Adult College of Barking and Dagenham

With great success rates and high levels of student satisfaction, the Adult College offers a wide range of exciting adult education courses for personal development, work and leisure.

Many courses fill up quickly so please enrol early to ensure your place.


Full details of courses available:

Adult College website


Our tuition fees are one of the lowest in London.

If you are on Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance, courses leading to a nationally recognised qualification are free.

If you are seeking work and receive Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit or Working Tax Credit you may also be entitled to a free qualification course.

Our premises in Ripple Road (Barking) and Fanshawe Crescent (Dagenham) offer state of the art facilities for adult learning.

Our friendly Student Services team offer a broad range of support to assist you if you have:

  • A mental health difficulty
  • Require help with reading, writing or using numbers
  • A specific learning difficulty
  • A physical disability which may hinder your learning

Financial support

We also have a number of financial support funds to help you with the cost of your learning, including

  • childcare while you study,
  • travel
  • help to purchase books
  • specialist equipment for your course

Adult College of Barking and Dagenham
Barking Campus: 127 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7PB
Dagenham Campus: 241-247 Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham, RM9 5DF

020 8270 4722