We provide education and training opportunities, for people over 19-years-old, to help you learn new things and gain the skills you need to get a job.

Courses are provided in colleges and community venues across Lambeth and are free or very low cost.

Whether you're a lone parent, need support with English language skills, have been out of work for a long time or are looking for a career change, we can help you find the course for you.

Call us on 020 7926 5607 to talk to someone about your needs.

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1. 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.

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

Adult Learning Online Centre - Greenman Skills Zone

225 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8RR Telephone: 020 7926 5607 Email: lambethworking@lambeth.gov.uk

Free workshops on how to use computers, use the internet, Word, Excel and Powerpoint and get help with writing your CV.

City Lit

Locations across Lambeth Telephone: 020 7492 2606 Email: lisa.bean@citylit.ac.uk Web: www.citylit.ac.uk

Personal development courses to help build confidence plus IT, money management, health & fitness, customer service and preparation for work.

Family Learning

At schools, nurseries, children’s centres and community venues across Lambeth. Telephone: 020 7926 8696 or 0795 716 2794

Family learning courses for parents, carers and other family members working with their children and learning together. Courses include digital photography, bookmaking, film and animation, IT, helping your child with reading, writing and maths and helping your child play.

High Trees

St Martin’s Library, 220 Upper Tulse Hill, SW2 2NS Telephone: 020 8671 3132 Email: learningcentre@high-trees.org Web: www.high-trees.org

IT, improve your English, manage your money and discover your potential (personal development), office skills and volunteering with placement.


Locations across Lambeth Telephone 020 8671 2402 Email: judi@independance.co.uk Web: www.independance.co.uk

Hip hop and lindy hop dance training, including courses for disadvantaged women and young people, plus the opportunity to gain a qualification.

Lambeth College

56 Brixton Hill, Brixton, SW2 1QS Plus locations across Lambeth Telephone: 020 7501 5000 Email: courses@lambethcollege.ac.uk Web: www.lambethcollege.ac.uk

English, maths and IT qualifications; keep fit, painting, sewing, cake making, volunteering with placement and more. Plus courses for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road, Waterloo, SE1 7HT Plus locations across Lambeth Telephone: 020 7450 1929/1815 Email: community@morleycollege.ac.uk Web: www.morleycollege.ac.uk

Maths, skin care and make up, arts, crafts and textiles, IT, access to volunteering and learning support, careers and employment workshops.


8 Tooting Bec Gardens, Streatham, SW16 1RB Telephone: 020 8696 0943 Email: info@spires.org.uk Web: www.spires.org.uk

Support for homeless and disadvantaged people including music, IT and IT for women, gardening, online job search, English, maths and volunteering.

More information

For more information about courses contact one of Lambeth's learning centres direct.

You can call, email or visit their websites. A friendly member of staff at each learning centre will be able to give you a list of courses and course descriptions and will be able to advise you when and where the course takes place

2. Careers advice

We are here to help you with your job search if you are 19-years-old and over, have been unemployed for a long time, have recently been made redundant or have decided on a career change.

We can provide help with:

  • advice and information on courses
  • help with compiling your CV
  • help with completing application forms
  • interview preparation
  • advice on changing career
  • information on foreign qualifications.

Drop-in service: For quick enquiries go to our drop-in service at the Green Man.

In-depth service:
For in-depth help make an appointment.

Contact us:
Telephone: 020 7926 5607

Location and opening hours: Opening hours: 9.45am to 5pm, Monday to Friday Where: Green Man Skills Zone, 225 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9 8RR.

3. Adult learning policies