Studying an adult course at Bridgwater & Taunton College gives you the opportunity to gain a new qualification, change your career path, increase your earning potential, or, on a personal level, increase your self-esteem, meet new people or learn a new skill.

Search course details for the 16/17 academic year online, through the subject links on the left hand side of this page. You can enrol straight away to secure your place! Or click here to view the Adult Training & Skills Guide.

We offer courses where no prior qualifications or experience is necessary, through to postgraduate Level 7 courses, and Distance Learning courses. If there is something we do not offer, please complete the online enquiry form or contact the Information and Guidance team on 01278 441234, email

Leisure Courses for Adults Summer 2017

Bridgwater Centre:

Cycle Maintenance
Basic Digital Photography
Drum Lampshade Making Course
Fast-Track Welding
CNC Programming and Engineering
2D Computer Aided Design (Fast-Track)
Electrical Fault Diagnosis and Maintenance
Machining: Milling and Turning
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Introduction to Plumbing
BHS Training - Preparation for Stage 2 Exam


Taunton Centre:

Introduction to Sports Massage
Introduction to Plumbing
Mixed Media Painting

Upcycling Furniture
Dark Room Development of Photographs 
Making More of Photoshop
Pottery - A Course for All 
Living Positively Inspired by Positive Thinking 
Introduction to Cake Decoration
Introduction to Painting and Decorating
Textile Print-Making 

Please come along to one of our Open Events to find out more!

For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, click here.


You can find information about all the different courses that we offer here on our website or through our Adult Training & Skills Guide. Courses are organised into subject areas and more information can be found on subjects, and the specific courses, by using the subjects menu on the left of this page. The subject menu is ordered alphabetically. If you wish to apply for a course for adults, please apply online using the link shown on each course page. However if you would prefer to complete an application form by hand, please do so and return it to the College. If you would like to apply for a Traineeship or Apprenticeship shown in our Adult Training & Skills Guide, please complete the online form on the relevant Apprenticeship or Traineeship page.

We have taken care to ensure that the information shown on our website is as accurate as possible, but occasionally changes need to be made. We therefore reserve the right to change or cancel any of the courses listed, or any of the fees quoted.

If you are a business looking to train your staff, please visit our Business page.