Community learning courses

If you are interested in a subject not currently listed we may be able to develop a course for you.

If you want to set up your own community group, we offer training to help identify local issues and boost skills for coordinating meetings.

How to register

Details on how to register for any of our courses are available in the Community Learning newsletter. 

Upcoming courses

Below is just a selection of our upcoming courses. A full list is available in our newsletter, including those with dates to be announced.

If you don't see what you're looking for, check there for further information.


Community emergency response volunteer training

A volunteer induction for those supporting the community during the pandemic. Topics covered include keeping yourself and others safe, effective communication, recognising boundaries and signposting.

  • where you can take it: online
  • course duration: two to three hours
  • when you can start: start anytime

Woodwork for women

An introduction to woodwork for complete beginners. Learn hands-on skills and carpentry techniques and build confidence to safely use hand tools. 

  • where you can take it: The South West Skills campus, Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 8NL
  • course duration: Fridays 9.30am -2.30pm for five sessions
  • when you can start: from 18 June

Introduction to Early Years and working in the childcare sector

Explore the range of service provision and roles within early years and childcare. Includes understanding principles and values, tips on communication and language development through play. Learn how to progress onto work in childcare. 

  • certifications: Level 1 award in childcare
  • where you can take it: in person at The Campus, Weston-super-Mare BS24 7DX
  • course duration: Tuesday and Friday 10am -1pm for six sessions
  • when you can start: from 22 June

Community Learning trail walks

Improve your English-language skills while enjoying the local beauty spots of Weston-super-Mare with Community Learning walk-and-talk films.