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Northumberland College

Northumberland College is a further education college based in Ashington, Northumberland, England. The present site opened in 1957, became the County Technical College in 1961, transformed again in 1987, becoming the Northumberland College of Arts and Technology, and finally settled upon its current status in 1995. [1]

It has a main campus in Ashington in the south east of the county and additional centres at Kirkley Hall, Hexham and Berwick.

The college offers outreach courses from a number of smaller community venues throughout the county and on its Mobile Learning Centre, which travels to communities and businesses around the county.

Northumberland College provides further education courses to school leavers and adult learners in a wide range of subjects, including Access and Education; Art, Design and Interactive Media; Business and Administration; Construction; Early Years; Engineering; Functional Skills; Foundation Learning; Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy; Health and Social Care; Hospitality and Catering; Information Technology; Land Based Industries; Renewable Energies; Sport and Leisure and Travel and Tourism.

Higher Education courses are also available, these include Foundation degrees, HNCs and HNDs, which are run in partnership with a number of universities. The college also runs a wide range of apprenticeships and offers specialist training to employers.

Stuart Cutforth is the current principle.

References

  1. ^ article about Northumberland College"Independent"An . independent.co.uk (London). Retrieved 2008-09-05. 

External links

  • Official website


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