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Do you have a learning difficulty and/or disability?

CALAT have an exciting range of courses for you to help you to gain qualifications, develop English and Maths and creativity skills and improve your wellbeing.

You will make new friends and move towards independence and employment. Courses take place at our 3 centres across Croydon, Strand House in Thornton Heath, Croydon Clocktower in Katharine Street in Central Croydon and New Addington Library. We also deliver our gardening class at Thornton Heath library.

New learners will have an interview and assessment to find out your starting point and assess which courses meet your needs.

For more information on any of our ALDD courses please click here (and enter ‘ALDD’ in the search courses box), alternatively you can call us on 020 8604 7061 or email


CALAT is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all learners and staff, therefore delivery methods* of courses will be using blended learning techniques complying with government guidelines for social distancing in relation to Covid 19.

This may mean that your course content could be totally online or a combination of both classroom and online delivery. Initial assessments and enrolments will also be online or processed over the telephone using an online payment app. 

*It is important to note, with such a fast moving situation, any delivery may be subject to change and updated in accordance with government guidelines in relation to Covid 19.

Our courses are divided into three categories, click on the headings below to find out more.

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