EDC Upcoming Courses for Adults

Important Note: to register your interest in one of these courses, simply scroll down to the bottom of this page where you'll find a web form that will allow you to fill in your details. Most courses are FREE of charge, any that aren't are outlined below.

We'll then be in touch with more information about your chosen courses and ask whether you still would like to enrol onto it.

This page is updated as and when we receive information about new courses, so please check back regularly to see what's available! New adult courses are generally added in September, January and around Easter-time each year.

Details may be subject to change. Courses run subject to minimum enrolment numbers. East Durham College reserves the right to amend, withdraw, cancel, alter or amalgamate any or part of the programme.

Without further ado, here's the courses that are currently available.

Peterlee Campus Courses

Our Peterlee campus is a fantastic place to take an adult course. With plenty of vocational short, part-time courses available, there's something for everyone!

The following courses are available as part of East Durham College's Easter Offer for Adults. 

You can either register your interest for one of these courses by using the web form at the bottom of this page, or click one of the links below for more information.

Functional Skills Maths & English

Course Cost: FREE!

If you don't already hold a qualification in maths or English, these courses are ideal for getting you up to speed. We offer both longer and fast track versions of maths and English.

Maths & English courses run regularly throughout the year. Apply now and we'll be in touch when the next one is available! 

Apply now for Maths & English

Introduction to Barbering - Fading Skills

Course Cost: FREE

Ideal for both existing barbers looking to sharpen their skills or those new to the industry wanting to get started, this course, taught by our highly experienced master barber lecturer, will teach you to create fades in hair.

Starts: 28th April, Fridays, 2 Weeks, 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Apply now for Barbering - Fading Skills

Level 1 Health & Social Care Skills

Course Cost: FREE

Gain a fantastic introduction to the health and social care industry with this short course taught at EDC's Peterlee campus.

Starts: 8th May 2023, Monday-Friday, 5 days, 9:30AM-4:30PM

Apply Now By Filling in Web Form at Bottom of this Page

Level 1 Introduction to Wildlife & Conservation

Course Cost: FREE

If you're interested in conservation, this introductory course is the perfect starting point!

Starts: 25th May, Thursday-Friday, 2 Days, 9:30AM-4:30PM

Apply Now By Filling in Web Form at Bottom of this Page

Level 1 Mentoring

Course Cost: FREE

Starts: 2nd May 2023, Tuesday-Wednesday, 2 days, 9:30AM-4:30PM

Apply Now By Filling in Web Form at Bottom of this Page

The Technical Academy (Peterlee)

Our specialist construction-based campus, the Technical Academy, is also found in Peterlee and offers some fantastic short courses for adults.

Here's what's currently available:

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair

Start Date: 17th April 2023

What Day(s) Does the Course Run? - Mondays

How Many Weeks is the Course? - 8

Times - 5:30AM to 8:30PM

Course Cost: £300*

Apply Now Using the Web Form at the Bottom of this Page

* Depending on your circumstances/income, you may be eligible to take this course free of charge. Please visit this page or contact the student services team using the website livechat or call 0191 518 8222 for more information.

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