About us

There are many good reasons to learn something new. Maybe you want to explore your talents as a gardener, photographer, artist or cook; develop skills for a new career or business venture; or improve your English and maths. Having the right skills and qualifications can make it easier to get a better or higher paid job. Learning can improve your confidence, health and well-being; it is also a great way to get out and meet new people in your local community.

There is a huge range of short, part time and evening courses for adults in venues throughout the Royal Borough of Greenwich, delivered for the Council by organisations like London South East Colleges, the Royal Borough of Greenwich Professional Development Centre and Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency.

Whatever you are thinking of, Greenwich Learns has it covered. There is lots of information here to help you start, develop and progress your learning journey.

Learning for personal development

Improve your English, Maths or computer skills. Develop your personal goals through coaching techniques. Learn skills for mentoring or volunteering. Improve your health through mindfulness, relaxation, stress management or meditation. Overcome hearing loss by learning to lip read. Do some fun craft, healthy cooking and healthy living activities with your children.

Learning for pleasure

Express creativity, have fun and enrich your life choosing from a huge range of courses on offer through Greenwich Learns including arts, crafts, languages, sewing, pottery, jewellery, drama, creative writing, local history, music, gardening, cake baking, floristry, stained glass, mosaics, photography, film making, digital design and many more.

Learning for work

Learn how to write a CV, apply for jobs and be successful at interview. Plan your career and next steps in work. Get skills and qualifications for a specific type of job in sectors such as retail, hospitality, catering, digital, care or construction. Develop a business plan to start your own business.