If you're interested in getting back into learning you'll find we offer a wide range of adult education courses in a variety of subjects with full-time, part-time and even work-based options on offer. From Apprenticeships to degree courses to short leisure courses and even training to get you back into employment, you're guaranteed to find a course to suit your needs.

Please note: course fees on the website are only a guide. Due to changes in Government funding throughout the year, please contact us for the very latest information.

The latest for adults

1 day 21 hours ago

The Forum, Southend turns 1! Free fun activities for everyone take place at The Forum, Southend-on-Sea over the weekend of 3–5 October to mark this unique centre’s tremendous first year. We will also be holding the first in a series of higher education open events on Sat Oct 4, with more to follow throughout the year.

13 hours 43 min ago

Busy busy busy, we're @The_Albany and @GraysConvent schools this evening. Come find out about @southessexcoll #education #college

2 days 15 hours ago

We're jumping with joy as graduation guest is announced. #WhoIsIt? Find out here:

15 hours 24 min ago

Our #student team will be at the Fresher's Fair @SouthEssexColl. We have special savings & offers exclusively for students @GraysShopping

2 days 20 hours ago

Basildon Freshers' Fair is go! Festival Leisure Park, Southend Theatres, Student Union and Mecca Bingo are just some of the exhibitors. It's open until noon in the main hall (near Scoff) so pop in - loads of freebies :D

17 hours 30 min ago

@KurtABenson Do you not like the bright colours? :)