Adult Learning | Courses

Discover a wide range of adult courses tailored for businesses and individuals here at Chelmsford College. These courses are delivered online and face-to-face in Chelmsford, Billericay, and employer locations across Essex.

Our commercial face-to-face courses are delivered in comfortable classroom spaces in small class sizes by industry professionals, with refreshments and lunch included.

Parking onsite at all locations is available.

Our courses are categorised by subject area and include the following:

Professional Qualifications provide accreditations for individuals or groups of employees in areas that include Health & Safety, Electrical, First Aid, Food Safety, and Security.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) are accredited and non-accredited courses that are aimed at the needs of businesses that have an upskilling training need.

Essential Skills Courses provide necessary skills, including English and Maths GCSE/Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills.

Sector-Based Work Academy Programmes (SWAP) provide short courses to support individuals in work in sectors that include hospitality, business administration, security, and construction.

To book a place on our adult course, complete the application form or call the Business Services Team on 01245 265611.

If you would like support with career advice, please call 01245 29 30 31 or email careersadvicezone@chelmsford.ac.uk or use the Pathways Retrain tool below, to explore your options.

Business
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting View course details
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping View course details
AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping View course details
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting View course details
AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting View course details
CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management View course details
CMI Level 2 Certificate Team Leading View course details
Childcare
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner View course details
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) View course details
Construction
Level 1 Award in Bricklaying View course details
Level 1 Award in Carpentry and Joinery View course details
Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability View course details
Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment View course details
Level 4 HNC Civil Engineering View course details
Level 4 HNC Construction Management for England – Construction Design and Build Technician View course details
Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 Certificate View course details
Electronic Engineering – Basics2Embedded View course details
Leadership and Management Fundamentals View course details
Managing Team Performance View course details
Creative Industries
Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Digital and Creative Industries (Animation) View course details
Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Digital and Creative Industries (Content Creation) View course details
Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Digital and Creative Industries (Games Design) View course details
Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Digital and Creative Industries (Photography) View course details
UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Art and Design (Textiles) View course details
Electrical Installation
Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation View course details
Level 3 - Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment NVQ (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) View course details
Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation View course details
English & Maths
Award in ESOL Skills for Life (Reading) View course details
Functional Skills English Level 1 View course details
Functional Skills English Level 2 View course details
Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 View course details
Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2 View course details
GCSE English View course details
GCSE Mathematics View course details
Hair & Beauty
Level 2 Certificate in Barbering View course details
Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology View course details
ICT & Digital Skills
Essential Digital Skills Qualification View course details
Professional Qualifications
18th Edition- Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations View course details
Highfield Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry View course details
Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail View course details
Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work View course details
Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid View course details
Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work View course details
Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid View course details
IOSH Managing Safely View course details
IOSH Working Safely View course details
Part P- Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings (2393) View course details
PAT Testing- Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing (2377) View course details
Sector-Based Work Academy Programmes (SWAP)
Gateway Qualifications Entry Level Certificate in Skills for Independent Living View course details
Sector Work Academy Programme (SWAP- Barista) View course details
Sector Work Academy Programme (SWAP- Business Administration) View course details
Sector Work Academy Programme (SWAP- Construction Labourer) View course details
Sector Work Academy Programme (SWAP- Customer Service) View course details
Sector Work Academy Programme (SWAP- Security/Door Supervision) View course details
Teacher Training
Award in Education and Training (Level 3) View course details
Level 2 Teaching Assistant – Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools View course details
Level 3 Teaching Assistant - Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools View course details
Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) View course details
Pathways