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Part-time and adult courses in the Staffordshire Moorlands

  • Want a change of direction?
  • Perhaps add another string to your bow?
  • Or do something you've always wanted?

Adults come to Leek College to study for a variety of reasons.

  • Whatever YOUR reason you'll find a relaxed learning environment with all the support you need.
  • Once you've got a taste for learning, you'll come back time and time again.

Qualifications for work

A wide variety of vocational courses are offered by Leek College that are work related. Vocational courses tend to be the more traditional classes where you can work towards a qualification including GCSE Maths and English, complementary therapies, welding, hairdressing, beauty therapy and teaching assistants.

Courses for hobbies and interest

sari Leek College offers a wide variety of Adult and Community Learning programmes across the Staffordshire Moorlands. These are delivered in a variety of venues including local schools and village halls and all courses take place in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

These courses can help guide you back into education, training and employment, or just help you develop personal skills and knowledge. You can join one of a wide range of courses offered during the day and evening. Tutors are friendly and supportive and there is something for everyone and you can choose from a wide range of topics to meet your individual needs.

We offer a range of ever popular courses.

Craft courses include woodwork, painting and drawing, sugar craft, pottery and photography. Language courses include: Russian, Spanish and Italian. Complementary Therapies include: Aromatherapy and Indian Head massage. There are also many more to choose from!

Learning can be life changing

Learning can be life changing

Endon mum of two Diane Leopard is a perfect example of how adult learning can prove a life changing choice after she decided to delve into family history two years ago, prompted by her husband, retired hospital surgeon Peter Leopard.

Diane joined him on a Leek College course and soon became fascinated by her own ancestors, including William Large, one of North Staffordshire’s first centenarians. She discovered old photographs of her ancestor and made him the focus of an Open University study on Writing the History of Families.

Diane’s own life changed after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) eighteen months ago. But, thanks to her passion for learning, new opportunities have followed the diagnosis and she decided to start her own business in Family History Research. Spurred on by treatments to manage her own MS, Diane has also completed Level 3 qualifications in alternative therapies including Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage and Ear Candle Therapy and aims to offer relaxing treatments in clients’ own homes.