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Learning, Work and Volunteering for Adults

Whether you are looking to learn something new, gain new skills, need help to find work, start your own business or you want to volunteer there is support for you.


Adult education includes accredited job skills training such as health and safety, childcare, health and social care, catering. Some organisations offer apprenticeships. There are also more recreational courses such as art classes, IT classes, writing groups, language and conversation clubs for you to join.

There are classes for English as a Second Language (ESOL) and literacy and numeracy support whether you are a child or an adult.

If you are looking for a private tutor, you will find them for a wide range of subjects such as, music, languages, art, maths, English, science, history, geography.

If you are want to learn how to use a computer see our list of basic computer course providers.

Work and Volunteering

When you are looking for a job there is a wide range of support available. This includes, Job search, CV’s, interview techniques, applying for jobs, training and apprenticeships, work experience and in-work support.

People can volunteer at any stage in their lives. Volunteering allows you to get involved and make a difference in the city. Find out about volunteering opportunities at the Sheffield Volunteer Centre.

Age Better in Sheffield aims to reduce loneliness and isolation in Sheffield. Find out more about volunteer roles.

If you run your own business or are looking to start your own business you can get advice and support including consultation, funding advice and legal advice.

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