Adult learning programme

The Aim High Learning Programme 2018-19 is available to view or book online.

This programme gives you a chance to brush up your old skills or learn new ones, all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in local venues.

There is a wide range of lifelong learning activities, to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to get into learning. It includes certificated and non-certificated courses.

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Download the 2018-19 programme brochure (PDF)


For information on how to enrol, please see our booking process.

You must enrol by each term booking closing date. If not, there may be no places left, or it may be cancelled due to lack of interest.

Start dates

Our courses and programmes do not all follow the same term dates. However, the majority of our courses fall within the following dates:

  • Term 1:
    24 September to 21 December 2018
  • Term 2:
    14 January to 5 April 2019
  • Term 3:
    29 April to 28 June 2019

 Some courses do not operate during school holiday periods, including:

  • October holiday period:
    15 to 22 October 2018
  • February holiday period:
    11 to 15 February 2019
  • April holiday period:
    8 to 22 April 2019

Please contact us if you need more information.
Please note that Highers, Nationals and other full-year courses normally start on week beginning 27 August 2018.

Additional Support Needs

We try to ensure that everyone can attend our courses. If you require an accessible venue, please check with us before booking. If you need additional support to help you attend, please make us aware of this before you book or prior to the course starting.

You can indicate this when booking online, in person or by post or by emailing or phoning us, as detailed below. You can also phone us on 0131 271 4535. You may be contacted by a member of staff to further discuss your needs. We will try wherever possible to accommodate your request, but cannot guarantee this.