Covid-19 Update at Thurrock Adult Community College, 5 August 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions our college campus remains temporarily closed to the general public for enrolments. We will reopen, subject to Public Health England guidelines, in September 2020 and using a blended learning approach. All courses for 2020-21 are now available to book online.  Please continue to follow the Government guidance for the latest advice and support to protect yourself and others.

Operational changes

Our mission is to provide adult education and make a positive difference to local people and their communities. The current Coronavirus situation is an anxious time for everyone. The health, safety and wellbeing of our learners and staff is essential at this time. As a college we are continuing to deliver free online workshops and courses for the local community plus making plans for you to learn safely from September 2020 with a blended learning approach on a full range of vocational and community learning courses. You can now search and book our 2020-21 courses and assessments for vocational qualifications online from our Find A Course page.

Our College staff have been equipped with the skills and equipment to work and teach remotely and will continue to provide you with regular updates as the situation changes. We would recommend you email with any queries, or requests for a callback, to where more staff are available to deal with your enquiry and you will receive a faster reply during operating hours, Monday to Friday.


All learners were contacted via SMS or text in March about options to obtain refunds or rebook and these have now been processed or learners contacted. If you have not received any contact, please email with details and we will be in touch. Thank you for your understanding.

Is the Preschool open?

Our Preschool is open term-time only and closed during August. Please call 01375 485868 or email if you have any questions or wish to register your child for a place in the Preschool from September 2020. Visit page for more details.

Help to control the virus:

More details are available from this NHS guidance link on how to prevent the spread of CoronavirusTo protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:

  • wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space - stay at least a metre away from people not in your household

If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days.

Where can I find more Government and health information?

Residents, businesses and visitors in Thurrock should follow government information about the situation in the UK, along with guidance on what to do if you think you are at risk. For more details, please go to Thurrock Council's website for links to the latest government and health agency information and advice.

If you have any queries, please email and our Learner Services team will respond during operating hours, Monday to Friday. Thank you for your understanding.