60% of learners are new. On average they do 3 courses with us.

30% of short course learners have no previous qualifications and 41% nothing at Level 2.

83% are unemployed.

Half our learners are referred here and by 99 different agencies:

  • 35% from Drugs and Alcohol Recovery
  • 15% from Mental Health services
  • 18% from Supported Housing
  • 10% from Employment services

412 learners had additional support in 16/17 

6 Access starters had an Individual Learning Support Plan in 16/17

46% of learners have a disability

60% are over 40

There is more or less a 50:50 split men and women

40% are Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic