Part Time Info

The part time programme offers you a huge range of daytime, evening, weekend and online course options. There’s something for everyone, from personal or professional development to leisure courses such as cookery, creative writing, floristry, joinery and podcasting.

How you study

Courses are typically delivered face to face at campuses and learning centres or are a blend of online and classroom delivery.

Course delivery and Covid 19
Part-time campus and centre based courses may be delivered through a blend of on-site classes and/or remote learning. Please check when you book. All classroom environments follow strict government social distancing guidelines to ensure the health and safety of students, staff and visitors. For the latest information view






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Funding options for part-time courses include:

  • Individual Training Account (ITA)
  • SAAS Part-Time Fee Grant
  • Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
  • Remission of Fees (Fee Waiver)

You can contact a student advisor to discuss your options based on your individual circumstances. Email:

Groups and Businesses

If you are part of a community group or organisation which would benefit from training in a particular subject we can come to you. Alternatively we can deliver a tailor-made course for you in one of many learning centres across the region.
Contact Joy Aiken or call 07540 417 314

If you are a business then the Flexible Workforce Development Fund offers funded training for vocational training up to £15,000. Find out more.