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Community Learning at Bracknell Open Learning Centre

General adult learning offering opportunities to discover learning for pleasure, inspiration, health, well-being and personal development. Our programme includes computer skills, arts, crafts, healthy eating and much more. Family learning opportunities for parents and carers to discover ways to support their child’s development whilst learning new skills themselves. There are a wide range of courses that include qualifications as well as informal sessions to encourage family interaction. Work and skills A programme of courses to develop your skills for employment. Many of these are free to Jobseekers. Drop in to the Job Club at Bracknell Open Learning Centre for careers advice, job search resources and to discuss the courses available.


Improve your English conversation over a cup of tea or coffee, by chatting with other people who have English as their second language. You can just turn up and practise your English skills.

There are opportunities to progress to an English language class and gain a qualification.

Every Monday or Thursday 10am to midday (not in the school holidays).

There is also an English Café for Beginners on Thursdays, 12.30-2.30pm

Cost: £1.50 per session.


We also run an IT Open session - Fridays (not in the school holidays).

Book a time slot to practise and improve your IT skills.  Self learning at your own pace alongside others, with help on hand from our tutor.  Bring your own device or use our laptops and PCs.  £1 per hour.  FREE initial discussion about your current IT skills and information about courses to help you improve.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanna Batugowska-Kuna or Ashlea Thornton
Contact Position
Team administrators
01344 354220

Where to go

Bracknell Open Learning Centre
Rectory Lane
off Chadwick Mews
RG12 7GR

Free parking, fully accessible to all.

Other Details


Book all courses online. Some courses may be free of charge to jobseekers. See website for information
Record last reviewed on 26/03/2018
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