Events & Updates In this section Latest news Recruitment Events Summer Information & Enrollment Events Start of term information College events College updates Our students Our staff Your college, your experience Graduation Downloads Full-time further education This section contains all the details you need to get you ready for September. Access to Higher Education This course and has been designed to give mature students the skills and knowledge necessary to progress to a range of higher education courses. A-Levels We are one of the largest Sixth Form Centres in County Durham with a reputation for success. Art & Design - start of term Our full-time art & design courses are a great stepping stone to a career in the creative industries. Beauty Therapy - start of term Our full-time beauty courses will give you the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in this growing industry and we provide students with the confidence to become a beauty therapist. Brickwork - start of term Let us help you build a career in brickwork with our range of courses. Construction Maintenance - start of term This full-time course is designed to develop the skills for those working in industry in a multi skilled environment. Business & Retail - start of term Our full-time business and retail courses will give you the practical skills and knowledge that employers are looking for in this dynamic industry. Find out everything you need to know for September. Carpentry & Joinery - start of term Carve out a new career in carpentry and joinery with our range of courses. Computing & IT - start of term Our full-time computing and IT courses give students the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. Construction & Civil Engineering - start of term Engineer a career in construction or civil engineering with us. Dance - start of term You will study the historical context of performance as well as practical units that include rehearsing for and performing in shows. Drama - start of term Act now and join one of our exciting drama courses. Early Years & Education - start of term Our range of practical courses will ensure that gaining a career in the childcare sector will be child's play Electrical Installation - start of term Fix yourself a career in electrical installation with one of our courses. Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical and Welding) - start of term Our engineering qualifications are nationally recognised throughout the engineering industry. Graphic Design - start of term If you have the creative flair then we can help you make your mark in this dynamic industry. Hairdressing - start of term Our teaching staff are all industry experts and are very highly skilled. Health and Social Care - start of term Our range of practical courses will support your success with a rewarding career in health and social care. Media - start of term Our media courses could help you give you the edge. Motor Vehicle - start of term Accelerate a career in the motoring industry with one of our courses. Music - start of term Our full-time music courses will help students to succeed in this highly competitive sector. Painting & Decorating - start of term Brush up on preparing for a new career in painting and decorating with one of our courses. Plumbing - start of term Fix yourself a career in plumbing with one of our courses Public Services - start of term Be prepared for life on the front line with our adrenaline fuelled Public Services courses Professional Cookery and Hospitality - start of term Our-full-time professional cookery courses will give students the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in this popular and exciting industry. Sport - start of term We have a range of sports courses, which can all lead to opportunities in employment or into higher education. Travel & Tourism - start of term Our full-time travel and tourism courses will give students the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in this fast growing economic sector. Vocational Access - start of term Our Foundation Studies courses are a great stepping stone to one of our full-time vocational courses, an apprenticeship or employment.