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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. They are 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? Just get in touch. adulteducation@aquinas.ac.uk or phone 0161 419 3620   Course title: Topics Covered For students wanting to pursue careers... Read More

  • Baking for beginners

    Tuesday (6.00pm – 8.00pm)   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

  • Crochet for Beginners

    Tuesday (6.00pm – 8.00pm) This course is for total beginners.  You will learn all crochet stitches, how to increase and decrease, pattern reading and understanding. We start with granny squares and learn to create different types of squares. This will lead to making a blanket, bag, scarf or cardigan. Alternatively,... Read More

  • Dressmaking

    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

      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. Please apply via Stockport ESOL Advice Service .      

  • Essential Digital Skills

    NEW FOR SUMMER 2024 Essential Digital Skills Qualifications are modern qualifications designed to enable adults to develop their knowledge and skills to use in their personal lives, or to support them in their careers. These courses equip learners with the skills needed to the make the most of mobile phone,... 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