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Skills and Learning - Adult Community Educaton

Skills & Learning is one of the top performing adult education providers in the country with some of the highest learner satisfaction rates in Dorset.  We are proud of our national reputation for success and you will find us a welcoming, respectful and friendly place to learn. 

Learning here is rewarding and enjoyable and whatever your starting points you will have the excellent support of our very committed, well qualified teaching and support team. We encourage all our learners to be ambitious and believe they can succeed by developing confidence, skills and improving well-being.  

Our programme is full of exciting new courses including a daytime, evening and weekend programme and our course offer is continually updated online to meet requests from individuals, communities and employers. Throughout the year we run additional Information Sessions, workshops and taster events so keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

Our courses range from:

- Learning for Leisure Health and Wellbeing

- Vocational Courses and Personal Development 

- Job Clubs and Employability Courses

- English, Maths, Computing and Science

- Business Training

Skills and Learning ACE
Oakdale Centre
Wimborne Road
BH15 3DL
01202 123444
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times Available:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm. Friday 9am to 4:30pm.
Further Opening Details:
Course times vary
All Year Round
From 18 years  to 99 years .
Contact provider directly for costs
Other Costs:
For guidance on fees visit the website.
Booking Information:
Call 01202 262300.
Referral Criteria:
Self Referral
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Recognised As (Scheme):
Access to Leisure Provider