COVID-19 Updates

Following the government’s directive to close all schools and colleges due to Coronavirus, the PACA Adult Learning phone system will be switched to answerphone on Friday evening 20/03/20 till further notice.

If you need to contact us, please do so by email  which we will check as usual. We wish you all good health in these challenging times.

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Do you want to go to University?

Would you like to go to University but for whatever reason, left school without the qualifications needed? This can be your path to university.

FREE Maths and English Courses

We are currently assessing for Maths and English. Please call us now on 01273 422 632 to book your short assessment and we will ensure you are on the right pathway to succeed.

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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Listen to our vice principal’s interview on Radio Reverb

Teaching Assistant success

Teaching Assistants, Izabela Piankowska, Lorraine Scott and Sharon Southam, are celebrating success as the first in the South East to achieve the Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges. The learners at training provider PACA have been working hard over the past year to achieve the newly accredited qualification.

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