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We have a huge variety of courses on offer for adults and 16-19 year olds. View our A-Z list of courses.

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Southend Adult Community College

Southend Adult Community College (SACC) are Southend Borough Council’s provider of adult education and provides education and training to more than 2,000 learners.
In addition, we provide community outreach provision and family learning in local community venues and employee training and assessment on employer premises.

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Skills for Life

We have a variety of courses to help you into work or change career. From ESOL to improve your English, Maths and ICT to GCSE qualifications for work and entry into higher education.

Community Learning

With so many courses to choose from, discover our adult general interest and accredited part time, day and evening courses whatever your age and ability.

Skills for Work

Our vocational courses are ideal for learners who want to enhance their knowledge and practical skills related to specific jobs and industry sectors.


Do you want to earn while you learn? We can help you find a recognised Apprenticeship in a variety of industry sectors that includes tailored learning progression opportunities.

SEND Provision

Find out how we meet a range of needs for learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) our ASDAN acredited programme and Westcliff Centre.

Short Courses

Want to learn a new skill? Find out what short courses you can try, from one-day workshops to weekly sessions for all ages and levels starting throughout the year.

Latest News

IMPORTANT UPDATE: College Closure and Online Classes

Following the announcements by Public Health England and the Government relating to COVID -19,...

30 Mar 2020


Examinations: All exams for the Academic year, 2019-20, have been cancelled.   GCSE Candidates need...

22 Mar 2020

1 college, 3 locations

Welcome to Southend Adult Community College. We have three activity centres; our main site Southchurch Centre, a stones throw away from Southend East Station,  Belfairs Centre next to Belfairs Academy in Leigh on Sea, and Westcliff Centre, a specialist centre for young adults with complex and profound learning difficulties and disabilities.

Southchurch Centre

Southchurch Centre,

Southchurch Centre is our main site, in the heart of Southchurch Village, moments away from Southend East Station.

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Belfairs Centre

Belfairs Centre,
Leigh on Sea

Belfairs Centre is in the heart of Leigh On Sea, a modern facility located at the front of Belfairs High School.

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Westcliff Specialist Centre

Westcliff Specialist Centre,

The Westcliff Centre is located in Westcliff, next to Lancaster School just off Prittlewell Chase.

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