Change your story

Whether you wish to continue your studies or to take those first steps back into learning after time away, our tutors have the passion and drive to make your learning a wonderful experience. We believe everyone has the potential to achieve! Have a look at our courses and talk to us if you need more information.

Access to University Open Day

Wednesday March 27th, 2pm. Please call 01273 422 632 to have an info pack sent to you.

Maths at PACA Adult Learning


We are still enrolling on to our Pre GCSE Maths courses until the end of April 2019.

Mondays 18:30 – 21:00


Thursdays 13:00 – 15:30 (don’t worry if you need to leave earlier to pick children up from school you are still more than welcome)

The course is a great way to develop your skills and prepare for a GCSE course starting in September 2019.

Please call 01273 422 632 or pop in to PACA Adult Learning reception to enrol.

What could you learn?


Support Work in Schools and colleges – Level 2 Award

It is an introduction to the information and knowledge

Creative writing – Poetry – on-line course

These online courses follow on from the 1 day

Get that Job in Customer Service

Working with Job Centre Plus we will be putting

AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping L3

This challenging qualification follows on from the Level 2

Italian For Beginners – Term 3

Students will learn how to talk about free time and things they like

Spanish Beginners – Term 3

During the Summer Term, you will learn: to talk about

Get that Job in Retail

Working with Job Centre Plus we will be putting

Portraits and Caricatures

Taught by an experienced local artist, this course is

Floristry for Beginners

An introduction into basic floristry techniques,which will enable you to

Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of

ESOL Entry 1 – Writing

The third term will give you the chance to
PACA Adult Learning Access to Higher Education courses in Brighton

Access to Higher Education

An Access course is a qualification that enables a person to become eligible to study at degree level. The course prepares those who would now like to go to University but for whatever reason, left school without the qualifications needed. The Access Diploma is recognised by the majority of UK universities and has no upper-age limitation. Access courses are typically one year long.

The Access pathway is suitable for those seeking Social Science related Higher Education, including degrees in Social Work, Teaching, Psychology, Sociology and Criminology, Law, Adult Nursing, Child Nursing, Paramedic Science, Midwifery, Operating Department Practice, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy.

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Portslade Adult Learning is approved by AAT

Start your path to a new career in accounting

Are you looking to start a career in accounting or need to learn this skill for your business? Why don’t you start your career with us, students who study with us have achieved excellent results.

The AAT Accounting Qualification is universally respected and internationally recognised. Organisations such as Sainsbury’s, P&G, Morgan Stanley, the Ministry of Defence and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism. In short, an AAT qualification is a route to some of the most in-demand skills in the world, and provides you with a professional status you can be proud of.

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) award around 90% of all vocational qualifications in accounting, and are sponsored by the professional accounting bodies CIPFA, ICAEW, CIMA and ICAS.

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