Whether you want to gain a qualification, or just learn something new for fun, Basingstoke and Deane has a lot to offer. This section of the website helps you understand more about some of the options open to you.

Course search

Whether you’re looking for a full-time, part-time, evening or day release course, GCSE, NVQ or professional qualification, hundreds of courses are available throughout Basingstoke. You can search by:

  • specific learning provider, course or location
  • course length
  • qualification
  • keyword.

Search for a course.

Adult and Community Learning

Basingstoke and Deane offers a wide range of adult and community learning opportunities day and evening courses, which can provide you with a flexible way of learning.

You can learn anything from an introduction to computing or web design, languages, setting up your own business, maths and much more. Many of these courses lead to qualifications.

Find adult and community learning providers in Basingstoke and Deane.

Colleges and University

We have two main colleges in the borough:

  • Basingstoke College of Technology (BCOT)
  • Queens Mary’s College (QMC)

In addition, University College Winchester offers courses in the town.

Find out more about further and higher education in the borough

Family learning

Family learning aims to encourage family members to learn together. There is a wide range of family learning programmes in Basingstoke and Deane:

  • learning more about playing with your baby or toddler
  • developing your confidence and skills in managing your children
  • helping your children with their literacy and numeracy
  • learning more about the range of family services available in your area.

Many of Basingstoke and Deane’s community schools offer family learning programmes.

Find a full list of local community schools.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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