Adult Learning

At BCE we are passionate about learning and development. The launch of our new adult learning service allows us to bring our experience in teaching and training to a wider audience.
Functional skills are an essential foundation for sustainable employment.

Whether you are looking to improve your communication skills, develop your confidence in English, improve your numeracy skills, support your children with their homework or looking to achieve an industry recognised qualification.

Our English and Maths courses are flexible and designed to meet the needs of our learners. We offer functional skills qualifications in English and Maths awarded by OCR from Entry Level 3 – Level 2.

Creative Apprenticeship Masterclass

Are you looking to secure an Apprenticeship that kick starts your career in the creative industry? Then why not join our Creative Apprenticeship Masterclass and give yourself a head start! Our Creative Apprenticeship Masterclass programme, covers the following:

  • Creative Workshops led by industry professionals
  • Opportunity to develop your employability skills (CV writing, creating a portfolio/website, Interview skills and many more)
  • Gain practical experience
  • Presenting your work into front of an industry panel
  • Working on a live creative project in your area of choice:
    • Media – Editing, filming short videos for social media/marketing campaigns, designing flyers and logos, taking pictures for the campaign.
    • Marketing – Creating marketing and social media strategies, pitching and promoting campaigns, turning your creative ideas into real life content.
    • Events – Coming up with creative and innovative ideas for an event, organising a venue, artist performances, catering and decorations. Working to a client brief
    • VFX – Using creative ideas and concepts for Illustrations and Animations, Editing and work closely with the Content creators and Marketing teams.
Digital Skills Masterclass

Our programmes are designed to equip you with essential industry skills, recognised industry qualifications and real life project experience. Chose from our 3 creative pathways:

Creative Media Content and Production
Create user friendly and eye-catching content interactive web content with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Design that works-grids, columns and online reading patterns
  • Typography, language and visual hierarchy
  • Creative image manipulation in Photoshop-using Smart Filters
  • Using colour and colour psychology
  • Optimizing images for the web
  • Principles of interactive design
  • Adding interactivity to InDesign web content
  • WEB PROJECT -design and build an interactive web page
  • Going live-how to publish to the web
Digital Marketing Fundamentals
Learn the core skills needed to work in the rapidly expanding digital marketing industry on this introductory course
  • What is a digital marketer? – understanding your role
  • Digital marketing principles
  • Digital marketing types and techniques
  • Customer Engagement
  • Data Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Social Media Content Creation
Web Design and Social Media

Learn the basics of HTML/CSS/JAVASCRIPT coding and design a web application in this introductory course.

  • Understanding Object Orientated Programming
  • Code structure and syntax
  • Understanding and using functions/methods
  • Understanding and using variables
  • Understanding and using data types
  • Understanding and using IF/ELSE statements
  • Understanding and using arrays
    Prove your expertise in the Social Media by completing the Social Media Strategist CIW course which will prepare you for the exam certification.
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Developing a Social Media Strategy
  • Creating a Social Media Campaign
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Presentations and Business Blogs
  • Risks, Reputation, and Crisis Response
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Social Media Metrics and Analytics
  • Reports and Optimization

Entry Requirements

19+ (19 before the 31 August 2019)


Vocational success rate for Academy learners


of BCE Level 3 learners progress to University


of BCE apprentices progress into careers in London’s creative economy