Classes often referred to as night school. Is learning or improving a subject in a persons leisure time. Popular subjects studied are maths and English, foreign languages, computer literacy, business studies, and many social activities.
Evening classes are popular and suitable for anyone wanting to learn in the company of others, for many going to classes becomes a social activity in itself.
Most schools and colleges run a range of academic classes, whilst village halls and community centres run classes in a wide range of social and fittness related activities. Private courses are also widely available.
Classes are open to everyone, normally it is people who have left full time education.
There are classes for every ability, ranging from complete starter courses, for people with no previous knowledge of the subject. To improver courses at the highest of levels. It is up to the individual student to pick a course that suits them.
Open university courses are a closely related activity, suitable for students wanting to take a subject to higher levels. Many leisure activities have and run there own training and improvement schemes. Open University 447, Reading 806,
Costs vary depending on the course chosen, some academic courses are subsidised by local authorities, some courses are free for the elderly and unemployed, All but the most specialised are designed to be affordable. Personal circumstance should not be a bar or restriction to learning basic subjects.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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