Short Courses at Stanmore College


Community learning (FREE)

Many adults need flexible and easily accessible courses, whether it’s to upskill, learn new skills, obtain qualifications or to maintain good mental health in today’s difficult times. Our courses are offered in a variety of areas and at flexible times to fit around school hours and other commitments. Many are FREE depending on your personal circumstances.

To express your interest in one or more of the following courses email admissions@stanmore.ac.uk or call 020 8420 7700 and, when we have a sufficient number of students to run the course, we will get in touch. Additional courses are regularly set up so do keep an eye on this page meanwhile!

Courses starting soon

  • NCFE Cache Level 1 Cert in Wellbeing (ONLINE)
  • Mindfulness Courses (ONLINE)
  • NCFE Level 1 Cert in Digital Skills
  • BCS Level 1 Award in e-Safety
  • Award in Internet Safety for IT Users
  • NCFE Award in Employability Skills (Lev 1)
  • NCFE Level 1 Award in Mentoring (ONLINE)
  • Chair Yoga
  • Yoga and mindfulness (ONLINE)
  • Beginners IT Word and Excel
  • Award in Understanding Safeguarding in Education and Childcare Settings
  • IT for over 60 using mobile phone/ipads
  • NCFE level 2 Cert in Principles of Team Leading - online
  • NCFE level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness & Conflict Management
  • Risk Assessments - how to write and comply with Covid-19
  • NCFE CACHE level 1 Award in Understanding Safeguarding in Education and Childcare Settings
  • NCFE Cache level 1 Certificate in Wellbeing - online
  • Mindfulness courses – online
  • NCFE level 1 Cert in Digital Skills
  • BCS level 1 Award in e-Safety
  • NCFE Award in Employability Skills (level 1)
  • NCFE level 1 Award in Mentoring - online
  • Digital Parenting for ESOL learners
  • Introduction to IT for ESOL learners
  • Improvers IT for ESOL learners
  • Chair Yoga
  • Yoga and mindfulness
  • Digital Skills for the over 50s/ Smart phone - online
  • Beginners IT Word and Excel
  • Essential Digital skills for life – entry level 3
  • Essential Digital skills for work – entry level 3
  • Essential Digital skills for life – level 1
  • Essential Digital skills for work – level 1
  • ECDL – European Computer Driving Licence (benchmark in digital and IT user skills)
  • Level 1/level 2 Principles of Digital skills (Design skills or Multimedia skills)
  • Using MS Teams
  • Using Zoom
  • MS Office package
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Computerised Sage Accounting
  • Using Internet for Banking and Finance
  • Using Smart Technologies- Phone & Tablets
  • Key Stage 1, 2 3 maths for parents
  • Fundamental of digital marketing
  • Get a business online
  • Online business security
  • Basics of machine learning
  • Connect customers over mobile
  • Coding basics
  • Understanding Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Programming
  • Level 3 Certificate in Software Development Context and Methodologies
  • Level 3 Award in Mobile and Operating Systems
  • Level 3 Award in Cloud Services
  • Level 4 Diploma in Data Analysis Concepts
  • Level 4 Certificate in Data Analysis Tools

We look forward to welcoming you one or more of our courses.

To be eligible for free courses, you must be in receipt of certain benefits or earning below the low wage criteria. Otherwise, there may be a small charge. Fees payable are those in force at the point of enrolment and during fee assessment supersede any previously advertised.

Short Courses

For ages 19+