Help with reading, writing and numbers

Adult Literacy and Numeracy (ALN)

We work with adults who want to improve their communication skills and become more confident for life, learning and work.

If you live or work in Midlothian we can help you with:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Using numbers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Lipreading.

Contact us to join a class


You can also work towards an SQA certificate in:

  • Communications
  • Numeracy
  • Basic IT
  • Steps to Employment.


Our classes help you prepare for:

  • Work
  • College, training and volunteering
  • Job progression
  • Becoming a parent or having a child start school.


We run small and friendly groups in the community - daytime and evening - in venues all over Midlothian.

If you would like to come to a class, please phone, email or pop into the office and speak to a member of the team. You are welcome at any time of the year.