Life at ACL

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Classroom Learning

Find out more about learning in the classroom at one of our centres across Essex.

Online & Remote Learning

Some of our courses takes place either online live or as an online self-study course. We also have a Virtual Learning Environment which allows learners to access resources.

Learner Charter

The learner charter aims to improve mutual support, communications and strengthen relationships creating a safe and positive environment for all.

Your Voice

Your voice is important in ensuring that we meet the needs of our community. Find out about the ways in which you can express your views.

Success Stories

Read our learner’s success stories. If you are a current or past learner that would like to share your story with us, please contact the marketing team.

Hair Salons

Find out more about the services and treatments carried out in our hair salons. Services and treatments are carried out by our hairdressing & barbering students.

Beauty Salons

We offer a range of treatments at a reasonable rate at our Beauty Rooms. Treatments are carried out by learners on our beauty & complementary therapies courses.

Preschools & Nurseries

We have ofsted registered pre-schools and nurseries, that care for children aged 3 month – 5 years old. They are open to learners attending courses, and the local community.


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Find out about our upcoming events. Throughout the year, we have many events going on, from Be Inspired Taster events to Family Fun Days, there is something for everyone.

ACL Awards

The ACL Achievement Awards take place each year to celebrate the outstanding achievements of learners and staff at ACL. Nominate a learner or staff member for the 2024 awards.