Courses for Adults

It's never to late to achieve more and go further with a course at New College Swindon!

Focus on something you love, develop a new skill, enhance your career or prepare for university with an adult course at New College Swindon. There's still time to join our vibrant community with courses starting this September, as well as other courses that start throughout the year.

Leisure courses

Develop a new skill, find a new hobby and make new friends. We have some fantastic evening and weekend courses, so join us and try something different! Have a browse through our selection and see if there’s something that suits you. Browse our full list of Leisure courses.

Online and Distance Learning

If you’d like to gain new skills and knowledge or refresh existing practices but cannot fit in with current family and work commitments, a distance Learning qualification could be the answer. Study online, anytime, anywhere and at your own pace. Don't worry you will still have access to support from tutors throughout your course. Many of our distance learning courses are available for free. Browse our full list of Distance Learning courses.

Professional Qualifications

Upskill or re-train for that next level and improve your chances of getting that next promotion or career change. tudying one of our courses could be the best career investment you ever make and be the factor that puts you ahead of the competition.

Browse our list of Professional and CPD courses.

Browse our list of Employability courses.

Browse our list of Counselling courses.

Browse our list of Teaching and Assessing and Verifying courses.

Study now, pay later! For courses at Level 3 and above, use the Advanced Learner Loan to pay for them. GOV.UK - Advanced Learner Loan for further information.

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Looking to get back into education after a break from your studies? Bridge the gap between your current qualifications and a degree-level course or develop the skills and knowledge for a new career on an Access to Higher Education course. We also offer Distance Learning options.

Browse our full list of Access courses.

Adult Learning Centre

The ALC (located in Focalpoint, on the corner of Fleet Street and Fleming Way) runs regular Maths, English and IT courses all offered in a relaxed and friendly environment. The centre also offers a great choice of employability and Community Learning courses with a weekly Job Club that is open to all, with new courses being added all the time.

Browse the full list of courses available at the ALC.