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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 Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Blended Learning Level 2

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma - Blended Learning Level 3

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3

Preparation for AAT Accounting Diploma Level 4

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

Art & Design


Introduction to Adobe Illustrator & Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Introduction to Graphic Design combined with Adobe InDesign

Sewing (Beginners)

Sewing (Advanced)


Beauty & Hairdressing

Gel Polish

Lash Lift and Tint

VRQ Hairdressing Level 2


CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice Level 3

CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5

Management & Leadership Diploma Level 5


Gateway to Construction



Early Years

Early Years Educator (Workforce) Diploma Level 3

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health in the Early Years


Level 3 Award in Electrical Vehicle Charging

IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition

GCSEs: Maths, English & Biology

GCSE English (19+)

Maths Functional Skills - Daytime (19+)

Maths Functional Skills - Evening (19+)

GCSE Maths - Fast Track (Access 19+)

GCSE Maths - Daytime (19+)

GCSE Maths - Evening (19+)

GCSE Biology (19+)

Health & Social Care

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Teaching & Education

Award in Education & Training (AET) Level 3

Diploma in Education & Training (DET) Level 5

Want to find a course that's right for you?

Enquire today about our adult short and part-time courses