Adult Education

City and Islington College students


All about our courses for adults and how to apply

Welcome to City and Islington College’s Adult Education section. If you are over 19 years old and are looking for a course to help you get ahead in your career, or you want to learn a new skill or take up a hobby, we have a range of courses to help you achieve your ambition.

'Adult students achieve vocational qualifications at a high rate, and a large majority are successful in qualifications such as Access to Higher Education and Basic Skills English and Mathematics. The large majority of adult students progress to qualifications at a higher level as a result of their initial achievements.' - 2016 Ofsted Report 

Choose a course - Courses for adults

Apply now - adult courses

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

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.

Access to HE

Didn't study A Levels but want to go to university? Access courses will help you achieve your ambition.

College nurseries

Let your children spend the day at our College nurseries while you're in lessons. Take a look at the childcare facilities we offer here.

Financial support for adults (aged 19+)

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

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans

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

Courses for adults  guide 2018-19

Courses For Adults Guide

Download the Courses For Adults Guide 2018-19, view the interactive guide online or order your copy


Have a question about our courses and how to enrol? Whatever your query you will find the answer here.

You can return to education

Returning to Education

Think it isn't possible? Read how our inspiring students made it happen.