English and maths
Do you want to improve your reading, writing or maths skills? Functional English and maths courses help you become more confident about English and maths in everyday life. You can also take qualifications, including GCSEs, that can help you find a job.
Adult Learning Services run courses at venues all over Hackney and at different times of year.
Join a class
Come to an advice session. An adviser will check your level of English or maths and help you to find a class.
Advice sessions take place on the last Monday of every month (term time only), 1pm at Hackney Learning Trust, Meeting Room 5 (2nd floor).
For further information, please, call 020 8820 7703 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
We offer a number of accredited ICT courses from Entry Level to Level 2 to help you gain the skills and qualifications that you need. We also offer a range of non-accredited courses, for example Google Office Suite Essentials and launching an online businesses.
Join a class
You will need to come to an ICT assessment session. An adviser will discuss your needs and check your level, then enrol you on the most appropriate class, add you to the waiting list, or direct you to alternative provision in the borough.
Upcoming assessment sessions:
- Monday 19 February 2018 9:30am – Morningside Children’s Centre, Chatham Place, E9 6LL
- Tuesday 6 March 10am – Wentworth Children’s Centre, Granard House, Bradstock Road, E9 5EX
- Thursday 8 March 10am – Sebright Children's Centre, Haggerston Park, Queensbridge Road, E2 8NP
- Wednesday 14 March 10am – Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, E8 1DY
For more information, download our leaflet or call 020 8820 7703.
Other contacts for ICT courses in Hackney
- African Community School: 020 7249 5748
- Age UK: 020 7254 2183
- Vista Training: 020 8802 8772
Are you interested in learning with your child? Do you want to find out more about the school curriculum and how to support your child with their homework? Do you want to brush up on your own basic skills? Family Learning classes take place in schools, children’s centres and community venues across Hackney.
Please download our family learning leaflet for more information, or call us on 020 8820 7119.
Develop new skills and knowledge, have fun, and improve your health and wellbeing in our range of creative and practical learning programmes.
For more information, please contact us on 020 8820 7075 or download the latest edition of Keep Learning in Hackney, our quick guide to adult and family learning in the borough.
Looking to progress in your career?
We can help you get vocational qualifications at various levels, including:
- First aid
- Food hygiene
Careers advice appointments for other vocational areas can be booked by contacting email@example.com
Helping to overcome barriers to learning
We work with other organisations to run courses and activities for specifically for people with:
- mental health needs
- learning difficulties
Courses and providers
- City and Hackney MIND: 020 8985 4239
- Core Arts: 020 8533 3500
- Laburnum Boat Club: 020 7729 2915
- Peter Bedford Housing Association: 020 7923 9255
Learn English (ESOL)
The ESOL Advice Service works with lots of ESOL organisations in Hackney to help you to find a suitable class. You can register for a FREE English class by coming to an ESOL advice session.