Courses for Adults

Professional Courses

Looking to further your career? Look into our professional courses. From Accounting to Automotive, we may have the perfect course to help you progress in your career.


Leisure Courses

Discover a new hobby, spark creativity or learn new skills with a day or evening adult leisure course with Exeter College Community Learning. Join us to unwind and dedicate time doing something that makes you feel happy.

Make art, write short stories, craft clay pots, learn a language, play guitar, create silver jewellery or relax with yoga – what will you choose?

Visit our Exeter College Community Learning Facebook page for more information or click below for our courses which can now be paid for online.


GCSE Courses

We offer GCSEs to adults in English, Maths and Biology. This can be the perfect stepping stone to an Access course, or kick start the change in career you’ve always dreamed of. English and Maths are offered FREE to adults who don’t already have a C grade or above.

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Higher Education

We offer a range of degree level courses through partner universities but taught here in Exeter. Find out more about our Centre for University Level Studies.


Access to Higher Education

An Access course is a one year course for adult learners looking to progress to university level study. We offer a range of access courses that help you get to university. Click here for more information.


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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Do you want to improve your English Language skills?

English courses are available at all levels from beginners to advanced, and there are dedicated short courses to help you prepare for international exams. We also offer a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)


Teacher Training

Exeter College delivers a full range of teacher training and assessor training. The qualifications are mostly based on practice; this means that for most of the qualifications you need to already be working in the sector.

How to Apply
Please complete the relevant application form and return it to:

Advice and Recruitment
Exeter College
St David’s Building
Hele Road
Exeter EX4 4JS

For a downloadable PGCE/Cert Ed/Award in Education Application form please click here.

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