Whether you took time out to raise a family, are looking to progress in your current role, or want to train for a brand new career, we have a range of courses to suit your needs.
Returning to education after a break may seem daunting, but our network of support services will help make returning to study as smooth as possible. If you’re not sure about returning to education or which course to choose, you can talk to us about your options or access free impartial advice and guidance from the National Careers Service.
Explore the variety of courses we have to offer below. If you have prior learning, it could be possible for you to join a degree in the final year, rather than in the first year. Find out more here.
You can choose from our variety of part-time and professional courses. These courses are typically taught in the evening to fit around your work or family commitments.
Access to Higher Education
If you missed out on a formal qualification at college, our one-year Access to Higher Education qualification can provide you with a route to university study. These courses can help to improve your confidence, refresh your skills and unlock new ones. Hundreds of former students have gone on to university.
University Centre Farnborough offers degrees and higher education qualifications in a different way to traditional universities, with classroom-based lectures and lots of personalised support.
If you don’t hold a grade C in GCSE maths or GCSE English, you can study these courses with us for free.
If English is not your first language, our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course can improve your language skills and provide you with a route to a wide range of qualifications and subjects.
Free Online Courses
We offer a number of free online courses in a variety of health and wellbeing subjects.
The government offers loans to UK residents to cover the tuition fees of higher education courses.
Advanced Learner Loan
The government offers loans to UK residents to cover the costs of a number of adult courses.
If you meet certain criteria, you may be able to study some of our courses for free.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to receive help with the costs of travel, textbooks, uniform, and childcare while you study.