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Adult Learning at EKC Folkestone College

Take Charge of Your Future | It’s Never Too Late to Learn

Discover our range of Adult Courses that are starting this September, specifically designed for ages 19+.


Our Catering and Hospitality courses are perfect for aspiring chefs who need to learn the basics of knife skills and food preparation, including butchery, baking and pastry skills.

Construction and the Built Environment

We offer a range of trades courses for all levels including:

  • Bricklaying
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering.

Our workshops are fully equipped with all of the tools and workstations that will help you build skills needed for your construction qualification.

Supporting Teaching and Learning

Learn how to support children and young people in school or College and start your career as a qualified teaching and learning assistant.

Start in September with a Level 2 and advance on to our Level 3 qualification in January 2025.


English and Maths

Our English and Maths courses will boost your career prospects and provide skills for further education.

Evening courses are available for GCSEs and Functional Skills.

*Free to all learners who have not already achieved a 4/C in English and Maths.


Are you a beautician or salon owner wanting to upskill yourself or your team?

We offer specialist courses in:

  • Massage Therapy – starting September 2024
  • Certificate in Laser and Instense Pulsed Laser (IPL) Treatments – starting February 2025.

Hair and Beauty

Learn new skills in beauty or hairdressing in our professional salon.

Whether you want to start a career in Hairdressing, learn massage techniques or nail technology, we have a range of short and part-time courses that fit your needs.

Health and Care

We are launching a brand new range of qualifications aimed at those working in the Health and Care sector who want to learn how to use specialist assistive technology.

Whether you are a care organisation needing to upskill your team in modern technology, or you want to take your first step into the health and care sector, explore our brand new courses.

I am Undecided

Take your first step back into education with advice from our College support team.

Whether you want to explore your options or enquire about a course, you can get in touch with our friendly team who will guide you to the right choice.


Flexible Learning

Our short and part-time courses fit around your life, with many courses taking place in the evenings and during the week.

Exclusively for Adults

Study alongside like-minded people in a professional, friendly environment and become part of our adult learning community.

Professional Teaching

Our lecturers are practicing industry professionals, meaning you are learning up to date skills that are relevant to the modern world.