About us

Welcome to the Barking and Dagenham Adult College

We are passionate about lifelong learning and community engagement. Barking and Dagenham Adult College and Employment teams strongly believe that everyone deserves a second chance so that no one is left behind whatever their life situation.

We believe that one of the best ways of helping and empowering you is to support you to help yourself through developing your skills and confidence, whatever your starting point. You will be supported by qualified teaching, support and work teams to help you to unlock your talent and fulfil your potential.

An excellent, safe and supportive learning environment with high levels of achievement are provided. We are delighted that you wish to find out more about the learning and work opportunities we are offering and look forward to working with you to support your current and future development.

Sharon Thomas
Head of Service

Our campuses

Barking campus

Barking campus

Our Barking campus is located on Ripple Road.


Barking station (7 minute walk)

62, 287, 368, EL1, EL2 and EL3 stop outside of the college

Dagenham campus

Our Dagenham Campus is located on Parsloes Avenue.


Dagenham Heathway station (15 minute walk)


364 to Parsloes Avenue or 5, 62 or EL2 to Martins Corner

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