Book now for new adult community education term

Published on: Tuesday, 13th August 2019

Residents can now book a range of new courses and activities starting this September with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service.

The county council has planned a programme of practical and theory-based courses held in the daytime and evenings with many giving learners the chance to gain a qualification.

The new term starts on Monday 16 September 2019 and residents can view the course brochures online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation or pick one up from their local Adult Community Education Centre or Library.  

Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Young People Councillor Alex Dale, said: “We’ve got lots of fantastic courses starting in September for residents looking to learn a new skill, get ahead in life and work or learn a new hobby.   From maths and English to tap dancing and digital film making – there’s something for everyone. If you’ve been thinking about taking on a new challenge, now’s the time to go for it. Who knows where learning something new could take you this September.

“Take a look at what’s on offer on our website or pop into your local Adult Community Education Centre or Library to find out more.”

Courses include:

  • Art – painting and drawing
  • Being your own boss
  • Childcare qualifications
  • Christmas crafts
  • Counselling skills
  • Digital film making
  • Family activities
  • Languages
  • Lip reading and signed communication
  • Maths and English up to GCSE
  • Plastering and bricklaying
  • Tap dancing and yoga
  • Teacher training

...and many more.

Classes are held at the council’s adult community education centres around the county as well as in many local community venues.

Residents can book onto a course by calling, emailing, or visiting the centre where their chosen course is being held.  Locally, these are as follows:

Community House ACE Centre

173 Derby Road
Long Eaton
NG10 4LL

Erewash ACE on Facebook
email: communityhouse.ace @ derbyshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01629 537384

Cotmanhay and Ilkeston ACE Centre

Bennerley Avenue
Cotmanhay
DE7 8PF

Erewash ACE on Facebook
email: cotmanhayandilkeston.ace @ derbyshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01629 531807

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