Who We Are

About Us

Havering Adult College was established in 1955 and has been offering the London Borough of Havering and it's surrounding areas quality training and education for adults.  In various centres across the London Borough of Havering we offer part time learning in the community.

Havering Adult College strives for 'outstanding' teaching and learning and all our teachers have achieved or are working towards specialist teaching qualifications.

Recently graded good by Ofsted, Havering Adult College ensure that our quality of training and the learning experience is of the highest standard achieveable.

Below you will find information regarding our success rates and what our learners' had to say about Havering Adult College in the 2014 Ofsted Inspection Report.


We are delighted to welcome you to Havering Adult College.  

October 2014 saw Ofsted give Havering Adult College its highest marks by inspectors. Following their visit to the college, which is based at the Bower Park Centre in Romford, inspectors marked it as good overall in their report; noting that outcomes for learners, quality of teaching, learning and assessment, effectiveness of leadership and community learning were all good. To see the full report click here

Havering Adult College uses a variety of venues across the borough, to ensure that learning takes place in the heart of our community.  We are very proud of the achievements of our students and our success is based on strong partnerships within the local community, businesses and stakeholders.  We have a strong commitment to equality and diversity and we are keen to welcome new and returning learners from a variety of backgrounds, ages and abilities and to meeting the needs of disadvantaged individuals and communities.  

Many of our learners come to us to re-train or improve their career prospects or perhaps resume formal education after a break, whist others are learning for their own personal development. Whatever your reasons for study, we can help you achieve your ambitions.

We are very proud of our Beauty and Complementary Therapy area of learning which has its own dedicated working salon.  For more information visit www.haveringadultcollege.co.uk/salon.

Whether you want to study for pleasure or to gain a qualification, we are sure you will find a course of interest to you in this year's programme. With hundreds of courses to choose from, it really is your choice - but if you would like some help choosing, you can talk to one of our Student Services Advisers on 01708 434955.

Enrolment is open for all courses and you will find instructions on how to enrol in the prospectus.

Whatever you choose to do, we are sure you will have an enjoyable and rewarding time.


Bower Park Centre
472 Havering Road
Essex RM1 4HR
Phone : 01708 434 955

Email : enquiries-adultcollege@havering.gov.uk
Url : www.haveringadultcollege.co.uk


Enrolment Times (excluding Bank Holidays)

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm (excludes Wednesday evening at Brittons Centre)

Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm Places are limited so enrol early to avoid disappointment.

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