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.
- Community learning engagement
- Computer and Digital Skills
- Employment support and drop-ins
- Family learning
- Preparing for work and personal development
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.
Arsenal Learning Centre
56 Benwell Road
020 7704 4500
First Steps Learning Centre
Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent
(Holloway Road entrance) N5 1PF
020 7527 7002
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.