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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

Apprenticeship Week 2017

National Apprenticeship Week is here and to celebrate our apprentices and promote apprenticeships, Wandsworth Lifelong Learning are hosting a number of events around the borough.

Come along to find out more about apprenticeships and pick up a delicious cupcake:
Tuesday 7th March - Southside Shopping Centre (12pm - 3pm)
Wednesday 8th March - Wandsworth Job Centre (11am - 1pm)
Thursday 9th March - Coffee/Tea afternoon @ The Professional Centre, Tooting (2pm - 3pm)

For more information on apprenticeships and traineeships please contact one of our friendly and helfpul staff:

Pareice Hassan-Wright on 020 8871 8103
Natalie Baker on 020 8871 8618
Ashley Redman on 020 8871 8627


You said:

"We need more specialist courses at the next level to progress to"

We did:

We set up level 2 courses in Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver

At: South Thames College, Information & Communications Technology

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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