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Adult education courses

Learning for Everyone magazine cover.

York Learning provides part-time and full-time courses at a variety of venues, dates and times across the York area. Our range of courses is designed for learners aged 16 and over.

Our York Learning for Everyone brochure details our programme of courses, including:

  • English
  • maths
  • computing skills
  • programmes to improve employment prospects
  • painting and drawing
  • flower arranging
  • dressmaking
  • cookery and baking
  • health and fitness classes
  • drama
  • history

Sign up for a course

There are multiple ways to sign up for a course:

  • online at
  • by telephone: 01904 554277 (leave your contact details on our answerphone and we'll call you back if we're not available)
  • in person - visit us at our Customer Centre

Paying for your course

Course costs depend on:

  • the length of your course
  • if your course leads to a qualification
  • if your course carries a government subsidy

If your course cost is over £120, you may be able to pay in instalments.

This option is only available when booking by telephone - ask us about this when you enrol.

Free courses

Some courses are free to everyone (listed as 'free' in the course guide).

You may also be entitled to attend a course for free if:

  • you're on a low income
  • you receive benefits, such as Job Seekers' Allowance

Find out more about entitlement to free courses:

  • in our guide
  • when you enrol
  • on our website

Note: You may need to pay an administration fee for some courses.

Reduced fees for courses

We offer reduced fees for some courses, including age-related reductions for some recreational courses - check when you enrol.

You can view our fee policies, including eligible benefits, on our website.

Note: You'll need to provide proof of entitlement to claim a course fee reduction.

Additional costs for courses

You may need to pay additional costs over and above the listed fee for some courses - check when you enrol.

Contact us for more information if:

  • you're unsure about what you should be paying
  • you have any queries about your course

Course brochure distribution

'York Learning for Everyone brochure' is distributed door-to-door several times a year.

Copies of our latest York Learning for Everyone brochure are also available from your local library.

Also see

York Learning

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 554277