Restart Lite

We understand how daunting it can be to come back to education and we want to help you take that first step. Our approach is student centred and we are confident that we will be able to support and inspire you to learn and achieve, regardless of the challenges you face.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10923
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards, Ballynahinch, Holywood, Newcastle
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Access to HE

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Course Overview
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to some basic knowledge and skills needed to come back to education as an Adult Returner.

English, Maths and Study skills and tasters for IT, Science, Well being and Resilience, and Social Science.

You want to acquire a fresh start in education but are worried about starting over.

This introductory course will help prepare you to take up the full Restart Education course in September.

Whether you want to retrain, change careers or transform your skills, we are happy to help you regardless of your circumstances or educational background.

English, Maths and Study skills and tasters for IT, Science, Well being and Resilience, and Social Science.

How our Restart Lite programme allows you try out some of the topics from the full Restart Education Programme and to get started on the skills in literacy, numeracy and back to study modules without having the do the whole thing.

You'll get a solid foundation of knowledge while also gaining a positive experience of learning in a way that is inviting and supportive.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a taster of the basic knowledge and skills which will be developed in the Restart Education Programme.

Whether you want to retrain, change careers or transform your skills, we are happy to help you regardless of your circumstances or educational background.

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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