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It doesn’t matter where you are in your learning journey – we can make sure you start exactly where you need to. Our Information, Advice and Guidance staff will work with you to find out what your hopes are and prepare a pathway that can be from Introductory courses right the way to University level.

Use the information below to give you an idea of where to begin and also where you could go.

What qualifications do you have?

No formal qualifications
Completed Introductory / Exploring courses
Completed short courses at Level 1 and Level 2, Functional Skills in English and Maths
Completed long courses at Diploma Level 2 and Level 3, GCSE English and Maths

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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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Working together to create a place for everyone.

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