Adult learning and careers advice

Find out about opportunities for adults in Suffolk to improve your skills and confidence, learn something new or find careers advice.

Search for courses at Realise Futures or call 0300 456 2050

European Social Fund logoSuffolk County Council subcontracts our Skills Funding Agency provision to Realise Futures Learning and Development; who offer a choice of opportunities for people, particularly those who are disadvantaged.

 Our 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 the National Careers Service 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 visit the learning page on Help for Adults.

Consultation on the Adult Learning Strategy

We have undertaken a consultation to gather feedback on the council's commissioning intentions for the new contract/s for Adult and Community Learning in Suffolk.

Please visit the consultation page to find out more about the strategy and see feedback from the consultation.