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Begin with short courses introducing you to the different ways in which adults learn. This can lead to teacher training courses (level 3 to 7) giving you the skills to work as a teacher, tutor or lecturer in adult learning. Our BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development course enables people who already hold a level 5 teaching qualification to achieve a degree.

What others are saying

A fantastic supportive learning environment which I now call ‘my sanctuary’. Even if you think you are not capable of learning, this college will prove that you can learn and achieve your goals. 
Lovely place, great learning environment. 
 This course has been great for me as it covers all aspects of management and it has given me the knowledge I need going forward in my career. All the staff and other learners are lovely especially my tutor.

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Why choose Northern College?

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Stay and study on-site with us

Fully focus on your studies by staying on-site with us.

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Explore our gardens

We have acres of National Trust gardens and parkland to explore right outside our building.

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We’re Outstanding

We’re rated by Ofsted, the UK education standards office, as Outstanding.

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Our pass rates are excellent

We have outstanding pass rates, to ensure our students achieve and progress.

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We support you all of the way

We have a whole team to support you through your studies to make sure you do well.

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We're only designed for adults

Make new friends and study alongside like-minded adults as part of our unique learning community.

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