About Northumberland Learning & Skills Service

Find out about our service, where we are located & how to contact us.

We deliver adult learning for over 15,000 people aged 16+ throughout the county every year.

We offer a great place to learn locally in our friendly and supportive centres – whether you want to study for improved job prospects, to gain extra skills, or just for fun, we have a course for you!

What we offer

We provide opportunities for people aged 16+ to take part in part time and full time courses and apprenticeships with us, as well as offering a range of support services to help make your learning successful.

  • Health, Care and Teaching and Learning
  • GCSEs, A Levels and Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Earth and Environment, Life and Social Sciences
  • Engineering and Transportation
  • Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Service Industries: Hospitality, Retail and Beauty Therapy
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Arts and Creative Crafts
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • English, Maths and Employability Skills
  • Business, Administration and Management
  • Family English, Maths and Language and Family Support

Our centres

We have a range of learning centres located across the county so there is always somewhere to learn close to where you live. Contact details for our centres are listed below.

Click here for a map showing all our centre locations.


5 Palace Street East, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1HT

Phone: 01289 306421


Lindisfarne Road, Alnwick, NE66 1AX

Phone: 01665 604563


Dovecote Street, Amble, NE65 0DX

Phone: 01665 714736


Silverton Lane, Rothbury, NE65 7RJ

Phone: 01669 621292


Library & Information Centre, Westgate, Haltwhistle, NE49 0AX

Phone: 01434 322809


Redesmouth Road, Bellingham, NE48 2EN

Phone: 01434 220797


The Open Door Learning Centre, The East, Front Street, Prudhoe, NE42 5HN

Phone: 01661 836215


The Gatehouse, Wanless Lane, Hexham, NE46 1BU

Phone: 01434 607298

Morpeth Open Learning Centre

Cottingwood Lane, Morpeth. NE61 1DN

Phone: 01670 500760

Bedlington Open Learning Centre

Jubilee Terrace, Bedlington, NE22 5HB

Phone: 01670 823821

Cramlington Learning Village

Highburn, Cramlington, NE23 6BN

Phone: 01670 597879

Blyth Princess Louise Road

Princess Louise Road, Blyth, NE24 2TS

Phone: 01670 353250

Blyth Training Centre

Unit 23, Spencer Court, Riverside Industrial Estate Blyth, NE24 5TW

Phone: 01670 359959

Ashington Centre

Freeman Way, Ashington, NE63 0YB

Phone: 01670 854372

Latest news

If you are aged 16-18 and have left school, or are looking for a job, then please come along to one of our open days to find out what your options are! 

We offer apprenticeships, traineeships and study programmes which can set you on the path to train for a job you could really enjoy  - it's never too late to make a change and a new course in January might be just what you need.

All our open events are from 10am-2pm and a chance to come along and chat to our advisors about what your options are. 

  • Monday 12 January, Princess Louise Road, Adult Learning Centre, Blyth
  • Tuesday 13 January, Silx Teen Bar, Blyth
  • Wednesday 14 January, Blyth Training Centre
  • Thursday 15 January, Bedlington Open Learning Centre
  • Friday 16 January, Briardale Centre, Blyth

Congratulations to all of the tutors and learners in Northumberland Adult Learning Services who have been involved in the International Association of Book-Keepers courses.

The last two years have seen excellent teaching and great learner success. In July 2013, we were awarded the gold standard from IAB for our performance.