Achieve your learning goals in 2023 with ACL Essex in Harlow

ACL Essex / Fri 13th Jan 2023 at 08:21am

ADULT education provider, ACL Essex, part of Essex County Council, has launched its latest prospectus for adult learners looking to step back into the classroom or learn online in Harlow.

Over a thousand courses will be available across ACL Essex’s network of adult community centres and online, including mental health and wellbeing courses, GCSE and Access to Higher Education qualifications, plus language and creative courses, such as pottery, art and cookery. To develop technological skills, ACL Essex will also provide digital courses for all ages and abilities, and to help parents and guardians support their children in a range of areas, family learning courses are also on offer. Many of the courses on offer could be free to Essex residents.

Lisa Jarentowski, ACL Essex Principal, says: “Our new course offer for 2023 showcases the wonderful opportunities available for the people of Essex. Whether you want to upskill to improve your career prospects, take up a new hobby, learn a new language, or socialise with like-minded people, here at ACL Essex, we have a course for you, no matter your age or ability.”

The new prospectus details all courses available from January to July 2023. Qualification courses require an assessment prior to enrolment.

The ways that residents can access learning is growing, breaking down barriers and helping people fit courses around their other priorities. As well as traditional classroom learning, ACL also offers live online virtual classrooms, self-led online learning, hybrid classrooms with the choice to learn online or in centre, and Skills Hubs. Skills Hubs are purpose-built rooms will allow individuals to access technology, complete online courses and initial assessments, and improve their digital skills. A facilitator will be available to help with any technical difficulties or questions that may arise.

Learners enrolling onto a course which leads to a qualification may be entitled to financial support with course fees, resources such as textbooks or equipment, IT equipment (including access to Wi-Fi), transport costs and childcare. In addition, ACL Essex offers support to help learners start and stay in learning, if they have a recognised need, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, mental health, anxiety, processing, sight and hearing difficulties, mobility, learning difficulties, ASD etc.

To view the new ACL Course Guide January – July 2023, please visit www.aclessex.com/course-guide. To discover more about the courses on offer at ACL Essex, visit www.aclessex.com. Copies of the latest ACL Essex course guide are available at ACL centres, job centres and libraries across Essex.

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2 Comments for Achieve your learning goals in 2023 with ACL Essex in Harlow:

David Vincent
2023-01-13 12:40:23

ACL Essex URL link returning a HTTP 404 error.

Tony Edwards
2023-01-14 18:46:25

Try this Link - There are 345 on-line courses and 56 Harlow site based courses. https://courses.aclessex.com/AvailableCoursesList.Asp?COL=SessionStartDate&SRT=ASC

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