ADULT learning courses in Dudley have been praised by government inspectors for providing good and engaging subjects.

Ofsted has rated Dudley Council's adult and community learning provision as ‘good’ in a recent inspection.

Inspectors praised the range of subjects on offer that “have a clear focus on developing skills that residents need to enter employment”.

They also highlighted areas for improvement including more professional development for tutors and more developmental feedback for learners.

Courses on offer include floristry, digital, English and maths, photography and more.

Councillor Paul Bradley, Dudley Council's deputy leader, said: "I am absolutely delighted that inspectors have praised what they found and hope this inspires other people to sign up to one of the many courses we have.

"The start of the year is a great time to look at opportunities like this to improve people’s skills and learning."

More than 330 people are enrolled on accredited and non-accredited courses adult learning courses across seven venues.