Try out and test our new website!

Young Adult Learning Worcestershire

Young Adult Learning Logo
Young Adult Learning a girl using a laptop

Young Adult Learning Worcestershire

  • Are you aged 16-18 or 19- 24 with an EHCP and pondering your next steps?
  • Want an education choice that will be different to your school experience?
  • Current qualifications below Level 3?
  • Not sure what you want to study? Not sure if college is right for you? Need advice?

Check out Young Adult Learning Worcestershire!

Young Adult Learning Worcestershire offers a combination of Traineeships and Study programmes designed to support you to access vocational learning in a friendly environment.

Study programmes are classroom based and take around 12 months in length whereas Traineeships can take around 6 months with an extended work placement within an employer getting you ready for your next steps into the world of work.

Young Adult Learning a young lad thinking


  • Extended work placement in variety of sectors
  • English skills
  • Maths skills
  • Employability boost
  • Flexible start dates
  • Lasts up to 6 months
  • Study close-to-home
  • Training Support allowance available*
  • Nominated personal mentor
  • Open to learners with EHCP
Course on offer infographic

Study Programme

  • Vocational qualification
  • English qualifications
  • Maths qualifications
  • Employability boost
  • Short work experience placement
  • Lasts up to 1 year
  • Build independence by studying in one of our larger towns or cities
  • Training Support allowance available*
  • Nominated personal mentor
  • Open to learners with an EHCP

* Training Support Allowance Available subject to criteria

We also have Training Providers across the county providing vocational qualifications and work placements in a wide range of businesses including Sport, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service, Hair and Beauty, Business Admin, Digital Marketing, Public Services, Construction and many more, the provision is designed to fit in with your specific needs, so there is a lot available depending on where your interests lie.

Ofsted report

Ofsted Further education and skills inspection report February 2019

Ofsted logo

Funded by

Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) prevention programmes 16 to 24 years are funded by the Education Skills Funding Agency.

Education and Skills Funding Agency

Useful links

Website: Adult learning courses

Website: Jobs and careers at Worcestershire County Council

Download: Safeguarding (including Whistleblowing) policy (PDF)

Are you worried about cyberbullying and online harassment?

West Mercia Police are working with a number of charities, schools, care professionals, spokespeople and other partners to share information about cyberbullying and online harassment. More information for adults, parents and providers visit West Mercia Police - #Be Cyber Smart.

Need further advice and support for your family?

For information on a range of issues for children, young people, families and adults, please visit Worcestershire County Council - Advice, care, health and support website. You can also find support services and products that can help and events and activities in your local area.