Northumnberland College Taster Day
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Northumberland College Taster Day

Northumberland College Taster Day  
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Northumberland College is inviting members of the public to try some of its popular courses for free during February half term. The one day workshops will give people the chance to take part in a range of practical activities and sample the wide range of courses offered at the college’s Ashington and Kirkley Hall campuses.

Taste a day of college life

Northumberland College is inviting members of the public to try some of its popular courses for free during February half term.

The one day workshops will give people the chance to take part in a range of practical activities and sample the wide range of courses offered at the college's Ashington and Kirkley Hall campuses.

The hands-on workshops are open to all ages but will be particularly useful to those in year 11 looking for their next steps after GCSEs.

Those interested are being urged to book their place in advance for activities ranging from electrical engineering to graphics and character design at the Ashington Campus and tasters in animal care and working in the farming industry at the Kirkley Hall Campus.

Other sessions include hairdressing, beauty therapy, catering, sport and public services, travel and tourism, brickwork, plumbing, welding, equine, horticulture and many more. The full list of workshops can be found at www.northumberland.ac.uk.

Those attending the taster sessions will be amongst the first to benefit from a £9.5million upgrade at the college which has created over 5,000 square metres of brand-new facilities including a modern 40-seat restaurant, additional professional kitchen, luxurious hair and beauty salon, all-new construction trades workshops, spacious motor vehicle workshop with six vehicle bays and an engineering facility with advanced manufacturing centre.

Marcus Clinton, Principal Curriculum at Northumberland College said: "These workshops provide an excellent opportunity to sample life as a college student. You can come in and have a look around and try out some fun and interesting course related activities across the range of different subjects that are available here and benefit from the new facilities.

Booking is essential due to high demand and places are limited. To find out more and to book a place call 01670 841 200 or email advice.centre@northland.ac.uk