How to join a class

Important information

All adult education classes are cancelled until further notice.

Your tutor will contact you about home learning

For further information see our Coronavirus information page

There are a number of ways you can join one of our courses. It's best to try and enrol early.


You can enrol online on many of our courses. You will need to pay for your course with a debit or credit card. Please visit our online course directory to check.

In person - Due to the current situation with Covid-19 we are unable to take enrolments at our centres.  Please enrol online or call 01924 303302.

Go to the centre which is running your class.

Please make a note of the start date and attend the first course session. Your place will be reserved unless we contact you.

For late enrolments and availability contact your chosen centre

Many of the advertised courses and new ones are offered again in Spring and Summer. If you wish to join a course throughout the year, contact your local centre for vacancies.

Do you need help with filling in the enrolment form, or more help with choosing your course?

Staff at your local centre will be happy to help.

The form and the brochu​re are available in large print on request. If another format would help you, please contact your local centre.

Cancellation and refunds

  • No refunds will be given after the first two weeks of term, unless the course is cancelled and we cannot offer a reasonable alternative. Requests for refunds should be made in writing to the Service Manager, Adult Education at the Manygates Education Centre. Please state reasons and enclose your receipts.
  • Where a single class is cancelled for reasons beyond our control an additional class will be scheduled to make up for the lost class.
  • The Adult and Community Education Service reserve the right to close or cancel courses due to the unavailability of tutors, facilities or insufficient enrolment. If a course is cancelled, your fee will be refunded in full.

Contact us

Adult Education

Manygates Education Centre
Manygates Lane

01924 303 302