Adult Education Opportunities

April enrolment for the Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) is open and offering FREE courses for those over 18 in some specialist subjects that can help people with their work, careers and personal life. The courses include:

  • Counselling and mental health courses – for those who are considering working in a counselling or mental health profession or have a duty of care for the mental wellbeing of others in their workplace
  • Community interpreting – for those who are interested in developing the skills required to become an interpreter/translator, and can speak English AND another language fluently
  • Digital skills and ICT – for those who would like to start using computers and other devices more and would like to improve their digital skills for life and/or work
  • Teaching Assistant courses – for those who would like to work, or volunteer, in a primary school setting or develop as a Teaching Assistant
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training – for people who would like to work or volunteer as teachers, tutors and trainers in Adult and Community Learning, Further Education and/or work-based training.

If you think these courses could help you or any of your staff/contacts/residents or members, please pass on the above links for them to read more about the courses and how to enrol. People can also express an interest in adult education generally by completing this form.

MAES allows both online and in-person learning and has centres in the following areas:

  • Crumpsall (Abraham Moss Centre)
  • Moss Side (Greenheys Adult Learning Centre)
  • Wytheshawe (The Forum)
  • Withington (Withington Adult Learning Centre)
  • Longsight (Longsight Library)
  • Newton Heath (Newton House Adult Learning Centre)
  • Blackley (The Avenue Library)