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Short & Part-time Courses

Discover new opportunities and explore your creativity with our range of short and part-time courses.

We offer a variety of adult courses tailored towards professional progression across a wide range of subjects. Whether you are looking to enhance your career opportunities, return to education or to explore a new hobby, Canterbury College is sure to have the right course for you.

Please note you must be at least 19 years of age before you start a part-time course.

*We offer a range of courses that may be free to those who are unemployed an in receipt of approved benefit or on a low income, to find out more about entry requirements please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or


AAT Access Award in Accounting Software*

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping*

AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2*

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Blended Learning Level 2*

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma - Blended Learning Level 3

Preparation for AAT Accounting Diploma Level 4

Animal Management

Award in Principles for First Aid in Cats & Dogs

Art & Design


Darkroom Photography

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator & Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Introduction to Graphic Design Combining InDesign

Old Masters of Modern Art


Sewing for Beginners

Stone Carving

Beauty & Hairdressing

Gel Polish

Hot Stone Massage

Indian Head Massage

Lash Lift and Tint

Semi-permanent Individual Eyelash Extensions



VQR Hairdressing L2*


CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice Level 3

CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5

Management & Leadership Diploma Level 5


Carpentry Diploma Level 2


ECDL Computer Skills L2*

Excel Spreadsheets

Powerpoint Presentations

Word Processing

Countryside Management

RHS Certificate in Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance Level 2

RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture Level 2

Early Years

Early Years Educator (Workforce) Diploma Level 3

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3


IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition

Plumbing & Electrical Certificate Level 1*


CAD SolidWorks Evening Course

Experience Welding & Fabrication

Practical Welding Introductory Award Level 1

Introductory Award in Welding Level 2

GCSEs: Maths, English & Biology

Biology GCSE

English GCSE

Maths GCSE

Fast-Track GCSE Maths

Plumbing & Gas

Plumbing & Electrical Certificate Level 1*

Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (Unvented) Certificate

Gas Appliances - Gas Centre

Core Gas Assessment - Gas Centre

Gas Reassessment Packages - Gas Centre

Initial Core Gas Training

Water Regulations (WRAS) Certificate

Teaching & Education

Award in Education & Training (AET) Level 3

Diploma in Education & Training (DET) Level 5

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