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It’s a New Year, how about a new you? 

13 December 2018

Looking for a part-time leisure or professional course? 

Yes, we understand New Year's resolutions can be a tad faddy. Alas, they are something to aspire to - and dare we say, a little bit of fun at the same time?  

However, this New Year, why not commit to something you will stick to and sign up for a part-time leisure or professional course in Oxfordshire or Berkshire as a post-festive treat! In doing so, you can pick up new and specialist skills that suit your schedule.

How can a part-time leisure course help you?

Part-time leisure courses are an easy and affordable way to add a little something extra to your life. These courses challenge you to learn new skills in a friendly, fun and easy-going environment locally, with a wholesome focus on personal development.

Here, you can learn, create, draw, speak, craft, design, meet and do. You will be able to expand your current knowledge, discover your passion for your chosen topic, or even turn a hobby into a rewarding career!

At Activate Learning, we offer over 200 part-time leisure and short courses in areas such as:

  • Art and crafts

  • Ceramics and pottery

  • Classic motor vehicle maintenance

  • Hair and beauty

  • Languages

  • Performing arts

  • Photography and media

  • Practical crafts and woodwork

How can a professional course help your career?

Professional courses and qualifications offer individuals the chance to learn and develop specialist skills in specific areas of interest.

These courses are ideal for those looking to progress in their career, expand their current knowledge and upskill within their profession.

These courses are available on a full or part-time basis, allowing learners to fit their studies around work and family commitments.

At Activate Learning, we offer the following adult professional courses:

  • Accountancy (AAT)

  • Beauty therapy and hairdressing

  • Business and enterprise

  • Childcare

  • Creative arts and media

  • Health and social care

  • Human resource management (CIPD)

  • Hospitality and professional cookery

  • Law (CILEx)

  • Leadership and management (ILM/CMI)

  • Marketing (CIM)

  • Sport and exercise science

  • Teacher training and education

All courses at Activate Learning are supported by industry-standard teachers with small class sizes. This allows you to interact with like-minded people and develop new friendships in an intimate and welcoming environment.

There are opportunities for beginners right through to experienced learners and you will have access to a variety of high-quality facilities and learning environments. You can also take advantage of our on-site hair and beauty salons,cafés and free on-site parking!

Courses to suit your lifestyle in Oxfordshire and Berkshire 

You can enjoy our part-time leisure and professional courses on weekdays, evenings or at the weekend at Banbury and Bicester CollegeBracknell and Wokingham CollegeCity of Oxford College and Reading College.  

These courses are designed to fit around your lifestyle. So, no matter what you decide to do, it’s always the perfect time to learn something new!

If you would like to learn more about our part-time leisure or professional courses available at Activate Learning, please visit the website or contact us on 0800 612 6008.

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