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Adult Community Learning

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Interested in learning a new skill, boosting your career opportunities or connecting with others in a supportive and fun way?

We are delighted to officially launch the new North East Wales Adult Community Learning partnership, a joint venture between Flintshire County Council and Wrexham County Borough Council to provide the very best adult learning opportunities and outcomes in our communities.

We will be working together to ensure the very best opportunities and outcomes for adult learners in North East Wales, from engagement courses for those of you who are seeking a new interest and would like to meet like-minded people, to those who need a particular qualification to progress onto the next stage of your career.

Our contact details are below:


Tel: 07584 335 409

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Adult Learners' Week

Adult Learners’ Week is an annual campaign coordinated in partnership with the Welsh Government which aims to connect people to a wide range of learning opportunities, demonstrate the benefits of adult learning, and to celebrate the achievements of people, projects and organisations in Wales championing and participating in a wide range of lifelong learning and skills.


Aura Leisure and Libraries Limited

Aura is a community benefit society responsible for the majority of leisure centres and libraries across Flintshire. We benefit the community by improving quality of life though the provision of culture, learning and leisure opportunities that improve mental health, physical wellbeing and in-turn, life prospects.

We aim to expand our offer of community learning working with likeminded organisations to provide a package of ACL courses based on community need and the particular expertise of each partner. We aim to provide new opportunities for people to access learning and volunteering opportunities to develop their employability and skills.

Our partners include:

Together, we will offer a wide range of both accredited and non-accredited provision across the county in our community buildings, outdoor spaces, local parks, primary schools, and online. Fully funded by the Adult Community Learning grant, courses are available to anyone aged 19 or older who would like to learn a new skill, gain a qualification or improve their physical and mental wellbeing.


Deeside Community Trust

Deeside Community Trust is a charitable organisation working across Flintshire to provide new opportunities for people to access learning and sport. Through Ty Calon, our brand new, multi-million pound community facility in Queensferry, we are pleased to be working with Flintshire County Council to bring you a wide range of Adult Community Learning funded courses.

Our provision includes:

  • Accredited courses to help you gain employment or support you to change career,
  • Creative and wellbeing courses for those who want to learn a new skill or improve confidence and self-esteem, and
  • Physical activities including sports, fitness, dance, heritage skills and gardening.

We are pleased to be able to work with organisations including; Groundwork North Wales, Glyndwr University, Coleg Cambria, Art and Soul Tribe, Theatr Clwyd, The Bold Type, The Denbigh Workshop, Making Maestros, Sue Beesley Coaching, and The Little Learning Company to offer you some amazing courses and we would love you to tell us what you would like to see us offer next.


Groundwork North Wales

Groundwork North Wales supports people facing multiple challenges, living in isolation, with significant health issues, limited employment prospects and who are vulnerable to the economic and environmental uncertainty of today’s society. We do this by creating better places, improving people’s prospects and by promoting greener choices through our diverse range of projects and services.

Groundwork Training is pleased to be working with Flintshire County Council and the wider adult community learning partnership in North East Wales to provide Adult Community Learning funded courses. Our provision includes:

  • supporting those taking the first steps into learning
  • providing skills for life and embedding basic skills
  • providing employability and employment courses
  • providing family learning opportunities
  • a range of taster and engagement courses

We will be working with a range of quality training providers to deliver courses and sessions across Flintshire and welcome your ideas on future courses and sessions that meet local people’s needs.