Courses for Adults starting in January and February 2019

Start at CANDI Start your Career

Make 2019 Your Year

Start the New Year with a bang and enrol on a course with us! Whether you're just starting in your career, looking to brush up your skills or striving to step up the career ladder, City and Islington College has the right course for you.

Accounting and Bookkeeping

ICT and Web Design

Preparation for Access to Higher Education

Counselling, Health and Social Care

Hair and Beauty

Business and Professional Services


English as a Foreign Language

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

English and Maths

Help to pay for your course!

Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 Courses

You can study an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course, you can study for FREE!

Level 3+ Courses

If you are aged 19 or over and want to study an Access to Higher Education Diploma, a Level 3 - 6 Certificate or Diploma, there is help available to fund your course.

Advanced Learner Loans:

  • are easy to apply for
  • have low rate of interest
  • don’t take your household income into account
  • don’t involve a credit check

We provide childcare facilities while you learn…

The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study.

What you get: You may receive up to £175 a week (deposits paid and holiday retainers).

What you need: You need to be a parent aged under 20. You can claim this benefit as long as the other parent is not available to provide childcare (e.g. if they are working) and they are not claiming Childcare Tax Credit. For more information please click here.

Adult courses explained

It is never too late to return to education.Take a look at the different options available to you to help you achieve your ambition.

Financial support for adults (19+)

Are you aged 19+? Find out about fees and funding to help you during your adult learning.

Link to adult education course list

Apply now - adult courses

From entry level to higher education we have the right course for you. See our adult courses.

Courses for Adults  guide

Adult Education Guide

Download the Adult Education Guide 2017, view the interactive Guide online or order your copy

Adult Learners

Apply now - adult courses

Dream it, live it at CANDI with our courses for adult learners - part time and evening options available!

The Centre for Lifelong Learning

Centre for Lifelong Learning

On the doorstep of Finsbury Park this Centre specialises in adult education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Literacy and Numeracy, IT and Teacher Training.

Teacher with students

What is it like studying Access to Higher Education?

Want to know what it is like studying Access to Higher Education? Read Bernadette's story

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans

If you are aged 19+ there is help available to fund your course. Take a look here.