Start your new year in style with leisure, wellbeing and Functional Skills courses at Lancashire Adult Learning

Adults right across the Red Rose County have the opportunity to learn a new hobby, improve their wellbeing, or gain valuable Functional Skills qualifications for employment with Lancashire Adult Learning.

A brand-new range of brilliant courses for Spring 2020 has just been revealed, and as always, LAL’s offer to adult learners across Lancashire is all encompassing.

Leisure courses are offered in everything from Arts and Media to Health and Wellbeing, Digital to Languages, and Humanities to Horticulture.

For adults looking to enhance their career options or who have a desire to get ready for the world of work, there are Functional Skills courses offered at community venues right across the county in English, Maths and ICT, as well as a Work Clubs and Employability sessions.

A series of adult advice events will be held in East Lancashire in January for visitors to find out more about the courses on offer. These will be held at:

  • Nelson and Colne College on Tuesday 7 January, 5pm-7pm
  • The Waterside Centre Accrington on Wednesday 8 January, 11am-3pm
  • Accrington and Rossendale College on Thursday 9 January, 5pm-7pm

At the events, information will also be available on Higher Education through the College Group’s University Centre and a wide range of Professional Skills qualifications for anyone looking to upskill, new career, update their professional credentials.

Principal of Lancashire Adult Learning, Amanda Melton, said: “Lancashire Adult Learning’s guide for Spring is out now and is full of inspiration for the new year, with courses to help adults across the Red Rose County develop a new hobby, learn a new skill, improve their wellbeing, enhance their social life, gain employment or change career.

“From Lancaster to Lytham, Preston to Burnley, and Chorley to Whalley, there really is something for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you in to one of our adult advice events in the new year where you will be able to speak to members of our expert LAL team.

“If you cannot make one of these events, then please visit the LAL website at or pick up the phone and speak to a member of the team who will be happy to help you get enrolled.”

In February 2018, Lancashire Adult Learning was named as the inaugural winner of the national Adult and Community Learning Provider of the Year at the TES FE Awards.

Further information about Lancashire Adult Learning can be found at or by calling 0333 003 1717.

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