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Adult Learning

We offer a range of courses specifically designed for adult learners looking to progress in their career, retrain, gain qualifications for higher level study or to discover a hobby.

What are Adult courses?

Adult courses are courses and qualifications for learners aged 19+. They range from leisure courses that support you learning a new skill or discovering a new hobby, through to qualifications that will enhance your career or help you forge a new career path.

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Explore our Colleges

Strode's College
Strode's College

Choose from a range of courses at Strode’s including business, accounting, ICT, ESOL, maths and teacher training.

Windsor College
Windsor College

Set in the heart of Windsor, adult courses include computing, creative studies, health and childcare, languages and ESOL.

Langley College
Langley College

Langley offers a wide range of adult courses including business, construction, engineering, hair and beauty, hospitality, motor vehicle and more.

Berkshire College of Agriculture - Hall Place

At BCA we offer a range of land-based adult courses including beekeeping, floristry and Royal Horticultural Society courses.

Higher Education Courses

We offer an exciting range of career focused courses validated by leading universities to help you advance your career. We also offer Access to HE Courses for those returning to study or looking to gain the qualifications needed to progress to a Higher Education course.

Download Adult Course Guide

Give your career a boost, take up a new hobby or improve your health and well-being. Take a look at our 2022/23 adult course guide and explore all the opportunities open to you.

Frequently asked questions

Simply go to our course listing and find the course you would like to enrol on. Click to apply and add it to your basket. You will be prompted to create an account using your email (make sure to make a note of your username and password). Next you will need to complete the online application form and then press submit to complete your application. Our admissions team will then be in touch with you. Depending on the course you’ve applied for they may need to schedule an interview or ask for more information (if needed).

Some courses may be free, or you might be eligible for a discount or concession. Visit the financial support pages to find out more, call 01753 793368 or email

If you have a learning difficulty or disability our specialist Learning Support Team are here to help you. Our friendly team of experts can provide help with literacy and numeracy, and can support other learning needs such as dyslexia and dyspraxia. They can help with time management, revision skills and essay writing, along with assistive technology and access arrangements.

For more advice and information please email or call 01753 793288.

If your employer is paying for your course, you will need to provide an official signed letter of authority from them confirming responsibility for your course fees. If your employer’s payment system requires it, you should also provide an official purchase order or project number. Your employer will be invoiced for your course fees after your enrolment. Please ensure you complete your employer’s details on your enrolment form. On some courses, employers can access funding to help with the cost of course fees.

We offer a range of courses across the Windsor Forest Colleges Group, and depending on the course you have completed, there may be progression opportunities available such as Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 or higher education courses. Speak to your tutor to see what options you have for progression within the group.

Get in touch with us

If you have any questions about studying at our colleges, how to apply, learning support, or any other aspect you want to explore, you can call or email us. Click on the buttons for details.