Live, Laugh, Learn With Us

We aim to offer high quality courses at the best value. Our courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the majority are free. For courses with a fee, there is a reduction for those on income-related benefits.

If you want to know more, or can’t find what you’re looking for, please drop-in to The Learning Place on Derby Road, or phone us on 023 9262 1860 or email us at

We will be pleased to help you find the course you are looking for.

Latest Courses

Family Learning

Our Family Learning services help parents to learn how their children are taught at school, to enable adults to answer their children’s questions in a way that matches lessons, avoids confusion and increases their own skills.

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The Community Learning Service offers Business Administration and Customer Service Apprenticeships at Levels 2, 3 and 4. We are Portsmouth City Council’s in house training provider and welcome apprentices working from other organisations too.

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Latest News


Aspirations Week – Careers Advice Sessions

December 13th, 2019

Thinking of a career change? Wanting to return to work but not know where to start? Pop along to The Learning Place on Thursday 23rd January where you will have the chance to drop-in and informally chat to advisors and check out your option and find out about your next steps. We will also have … Continued

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New 2020 Spring Brochure

December 11th, 2019

The new brochure is here! If you would like a digital copy please send us your email and we can send this over, If you would like a hard copy pop in and see us!

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Maths week 2019

Maths Week 2019

November 12th, 2019

We are celebrating maths week here at Community Learning. Each day we will be posting a maths questions on our social media accounts. Follow us on: Facebook Twitter Instagram #mathsweek2019 #mathsisfun

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The Learning Place, 6 Derby Road, North End, Portsmouth, PO2 8HH

023 9262 1860