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About the College

Newcastle College is a further and higher education college, offering hundreds of vocational courses, degrees and apprenticeships to learners across the North East.

Students here learn the skills that employers really need and benefit from first-class facilities, tutors with real experience and opportunities to learn directly from industry experts. Our award-winning student support team helps everyone get the best out of their time with us.

Over 80

Full-Time Courses On Offer


Buildings Offering Specialist Facilities


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Vision, Strategy and Intent

Our strategy is aligned to NCG’s Strategy to 2030. Its aim is to deliver the College vision to develop the skills and talents of our students to succeed in modern enterprise and make a positive contribution to the prosperity of our region. Our curriculum intent is to develop the skills that students need for their next steps in education, training or employment.

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We are part of NCG

Newcastle College is part of the NCG group of colleges. NCG's mission is to ‘enable social mobility and economic prosperity through exceptional education’. NCG exists to create life-changing opportunities for people that strengthens the prosperity of their local communities.

Our partner colleges include: Carlisle College, Kidderminster College, Lewisham College, Newcastle College, Newcastle Sixth Form College, Southwark College and West Lancashire College.

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Together We Changed

At Newcastle College our curriculum areas are dedicated to listening to learners and improving based on students’ feedback. That is why we introduced the Together We Changed initiative in January 2021.

With Together We Changed we asked our students for their feedback on their course, the College and staff. We used this feedback to make improvements within our curriculum areas that directly benefit learners.

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As an NCG student, you have the opportunity to gain a certificate that will support your future career prospects by taking part in a range of extra-curricular activities and initiatives.

Term Dates

Autumn Term

4 September to 22 December 2023

Spring Term

9 January to 28 March 2024

Summer Term

15 April to 21 June 2024

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All students at Newcastle College are supported to develop a meaningful Career Plan and are provided with information, advice and guidance throughout the student journey.

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Common Questions

Got questions about Newcastle College and what to expect on any of our campuses? You can find some of the answers to our most commonly asked questions below.

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