog posts!

Search our courses now and discover how you can unlock your potential.

Adult Education at Activate Learning

Our part-time and full-time programmes offer learners the opportunity to gain new skills and progress with their career or studies.

  • Access to Higher Education: Our programmes will help learners gain the skills they need for progression to higher education studies.
  • Higher Education: We offer university-level undergraduate programmes, awarded by our partner universities such as Oxford Brookes University, University of Reading and University of Greenwich.
  • Learning for Leisure: Our short courses offer learners an exciting possibility to explore a new interest or develop an existing one. There are no exams as part of the course, and no assessments for entry.
  • Professional courses: Qualifications are suitable for those seeking to boost their career progression. We have a range of professional courses, including AAT Accountancy qualifications, CIPD, and Health and safety.
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Our Campus

Reading College has a wide range of facilities to make your education and training as practical and relevant as possible.

The college benefits from some exceptional resources, which replicate real-working environments so you’re always putting into practice the theory that you’ve learned.