South Devon College

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Are you aiming to get back into employment?


Adult Training and Development Centre, Torquay, Newton Road, TQ2 7AD 

PLEASE NOTE: The Centre will be closed on Monday 1st August. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. 

Our new Centre in Torquay is dedicated to supporting adults who are looking to improve their skills and/or find employment. Join us for free, flexible courses to suit all! Come along to one of our advice and guidance drop-in mornings every Friday from 9.30am-12.30pm and let us help you find employment again. There's no need to book, however if you would like to book a one-to-one appointment, you can do so. These will be available from 1pm on Friday's.

  • Do you need help towards employment?
  • Perhaps you need support in writing your CV?
  • Or maybe you'd like to be able to help your children complete their homework?

If so, we can provide you with FREE* courses to improve your English or maths skills! We will work with you to find your current working level and discuss your results and ensure you are placed on a level of English and/or maths that best suits your ability and needs. 

Email or ring 01803 540865 to book a session with us. 


 Begin a FREE* course in ICT! Find out more... 

*Subject to eligibility and availability


FREE* Training if you are Unemployed

Get Ready for Employment - 3 day course - 10.00am - 2.30pm

Various dates are now available at the Adult Training and Development Centre, Torquay, TQ2 7AD

Get Ready for Employment is a 3 day course tailored to develop your employability skills and provide you with qualifications that you can put on your CV. 

During the 3 days you will cover the following topics:

  • Team work
  • Deciding on the right job for you
  • Problem solving skills
  • Customer service
  • Work awareness
  • ICT skills for employment
  • Looking and searching for jobs
  • Support with your job application
  • Getting ready for interviews

Please contact or call 01803 540865 for further information

*Subject to eligibility and availability


First Aid

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We offer the following First Aid courses in Torquay:


Adult and Community Learning

We also offer Adult and Community Learning courses at this location. You can find all of the courses on the Adult and Community Learning page.  


We are located on 124 Newton Road, Torquay, TQ2 7AD, next door to the Fire Station. Parking is available in the local pay and display car parks. There is easy access from the Number 12 Bus Routes. Alternatively you can ring us on 01803 540865 or email