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Are you thinking about going back to education to get ready to return to work, looking for a promotion in your current career or want to move into a new field? Lewisham College can help you achieve your goal with courses designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career.

You can choose from a range of programmes, many of which are free for eligible applicants, including employability courses, ESOL, English and Maths. Lewisham College is also offering courses that are part of the government’s new Lifetime Skills Guarantee Scheme, which are funded qualifications designed to help those looking to gain employment, further their career, change sectors or boost their expertise.

Our campuses in Deptford and Lewisham Way offer well-equipped facilities and industry experienced tutors, as well as learning resources and student support, all in the heart of a vibrant community.

We welcome thousands of adult learners every year and offer flexible learning options and financial support to help with tuition fees depending on your circumstances. Browse our courses below to unlock your potential.


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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:


This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk: