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Lincoln College

Monks Road
Lincoln
LN2 5HQ

T 01522 876000
F 01522 876200
E studentservices@lincolncollege.ac.uk

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Newark College

Friary Road
Newark, Nottinghamshire
NG24 1PB

T 01636 680680
F 01636 680681
E enquiries@newark.ac.uk

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Gainsborough College

Acland Street
Gainsborough
DN21 2LG

T 01427 617471
F 01427 617577
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Newark College Adult Community Education

Newark College Offers an extensive range of short courses, which include our night school classes and wider community courses.

Watch a video overview of our courses here:

Our courses have been created to make learning accessible and flexible. Both daytime and evening classes are available across all of our college sites.

Our short-course curriculum covers languages, ICT, employability and skills, ESOL and personal development.

You can view our course listings in the table below. At the bottom of this page you will find links to the full course pages that contain more detail on each course. You will also be able to submit an online application via these pages.

We have an extensive range of fully funded Level 2 online courses. You can see our full course listings and apply here 

What you can expect from us

A relaxed, friendly environment with support and guidance from a customer focused team. With flexible attendance as our college sites and community venues are available both daytime and evening.We provide a wide variety of training and learning opportunities to help you develop skills for both your personal and professional growth.
 

Course costs and concessions

Please see individual courses for prices. Fee remission may also be available to those in receipt of certain benefits. Please contact the centre for further information or to find out if you are eligible. Evidence of your entitlement will be required at enrolment. Please note that courses in the community are for adults aged 19 or over.

*Full Fee remission is available for learners who are 19+, claim active benefits or have a gross annual salary of less than £17,004.

Languages

Each course is 8 weeks long and is taught for 2 hours each week. All language courses are priced at £60 which includes a college certificate of attendance. Language subjects offered are listed below:

German

Spanish

French

Polish

Italian

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

IT

The Adult Education Centre offers flexible, self-directed study in our computer suite situated on the Newark College campus. You will be required to study for a minimum of 4 hours per week within our opening times which are: 

  • Monday 9am to 4pm 
  • Tuesday CLOSED
  • Wednesday  9am - 12pm
  • Thursday CLOSED 
  • Friday CLOSED 

We offer a range of IT qualifications from beginner to advanced levels. We also offer the opportunity to enrol on a free taster course which enables you to try out the materials, gain knowledge and confidence before enrolling on to a qualification.

ECDL

Effective computer use can help you communicate more effectively and access information more easily, and a certified computer qualification makes you more attractive to employers. ECDL is recognised and valued in workplaces all over the world making it a valuable credential on your CV.

Employers regard it as the international benchmark in IT user competence as it meets the growing requirements for evidence of digital literacy from employers. The qualification consists of 4 units and covers the most commonly used Microsoft Office applications:

Word processing - Create word-processed documents; enter, edit and format text, use graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish and effectively use tools such as mail merge.

Spreadsheets - Develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets; enter and format data,   manipulate and format worksheets, perform calculations and create charts to produce high-quality documents.

Presentations - Produce high-quality presentations using a variety of tools including   animation, charts, tables, drawn objects and images.

Improving productivity using IT - Work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using   tools to save time and effort when producing word processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

 
Please note: These ECDL Extra units can also be studied as single unit qualifications.   We offer a flexible learning style to fit around other commitments. Learn at your own pace, at times to suit you, in a relaxed and friendly environment with support from our qualified and experienced tutors. We also offer distance learning to allow you to fit study in around busy lifestyles.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Introduction to Spreadsheets

This short course is designed for people who are looking to gain a basic  understanding and practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel. It provides the skills and knowledge needed to be able to:

Create and format a spreadsheet

Perform calculations

Insert charts

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

British Sign Language

British Sign Language:
Sign language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression and body language. Sign language is used mainly by people who are deaf or have hearing impairments.
This course will look at BSL structure, the alphabet, hand shapes and facial expressions. Learn the use of signs in sentences and stories and also  ages, family, colours etc.

For more information call: (01522) 876 258. To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Writing and Literature

Creative Writing: Have you ever wanted to write? This fun and interactive course will introduce various kinds of creative writing strategies to develop your passion for writing.
 We will explore techniques for sparking the imagination and tapping into your inner creativity, as well as developing skills and improving style. Suitable for complete beginners and those who have already begun writing for fun, fame or fortune.

Creating Modern Literature: This course will give you the opportunity to develop creative practices and discover and learn about modern literature and how to apply your skills to create some modern literature of your own. This course looks at TV script writing, poetry techniques, modern genres and short fiction. Individuals hoping to write for all age groups and target audiences can benefit from these lessons.

To apply, find the course at the bottom of this page, click on it and then click 'apply now'.

Didn't find anything for you? Did you know we deliver a wide range of Level 2 online courses that are fully funded for most people? To see the full course list and to find out more about our online learning click here.
 

Course Start Date Time Duration Venue Fee
Beginners Italian Tuesdays 6-8pm 8 weeks Newark College £60*
Introduction to British Sign Language Wednesdays 1pm-3pm 8 weeks Newark College £60*
First Words in English Wednesdays 10am-12pm 4 weeks Newark College £30*
Further Words in English Wednesdays 10am-12pm 4 weeks Newark College £30*
Beginners Spanish Thursdays 6-8pm 8 weeks Online eLearning £60*
Improvers Spanish Mondays 6-8pm 8 weeks Online eLearning £60*
Beginners French Wednesdays 6-8pm 8 weeks Online eLearning £60*
Beginners German Thursdays 6-8pm 8 weeks Online eLearning £60*
Improvers Polish Thursdays 6-8pm 8 weeks Online eLearning £60*
ECDL Level 2 Flexible Learning Mondays 9am-4pm Ongoing Newark College £275*
Word, Excel, Databases & PowerPoint Level 1 Flexible learning Mondays 9am-4pm Ongoing Newark College £90* per unit
Word, Excel, Databases & PowerPoint Level 2 Flexible learning Mondays 9am -4pm Ongoing Newark College £118* per Unit
Digital Skills Entry level and Level 1 Wednesdays 9am-12pm Ongoing Newark College Free
Employability Skills Tuesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Starting your own Business Wednesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Introduction to Excel Tuesdays 9am-12pm 2 weeks Online eLearning £20*
ESOL Entry Level 1 to Level 2 Mondays and Wednesday (daytime & evening classes) 36 weeks Newark College £402*
Creating Modern Literature Mondays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Money Management Tuesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Creative Writing Wednesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Introduction to Nutrition and Health Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Introduction to Mental Health Awareness Tuesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Introduction to Health and Wellbeing Wednesdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
Principles of Marketing Thursdays 6-8pm 4 weeks Online eLearning £30*
The Purpose Pursuit Mondays (Flexible) 10 weeks Online eLearning £150*

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