Devon Community Learning Academy

Devon Community Learning provides a wealth of group learning, online courses and professional training opportunities for businesses, community groups, social enterprises, charities, local councils and individuals in Devon and beyond.

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Over the past six decades DCT has amassed a wealth of experience in community development, community engagement, business and enterprise and many more areas key to supporting our communities to thrive. Our team of internal trainers, plus a carefully selected team of external experts, are here to help you and your organisation to achieve your aims through a blend of online and in-person training sessions. Our accessible courses cover a wide range of subjects including:

  • Benefits and Money Advice training
  • Health and Wellbeing training
  • Social and Community Enterprise
  • Community Development training, including Community Buildings, Community and Neighbourhood Planning and Community Resilience training
  • Business and Marketing training, including Inclusive Employment training 
  • Voluntary Sector and Governance training
  • First Aid, Fire Safety and Food Safety training
  • Rural and Affordable Housing training

What do the courses cost?

Some of our courses are fully funded and therefore completely free to qualifying participants. Where you have told us there's a need for training outside these areas, we have developed a comprehensive selection of high quality courses at highly accessible rates. 


Prices start at under £30, with big savings to be made for members of DCT and a 10% saving for those who book at least 4 weeks in advance of the course*. Membership is available from just £24 per year. Find out more using the link below:

Enjoy discounted training with DCT membership

*Discount automatically applied at the checkout. Bookings must be made at least 4 weeks before the course date. Selected courses only. 

We’re also able to offer bespoke training opportunities for larger organisations.

If you require any further information regarding Devon Community Learning courses or the booking process, or you would like to have your training events promoted through us, please contact

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