Adult Learners: Enrichment and Personal Development

Adult Personal Development

Learning at RNN Group isn’t just about achieving qualifications or specific vocational skills; it’s about equipping you to have the personal skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to be successful for the rest of your life both personally and professionally as well as adding value to your learning experience and time with us.

We have a broad and increasing range of free ways in which we can support you as a student to develop:

Careers Services at College

Our careers team is there for when you need to make decisions about your future career plans, exploring your choices and career interests.  We have a team of Careers Advisers who are here to help you plan for your future.   

Our learners can book a careers guidance appointment:  or phone 01709 513355.

Learners can also drop into the Careers Lounges to speak with our advisers. You will also find all kinds of careers and labour market information.

The National Careers Service is also available to support adults. Available 7 days a week, on line or call 0800 100 900.

Blended Learning Consortium

The Blended Learning Consortium has been set up to support colleges in moving forward to meet accredited guidelines and allow members to benefit from the creation and sharing of FE specific resources. This is a free online series of resources covering a broad range of personal skills such as Employability, Interview Preparation, GDPR and much more. New courses are constantly being added!

Learner Support

Learners can apply for bursary support. Learners may be eligible for a contribution towards childcare, fees, equipment and travel.

The application form is available on our websites (links below), income evidence can be submitted electronically.

Financial support application form 2023

We have a Student Support team on each campus, made up of Mentors, Counsellors and Safeguarding Officers. These team members can offer support on a range of topics and subjects that may impact on learning.

See the following YouTube video for more student support information.

There are a broad range of events occurring at the Group’s college sites, this includes:

…and much more! More events will continue to be added throughout the year so please keep checking.

We want you to really enjoy your learning journey here at the RNN Group. Don’t be afraid to ask for help and to ask lots of questions throughout.

We want you to really make the most of your time with us and achieve and be the best you can be!

We want you to be personally and professionally happy and successful when you leave us with your new skills and qualifications.

Would you like to develop personal knowledge, skills and behaviours that aren’t listed above? Please let us know and we can explore this in the future!