Advanced Skills for Adult Learners

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We are one of the leading providers of vocational qualifications in Merseyside and offer a huge choice of courses taught by industry leaders and experts so if you want to boost your skills or learn a new one join us!

We have invested significantly in our learning resources in recent years, and students can access the very best facilities, from Apple Mac suites to specialist mechanical engineering and environmental technology centres where students can get hands on experience.

Our courses are designed in partnership with employers to ensure our student’s get the skills they need to go on to successful careers in their chosen industry.

Courses on offer include everything from professional administration qualifications, construction and technology NVQs to digital arts and fashion. We provide big opportunities for students at all levels to find the course that’s right for you select the sector you are interested in.

Access to funds made easy…

If you are aged 19 and over you can access a government funded Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of a college or training course. This is non means tested, repayments don’t start until the April following completion of your course and you won’t have to pay anything back until you earn more than £21,000 a year. More information on fees, funding and finance for adults. 

The midwife and the learner loan

Robyn Comerford, 25, is studying an access to allied health professions level 3 diploma at the City of Liverpool College. She took out an Advanced Learner Loan from the government to pay for the £3,500 course, which will enable her to study for a degree in midwifery at university. For the full story, visit The