How can adult education help you?

Return to study and develop your passion

Adult courses play an important role in promoting lifelong learning and personal development whilst benefiting society as a whole. Our vocational training and leisure courses are designed to support you reach your goals and passions, enriching your life by achieving higher levels of self-fulfilment and broader professional opportunities. Discover our wide range of courses and take your next step in learning, creating, and earning.

Funding and Support
If you are studying a full-time Further Education study programme at Cornwall College and your household income is below £28,000 per year you could be eligible for financial support with your studies.  … Find out more

Some of the professional training courses available at Bicton College

The Productive Garden – City & Guilds Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills

Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 35 Weeks, Fridays 1:30-4:45pm   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 13/09/2024
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Canine Care and Welfare Award Level 2

Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 4 days over 4 weeks.   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 03/05/2024, 02/05/2025
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Land Based Studies – Horse Care Pathway

16-19 Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 1 Year   |   Full-time
  • Level – Level 1
  • Available Starts – 09/09/2024
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Land Based Forklift Truck Operations City & Guilds Award

Adult Employer Training
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 3 Days   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 17/04/2024, 28/10/2024, 09/12/2024, 10/02/2025, 21/04/2025
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RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 36 Weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 3
  • Available Starts – 09/09/2024
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Dog Training and Husbandry Award Level 2

Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 5 days over 5 weeks (Friday)   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 30/05/2024, 07/06/2024
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Know your Soil and Composting

Adult
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 1 full day This course runs from 09:30 to 16:00   |   Part-time
  • Level – No Qualification
  • Available Starts – 03/07/2024, 14/07/2025
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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA6

Adult Employer Training Leisure and Professional
  • Location – Bicton College
  • Duration – 3 Days, 9am-4pm   |   Part-time
  • Level – Level 2
  • Available Starts – 15/07/2024, 24/09/2024, 22/10/2024, 03/12/2024, 14/01/2025, 11/03/2025, 13/05/2025, 01/07/2025
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