Newcastle College Corporation has been awarded Foundation Degree Awarding Powers (FDAP), and we are one of only two college’s in the UK who have the ability to validate our own Foundation Degrees. This means we can continue to build on our key strength of developing new and exciting degree level programmes that meet the needs of employers and industry.
The College's Student Services department holds the Matrix Award. Matrix is a national quality standard for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services about learning and work.The team was particularly praised for its highly motivated staff and commitment to equal opportunities.
The College boasts Beacon College status - awarded by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service in recognition of excellence and innovation within the further education sector.
In our 2012 inspection, OFSTED described Newcastle College as “Outstanding in meeting the needs and interests of its learners” and making “a significant contribution to improving the life chances of a large number of young people and adult learners.”
Newcastle College is a division of NCG, one of the largest providers of skills and training in the UK. NCG comprises six divisions, with its head office based in Newcastle upon Tyne, find out more here.