You have the potential to be amazing

Studying with us can give you the experience you need to make a real difference in the world and achieve your goals. We are always be available to answer any questions you have.

Our recruitment and teaching staff are available to talk you through how we can give you the qualifications, skills and knowledge to achieve. Take a look at our helpful video to find out how you can get in touch with us via live chat during the event.

We will inspire and support you to be the best you can be and will help you prepare for your future.

Your guide to our virtual open event!

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    Go to the area you are interested in studying, take a look around and find out more information.

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    Have a read about our enrichment activities, joining our college means that we will provide you with lots of opportunities and extra curricular activities to enhance your learning!

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    Head over to our expert and friendly support page to find out how we'll help you reach your full potential.

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    Join a live chat conversation where we can answer all of the questions you have.

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    Have you found all all the information you need? Apply now and start your journey to an exciting future!

Vocational Courses

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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.

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Why college is different to school

A fresh start

Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!

New people

Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!

Specialist Staff

Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.


College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.

Free time

Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.

Different environment

College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.

More choice

A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.

More opportunities

You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.

Specialist facilities

A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.

A great college experience

Investing in your future with outstanding new facilities.


Why choose Northumberland College?

We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.

Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.

Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.