Part time and adult education

Whether you would like to learn a new skill or are interested in getting back into work, gain a new qualification or improve your career prospects we offer support and a great range of courses to meet your needs.

Join our friendly community, and have fun whilst learning and meeting new people along the way!

English and Maths Interviews and Assessments - Caversham Library

All sessions 09.30-10.30 – you do not need to book, just turn up!

Monday 21st May
Monday 11th June
Monday 25th June

 0930-1030 - you do not need to book, just turn up!  You will need to bring with you:

  • Passport or other photo id. and any visas: if you hold a spouse visa, please also bring your spouse’s passport & marriage documentation
  • If you are unemployed, actively seeking work and receiving benefits: please bring evidence of those benefits.

Have a Go Month

In June we are inviting people who haven't tried adult learning before to get involved in a range of activities. This is part of the national Festival of Learning which aims to inspire adults to try learning.

New Directions is holding a number of exciting tasters, classroom experiences and events which can be seen on the online calendar  To book your place phone 0345 812 0042 or email 

New Directions Summer Term 2018 Course Guide

Our Summer Term Course Guide is out now! Take a look at our exciting range of courses starting from April – including Arts & Crafts, Languages and Learning for Work. Download it here or click on the links below for more information and enrolment.


Virtual Learning

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Enrol Online

Search and Enrol
for Courses Online

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Download a copy
of the Course Guide

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