We offer courses from Entry Level to Level 3, which is
equivalent to 3 A Levels. Our courses are designed in conjunction
with industry experts and we'll prepare you for further study or
for the world of work.
Our subjects range from art and design to engineering and we can
help you to progress to the next level so if you are thinking of
studying a higher education course check out our courses,
alternatively we'll prepare to move on to study at university.
Choose from over 40 different Apprenticeships, one of the
largest range of Apprenticeships in the region. We have excellent
links with employers in Northumberland and the wider North East
region so we can also help you to find an employer.
If you are unemployed and you are looking to re-skill or build
up your confidence, an Employability course could be ideal for
You will cover team work skills, CV writing, interview skills
and we'll help you to identify your transferable skills.
If you are looking for a short part-time course, we have
hundreds to choose from in everything from garden design to digital
HE Access Courses
We offer popular Higher Education Foundation Certificate courses
(HEFCs), which are the equivalent of A Level study and are perfect
for adult learners aged 19 or over who would like to progress to
university, but need additional qualifications to meet entry
Choose from HNC or HND courses - these Level 4 courses are
widely recognised and valued as vocational higher education
qualifications by employers.
We also offer a range of Foundation Degrees that are validated
by our leading university partners including Northumbria
University, Sheffield Hallam University and University of