Maths & English Courses for Adults

Would you like to gain skills to help you get a better job?

Our range of GCSE & Functional Skills courses can help build your confidence, helping you succeed in the workplace, improve your job prospects and pass on your skills to aid your children with their schoolwork. Within small, friendly groups you can work at a pace to suit your ability and individual aims.

These are just some of the benefits our courses can provide:

  • The ability to write letters, notes messages and emails
  • Create a better CV
  • Improve spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Produce succinct reports and summaries
  • Become confident working with everyday numbers for real-life situations.

Do you want to be able to help your children in school? 

Do you feel like you need a refresh of your maths and English skills to aid your children with their homework? Our courses can offer the perfect opportunity to brush up on your skills to make after school study a breeze.

Courses currently available

Jump-start Maths! - Mid Devon Campus

This course is designed for adults who want to improve their maths skills, build their confidence and enhance employability skills. It will be an ideal refresher for anyone looking to study for GCSE maths from September.

You will study 1 evening per week (up to 2.5 hours) for approximately 10 weeks, learning to represent, analyse and interpret problems using maths tools. We offer all levels from Entry Level (for absolute beginners) to Level 2 (GCSE equivalent) and you can gain a recognised Functional Skills qualification.

At our Mid Devon Campus the course officially begins on the first day of each term, although it’s currently available as a rolling admission so you can join at any point. There are no fees for this course!

Improve your English - North Devon Campus

Do you find reading and writing a challenge? Do you want to help your children with their homework but lack confidence? This course is for anyone who would like to improve their reading, writing and speaking skills for work, education or daily life. You will work at your own pace in a friendly, supportive atmosphere and gain confidence and a qualification.

Following an initial assessment we will design a course to suit your needs. Topics covered include: read a variety of texts and interpret meaning; write in a variety of styles, for example letters, emails, newspaper articles and stories, using correct spelling, punctuation and grammar; construct compound sentences; take part in group discussions.

Improve your Maths - North Devon Campus

Do you struggle with numbers at work or in your daily life? Do you want to help your children with homework but lack confidence? Do you need a GCSE but find maths scary and challenging? We have classes to suit everyone. You will work at your own pace in a friendly, supportive atmosphere and gain new skills and confidence.

Following an initial assessment we will design a course to suit you. Topics covered include: shape and space; fractions, decimals and percentages; measurement and time; ratio and proportion; handling data and probability; money.

Enrol on a GCSE course today

Our range of courses begin at various points throughout the year. Use the links below to find out more about how you can begin your studies.