Hundreds of part-time day, evening and weekend courses are now open for enrolment from the county council's adult learning service.
The adult learning courses are ideal for people looking to learn new skills, improve their job prospects or develop a new interest in 2019.
Courses in a wide range of subjects take place in venues across the county. Classes begin in January and are open for enrolment now at www.leicestershire.gov.uk/golearn
The courses on offer range from one-off two-hour sessions to programmes running for 15 weeks, including art, cooking, languages, confidence building, courses for adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, and computing.
A lot of people will be thinking about learning a new skill or taking up a new interest in 2019. These adult learning courses offer the ideal opportunity to turn that resolution into reality.Person:Richard Blunt, county council cabinet member for heritage, leisure and arts
There are also free courses available for people who are seeking work and looking to gain basic skills, including planning the first steps towards employment, increasing confidence, help with job search, CV writing and interview skills.
Workshops on how to access Universal Credit are also offered alongside traditional English and maths GCSE and functional skills, first aid and food safety in catering qualifications, and many other courses aimed at giving learners the tools to progress.
To find out more, visit the website at www.leicestershire.gov.uk/golearn or pick up a brochure from any Leicestershire library or learning centre. Advisors from Leicestershire Adult Learning Service can also be contacted on 0800 988 0308 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am-7pm).
People in receipt of certain benefits, or on a low income, can get a 70 per cent discount on tuition fees, or may be entitled to attend for free.