About Us

Our purpose is to improve quality of life and raise ambitions of local people. We will do this by working with them to:


  • Improve their skills and increase their economic prospects

  • Improve their health and well-being

  • Create resilient, cohesive and stronger communities

  • Create cleaner and safer neighbourhoods

We help over 3,000 adults learn new skills and develop interests every year, ranging from healthy cooking, first aid, computers, food-hygiene to improving your reading, writing and maths skills.

Contact Us

Blackburn with Darwen Adult Learning


M Floor, Town Hall.
Blackburn, Lancashire. BB1 7DY.

Tel: 01254 507720

Email: adultlearning@blackburn.gov.uk

"Teaching and learning are good and use a good range of different approaches to learning."


"Excellent strategic direction focuses clearly on learner engagement, skills and employability."


"Well-targeted, responsive provision places a clear focus on developing communities."


"Learners have access to a good information advice and guidance service."


"The promotion of equality of opportunity is outstanding."


"Learners make very good personal and learning gains;Improvements in learners’ social and economic well-being are very good"


"Partnerships are outstanding. The provider works closely with a range of partners that benefit the local community and learners."


 - Ofsted inspection - 2010

Funded by ESFA
Matrix standard
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