Evening Classes and Adult Education in Worcestershire provide further learning opportunities for residents of the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire?
Nestled in the West Midlands of the country, Worcestershire is a quaint and picturesque area of the country with a lot to offer.
Worcester is the largest city in the county, famous amongst other things for its beautiful cathedral. The cities and surrounding locations are nationally famous for their unique architecture. From Worcester Cathedral through to the Avoncroft open-air museum, Worcestershire has some historic architecture available to see and walk through.
If you like the great outdoors, you’ll love Worcestershire. Revel in the rolling majesty of the Malvern Hills, the ancient woodlands of Wyre Forest and the picture-postcard North Cotswolds. The Cotswolds are a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and are world-renowned for the incredible views they hold.
Top places to visit in Worcestershire include West Midland Safari Park, Broadway Tower, Malvern Hills, Worcester Cathedral, Croome Court, Witley Court and Gardens.
One of the best things the University of Worcester has to offer to its students is the ‘Earn as you Learn’ system. This means that while you are studying at Worcester, you can work for the University. The University offers a massive array of jobs, from a Drama Ambassador to Facilities, from University Blogger to Bar Staff.
Where can I study in Worcestershire?
- University of Worcester
- Heart of Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire
· Beloved by chefs and foodies across the world, Worcestershire Sauce was created by chemists John Wheeley Lea and William Henry Perrins, who went on to form the company Lea & Perrins. The legendary condiment, which was first made available to the general public in 1837, is still manufactured in Worcester and the recipe is a closely-guarded secret.
· The longest river in Britain flows through Worcestershire. The River Severn flows from north to south through the county and is 354 kilometres long, with its estuary in southern Gloucestershire. Its source is located in Wales.
· Edward Elgar, the composer of world-famous classical music, was born six miles north of Worcester on June 2nd, 1857. He gained acclaim as a master of composition during a period of ‘Romanticism’ and his music is still played today, usually annually at the London Proms.
· The last battle of the English Civil War took place on September 3rd, 1651, at Worcester. The war had begun in 1642.