Be inspired by our wide range of courses especially for adults (aged 19 and over). You're never too old to learn!

Learn a new skills, develop a hobby, discover new experiences, boost your self-esteem, make new friends, improve your mind, take on a new challenge, achieve a lifelong goal or just have fun! You can even gain national recognised qualifications to pursue a new career, develop an existing one, or get back into education.

Access to HE

Access to Higher Education

Get back into education and progress to a wide range of degrees and other higher education programmes.



Broaden your skills and embark on an exciting new career in barbering.

FE Beauty 13


Learn how to deliver top to toe beauty treatments.

Short course - Bakery


Learn essential cooking techniques and discover delicious new recipes.

FE Construction

Construction & Civil Engineering

Build the foundation for a new career with one of our part-time construction courses.

Adult maths short course


Gain a national recognised qualification with one of our professional counselling courses.

engineering 3


Gain an in-depth understanding of engineering principals, and the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to electrical systems. 

FE Hairdressing 2


Perfect a new technique and broaden your skills, to embark on an exciting new career in hairdressing.

HE Education 5

Introduction to Education

If you have a passion for teaching and training others, join our part-time course as an introduction to teaching.

GCSE Maths

Maths, English & Science

If you are looking to improve your GCSEs, why not take one of our evening GCSE, or equivalent, courses to help you achieve your goals?

HE Education 11

Supporting Teaching

If you have a passion for teaching and training others, join our part-time course to start your journey.

Gym fitness instructing FE

Sport & Fitness

Join one of our short courses in sport and fitness to learn the essential skills and knowledge, and gain recognised qualifications.

FE Motorcycle 1

Vehicle Maintenance

Gain an understanding of the workings of your car and the confidence to undertake some routine maintenance and repair. 

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Free digital training in the North East

For those employed and living in Co Durham - including Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), BCS Single Units and ECDL.