There are lots of opportunities to improve your skills and to help you find work.
Adult Learning opportunities
Do you want to learn something new but not sure where to go or what to do? The
Leeds Adult Learning course finder is for you – use it to find out about a wide range of courses from Art to Writing and just about everything in between that are happening in your area.
These courses are for anybody aged 19 and over and many people may qualify for free courses, please see the
Leeds City Council Learner fees policy 2017-18 (PDF 189KB) for details.
Digital skills opportunities
Learn computer skills in your local library.
Do you want to learn how to use a computer, just brush up your skills or need to use a computer but don't have access to one?
Your local library can help. Did you know that you can book a one to one training session at your local library? Sessions are flexible and the support is tailored to your personal needs. You can also book time on a computer with access to the Internet.
Live in Leeds? Unemployed for a year or more? Aged 25 or over?
The STEP Project provides a flexible programme of activity with support and assistance to enable you to move into sustainable employment, including; sector-specific training, mentoring and job search support.
You can receive help to be referred to the STEP project by your local Job centre or Job Shop or alternatively you can refer yourself directly. For more information call the STEP team on 0113 378 4576 or email
Other useful websites to visit