Welcome to Wakefield Adult and Community Education Services
To work with its partners to create a culture in which learning is sought and valued; high standards of achievement become the norm; and where education promotes individual and community development and contributes to Wakefield`s regeneration.
ACES - Aims and Objectives
The Adult and Community Education Service works with community partners, schools and employers to provide a wide range of part-time learning opportunities.
There is a strong programme of life-enriching learning activities, which take place in day and evening centres.
The ethos of the service is an inclusive one in which efforts are made to ensure equality of access and success.
- Where there is an identified need Additonal Learner Support (ALS), can be provided to support learners to succeed.
- Eligible learners can access 16-18 bursary monies to support them to achieve.
- Coffee bar/cafe facilities are available at most venues.
- Childcare facilities are also available at some centres.
Important Statistics (all ages) 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Enrolments 13717 12042 10070
Learners on Full Level 2 courses 576 341 583
Learners on Full Level 3 courses 306 143 104
Retention 90% 91% 92%
Achievement 90% 92% 92%
Success 81% 84% 84%
How to apply
You can apply for courses at Wakefield Adult and Community Education Services through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.