Surrey Adult Learning

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Introduction to Surrey Adult Learning

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Keep learning. Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. With hundreds of daytime, evening and one day sessions available, whatever you are looking for, you’ll find it at Surrey Adult Learning. Whether you want to learn new skills, develop a current interest or gain a qualification, you’ll find the course you’re looking for. We particularly like the wide range of courses on offer, from cookery and computing, to free English and maths GCSEs. With courses running in various locations, and with seven enrolment centres for you to pop along to and find out more, there’s no excuse to not give learning a go!

How to enrol

You can enrol online, in person (in any of our 7 centres) or over the phone through our Customer Service Team (0300 200 1044).

Customer Service Team

The Customer Service Team are the first point of contact for all learner telephone enquiries for the service; they are based at the Woking Centre. Customer Service Team staff will be more than happy to help you in any way they can.

Tel: 0300 200 1044


Monday – Friday    8:30 am – 7:00 pm

Art and photography

Join an art class and be amazed at what you can achieve in a short period of time, and how much you can learn from seeing other people in your class using their creativity. Our tutors are experienced artists who are trained to teach adults, and we have the right kind of accommodation to allow you the space to express yourself.

Some specialist materials may be charged for separately. Courses include:

  • Acrylic Painting
  • Art History
  • Calligraphy
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Life and Portrait
  • Mount Cutting and Picture Framing
  • Oil Painting
  • Photography
  • Pottery
  • Picture Framing
  • Print Making
  • Sculpture
  • Watercolour Painting

Craft, design and textiles

Whether you are repairing clocks or cutting stained glass, arranging flowers or restoring furniture, you will be amazed at what you can achieve in a short period of time. Our tutors are experienced crafts people who are trained to teach adults, and we have the right kind of accommodation to allow you the space to express yourself.

Courses include:

  • Clock Repair and Horology
  • Flowers and Floristry
  • Furniture Restoration
  • Glass Fusing and Stained Glass
  • Interior Design
  • Jewellery and Silverwork
  • Lacemaking
  • Mosaics
  • Papercraft
  • Patchwork and Quilting
  • Sewing - Dressmaking
  • Sewing - Embroidery and Needlecraft
  • Soft Furnishing
  • Upholstery

Cookery and Wine

Take a cooking course, from one-day to ten-weeks, to entertain or to impress your friends and family. Whether you are an aspiring bread maker or cake decorator, or you want to try something more exotic like Dim Sum or Thai, we have a course which is right for you.

Courses include:

  • Baking
  • Breadmaking
  • Cake Decorating
  • Chocolate Making
  • Cookery - general
  • Cookery for men
  • Food Hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Wine Appreciation

Dance and exercise

Whether you're feeling the stresses of modern day living or just generally want to get or stay fit, participating in health related fitness activities or dance can offer real health benefits.

Our fun and friendly lessons to suit different levels or ability and interest will help you feel fitter and healthier in mind and body.

Learn in a small group where your tutor can monitor and support your individual progress with the benefit of no gym contract or joining fee.

Courses include:

  • Ballet
  • Ballroom and Latin
  • Belly Dance
  • Dance - others
  • Exercise - for 50+
  • Exercise - general
  • Fit Steps
  • Just Jhoom!
  • Pilates
  • Salsa
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

English and maths & General Studies

Expand your horizons with our wide variety of fascinating courses ranging from Acting and Drama, to Neuro-linguistic Programming. Choose from a short two-hour lecture right up to a full term course.

 Courses include:

  • Acting and Drama
  • Architecture
  • Astronomy
  • Bridge
  • British Sign Language
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Creative Writing
  • GCSE English and Maths
  • Family History
  • Food Hygiene
  • History
  • Lip Reading
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology and Counselling


Planning a holiday? Need to improve your language skills for work? Thinking of moving abroad?

We offer a wide range of languages and levels to meet the needs of the complete beginner through to the advanced learner. Learn in a welcoming and relaxed environment with encouragement and support from our skilled and qualified tutors and through interaction with fellow learners.

Languages offered:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese Mandarin
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Work Skills and IT

Surrey Adult Learning offers an extensive range of non-accredited computer and work related courses ranging from Accountancy & Bookkeeping, Business Management, to Career Development and computing. 

Courses include:

  • Accountancy and Bookkeeping
  • Apple Mac
  • iPads, tablets and mobiles
  • Business Administration
  • Computing and Online Basics
  • Digital Imaging
  • Presentations
  • MS Office
  • Skype and eBay
  • Social Media
  • Spreadsheets
  • Web Design
  • Windows
  • Word Processing

Where you'll learn

Addresses for Surrey Adult Learning

Surrey Adult Learning County Hall,Penrhyn Road Kingston Upon Thames KINGSTON UPON THAMES KINGSTON UPON THAMES KT1 2DN Show on map
Camberley Adult Learning Centre France Hill Drive CAMBERLEY SURREY GU15 3QB Show on map
Compton Village Club Spiceall GUILDFORD SURREY GU3 1JQ Show on map


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