Lambeth Adult Learning Overview

Use this guide to find information on education and training opportunities for people over 19 years old. 

Adult courses in Lambeth

If you want to learn a new skill, gain a qualification to boost your job prospects, meet people, learn something for fun or get over an illness, you will find a course that interests you at Lambeth Adult Learning.

Courses vary from vocational qualifications and improving your writing and computer skills, to managing your money, art, health, fitness, media, business and counselling.

Our courses are available online and at a distance at the moment as centres are closed due to Covid-19. When safe, the centres will re-open with protection measures in place such as social distancing, additional hygiene and reduced learner numbers.

Find a list of courses available at all of our Course Providers by downloading our Lambeth Adult Learning 2020-21 Summer Accredited and Community Learning Course Timetables.



Our Course providers

198 Contemporary Arts and Learning and Photofusion

198 Contemporary Arts and Learning and Photofusion work together to offer adult learning provision in the visual arts in Lambeth.  198 Contemporary Arts and Learning offers artistic space, education and a place for enterprise.  Photofusion specialises in training, support and career progression in photography, covering analogue, digital and the moving image.

Courses available now: 

Creative art and media through The Factory Production House with options in Video, Art & Design and Photography.

City College Stratford

Courses available now: 

Basic Computing

Functional Skills English

Croydon SAM

Courses available now:

Mental Health Awareness

Digital Skills


Foundervine delivers entrepreneurship training programmes open to residents and businesses based in Lambeth. Programmes include business training, expert support and coaching to support early-stage businesses.

Courses available now:

Startup 54 for residents (Build a digital startup business in under 54 hours)

Digital Skills Academy for Non-Techies

Get Set UK

Get Set UK helps unemployed people upskill, train and find employment. 

Courses available now:

A 3-week back to work course with 7 weeks of one-to-one mentoring for Lambeth residents recently made redundant (the Response to Redundancy programme).

Mental Health First Aid+

High Trees

High Trees offers courses and support to help learners improve their essential skills, confidence, access to further training, career prospects and qualifications.  High Trees is the lead partner in A Place for All, working with two other charities (IRMO and Baytree Centre) to support socially and economically excluded residents in Lambeth.

 Please book a slot to attend enrolment/initial assessment at You can also call the centre on 07377 232347 or email  

Courses available now:

Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT

Award in Information, Advice and Guidance

Community Organising

Get Ready for Online Interviews

ESOL & Active Citizenship – Beginners

Everyday Maths


Keeping children engaged during lock-down

There is also a Wellbeing Support Service on offer.

Iconic Steps

Iconic Steps delivers courses to help get young people up to age 35 into employment in the media industry.  Following the course, learners can join the alumni programme and find out about job opportunities from media partners such as Disney, ITV and See Saw Films.

Courses available now

Resilience, Entrepreneurship and Media

MI Skills Development Centre

Courses available now:

Functional Skills in Maths and ICT

ESOL Reading and Writing

Back to Work support as part of the Response to Redundancy programme for Lambeth residents including vocational options in Childcare, Health and Social Care Work, Principles of Dementia Care, Safe Handling of Medication and Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools.

Morley College in the Community

Morley College delivers a variety of accredited and non-accredited courses across Lambeth in partnership with organisations such as schools, children’s centres, sheltered schemes, residents’ associations, mental health support organisations and homelessness charities. 

Courses available now: 

English for Working with Children in Nurseries and Schools

ESOL in your community

ESOL for Active Citizenship

Level 1 Occupational Studies for Office and Admin

Money Matters

Ripe Learning

Ripe Learning delivers a range of youth engagement programmes including web-based broadcasting, podcasting, radio production and photography. Also on offer are modules in Digital Literacy, web-based ICT and using the internet.

Courses available now:

Motiv8 and Digital My Way which cover creative skills and broadcasting with IT, English, Maths and employability.

The Spires Centre

Spires provides support for homeless, disadvantaged and unemployed people.

Courses available now:

ESOL Speaking and Listening

ESOL for Beginners

ESOL for Work

IT for Beginners

Art 4 You

Art for Wellbeing

How to use a smartphone

Healthy cooking on a budget

Thames Reach

Thames Reach provides support for people facing homelessness to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. The charity also manages services including street outreach, frontline hostels, day services, specialist supported housing and employment and skills schemes.

Courses available now (for Thames Reach residents):

i-Reach digital literacy


Volunteer Progression

Training Associates (Bestland Solutions Ltd)

TA delivers in-work qualifications to Lambeth employees through a Progress at Work programme to help low-paid staff improve their skills and qualifications.

WLM St Luke’s Hub

Telephone:    07903 629 544 (Abel) or 07487 682 813 (Fiona)

Email:    or


West London Mission (St Luke’s Hub) provides support to people affected by homelessness, poverty and trauma.

Courses available now:

Money Champions

Money Matters