Department: Outdoor Learning - Northern College
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Outdoor Learning

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Our outdoor courses are the perfect opportunity to explore our grounds, meet new people and develop new skills.

These courses are the perfect place to start if you have had a break from work or education – our Student Support Team will work with you to develop a pathway to achieve your ambitions. 

These courses will build key transferable skills- communication, team work, organisation all beneficial in the workplace and further study.

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Fabulous college. Very professional staff. Spectacular residential accommodation. I feel very safe there. 

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student pass rate for 2021-22


of students rated the College as good or outstanding in supporting them to improve their confidence to learn

Student stories

“I am enjoying being back in education - learning, meeting awsome people and getting my confidence back.” - Craig

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Staying residential was the perfect way for me to learn. As well as the course subject, which everyone is involved in, learning extends beyond the class room.

Being residential added to this experience, as one really felt part of a learning community.

Awesome tutors and a very friendly place. I wish I was still there. 

I was made to feel that I did matter and that I was worthy. I was encouraged and supported when I thought I couldn't do it. Despite all the failures I had previously had at other places, I did it at Northern College because I was supported by people who believed in me.

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Why choose Northern College?


Where to start

If doesn’t matter where you are in your learning journey – we can help you find the best place to start.

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

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Fully focus on your studies by staying residentially with us.

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Did you know you may be able to study for free?

We can offer you all the advice you need about course fees, funding support and Advanced Learner Loans.

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