Joining a course

Please enrol as soon as possible and at least 2 weeks before your chosen course is due to start. Courses cannot start unless enough students enrol. If for any reason a course is delayed or cancelled prior to starting we will try to contact you on the tel. no. given on your enrolment form.

Enrolment by Post

You can apply by post for non-funded courses (not pre-fixed by the letters  ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’) by downloading an enrolment form from our website. If you are enrolling by post and wish to claim a concession you will need to include proof of your benefit (please see ‘concessions’ section below. Swarthmore is a not-for-profit charity and cannot confirm receipt of your enrolment form unless a stamped address envelope is included. You are welcome to ring the Centre to confirm receipt, if preferred. We cannot accept enrolments without payment.

Enrolment times at the Centre

From 29 March & from 16 April onwards

Mon – Thur 9am – 7.30pm
Fri  9am – 3pm

OPEN DAY (Group visits must be arranged in advance)

Wednesday 28 March 10.30am – 1.30pm and 5 – 7pm

Easter opening times

30 March – 3 April inclusive – closed

Wednesday 4 April – 13 April

Mon – Thur 9am – 4.30pm
Fri  9am – 3pm

From 16 April onwards

Mon – Thur 9am – 7.30pm
Fri  9am – 3pm

Closed for Bank Holidays

Sat 5 – Mon 7 May inclusive

Sat 26 – Tues 29 May inclusive

Half-term opening times (30 May – 1 June 2018)

Mon – Thur 9am – 4.30pm
Fri  9am – 3pm

Enrol on funded courses (pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’.)

Funding is available for courses pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’.  Please read the Costs page for more information.

Cost of Courses

Costs are shown alongside each course in the brochure with concession rates in brackets e.g.
£59 (R: £45 A: £25)