Adult Learning

A dedicated website for those committed to making the most of their free time.

Develop your talents

Discover a wide range of courses offered by Activate Learning, designed to help you kick-start a new career, maintain physical and mental well-being, or explore new and existing hobbies. Our dedicated website provides convenient access to course enrolment and applications, ensuring a seamless process.

Choose from our extensive selection of daytime, evening, and weekend courses, including part-time GCSE options. Whether you're looking to enhance your qualifications or fulfill educational requirements, our GCSE courses are available during flexible hours to accommodate your schedule. Additionally, we offer a variety of courses that can be completed online, providing you with the convenience of remote learning.

With Activate Learning colleges conveniently located near you, we provide flexible learning options tailored to your needs. Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of like-minded individuals, supplemented by online support, timely news updates, valuable tips, and engaging blog posts.

Adult Education at Activate Learning

Our part-time and full-time programmes offer learners the opportunity to gain new skills and progress with their career or studies.

  • Access to Higher Education: Our programmes will help learners gain the skills they need for progression to higher education studies.
  • Higher Education: We offer university-level undergraduate programmes, awarded by our partner universities such as Oxford Brookes University, University of Reading and University of Greenwich.
  • Learning for Leisure: Our short courses offer learners an exciting possibility to explore a new interest or develop an existing one. There are no exams as part of the course, and no assessments for entry.
  • Professional courses: Qualifications are suitable for those seeking to boost their career progression. We have a range of professional courses, including AAT Accountancy qualifications, CIPD, and Health and safety.
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Our Campus

Merrist Wood College has a wide range of facilities to make your education and training as practical and relevant as possible.

The college benefits from some exceptional resources, which replicate real-working environments so you’re always putting into practice the theory that you’ve learned.