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
Monday – Thursday 9am – 7.30pm
Friday 9am – 3pm
Open Days (Group visits must be arranged in advance)
Open Day & Assessment Days for
English, Maths, ESOL, IT
Wednesday 26 July 2017 – 10.30am – 1.30pm & 4.30-7.30pm
Tuesday 5 September 2017 – 10.30am – 1.30pm & 4.30-7.30pm
General Open Day
Wednesday 6 September 2017 – 10.30am – 1.30pm & 5-7pm
Half-term opening times (week commencing 29 May)
Wed & Thur 9am – 4.30pm
Friday 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)