Dorset Adult Learning
Black Lane,
DT11 8SW

Tel: freephone 0800 262648


Dorset Adult Learning provides courses for anyone aged over 16.

The following course types are available through Dorset Adult Learning:

  • Arts, craft and media
  • Business and ICT
  • Health, fitness and leisure
  • Languages, humanities, science and mathematics
  • Skills for life (free courses)

A wide range of vocational and general interest courses are available, everything from accounting to yoga. You can attend classes during the day or in the evening at many different venues throughout the county. We also run a number of Saturday courses.

Adult learning is interesting, enjoyable and challenging. It helps build confidence, develop personal skills and enhances quality of life. Rise to the challenge and gain new knowledge or learn a new skill.

Mission statement of the Adult Learning (AL) Service The aim of the AL Service is to provide a wide range of high quality, local, accessible part-time learning opportunities The Dorset AL Service is committed to delivering a professional service that provides a positive learning experience for all The Dorset AL Service will be proactive in identifying and responding to the learning needs and interests of individuals, communities and business Vision The Dorset AL Service aims to provide high quality, community-based part-time learning opportunities that increase the confidence and skills of individuals and support community, economic and social well-being.



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