Welcome to our Adult and Community Learning website. Here you will find a range of different courses to suit your needs.

Every year Islington Council offers many free adult and community learning courses in our welcoming community venues to help unemployed and low-waged residents develop their skills and confidence. Our variety of courses means there is something for everyone, so whether you are looking to develop your skills for work or further education, learn English, or build your confidence and skills to help your children with their homework, we have something for you.

Course list

Who are the courses for?

Council courses are free for Islington residents or parents with children in Islington schools. You must be 19 or over, unemployed or low-waged and receiving benefits to be eligible for our free courses. Please bring proof of identity and proof of receipts of benefit with you during enrolment.

Missed enrolment day?…

You can still enrol onto our courses, here is all the information you need:
For Computer class, attend our ‘test your IT skills’
First Steps Learning Centre – Tuesdays from 24 April, 1 – 4pm
Arsenal Learning Centre – Thursdays from 26 April, 9.30 – 12.30pm
3 Corners Learning Centre – Fridays from 27 April 9.30am – 12.30pm,

For Preparing for Work and personal development courses attend our
Employment Support classes
First Steps Learning Centre – Monday 9.30am – 12.30pm or Wednesday from 1,30 – 4.30pm

ESOL, English and Maths classes
3 Corners Learning Centre – Monday 23 April 1 – 3pm
First Steps Learning Centre – 24 April 10am – 1pm

If you have missed any of the dates above contact Aldo Zeolla on 020 7527 3488 or email aldo.zeolla@Islington.gov.uk

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Advice, guidance and progression

As part of your courses you will receive ongoing support to help you achieve your learning goals. We will also help you to explore opportunities for further training and education or how to move into paid or voluntary work.