Learning that’s right for you

Barton Peveril’s Adult Learning programme offers everything from business and vocational training to traditional adult education evening classes.

24+ Advanced Learning Loans

24+ Advanced Learning Loans are student loans similar to higher education loans, but for the further education sector. They were introduced for the academic year 2013-14.

Tuition fee loans will be available for learners aged 24 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4. As a mature student you will soon be able apply for the loan, which is then paid directly to the College on your behalf.

Click to find out more about the loans, read FAQs and follow the learner journey.

What can I study?

Further details of courses are available on the course search page.  Popular options include

  • Access to Higher Education
  • Professional qualifications
  • Chemistry and other selected A Levels (September start only)
  • Leisure courses

Where and when?

Courses take place at Barton Peveril and at community venues across a wide area. All are designed to meet individual study aims and provide high quality tuition in well-equipped environments. You can study part time or full time; during the day or in the evening.

Find out more

  • Call the Adult Learning Team on 023 8036 7225
  • Email us
  • Come along to one of our Information Evenings
  • Pop into the college during term time between 9.30am and 3.00pm


Fantastic! I took my qualifications purely for me and absolutely loved every minute.

Adult Learning Student

At a glance

Latest Courses



  • Advice and Guidance Levels 3 & 4
  • Career Information and Advice Level 4
  • Career Guidance and Development Level 6
  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Health and Social Care Levels 2 & 3
  • Archaeology
  • Creative Writing
  • Life Drawing
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Yoga