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Adult Learning

Extensive range of flexible and affordable part-time courses for adults.

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If you’ve ever dreamed of changing your career, starting your own business or learning a new skill, then ǿ’s extensive range of flexible and affordable part-time courses could make those dreams a reality.

As an adult learner, we understand that there may be some challenges you face when studying - whether it’s time, financial constraints, childcare issues, employer support or even nervousness. So we’ve made sure that we provide the flexibility and support you need to help you achieve your goals.

Our courses are delivered at different times throughout the day and start at various times throughout the year - making it possible for you to study when it’s convenient to you. In addition, you may be eligible for support with funding.

Coming back to college can be a daunting but nevertheless exciting prospect. We welcome over 5,000 adult learners every year and have a great adult learning community for you to join. So awaken your mind and seize the opportunity. Your future starts here!

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Why ǿ should be your first choice

ǿ offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.