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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

Intermediate Sewing

Advanced Sewing

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


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

Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (Unvented) Certificate

Water Regulations (WRAS) Certificate

Teaching & Education

Award in Education & Training (AET) Level 3

Diploma in Education & Training (DET) Level 5

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