Evening Classes and Adult Education in West Yorkshire

Evening Classes and Adult Education West Yorkshire provide further learning opportunities for residents of the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire?

The charming northern county of West Yorkshire promises vibrant cities, industrial heritage towns and pretty Pennine villages in equal doses.

If you need the fun and culture of a city, Leeds should be your starting point in West Yorkshire, but the dales and moors in the countryside must not be missed. One look at the wild moors at Keighley and Haworth and you’ll be transported to Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.

If you’re into industrial history, Yorkshire was the wool capital of the world in the 1800s and lots of those imposing old mills are now listed buildings, converted into museums or local amenities.

Top places to visit in West Yorkshire include Royal Armouries Museum, Roundhay Park, Alhambra Theatre, Shibden Hall, Whistlestop Valley, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the National Science and Media Museum.

Where can I study in West Yorkshire?

  • University of Leeds
  • University of Huddersfield
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • University of Bradford
  • Leeds Trinity University
  • Bradford College
  • Wakefield College
  • Kirklees College

The University of Huddersfield ranks second for National Teaching Fellowships which mark Britain’s best lecturers in Higher Education and has world-leading applied research groups in biomedical sciences, engineering and physical sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities.

Leeds Beckett University retains its strength in technical fields, with three prominent research institutes for sport, sustainability and health. Leeds Beckett is a member of the Athena SWANN charter, which commits to gender equality in science and technology subjects.

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 West Yorkshire

· A sensation of the pop-art world, David Hockney was born in Bradford. The artist became a record-breaker in November 2018 when his 1972 work ‘Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)’ sold for a whopping £70 million! This resulted in the piece becoming the most expensive artwork by a living artist sold at auction until the record was beaten in May 2019.

· A small area between Wakefield, Morley and Rothwell might be better known to some as ‘The Rhubarb Triangle’, once upon a time, it produced 90% of the world’s forced winter rhubarb.

· Jelly Tots were invented in West Yorkshire, the sweet was created in the town of Horsforth by Brian Boffey. Boffey’s creation was a happy accident when experimenting with different ways to produce powdered jelly and he went on to help NASA create freeze-dried food for their missions.

· Were Yorkshire an independent country, it would have finished 12th at the 2012 Olympics.

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