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Adult and Community Courses for 2022

Apply right now to take that first step towards a positive future!

Looking for a new career direction or progression within your current role?

Better job prospects? New skills? Retraining? Professional qualifications? Returning to education? On-line learning?

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Whatever your interests and aims, Derby College has a wide range of full-time and part-time courses and adult learning opportunities to suit your needs. We have everything from Distance Learning opportunities to Higher Education Diplomas and Degrees.

NEW for Adults in 2022

In 2022, T Levels will be available to adults in the following sectors: Construction – Design, Surveying and Planning; Digital Production Design and Development; Education and Childcare; Health and Science. So if you’re over 19 and want to gain a recognised qualification, retrain or re-skill then look no further, this qualification has been designed and developed by working alongside employers to meet the needs of industry

Find out more about T Levels

A-levels for Adults

These highly flexible routes to A-level English, Maths, and Biology could be just what you’re looking for. Designed specifically for those aged over 19, these intensive one-year courses are taught two evenings per week at Ilkeston Community College so that you can fit your studies in with your work and home commitments. A-levels can give you valuable UCAS points for entry to university or deepen your understanding so that you are well prepared for a career change or promotion to a more senior role. The A-level Maths could, for instance, pave the way to a career in engineering while Biology is invaluable for senior roles in healthcare and English can be a vital stepping stone into teaching.

Find out more about the routes to A-level qualifications for adults in English, Maths and Biology

A level Mathematics Adults
A Level English Language Adults/
A Level Biology Adults


At Derby College we know that part-time students have demanding work and family commitments and we do everything we can to help you fit your studies into your lifestyle. Expert support and guidance is available to help you make the most of your time with us and our professional tutors are dedicated to your success.

The expansion of eligibility for the Free Courses for Jobs offer, means that adults without a Level 3 qualification will be able to gain a free level 3 qualification from a wide range of courses with good wage outcomes and the ability to meet key skills needs. Tens of thousands of adults across England have taken advantage of this important offer.

From 1 April 2022, any adult in England earning less than the National Living Wage annual rate (£18,525 in FY2022-23) or who is unemployed can access these free qualifications, even if they already have a Level 3 qualification or higher.

With the expansion of eligibility for these qualifications, the lowest-paid adults will have access to significant opportunities to upskill or retrain so that they can find better jobs, improve their wages, and increase their chances of finding employment. You can find further information on financial support and fees.

Derby College is offering you the opportunity to apply for courses starting right now. Apply online for your place, simply select the course of your choice below and complete the application form – we will do the rest.

Apply right now to take that first step towards being future positive!

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Adult English and Maths

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Agriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Animal Care

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Arboriculture

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Childcare

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Childcare

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Childcare

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Childcare

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Community Learning

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Construction - Brickwork

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Construction - Carpentry

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Construction - Plastering

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: St James Centre
Subject Area: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Hair

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Hair

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Hair

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Health

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Health

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Health

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Health

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Health

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Health

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Health

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Health and Safety

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health and Safety

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Health and Safety

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Hospitality and Catering

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Hospitality and Catering

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: Hospitality and Catering

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Hospitality and Catering

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Offsite
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: The Roundhouse
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Retail

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Distance Learning
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Broomfield Hall
Subject Area: Sport

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Workplace
Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring

Location: Ilkeston
Subject Area: Travel and Tourism