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    Whether you are improving existing skills or gaining new ones, we have the right course for you.
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    Hundreds of people thank us every year for helping them to improve their English. Courses may be FREE for learners who have been living in the European Economic Area (EEA), including the United Kingdom, for at least three years. Call 020 8496 2974 today to book your English language assessment.
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Earn, Learn and Live - Apprenticeships

Getting a job is a competitive business in this current climate. Employers look for work-ready people who commit to learning new skills and want to succeed. Our Apprenticeships will give you the skills, experience and qualifications that you need to get on in life and start your career.

We offer a range of exciting apprenticeship programmes for motivated young people who want to get on in life and further their career. To apply you need to be 16-24, highly motivated, work ready and have good English and maths. We offer apprenticeships with highly respected, successful private and public sector employers. Apprenticeships offer employment, a salary and a mix of on and off the job training to gain level two or level three qualifications to achieve the apprenticeship framework. Achieving an apprenticeship framework typically takes between 12 and 18 months.

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We won!

Waltham Forest is proud to be the first London Borough of Culture.

Thank you Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, residents, businesses and our creative communities that have really got behind Waltham Forest’s bid and helped us achieve this spectacular prize.  Over 14,000 people pledged their support to help bring this amazing award home.

Find out more about the London Borough of Culture.

NEW Ceramics workshops starting soon

Celebrate Waltham Forest being chosen to be the first London Borough of Culture by enrolling onto one of our new ceramics workshops. Express yourself through art and enjoy the relaxing medium of clay. Learn an assortment of skills to create wonderful ceramic jewellery, animals or coasters. Our short courses with a highly skilled tutor will guide you through the process to create a personal piece of ceramic art.

There courses are very popular so early booking is recommended.

Many of our learners gain skills letting them start their own businesses or move into a creative job doing something that they truly enjoy and find rewarding. All learners who have completed a course in this area with us have reported improvements in their practical skills and confidence when planning and creating new projects.

Course Code Course Description Start Date Day/Time Venue Number of Sessions
LLP9654-6U1 Ceramic animals 17/03/2018 Saturday
10am – 1pm
Leytonstone Learning Link 2
LLP9655-6U1 Ceramic jewellery 21/04/2018 Saturday
10am – 1pm
Leytonstone Learning Link 2

To enrol

  1. Come to one of our information and assessment sessions.
  2. Some courses can be booked online.
  3. Visit one of our learning centres and speak to our frontline team

Enrolling now!

FREE courses for Jobseekers

Help with up to 70% of course fees if you are receiving a means tested benefit.

If you do not qualify for free or discounted courses we are offering a fantastic 10% discount offer on all bookings until Sunday 14 January 2018.

You can contact us by calling or visiting one of our centres.


Our focus for the Adult Learning Service is helping you get the skills that employers need – from beginner level upwards. Our courses are easy to access, local and at times and days to meet your needs.

See what people that have been on our courses say about them.

  1. Office Procedures course

    “The lecturer and other pupils were friendly and made the course enjoyable.”

  2. Universal Jobmatch

    “I got to learn basic computer information, at the start I knew nothing”

  3. ICT Skills for Work – ITQ Level 1 Award

    “Tutor went out of her way to ensure we learnt, enjoyed and hopefully passed this course. Course both enjoyable and useful.”

  4. Family Art

    “Introduced me to new skills, especially felt making. Also doing activities with my children was a lovely experience.”



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