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With an extensive range of adult courses on offer, there’s sure to be one to help you achieve
your goals.

You can even fit your studies around lifestyle and family or work commitments!

Creative Arts

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Business & Management

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Catering at Sunderland Colleg

Catering & Hospitality

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Construction & Building Services

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Computing & IT

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Engineering & Manufacturing

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Barbering at Sunderland College

Hair, Barbering and Beauty

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Maths & English

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Motor Vehicle at Sunderland College

Motor Vehicle

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Sport & Public Services

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Benefits of studying as an adult

Improve mental wellbeing. Learning a new skill, or enhancing an existing one, can improve and maintain your mental wellbeing and keep your mind active.

Develop your self-confidence. Studying will provide you with a sense of achievement and empowerment as you develop confidence in your own skills.

Improve your quality of life. Studying will allow you to become more motivated to improve and learn, and will help you to achieve a sense of self-fulfillment.

Increase your earning potential. Studying will help to expand your skillset, improve your prospects for progression and will give you the competitive edge when applying for a promotion or new job.

Improve your ability to succeed. You may wish to study in order to validate your knowledge and experience and to show what you are capable of, which will increase your ability to succeed.

Develop a support network. Studying will enable you to meet like-minded people, who you can network and collaborate with and share good practice.

Choose the direction of your future. You will gain access to more career and life opportunities so you can be in control and choose the direction your future takes.

Reasons to study as an adult:

  • To get back into education or gain a qualification
  • To learn a new skill or keep your mind active
  • To meet new friends or develop an interest
  • To progress your career or embark on a new one
  • To achieve a lifelong ambition or take on a new challenge