Find a course
Use the course finder to find a course that suits your needs. You can enrol online if paying in full and the course does not require advice and guidance. If you can't find what you're looking for we can help you explore options with other providers.
- Focus on Lifelong Learning - 60-page prospectus of courses for the whole of 2013-14 with information about centres and services
- Mini Focus - New courses from January to July 2014 which supplement the main prospectus
Free courses for parents, carers, grandparents and children.
Some courses focus on families learning together while others are for parents or carers only (see page 38 of Focus on Lifelong Learning).
Make the most of your money
There are lots of courses (some free) that can help you budget and make the most of your money.
Skills for jobs
Are you looking for a job or a qualification?
You can improve your work skills, English and maths, ICT skills, and increase your confidence and assertiveness with a lifelong learning course.
Oldham Lifelong Learning Service can offer you individual advice and guidance to help you with your employment related needs.
Check out pages 10-13 of Focus on Lifelong Learning for Skills for Jobs courses.
Lifelong learning for community groups
Many community groups meet in Lifelong Learning centres.
Informal adult learning activities include keep fit, yoga, art, drama, dancing, singing, music, sports groups and many more.
For details of community groups and hire of premises, phone your local learning centre or see page 65 of Focus On Lifelong Learning.