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

(Group visits must be arranged in advance)

Open Events

Find out more about courses.

All Courses

Monday 3rd September 2018

10am – 6pm  

Tuesday 4th September 2018

10am – 7pm

Wednesday 5th September 2018

10am – 7pm

Thursday 6th September 2018

10am – 6pm

Friday 7th September 2018

10am – 2pm

Saturday 8th September 2018

10am – 1pm


Other enrolment times 

August – 3 September 2018 (Summer break)

Monday – Thursday             9am – 4.30pm

Friday                                     9am – 3pm


From 4 September 2018

Monday – Thursday             9am – 7.30pm

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)