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Why choose vocational study at Northumberland College?

With a huge range of course options, our vocational courses are a more hands-on way of learning to develop practical skills, knowledge and work related skills for a job role in a specific sector. A level 3 qualification, equivalent to A-Levels, is accepted by most universities.

What will vocational study offer me?

  • A more hands on way of learning to give you practical skills and knowledge. 

  • A qualification that is recognised worldwide.

  • Excellent pastoral and academic support from our dedicated staff.

  • Progression to university or employment.

  • A state-of-the-art learning environment to help you reach your true potential.

  • Skills, knowledge and experience to give you the best start to progress to your future career.

Which route is right for you?

Agriculture

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Animal Management

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Childcare

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Computing & IT

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Construction & Building Services

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Engineering

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Equine

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Hair, Barbering and Beauty

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Health & Social Care

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Horticulture & Floristry

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Motor Vehicle

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Offshore & Renewable Engineering

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Outdoor Education & Military Academy

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Professional Cookery & Hospitality

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Public & Uniformed Services

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Sport & Exercise Sciences

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Travel & Tourism

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Veterinary Nursing

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Foundation Learning

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Maths and English for a Successful Future

Maths and English are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and to progress to your dream career.

89%of our students progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data for Northumberland College, 2019/20 academic year)

Why choose Northumberland College?

Recognised regionally and nationally for our high-quality approach to careers education

Excellent student support

State-of-the-art industry-standard facilities

Expert teaching staff who are subject specialists or industry professionals