Evening Classes and Adult Education in Herefordshire

Evening Classes and Adult Education in Herefordshire provide further learning opportunities for residents of the Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire?

Tucked against the Welsh border, the county of Herefordshire in the West Midlands has lush wild landscapes, relaxed market towns and fabulous local food. Herefordshire is famous for its natural beauty, its rich history and its beef cattle.

The land use is mostly agricultural and the county is well known for its fruit and cider production, and for the Hereford cattle breed.

The Wye Valley has some 3,370km of footpaths that encompass villages, Norman castles and bird-rich riverbanks so you can pedal through hamlets and rolling countryside, or stand-up paddleboard, kayak or canoe on the River Wye.

Top places to visit in Herefordshire include Hereford Cathedral, Chase Distillery, Berrington Hall, Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibition, The Weird Garden and the Black and White House Museum.

Hereford University Centre is run in partnership with the University of Worcester, and acts as an educational and cultural hub, aiming to raise educational aspirations in Herefordshire and encourage increased participation in higher education.

Hereford College of Arts offers courses in art, design and performing arts.

Herefordshire College of Technology is a specialist college, which offers vocational programmes to school leavers as well as adults.

Where can I study in Herefordshire?

  • Hereford College of Arts
  • Herefordshire College of Technology
  • Hereford University Centre
  • Herefordshire and Ludlow College
  • Hereford College of Education
  • Wyebridge Sports College

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 Herefordshire

·         Frank Oz, a famous actor and director was born in Herefordshire. He was best known as the voice of Miss Piggy, Yoda, Cookie Monster and Fozzie Bear. 

·         Herefordshire is home to the River Wye, which is the fifth-longest river in the whole of the UK. It actually connects Wales and England, travelling back down into Powys. It’s around 135 miles long.

·         Hereford United Football team set a pretty impressive league record in 1992. A record for the most players ever sent off from one side in a league match, they finished the game with just seven players left, but still managed to take Northampton Town to a 1-1 draw.

·         Hereford’s Bulmer’s factory is the largest cider making factory in the world. It contains the world’s largest vat too – stainless steel tanks installed in 1975 hold 15 million gallons of cider

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