Training & Development


Adult Education Courses
Please find listed below all the adult education centres in Cumbria. You can also get a brochure of courses available from Cumbria County Council, or try your local library.


Alston Adult Education Centre
Samuel Kings School, Church Road, Aslton, Cumbria, CA9 3QU
Tel: 01434 381236
Contact: Sue Cartlidge/Marilyn Threkeld

Appleby Adult Education Centre
Appleby Grammar School, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6XU
Tel: 017683 53289
Contact: Renate Moore

Kirkby Stephen Adult Education Centre
The Grammar School, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA
Tel: 017683 71693
Contact: Christina Collis

Newton Rigg College
University of Cumbria, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0AH
Tel: 01768 863791
Contact: Clare Richardson

Ullswater Community College
Wetheriggs Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8NG
Tel: 01768 864120
Contact: Ned Kemp


Barrow & District Disability Association
71-75 School Street, Barrow-in-Furness
Tel: 01229 432599
Contact: M Burrow

Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies
Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow
Tel: 01229 894377
Contact: Elizabeth Mullineaux

Dalton Adult Education Centre
c/o Dowdales School, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8AH
Tel: 01229 462168
Contact: Beverley Bawden

Furness College
Channelside, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PJ
Tel: 01229 825017
Contact: Fay Plant

Millom Adult Education Centre
Salthouse Road, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5AB
Tel: 01229 770084
Contact: Pat Nelson & Rob Sanders

North Walney Primary School
Duddon Drive, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 3TN
Tel: 1229 471781
Contact: Mr M Laxton

South Cumbria Dyslexia Association
Alfred Barrow School, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 2LB
Tel: 01229 820998 / 01539 742632
Contact: Dawn Elsworth

Ulverston Adult Education Centre
Springfield Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0EB
Tel: 01229 483901
Contact: Helen Ward

Walney Adult Education Centre
Sandy Gap Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, A14 3JL
Tel: 01229 471528/471349
Contact: Helen Doughty

North Cumbria

Allhallows Centre
Fletchertown, c/o Geroge Moore Avenue, Fletchertown, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 1BB
Tel: 016973 71696

Beacon Hill A E Centre
Beacon Hill Community School, Market Square, Aspatria, Cumbria, CA7 3EZ
Tel: 016973 22510

Bothel A E Centre
St Michael's School, Bothel, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 2HN
Tel: 016973 20632

Caldew School A E Centre
Carlisle Road, Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 7NN
Tel: 01228 710152

Carlisle College
Victoria Place, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1HS
Tel: 01228 822700

Cumbria Record Office, The Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria
Tel: 01228 607284

Harraby Library
Edge Hill Road, Harraby, Carlisle, CA1 3SL
Tel: 01228 607341

Kirkbride A E Centre
Kirkbride Primary School, Kirkbride, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 5JR
Tel: 016973 51483

Lochnivar A E Centre
Lochnivar School, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 5UG
Tel: 01228 791488

Morton A E Centre
The Morton School, Wigton Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 6LB
Tel: 016973 21515

North Cumbria Technology College
Edge Hill Road, Harraby, Carlisle, CA1 3SL
Tel: 01228 607507

Solway A E Centre
Solway Community School, Silloth, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 4DD
Tel: 016973 49704

St Aidan's A E Centre
St Aidan's School, Lismore Place, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1LY
Tel: 01228 607597

Trinity A E Centre
The Carliol Building, Strand Road, Carlisle, Cumbria
Tel: 01228 617597

Wigton A E Centre
The Nelson Thomlinson School, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9PX
Tel: 016973 42610

William Howard A E Centre
Longtown Road, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1AR
Tel: 016977 41771

South Lakes

Brewery Arts Centre
Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE
Tel: 01539 725133
Contact: Box Office

Dallam Training & Education Centre
Haverflatts Lane, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA9 5HD
Tel: 015395 62437
Contact: David Allason-Pritt

Cartmel Community Education Centre
Headless Cross, Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7SA
Tel: 015395 36323
Contact: Jude Godden - Centre Manager or Joanne Garnett her assistant

Coniston & District Adult Education Centre
John Ruskin School, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria
Tel: 015394 41306
Contact: Adrian Moffet

Lakes Adult Education Centre
The Lakes School, Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1HW
Tel: 015394 45129
Contact: Lorraine Sarginson

Kendal College
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AY
Tel: 01539 724313
Contact: Advice & Information Desk

Kirkby Lonsdale Adult Education Centre
Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancs
Tel: 015242 71275
Contact: John Howard/Elizabeth McHardy (07974 327404)

Sedbergh Community Development Centre
Settlebeck High School, Sedbergh, LA10 5AL
Tel: 015396 21385
Contact: Chris Wood

West Cumbria

Carnegie Arts Centre
Finkle Street, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 2BZ
Tel: 01900 602122

Cockermouth A E Centre
Cockermouth School, Castlegate Drive, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HF
Tel: 01900 823389/829755

Cumbria Learning Company
c/o Daniel Hay Library, Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria
Tel: 01946 695192

Cumbria Outdoors
Hawse End Centre, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE
Tel: 017687 72816

Culterham Hall, Mawbray
c/o Brook Cottage, Mawbray, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6QT
Tel: 01900 881499

Ehenside A E Centre
Ehenside School, Towerson Street, Cleator, Cumbria, CA23 3EL
Tel: 01946 812609

Howgill Farmily Centre
14/15 Howgill Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7QW
Tel: 01946 62681

Joan Marsh Designs
5 Market Place, Egremont, CA22 2AE
01946 822252

Keswick A E Centre
Vicarage Hill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5QB
Tel: 017687 73565

Maryport Educational Settlement
Castle Hill, High Street, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6BQ
Tel: 01900 812145

Netherhall A E Centre
Netherhall School, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6T
Tel: 01900 815765

Rosehill Theatre Barn
Moresby, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 6SE
Tel: 01946 692422

Unique Knitting at Silkstone
12 Market Place, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9NQ
Tel: 01900 821052

University of Newcastle
c/o Moss View, Low Asby, Lamplugh, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 4RT
Tel: 01946 861600

Whitehaven A E Centre
Whtiehaven School, Cleator Moor Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8TY
Tel: 01946 852963

Workington A E Centre
Needham Drive, Moorclose, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3SE
Tel: 01900 325267

Wyndham A E Centre
Wyndham School, Main Street, Egremont, CA22 2DQ
Tel: 01946 824259