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Community Learning West Courses

Community Learning West offers a range wide of FREE courses to people living in Bristol and/or surrounding areas, aged 19 or over who have few or no formal qualifications and face significant barriers to further learning and employment.

Most courses will take place online using Zoom, Google Classroom, Facebook, etc. Some will take place face to face as lockdown restrictions are lifted. For online courses, learners need a smart phone, laptop or tablet and data/Wi-Fi for internet use. Community Learning West has some tablets to loan out and Wi-Fi bundles to help learner swith limited digital access.

Please contact Community Learning Westby email for more details.

In addition, Community Learning South Team are working with Children’s Centres in south Bristol to support families with eligible free 2-year-old nursery places to access free refurbished laptops with support and learning online. Three nurseries schools are part of the pilot which aims to be rolled out to other nurseries across the city. Contact Lucy Fieldhouse at or Helen Richards at to find out more.