Whether you are looking to move up the career ladder, change job, return to employment or start that course you’ve always talked about, as an adult student at Runshaw College you can be assured of an outstanding educational experience. We are here to help you succeed!

Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education courses prepare you for university study and can be your passport to an entirely new career! They provide students aged 19+ with the skills and qualifications for progression to degrees, foundation degrees and other higher level studies.

Adult Education

Whether you want to be the next big thing or just want to quietly enjoy the knowledge that you can tackle the household budget, Runshaw Adult College has a course for you!


An Apprenticeship is a fantastic way to bridge the gap between full time education and the world of work. It provides on-the-job training, qualifications and a salary. We offer Apprenticeships in areas such as catering, childcare, hair and beauty, retail and business.