Evening Classes and Adult Education in Wiltshire

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

Wiltshire is a beautiful and diverse county, from the sweeping vistas of Salisbury Plain and the Marlborough Downs to the ancient Royal Forest of Savernake, Wiltshire is packed with beauty spots.

The ancient landscape of Wiltshire is best known for the magnificent Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain and its sister site at Avebury. The county is also scattered with numerous hill forts, such as Barbury and Liddington, which are well worth a visit. Salisbury Cathedral dates back to 1220 and is home to Magna Carta.

Renowned for its iconic white horses carved into the rolling downs, almost half of Wiltshire is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are numerous ways to enjoy the English countryside, from walking, cycling and horse-riding to fishing, golf, canal boat trips and more.

Top places to visit in Wiltshire include Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Bronze Age monuments, St Laurence, Tithe Barn, Avebury Manor and the Museum of the Great Western Railway.

Where can I study in Wiltshire?

  • Cransfield University
  • The University of Bath in Swindon
  • The University of the West of England

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!

Cranfield University is a six-time winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education. It is ranked in the top ten UK universities for commercial research, consultancy and professional development.

Facts about Wiltshire

· There were at least 24 white horses that we know of carved into chalky hillsides in Britain, 13 of which were in Wiltshire. Eight are still visible today, making the county the go-to place for white horses. The oldest – and finest – is at Westbury Hill, Bratton Down, and dates back to 1778.

· TV series Poldark is filmed at Great Chalfield Manor, other filming includes The White Princess in Lacock and Bradford on Avon and Transformers at Stonehenge.

· Wiltshire has some strangely named places; Lover (pronounced Lowver), which is famous for its visits by romantics near Valentine’s Day; New Zealand which can be found just off the A3102 south of Lyneham; and Tiddleywink, which is situated just outside Castle Combe.

· Stonehenge’s massive sarsen stones came from Marlborough, 20 miles away, the smaller bluestones from the Preseli Mountains of South Wales, a distance of almost 200 miles.

· Wadworth Brewery is the only Brewery that has a full-time inhouse Sign Writing team, who hand-paint all the pub signs in the traditional way

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