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Through Community Learning, Wandsworth Council cater for over 9,000 learners each year. There are at least 650 courses to choose from. You can learn and improve the skills you need to find a job, keep fit, healthy and enhance your wellbeing or broaden your horizons through learning something new.
See our Quick Reference Guide for more information on courses available or take a look at our map for details of our learning providers.

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Community Learning

We cater for over 9,000 learners each year across 650 courses. You can learn a new language, produce your first oil painting or learn exactly how to get that job!



Apprenticeships and Paths to Employment

We offer various routes to training and employment, including apprenticeships, employability projects and work experience.

Special Projects

We work with a number of European partners in a range of projects to widen the breadth of learning activities and benefits for the local community.

Funding & Policies

Key documentation covering funding guidance, as well as policies and plans for the Lifelong Learning service as a whole.

Teacher and Provider Resources

Resources for our partner providers including tutor guides, lesson plans, ILP information and training resources.

Latest News

Seasonal Greetings!

Family Learning Celebration Card Competition Winners

During the Family Learning Festival held in October, we ran an exciting drawing competition which was open to all families in Wandsworth. Children and young people from 0-16 years were invited to design a celebration or greetings card for any occasion. The competition was sponsored by the New US Embassy project in Nine Elms, who also judged the entries. This years winners will be awarded their prizes at the annual Cream Tea Awards ceremony on 9th December 2014.

This years winners were:
1st Prize - Benjamin Woods, Age 5 from Sellincourt Primary School
2nd Prize - Shayden Robinson, Age 10 from Honeywell Junior School
3rd Prize - Jathusa Sukirtha, Age 9 from Christchurch (CE) Primary School
3rd Prize  - George Ivanov, Age 4 from Sellincourt Primary School

Click here for the winning card designs

You said:

"Many of us can’t get to class for 9.30 start as we have to take our children to school"

We did:

We changed the start of the class to 10.00

At: South Thames College - Floristry

Wandsworth Lifelong Learning Mission Statement

All Wandsworth’s residents will have access to a wide range of high quality learning opportunities in a safe learning environment.
Provision will be demand-led, flexible and held at times and in places designed to meet the needs of learners, employers and the local community.
The Lifelong Learning Team aims to improve the quality of life, skills and employability of residents in the Borough, making Wandsworth a vibrant, prosperous, learning community.

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