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.

Enrolling now for:

Access to University

Join us at Foredown Tower, Portslade, on 13th February at 2pm to enroll for April/September.

GCSE Maths

If you have passed L2 FS or have achieved a GCSE grade D or grade 3 in the last three years, you can enroll up until the 12th February 2019.

What could you learn?


ESOL level 2 Writing

The second term will give you the chance to

Spanish Improvers – Term 3

During this term you will learn about: talking about

Art – Be Creative Improvers

A course which covers the key elements of art

Computing for all

In the first 5 weeks we will work with

Introduction to Print Making

This is an exciting course which will enable you

AAT Accounting Level 1

This qualification will enable you to gain an overview

Art – Watercolour and Drawing for Beginners/Improvers

In this course you will develop a free and

Counselling Skills – Level 1

Course members will explore the use of interpersonal skills

Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s

Get that Job in Retail

Working with Job Centre Plus we will be putting

Spanish Conversation Film Club

During his 10 week course will study one film
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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