Evening Classes and Adult Education in Greater Manchester

Evening Classes and Adult Education in Greater Manchester provide further learning opportunities for residents of the Greater Manchester community. Courses provide learning and skills focused on supporting career progression, employability and job skills or to progress to further learning.

Discover a fascinating hobby or interest, develop skills to move on at work, or start training for a whole new career – it is never too late to further your education and there are lots of opportunities to learn and develop your skills.

By taking an Evening Class or Adult Education course in Greater Manchester you will:

·         Learn on your doorstep at locations in your community or learn from the comfort of your own home, depending on the class or course you choose.

·         Boost your career with qualifications across a range of professions, increase your knowledge in your current career or start working towards a whole new career – the options are endless!

·         Pick up new talents and meet people in your community with similar interests.

Why study in Greater Manchester?

Greater Manchester has everything from rolling hills and beautiful green spaces to the hubbub of city life. The science and industry of Manchester fits in seamlessly with the natural history, ancient monuments and one of the most iconic viaducts in the UK.

Visit the scenic West Pennine Moors on the edge of the stunning countryside or for sports lovers there is Trafford, the home of not only Manchester United Football Club, but also the UK’s longest ski slope and Emirates Old Trafford to add to its accolades. Visit Bury to test its world-famous black pudding or immerse yourself in both local and international art at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre or Bolton which has everything from heritage to great entertainment and live sporting events.

Top places to visit in Greater Manchester include The John Rylands Library, The Trafford Centre, Robinsons Brewery, Bury Market, Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens and The Lowry.

The University of Manchester is a historic institution, known for its groundbreaking discoveries and high-quality research with a global impact.

Where can I study in Greater Manchester?

  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Bolton
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Salford

For a full list of possible classes and courses, you can visit our website and enquire or even book courses that appeal to you.  Visit Whichcollege.ie to search universities, colleges or institutes taking admissions in your area now!

Facts about Greater Manchester

·         Manchester was established by the Romans in AD 79. They positioned a fort near a crossing point on the River Medlock, in between two hills that according to them looked like boobs. The name “Mamucium”, meaning “Breast shaped hills” was then given. Later on, the Normans arrived and established a new settlement. All Norman settlements in the UK were named using the word Chester, they kept the original name as a base and added their Norman Chester at the end and the city became Manchester.

·         Peaky Blinders is meant to be set in Birmingham but a lot of scenes were actually filmed in Liverpool and Manchester. Due to its industrial background, Manchester was the perfect setting for a few scenes.

·         The first time the atom was split happened at Manchester University and was realised by Ernest Rutherford. At the time (1917), he was teaching at Manchester University.

·         Chetham’s library, near Victoria Station, is the oldest public library in the English speaking world. It has been in continuous use since 1653 and holds 100,00 books including 60,000 published before 1851.

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