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Adult Courses at Folkestone College

If you are looking to retrain, try out a new hobby, or just looking to develop a new skillset, why not explore the range of part and full-time courses available at Folkestone College?

We have a range of short, part-time and full-time courses designed for adults.

Our short courses are for those looking to explore a new hobby. Our part-time and full-time courses are to help you progress in your education or career, or to support you in changing career direction.



If you are unemployed, or in receipt of a low income, you may be eligible for government funding on selected courses, depending on your circumstances. This could cover the full cost or significantly reduce any course fees.

Please note that all candidates must be 19+ years of age before starting any of these adult courses.

Why not take a look at the list below to see if anything interests you?



Gain fully-accredited qualifications in a range of beauty topics. Ideal for beauty professionals seeking to enhance their skillset!

Lash Lifting & Lash Tinting

Eyelash Extensions

Massage Therapy

Laser & IPL Treatments

Massage Therapy and Laser & IPL Treatments



Gain accredited qualifications that will allow you to pursue a career in hairdressing and barbering.

Level 2 Intensive Barbering



Gain sought-after trade skills in an ever-expanding and high demand industry.


Carpentry and Joinery

Painting and Decorating 




Early Years

Gain accredited qualifications that will allow you to pursue a career in childcare.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)


Health & Social Care

Gain accredited qualifications that will allow you to enhance your understanding within the health & social care sector.

Level 3 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care


Teaching & Education

Gain accredited qualifications that can get you started on a career in the education sector. 

Certificate in Supporting and Learning Level 2

Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Understanding Autism

NCFE CACHE Level 2 In The Safe Handling of Medicines

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties


English and Maths

Gain accredited qualifications in functional skills English and Maths or your GCSEs.

Functional Skills Maths

GCSE Maths

Functional Skills English

GCSE English



Improve your skills in the kitchen and gain an accreditation at the same time. 

Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery - Food Preparation and Cooking


Improve your photography skills and gain a gateway level 1 award.

Need more information?

Call us on 01303 858216