Here at Hull College, we offer over a wide variety of full and part time courses for adults. We welcome students of all ages and backgrounds and offer a supportive, inclusive environment for those returning to education.

We are passionate about helping adults to achieve their education goals, develop new skills or even land a dream job. Our professional and technical adult courses focus on skills that can be applied directly to the work place or further study.

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Lifelong Skills for Growth

To register your interest in one of our new Lifelong Skills for Growth courses (employed adults aged over 50) please complete and submit the brief form below. We'll get back to you with more information about the courses, dates and times, and how to enroll.

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About Our Courses

Career development? Wanting to learn a new skill or perhaps turn your hobby into a job? Maybe you’re a business interested in upskilling your staff with an industry recognised professional qualification? Whatever your situation or goals, we can help!

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Our online and distance Flex learning courses are ideal for adults aged 19+ who would like to gain a new qualification but do not have the time to attend college. These short courses - ranging from 8 -12 weeks - can be studied online from home, meaning you can start them at any time throughout the year and complete them in their own time. download our Adult Courses Mini Guide and view the full range of options available.

Sector-based Work Academy Programmes - also known as SWAPs - are designed to help employers fill vacancies with a skilled workforce. These are short2-3-week intensive programmes for adults aged 19+ who are looking to upskill for work in specific jobs and industries. These work best for entry level job roles and are on offer across Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire. 

We work in a variety of sectors, from construction to catering and call-centre to care. Programmes are designed to support short and longer term recruitment needs to help to recruit a workforce with the right skills to sustain and grow businesses. These programmes are FREE to the employer and participants. 

In Hull, we also do intensive upskilling training for new and technical growth sectors, such as Digital and Full Fibre, via Skills Bootcamps. These are intensive training courses, lasting 6-8 weeks, designed to build up essential sector-specific skills and knowledge based on local employer demand. They are developed and designed with employers to help fill specific recruitment shortages - there are guaranteed job interviews for those who are unemployed.

Employers can work with us to commission something to upskill their staff or to help fill new vacancies. Where the programmes are for unemployed people, there is no charge and for employed staff the funding covers 70% of the cost.

Multiply is a new FREE fully-funded programme of courses to help adults across the UK to improve their numeracy skills. Whether you’re looking to boost your number skills to progress at work or to help with daily tasks, Multiply could be the next step in unlocking your potential.

If you’re aged 19 and over and don’t have maths GCSE at grade 4/grade C (or equivalent), you can access free numeracy courses through Multiply to build your confidence with numbers and gain a qualification. The courses are for adults only and focus on key business skills such as understanding value for money when purchasing; what inflation and rising prices mean for your budgets, and how to use maths to get the best deals.

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Download a copy of our latest adult mini guide to discover more about the wide range of courses we offer here at Hull College .

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