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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 free courses to those who are unemployed or on a low income, to find out more about entry requirements please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or


Award in Payroll for Business Level 1

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3

Preparation for AAT Accounting Diploma Level 4

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Blended Learning Level 2

Animal Management

Puppy Classes

Award in Principles for First Aid in Cats & Dogs

Art & Design

Life Drawing

Stone Carving



Adobe Photoshop & InDesign

Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

Sewing for Beginners

Introducing the History of Art

Introduding Modern Art

The Art of Curation

Beauty & Hairdressing

VQR Hairdressing L2

VTCT Beauty Therapy L2

Spa Therapy Diploma L3

Indian Head Massage

Semi-permanent Individual Eyelash Extensions

Lash Lift and Tint

Gel Polish

Hot Stone Massage




Principles of Management & Leadership Diploma Level 3

Management & Leadership Diploma Level 5

HR Practice Certificate Level 3


Carpentry Certificate Level 1*

Carpentry Diploma Level 2*


Certificate in Hospitality & Catering Level 1*

Dinner Parties

Chinese Cookery

Just Desserts

Fish Cookery

Meat Cookery


ECDL Computer Skills L2*

Excel Spreadsheets

Powerpoint Presentations

Word Processing


Introducing Counselling Skills Award Level 1*

Counselling Concepts Award Level 2

Early Years

Early Years Educator (Workforce) Diploma Level 3

Early Years Advanced Practitioner Certificate Level 4

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3

Craft Activities to do with Children Level 1*

Preparing to Work in Schools Award Level 1*

Parenting Skills Award Level 1*


IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition


Experience Welding & Fabrication

CAD SolidWorks Evening Course

Practical Welding Introductory Award Level 1

Introductory Award in Welding Level 2

GCSEs: Maths, English & Biology

English GCSE

Maths GCSE

Biology GCSE

Intensive GCSE Maths

Intensive GCSE English

Pre-Access Level 2 Progression Diploma

Health & Social Care

Introduction to Working in Adult Social Care Level 1*


Interactive French Stage 1

Interactive French Stage 2


Music Creation with Logic Pro X

Using Logic Pro X in the Studio

Advanced Logic Pro X Techniques

Plumbing & Gas

Water Regulations (WRAS) Certificate

Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems (Unvented) Certificate

Initial Core Gas Training

Gas Appliances - Gas Centre

Core Gas Assessment - Gas Centre

Gas Reassessment Packages - Gas Centre

Are you looking for something else?

Let us know what short and part-time courses you would like to see