Adult Skills & Training

Success with Adult Skills and Training

Our skills and training courses are designed to suit individual and business needs; they are run by professional tutors and take place in various locations across the New Forest. We work with employers and employees to develop and deliver relevant courses and have an excellent track record of success.

We work in partnership with the UK’s top professional bodies

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GCSE, A Level, HND and other qualifications may be obtained and Distance Learning is available in some subjects. English & Maths courses are offered through government funding and are usually free of charge.

We also run courses in English for Speakers of Other Languages and offer Access Courses for students aged 19+ who need the required entry qualifications to study in Higher Education.

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Other Training and Skills Schemes

Brock also runs a number of other schemes relating to training and skills.


A range courses to suit necessary skills training across a wide range of occupations.

Apprenticeship Vacancies

 Traineeships develop key skills


Traineeships are a new programme for young people who want to work, but who need extra help to develop the skills and workplace experience needed to gain an apprenticeship or job.


Adults Learning at Brock

Employment Services (Quickstart)

Government-funded scheme to provide free training, advice and support for those who are unemployed or who have been made redundant

Employment Services (Quickstart)

On the job learning

Retail Training

Southampton-based service to provide retailers and those looking for a career in retail with high quality training.

Retail Training

Access learners at Brock

Access Course

These courses provide a route to degree level study for those without the right qualifications or experience.

Access Course

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Distance Learning

A range of courses offering a flexible and affordable option to A level and GCSE study

Distance Learning

First Aid Training at Brock

Health & Safety Courses

Short training courses in Health and Safety, Food Safety, First Aid, COSHH and Manual Handling are starting in 2014.

Health & Safety courses

Adult learners at Brock

Functional Skills (Maths & English)

These courses help you prepare you for further study, to gain a qualification and to improve your career prospects.  They are usually free of charge.

Functional Skills

Adult Inclusive Learning

A range of part-time courses for adults with learning differences and disabilities.

Adult Inclusive Learning

Bespoke courses

We are also able to offer bespoke training courses, tailored to suit specific requirements and organisational commitments. Flexible options (including on-site and off-site programmes) are available.

Our dedicated team can help you and your staff to choose the right option for you and your business; they will be happy to undertake an analysis of training needs at your place of work if necessary.