Learning & skills

Northumberland Learning and Skills team offer residents a wide variety of full and part time courses for 16-18 year olds and adults; apprenticeships; career's guidance and employability advice and support.

Services

Northumberland Learning and Skills team offer residents a wide variety of full and part time courses for 16-18 year olds and adults; apprenticeships; career's guidance and employability advice and support.

Introduction

This information was last updated on 16 April 2021.

We’ve developed a fresh approach to the way we deliver our courses - one that blends digital learning and face-to-face class work to ensure your safety is paramount - all underpinned by ongoing support to keep you connected, motivated and inspired. 

You can enrol now for a course starting from April 2021 – we have numerous courses running from April to July 2021. Most courses are free and all courses have your safety in mind, which means your learning can continue remotely or in person aligned to Government guidelines.

From social distancing to clear directional signage, sanitising stations, managed class sizes and rapid testing; we are doing everything we can to ensure that you feel safe on campus and we’re are continuously updating our procedures to maintain your safety in the classroom.

How we are keeping you safe, click here to find out.

Leaving school?

Full time courses for school leavers (16-18)

Your future starts here. With a full time course you'll get the qualification you need to stand out when looking for a job or going on to higher study.

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Looking for a part time course?

Part time courses

With courses across numerous subject areas, get the skills you need to advance your career, retrain, find employment or try something new.

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Enrol with us now

ENROL, Learning from home + FAQ

How to enrol, information about learning from home, exam updates, learner support and campus contact details.

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Northumberland apprenticeship programme

Find out about Northumberland County Council as an employer of apprenticeships, our Learning and Skills Service as an approved apprenticeship training organisation, and our services to businesses.

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Careers guidance team

Here you will find information about the Northumberland careers guidance team.

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Employment and skills support

Employability support and skills training

This page tells you about our employability support programmes, including Better Working Futures, Building Better Opportunities, Generation North East, North of Tyne Working Homes, and a range of skills training to help you find work.

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