Whether you are looking for a new hobby, want to brush up on old skills, or fancy a fun day of activities with friends, our leisure courses are sure to have something for you.

Available Courses

Cookery & Baking Masterclasses

Get tips from our experts to take your home baking to the next level. With a variety of one day masterclasses or a six week journey in baking, you’ll learn how to bake an array of amazing treats. Why not book a course with a group of friends and finish with a meal in award winning restaurant Avenue 141?

  • Artisan bread

03.11.2018 | Sat | 10:00 – 15:00
23.02.2019 | Sat | 10:00 – 15:00
18.05.2019 | Sat | 10:00 – 15:00

Using traditional techniques and carefully selected ingredients for your course, will give you the true experience of Artisan baking, hand crafted quality bread. We place great importance on flavour using fresh or dry yeast. Ultimately, we want you to have fun and come away feeling confident with lots of tips and ideas to try out for yourself.

Fees: £65


  • Christmas Goodies

24.11.2018 | Sat | 10:00 – 15:00
08.12.2019 | Sat | 10:00 – 15:00

Covering a range of edible Christmas goodies you will be encouraged to home bake and package all of your Christmas presents, developing new cookery and creative skills – you will be given step-by-step instructions, demonstrations, recipes and baking methods in order to re-create Christmas treats at home.

Fees: £65


  • Cakes & Pastry Baking

31.10.2018 – 12.12.2018 | Wed | 10:00 – 15:00
27.02.2019 -10.04.2019 | Wed | 10:00 – 15:00
24.04.2019 – 05.05.2019 | Wed | 10:00 – 15:00

This course is designed to encourage home bakers to perfect their cooking skills covering a range of cakes and pastries. You will develop new skills and be given step-by-step instructions, demonstrations and written recipes and methods in order to re-create them at home.

Fees: £195


  • Macaron Masterclass

20.10.2018 | Sat | 09:30 – 12:30
23.02.2019 | Sat | 09:30 – 12:30
09.05.2019 | Thurs | 09:30 – 12:30
08.06.2019 | Sat | 09:30 – 12:30

This course will teach you how to make the perfect macarons every time, crunchy on the outside and soft inside, with delicious fillings and decorated to perfection. You will leave the course with a box full of macarons – if you can resist from eating them first!

Fees: £50


  • Cocktail Canapés

06.10.2018 | Sat | 09:30 – 12:30
02.03.2019 | Sat | 09:30 – 12:30

This three hour course will teach you how to make tasty canapés every time, with delicious fillings which are perfect for informal drinks parties or even corporate events.

Fees: £50


  • Hospitality Masterclass –  Mixology (Cocktails)

03.11.0218 | Sat | 09.30 – 12.30

Our Cocktail Masterclass offers an introduction to the world of cocktails and the art of Mixology teaching you how to mix the perfect cocktail. Sessions are held in our award winning restaurant Avenue141.

The course will include an introduction to

* Basic cocktail equipment and ingredients

* Methods of cocktail preparation

* Recipes and preparation of classic cocktail recipes

Fees: £50


Choose your own fabric, learn how to use a sewing machine and cut material to pattern. You will be guided by an experienced tutor, with industry experience and a professional approach. Working through a number of techniques to provide take-home knowledge to continue your own future projects.

Dressmaking – Beginners

18.09.2019 – 27.11.2018 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330


Dressmaking – Intermediate

26.03.2019 – 19.06.2019 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330


Are you getting the most out of your digital camera? Are there functions and buttons that you simply don’t understand? Fareham College offers the following range of part time courses at varying levels to assist you in developing and expanding your skills and knowledge in photography.


Analogue Photography – Beginners

18.09.2018 – 27.11.2018 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330


Digital Photography – Beginners

19.09.2018 – 28.11.2018 | Wed | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330


Digital Photography – Intermediate

26.03.2019 – 19.06.2019 | Wed | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330


Increase your confidence with basic video making and learn how to shoot movie-style video footage using your camera. Video techniques can be complicated for even the most advanced photographer, and with the broad range of products available knowing where to start can be confusing. This course aims to demystify video making, explaining the jargon and making it easy to understand.


Introduction to Filmmaking

18.09.2018 – 27.11.2018 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00
26.03.2019 – 19.06.2019 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330

Adobe Creative Cloud

Learn how to create amazing designs, documents and photographs with Adobe Creative Cloud tools. This course will teach you the basics of using Adobe CC software, including setting up new workspaces, using layers, retouching photos and exporting work for print and online. We’ll also get to grips with some of the other features and apps in the Creative Cloud and explore how they work together. This course is perfect if you are interested in learning more about digital design and publishing. During the course, you’ll work with:

  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Spark


Introduction to Adobe CC Applications

18.09.2018 – 27.11.2018 | Tues | 18:00 – 21:00

Fees: £330

Please note that the fees indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

Applying for a course that has a concession?

Then the course could be free! Some courses are eligible for funding if you are an unemployed individual, on a state benefit* and you want to enter employment and need the skills from one of our funded courses to achieve this.

* (Income Support (universal credit), Job Seekers, ESA contribution Based, ESA work related activity group. Includes SFA funded courses only. You must be aged 19-23 on 31 August 2014. You must produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you enrol. Concessions do not apply to higher education courses.

Full details regarding funding and eligibility will be provided upon application.

How do I find out what the fee for my course is?

The fee for your chosen course is listed in the individual course sections accessed on this page. It includes the cost of tuition plus the cost of any exam and registration fee charged by the exam board (if applicable).

Are there any other costs I may have to pay?

Some courses may require you to pay extra costs for things such as course books, trips, and specialist equipment or clothing. If your course has any additional costs, you will be notified before enrolment. You can also contact the College on call 01329 815 200 to find out more.

I’m an international student – are my course fees different?

If you have not been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for more than three years before the start of your course (excluding any time spent in full-time education), different course fees may apply to you – please call 01329 815 200 to find out more. Fareham College cannot sponsor Tier 4 student visas.

My employer is funding my course – what do I need to do?

You will need to complete an Employer Authorisation form, and return to the Enrolments team, and your employer will be invoiced accordingly.

How do I pay for my course?

You can pay by cash, cheque, credit or debit card. And for courses over £500 we offer a payment by instalment service to help spread the cost of your course. A £250 minimum deposit is required if you choose to pay by instalments. Please contact the College for more information.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call

01329 815 200

Please note, Part Time course fees are annualised and, unless otherwise stated, apply to each year of your course.