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Reach your learning goals this year with GoLearn

Enrolment now open for adult learning courses

Two people going discussing the GoLearn courses on offer
People have a chance to improve their skills and further their careers

Classes in yoga, cookery, pottery, British sign language, confidence building and many more are now available from Leicestershire County Council’s adult learning service, Go Learn.

Hundreds of part-time day, evening and weekend courses are now open for enrolment as GoLearn continues it’s committed to helping learners to achieve their goals, despite the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

A mixture of classroom-based and online courses are available for enrolment from today (Monday 3 August), with all learners receiving expert help and support, with tutors on hand to provide all the guidance and expertise needed.

The courses we are offering can make a real difference to people’s lives. There are courses designed to help learners get back into the job market, improve their maths and English, support their children’s learning and improve their health and wellbeing.

We have taken all possible precautions to ensure that our classroom-based courses are safe for learners and all centres will adhere to Covid-secure procedures. There may be many changes because of the ongoing restrictions, but we won’t let them get in the way of people achieving their learning ambitions.

The courses on offer range from one-off two-hour sessions to 15-week or 30-week programmes, and with 20% off the cost if you sign up before 1 September – there’s nothing to lose! Sign up today at:

For the first time this year, GoLearn is offering the new Essential Digital Skills Qualification, which is aimed at complete IT novices to help them in the digital world.

There are also free courses available for people who are seeking work and looking to gain basic skills, including planning first steps towards employment, increasing confidence, help with job search, CV writing and interview skills, as well as English and maths GCSE. Benefit recipients or on a low income can get up to a 70% discount on course fees or may be entitled to attend for free.

The Leicestershire Adult Learning Service can also be contacted on 0800 988 0308 (lines open Monday – Friday 8am-7pm) to find out more about the courses, fees or the option to pay in instalments.

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