Lewisham Council - Adult education

Adult education

Our adult education courses can help your prospects at work, increase your employability, or help you to prepare for a change of career. Find out about our courses running from June 2017 to July 2018.

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We offer free internet access at our sites to everyone enrolled with us and there are computers available for learners to use in all of our centre cafes.

We also have a website for learners and tutors. Here you can communicate with your tutor and fellow learners, download resources for your course and continue your learning outside of the classroom at a time that suits you.

Adult Learning Lewisham are accredited to the matrix quality standard for information advice and guidance services.

Adult Learning Lewisham are partly funded by the European Social Fund.

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FREE: Spreadsheets for Beginners course Free

New Cross Gate Trust 
21 August 10am to 12 noon

Come and learn to use Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software. This practical hands-on course is aimed at beginners and covers the essential features of creating and working with spreadsheets.

FREE: Computers for Beginners course Free

New Cross Gate Trust 
21 August 10am to 12 noon

This practical hands-on course is aimed at complete beginners. Our classes will help you learn the essential skills of using a computer. You will also learn basic word processing skills such as creating documents, editing, formatting and saving files.

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 
21 August 4.30PM to 6.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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