Adult 19+

They say you never stop learning. So why should you stop studying?

At Barking & Dagenham College we offer courses to students of all ages. There are more adult learners (aged 19+) studying at the college than any other age group.

Our courses cover a range of levels, subjects, qualifications and formats.

A course for you

Whether you’re progressing to the next stage of full-time study, trying out a new subject part-time, improving your career prospects or returning to study after years away, there’s a course suited to you.

We offer full-time, part-time, day and evening courses so you can fit your studies around your other commitments.

Free courses for adults

Free Level 3 courses for adults

If you're aged 19 or over and don't already have a level 3 qualification, you could be eligible to study for free

FREE short online courses

Courses available in Health & Social Care, Digital, Business, Customer Service and much more

Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses could also be free to study, depending upon your earnings and course eligibility, and subject to Ts & Cs.

The current earnings thresholds for eligibility are:

Living in London - £20,572.50
Living outside of London - £16,009.50