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Course Title:

Exploring Adult Learning

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Course Description:

This course follows on from our Introduction to Teaching and Supporting Learning.  It will introduce you to the theory of how adults learn and how this may be different to the way children do.


On this 2-day course we will explore the post-16 education sector and what the different types of education are within it, further looking into the purpose of education for adults. It begins to explore theories of learning and how these can be used to support adults in different environments creating inclusive learning.


If you are interested in working with adults in either a support or teaching capacity, this is the course for you. You will also be able to look at what your path to working in this sector could be and set out an action plan to progress.




Entry requirements:


No formal qualifications are required. 


What could this course lead to?

This course could lead to:

Level 1 Safeguarding in Education

With further study possible courses include Post 16 Teacher, Post 16 Tutor, Post 16 Lecturer, Learning Mentor, Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assisant.


Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

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You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000