Evening Classes



A full programme of Evening Classes is available that has been produced by the Council’s Community Learning and Development Service in association with Orkney College UHI, local schools, Community Associations and Community Centres.

The Community Learning Guide can be found as an insert in the local newspaper, The Orcadian, or can be obtained from Orkney Library, Orkney Islands Council Customer Services, Orkney College UHI or from various local shops and locations.

Orkney College UHI provides a range of certificated and non-certificated courses and information on these can be found below.

Contact Tina Brown at Orkney College, Telephone (01856) 569206 for information or to reserve a place.

Please note all higher and national courses require students to work independently of the class and to be able to dedicate at least one additional evening a week for study.

Details of start dates and times which are not supplied below are available on application.


Some of the courses detailed below could be partially financed using a £200 learner account from ILA Scotland.

In order to use you ILA Scotland Discount you must have your £200 learner account in place prior to the start of the course.  For further information on applying for an ILA account please call the ILA helpline free on 0800 97 8000

The total course fee must be paid by students before commencing a higher level course. Orkney College UHI Fee Policy states that “all students taking UHI courses are required to pay tuition fees which are due in full at enrolment, unless otherwise agreed in advance.  The payment of fees is the responsibility of the student”.