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. Take a look at our latest brochure for details of courses starting this Spring.  Our next Information Evening is on Wednesday 11 February 2015, 6-8pm.

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?

The majority of courses are listed in our Adult Learning brochure with further details 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


Friendly, welcoming, a strong work ethic and a great atmosphere.

Member of Staff


Latest Courses and Advice Service


  • Creative Writing
  • Life Drawing
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Yoga


  • 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


Did you know that you can get impartial advice on your next steps in learning from our careers information and advice team? This free  service will help you make the right choices for adult learning, training and employment.

We can help you with:

  • Discussing career changes
  • Decisions about courses and funding
  • Coping with redundancy
  • Self-Employment
  • Voluntary Work
  • Workshops in Confidence Building, CV layout and Interview skills

To book an appointment with an adviser please call the Adult Learning Team on 023 80 367225 or email: