Free courses

Need to improve your reading, writing, maths or technology skills? We can help.

Freephone 1 800 20 20 65

Find your local centre

Learn online at

How we can help you

If you’re wondering how we can help you, have a look at these success stories

What to expect

Watch these videos and find out more

Learn for free. Anytime. Anywhere.

Learn with NALA

Choose from a range of free adult learning courses. You can study online or work with a tutor on the phone. You decide what, where and how you want to learn. Learn more

Learn with your local Education and Training Board (ETB)

There are over 100 local adult literacy services around the country, run by ETBs and community education centres.

  • Each service runs free adult learning courses on reading, writing, spelling, maths, technology and computers.
  • You can attend your local service and work with trained tutors on a one-to-one basis or in small groups.

For information on your nearest service, contact the NALA Freephone support line on 1 800 20 20 65 or use the map below to find an adult education centre near you.

Find a centre

reading icon

Sign up to be kept up to date on our latest campaigns.