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Training opportunities

You may decide that formal education is not the right fit for you. In these circumstances, there are various training programmes that you can access across the city.

Hull Training and Adult Education

As one of the city’s largest education and training providers, Hull Adult Education offer hundreds of specialist apprenticeships and training courses. As a learner you can expect to study with like minded people in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. All of thier staff are experts in their fields and are passionate about sharing their knowledge.

Hull Training and Adult Education offers an ideal way to come back to learning, get back into work, build confidence or learn a new skill. Whatever your learning and career goals, they can help you to achieve them.

You can find out more about the courses they by accessing the A-Z of courses

Find a course here

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Endeavour Training centre

Preston Road Adult Education

Craven Park Training & Enterprise

5 Senses

5 Senses offer learning and development opportunities for vulnerable adults through centre based educational sessions and community activities.

Activities cover a number of subjects, from Geography through to Life Skills. Each session is designed to develop your abilities by using teaching methods from different forms of Expressive Arts.

They use music, art, dance and drama as tools to enhance each person’s development in a range of subjects. We will also work with you to suit your preferred learning style.

They are based at -

Popple Street



Visit the 5 Senses website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -


Case is a local charity which provides training, support and employment opportunities to people with a learning disability. Everything that they do is focused on improving people’s lives to help you grow as individuals.

They work with other service providers to support transition from schools or other service provision to Case. They offer individualised transition plans which could include taster days or work experience for young people at School.

Activities have been developed to meet the needs of the individuals who attend their services which can consist of -

  • formal learning programmes
  • informal learning programmes
  • craft and practical skills
  • gardening and horticulture
  • personal development programmes
  • independent living skills
  • employment programmes including practical activities such as catering, horticulture, administration etc.
  • sports programmes

They are based at are based at

60 Charles Street



Visit the Case training website here

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Matthew's Hub

Matthew’s Hub is a support service for people with high functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Their multidisciplinary team consists of a wide variety of highly qualified autism professionals with over 50 years of combined experience.

Matthew’s Hub Supports people aged 16 above who are Autistic or awaiting a diagnosis.. They offer a range of services that help to build confidence, self esteem, and develop life skills, including enabling the take up volunteering opportunities.

Matthew’s Hub offers –

  • advice and guidance
  • emotional health and wellbeing
  • mentoring and employment
  • training and Learning
  • social networking opportunities
  • advocacy

If you would like more information on Matthew’s Hub and the Support they can offer.

Visit the Matthew’s Hub website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

You can visit them in person -

1st Floor

Regent House

183 Ferensway



Mencap Hull

Mencap has over 40 years experience of supporting people with a learning disability into paid work. Their lifestyle and work team can help you to learn new skills, gain confidence and offer work experience placements.

They offer a person centred and practical support to help individuals and identify and apply for suitable progression routes. This progression can be in education, paid work, meaningful activity or a mixture of all.

Their services include -

  • Pre-employment support including appropriate training to developing the skills need to get a paid job
  • Work trials and placements offering experience in a real work environment
  • Job coaching and in work support to find paid work to help you to learn new skills and cope with change
  • Support for businesses that employ people with a learning disability

You can find out more about the work and training programme Mencap hull offer by contacting them by telephone on 01482 211 473.

Last reviewed: 25/04/2019