Adult Learning and Careers Advice

If you want to improve your basic skills or job prospects, build your confidence, or be more creative, it is never too late to get back into learning.

If you are looking to improve your employability skills, build your confidence or do something creative it is never too late to get back into learning.

Suffolk County Council subcontracts (PDF, 597KB) its Skills Funding Agency provision to Realise Futures Learning and Development.

They offer a wide range of opportunities for people wishing to gain a new skill, improve their English and maths and return to work, particularly those who are disadvantaged.

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To find out more about the courses on offer see or call 0300 456 2050


Suffolk County Council's Adult Learning programme is supported by ESF funding. 


If you are considering returning to work, changing career direction, updating skills or improving job prospects the National Careers Service can help you. They provide free and impartial information, advice and guidance to adults 18 years and over. To speak to an adviser please call 0800 100 900 or visit their website 


The LEAP website offers a one stop shop for information on both formal and informal adult learning in Suffolk.

Further information on local courses

To find out about the wide range of academic, vocational and leisure courses on offer through the university, colleges, schools and other venues in Suffolk see also the learning page on Help for Adults.