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COVID-19 UPDATE: CENTRES CLOSED

(Updated 16th February 2021)

Following the government announcement in early January, ALL our centres are closed, and all our classes have moved to online or remote learning supported by our tutors.

FREE COURSES:
We have a HUGE range of FREE online classes for leisure and wellbeing that are enrolling now.
View our FREE courses here.

FULL RANGE OF COURSES:
You can also view our full range of skills and leisure courses here.

Depending on your circumstances you may be eligible for a fee remission on some of our paid-for courses.

New Enquiries Phone Number

Our main phone number for ALL learner enquiries and enrolments is now:
01332 956565

Enrolling Online

Following feedback from our learners, we have begun improving our website enrolment form, which now collects most of the enrolment information we need to be able to check your eligibility for funding and enrol you onto your class.

You may notice some changes to the form and some categories (such as "retired") are not available to select.

We will continue to listen to learner feedback and make improvements to our online systems over the coming months.

Accessibility Statement - our websites

Our website accessibility statement now applies to all Derby City Council websites.

Derby Employment Hub

Derby City Council's Employment Hub is delivering a range of new activities to support unemployed residents aged 16 or over.  If you are newly unemployed, or long-term unemployed and looking for support to get back into work please get in touch:

 

DALS stepped up to the challenge

Here at DALS we have created and delivered a whole range of new online courses through the Covid-19 crisis.  Over 700 learners took advantage of these new online courses and the feedback has been excellent.  Here are some of the comments we've had:

Improved motivation for learning topics outside my work which I haven't done for over 40 years!

I enjoyed it and realise I could do more online courses.

It has pushed me to step outside my comfort zone, re-learn things I learnt years ago, learn new skills and to keep mentally healthy in the lockdown.

Has given me confidence in using Excel

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Hundreds of courses available

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