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Whether you’d like to improve your job prospects, start on a new career path, or discover a different hobby, we have a course for you.

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Why choose City College?

When you choose to study at City College Plymouth, you’ll benefit from*:

  • excellent teaching and learning facilities
  • dedicated and supportive subject experts
  • exceptional wellbeing support and guidance
  • impressive financial support from the Student Learning Fund
  • in-house career coaching.

* Please note that some benefits are available to full-time students only.

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Flexible Study Options

There’s no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to our courses, as course duration can range from one day to several years. Whether it’s daytime or evening, online or in-person, we have a course for you. Once you’ve decided on a course you’d like to study, the course information page will give you all the details you need.

If you’re not sure where to start, please get in touch with our Careers Team on 01752 305388 and our Information Advisers will be happy to answer all of your questions about adult learning at City College Plymouth.

Support Services

Here, you can find information on all of the services around College that may not be open while you’re studying with us.

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Course Fees and Funding

Don’t let the cost of studying put you off – most of our students study for FREE, and those who don’t qualify for funding are very often eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Eligibility depends on both the course you have chosen to study and your individual circumstances.

Please visit our funding page for more details.

Distance Learning

Gain new skills and qualifications from the comfort of your home with our wide variety of online courses.

Access to Employment Courses
Ideal if you need to build your skills and confidence so to access better work opportunities,. These courses offer a direct path from education to employment.

Multiply Maths

Multiply Maths is a new government-funded programme to help adults improve their numeracy skills.

Tony's Story: Access to Higher Education

Mature student Tony is not only learning about history, he’s creating it too!⁠

Tony, aged 71, has recently completed an Access to Higher Education course at City College Plymouth and is now set to become possibly the oldest ever history undergraduate at the University of Plymouth when he takes on a degree there.

With a remarkable story about positivity, loss and learning, Tony shows us it is never too late to learn!⁠

Learn more about Tony’s story through the video below!

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Not sure where to start?

Please get in touch with CareerPoint who will be able to answer all of your questions about adult learning at City College Plymouth. | 01752 305388