Learning opportunities

There are lots of opportunities to improve your skills and to help you find work.

From April to September 2018 we helped 2,715 people into work and over 5,600 people gain new skills. Find out more on our current Employment and Skills Report Infographic (JPG 754KB).

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 2018-19 (PDF 189KB) for details.

Digital skills opportunities

Get Online at your local library

It’s free to use a computer with internet access in the library, and you’ll be able to work through useful Learn My WayExternal link training modules independently.

If you need some help getting online or using the internet, drop into one of the free sessions running weekly at most libraries and we’ll help you on your learning journey. Find out more on our Learn in the library page.

Skills, Training and Employment Pathways (STEP)

Help to get into work and training

If you’re over 25, live in Leeds and have not worked for the last six months STEP will help you access skills, training and job opportunities. You will receive one-to-one support, careers advice, interview tips and CV help.

STEP also offers work trials and placements, help with benefits and debt advice and in-work support. There is specialist support for people with drug and alcohol dependency, mental ill health and ESOL support needs.

For more information call the STEP team on 0113 378 4576 or email step@leeds.gov.uk.


Other useful websites to visit



Adult Learning 2018-19 Project Brief https://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Adult Learning 2018-19 Project Brief - FINAL.pdf928158pdf
Get Online in Leeds booklethttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Get Online in Leeds booklet.pdf1671943pdf
Leeds City Council Learner Fees policy 2018-19https://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Leeds Adult Learning Fees Policy 2018-19 V1 - Aug 18.pdf188523pdf

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