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English and maths courses


Find out about our English and maths courses.

Our maths and English courses are a great way to build confidence, improve skills and get a nationally recognised qualification if you wish.

Whatever your level, our experienced tutors will help you choose the best course to help you achieve your goals. You will work at your own pace, focussing on the skills you feel are most important to help you meet your personal and professional needs. 

English

Improve your reading skills, practise basic spelling, punctuation and grammar, boost your spoken communication and learn how to write effectively for different purposes. 

VenueCourseDayTimeStart dateNumber of weeks
The Sjovoll Centre
Durham
DH1 5BZ
level 1/2Monday9.30am to 12.30pm21 September 202018
The Sjovoll Centre
Durham
DH1 5BZ
entry levelMonday1.00pm to 4.00pm21 September 202018
Spennymoor Youth and Community Centre
DL16 6PP
entry levelTuesday9.30am to 12.30pm22 September 202018
Spennymoor Youth and Community Centre
DL16 6PP
level 1/2Tuesday1.00pm to 4.00pm22 September 202018
The Excel Centre
Newton Aycliffe
DL5 6AP
entry levelThursday9.30am to 12.30pm24 September 202018
The Excel Centre
Newton Aycliffe
DL5 6AP
level 1/2Thursday1.00pm to 4.00pm24 September 202018
Stanley Civic Hall
DH9 0NA
entry levelThursday9.30am to 12.30pm30 September 202018
Stanley Civic Hall
DH9 0NA
level 1/2Thursday1.00pm to 4.00pm30 September 202018

Maths

Learn and practise skills like calculating, measuring, and working with fractions, decimals and percentages confidently. Learn how to apply your skills to maths in everyday situations. 

Whether you want to simply boost your confidence, do a short coursework-based qualification, work towards a Functional Skills exam, or do all three - we have the course for you.

VenueCourseDayTimeStart dateNumber of weeks
The Work Place
Newton Aycliffe
entry levelTuesday1.00pm to 4.00pm29 September 202018
The Work Place
Newton Aycliffe
level 1/2Wednesday9.30am to 12.30pm23 September 202018
Stanley Civic Hall
DH9 0NA
entry levelWednesday9.30am to 12.30pm30 September 202018
Stanley Civic Hall
DH9 0NA
level 1/2Wednesday1.00pm to 4.00pm30 September 202018
Spennymoor Youth and Community Centre
DL16 6PP
entry levelTuesday9.30am to 12.30pm22 September 202018
Spennymoor Youth and Community Centre
DL16 6PP
level 1/2Tuesday1.00pm to 4.00pm22 September 202018
The Sjovoll Centre
Durham
DH1 5BZ
level 1/2Tuesday1.00pm to 4.00pm22 September 202018
The Sjovoll Centre
Durham
DH1 5BZ

entry level

Thursday9.30am to 12.30pm24 September 202018

Blended learning

Maths and English can also be studied via blended learning.  This is a mixture of face to face classes (one per month) and some online distance learning.

VenueDayTimeStart dateNumber of weeks
Crook - venue to be confirmedTuesday1.30pm to 4.30pm15 September 202018
Sjovoll Centre
Durham
DH1 5BZ
Wednesday5.30pm to 8.00pm23 September 202018
Glenroyd House
Consett
DH8 5HL
Wednesday5.00pm to 7.00pm23 September 202018
Contact us
Adult Learning and Skills Service
03000 266 115
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Crook Council Offices
  • Crook
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL15 9ES
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