Young people who are awaiting their GCSE and A Level results
along with their parents can speak to the college's award winning
team of advisers who are on hand to provide help and support.
The college offers a wide range of vocational courses including
construction, engineering, hair and beauty, horticulture,
arboriculture and hospitality and catering, as well as free travel
for 16 to 18 year olds.
Higher Education courses, which include Access to HE Diplomas -
ideal for those that need qualifications to meet the entry criteria
for university level study are also on offer, as well as PGCEs for
those seeking a teaching career in addition to a range of
Foundation Degrees in conjunction with university partners that
include Newcastle University.
The summer enrolment events run from Monday 15 August to
Saturday 3 September at both its Ashington and Kirkley Hall
campuses and on various dates at its Berwick and Hexham centres.
Times and dates can be found on the college's website.
New students will be part of a college community which includes
thousands of learners across the college's campuses and will have
access to industry standard equipment, following investment of over
£10million, which include a brand-new restaurant, hair and beauty
salon and engineering and construction academies at Ashington and
agriculture workshops and learning resource centre at Kirkley
Those wishing to take up an Apprenticeship can do so too, as the
College offers over 40 different apprenticeships, which is one of
the largest ranges of apprenticeships in the region with strong
links with employers in Northumberland and the wider north east
Applications to Northumberland Career College are now open to
those aged between 16 to 18, with the first students in September
able to access specialisms in land-based and rural tourism.
A Career College route gives young people the opportunity to
combine academic studies with high quality practical learning,
within a specific industry.
Growth plans will introduce further specialisms within
Construction, Engineering and Hospitality for 2017. The plans are
backed by leading employers including Northumberland Tourism, Banks
Mining and Arch.
The College received a Good rating in its latest Ofsted
inspection, ranking it as one of the top providers in the county
and latest figures from the college reveal 91% of students'
progress to either employment or further study after successfully
Future developments at the College include a £2.5M STEM centre -
for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics due to open in
2017, £1M Equine Centre and further farm developments at its
Kirkley Hall campus, its £1.2M Wind Hub and Renewable Energies
Centre located at the Port of Blyth.
The College are also expanding their course offer in Berwick
including a new motor vehicle training centre and partnerships with
the Maltings and Berwick Rangers Football Club.