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Adult Education Courses

  • AAT: Bookkeeping & Accounting Levels 1, 2 and 3

    These courses are offered as introductory courses to students interested in working in accounting or as a progression route to further levels of study in bookkeeping. It is suitable for small business owners wanting to produce their own accounts, people returning to work/career changes or those not currently in employment... Read More

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma

      Are you interested in finding out more information about the Access to Higher Education Diploma? Do you have questions you need answering before you can make your application? No problem, we are happy to see people for one-to-one chats. or phone 0161 419 3620   Course title: Topics... Read More

  • Baking for beginners

    Monday (6.30pm – 8.30pm)   This course is designed for anyone with little or no experience in baking, starting with basic recipes demonstrated and explained step by step, and gradually increasing the difficulty level as the course progresses. As you become more confident in working independently, you will be given... Read More

  • Ceramics

    Monday and Tuesday (6.45pm – 8.45pm) On this course you will learn basic techniques and good working practice in order to achieve well made and successful work with this versatile material.  The course focuses on the craft of handbuilding by using pinching, slabbing, coiling and modelling techniques and the use... Read More

  • Creative Stitches and Textile Art

    Monday (6.30pm – 8.30pm) This course is for anyone who has an interest in both stitch and textile art. You will work with traditional materials such as woven cloth through to more diverse surfaces such as paper-cloth, silk-paper, heat-sensitive materials, dissolvable stabilisers, hand-made felt, plastic and metal. In addition, you... Read More

  • Creative Writing

    Tuesday (7.00pm – 9.00pm) Writing develops creativity and allows us to tap into our inner world to enjoy exploring our ideas. Sometimes getting things down in black and white can even help sort out what we’re really thinking and feeling. The course enables us to do this by exploring the... Read More

  • Dress making

    Tuesday (6.00pm – 8.00pm) This class is designed for total beginners and those at intermediate level. We will start with the basics, and you will develop your skills over the course. You will learn to use a sewing machine, alongside familiarising yourself with other essential sewing equipment. There will be... Read More

  • English / Maths GCSE

    GCSE courses at Aquinas College Each GCSE course is taught as a one year part-time course, designed for those who: May have been out of education for a while and would like another opportunity to take a course and achieve a qualification didn’t achieve a grade C/4 but need it... Read More

  • ESOL – English for Speakers of Other Languages

    ESOL Enrolment   You will study English/ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) at Pre-entry, Entry level 1- 3 or Level 1 or 2, dependant on the outcome of your language assessment, which you will need to before you can enrol. Once you have registered your interest you will be invited... Read More

  • Floral Design

    Monday and Tuesday (6.30pm – 8.30pm)   Have you ever wanted to learn how to arrange flowers in a professional way? Then this is the course for you!  This course is designed for anyone who is new to floristry or for those who have prior experience and want to perfect... Read More

  • French

    We offer a range of French language levels to suit beginner through to a higher conversation level.  You will be taught a range of topics designed to help you when travelling, going on holiday, communicating with relatives, using the language for business etc. All our language courses run from September... Read More

  • Functional Skills – Literacy / Numeracy Level 2

      Literacy:       Monday evening 6 – 8 pm   Course lasts approximately 28 weeks Numeracy:   Tuesday evening 6 – 8 pm    Course last approximately 28 weeks If you are not quite ready to tackle a GCSE in English or Mathematics, this is an excellent stepping stone to prepare... Read More