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Opportunities to keep learning in Islington.

Upcoming course and events...

If you want to learn more about mental health and wellbeing and would like to improve your communication skills then Talk 4 Health has lots of training opportunities available. From taster sessions which can lead to a longer term course to special events to boost wellbeing.

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Or perhaps you’re a beginner and want to learn some basic IT. Adult & Community Learning (ACL) has lots of free computer courses to help you develop your skills, plus there are courses on lots of additional subjects like ‘selling on ebay’ and ‘introduction to web design’.

If you’re earning less than £20,572 City & Islington College has a range of free level 1, level 2 and level 3 courses. Courses include ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), health & social care, bookkeeping and accounting.

Adult Community Learning


Every year Islington Council offers many free adult and community learning courses in their welcoming community venues around Islington. 

Bags of Taste


Those on low incomes or anyone looking to learn new culinary skills – easy and healthy recipes to cook real food, from scratch, for less than £1.00 a head. Go to their website for courses and venues.

CANDI - City and Islington College


The college has five diverse centres in North London that make up one college. What ever your specific study requirements, experience or ambitions they will have a course that suits your needs. 

The Parent House

55 Calshot Street, London N1 9AS


Offers free courses and projects which are designed to be as practical as possible for parents with a teaching approach that prepares parents to put their new skills into action. A crèche is available to all learners and classes are small enough for every parent to be treated as an individual.

If you would like more information or help to get involved in any of these opportunities please contact us. 

Health and wellbeing update service

If you are interested in finding out about our free SMS or email health and wellbeing update service which provides news and events about opportunities in Islington on a weekly basis then please contact us.

If you have received a SMS/text from us and do not want to be sent further updates to your phone please reply to the link stating 'STOP' (charges may apply) or email us at [email protected] with 'STOP SMS' as the subject of the email and stating your full name in the email message.