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Develop your organisation by partnering with us on Apprenticeships, staff development and bespoke training, staff recruitement and our high calibre students for work placements and employment.

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Peterlee Campus, Come To College Interview Evening - Wed 4th March 2015


Each month we hold a Come To College Interview Evening event at our Peterlee Campus. This event is students wishing to study at the Peterlee Campus and The Technical Academy.

Houghall Campus, Lambing Family Fun Day Event - Sun 22nd March 2015, 11am - 3pm


Spring is in the air and our lambs are on their way! Come and meet our newest arrivals and there's lots of other fun activities too.

Houghall Campus, Come To College Interview Evening - Wed 25th March 2015


Each month we hold a Come To College Interview Evening event at our Houghall Campus in Durham.

Peterlee Campus, Come To College Interview Evening - Wed 15th April 2015


Each month we hold a Come To College Interview Evening event at our Peterlee Campus. This event is students wishing to study at the Peterlee Campus and The Technical Academy.

Peterlee Campus, Open Day & Apprenticeship Event - Sat 25th April 2015 (10am - 1pm)


You are invited to come along to the East Durham College Open Day & Apprenticeship Event to find out about our great range of courses.

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Impact Health & Fitness Gym

Our state-of-the-art gym offers a first-class training facility and membership is available to the public, join now.

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Our Student Benefits

We've put together a package of benefits, jam-packed with free & discounted stuff, just for you when you join EDC.

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East Durham Sixth Form

Based within the Peterlee Campus, East Durham Sixth Form is built on an ethos of success and quality results, providing an exceptional A Level experience.

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The Technical Academy

Located on Peterlee's South West Industrial Estate, The Technical Academy is home to our fantastic construction and engineering skills training centre.

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Apollo Studio Academy

Apollo studio school is sponsored by the Academy at Shotton Hall and EDC. It caters for students aged 14 to 19.

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Our Sports Academies

Team East Durham is an exciting opportunity for students to link their chosen sport with full time study.

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Positive Steps Nursery

The College runs a fantastic daycare nursery at the Peterlee Campus. It’s available to provide childcare to students, staff and general public.

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Latest News

Hair & Beauty Team Wins Best North East College Prize… AGAIN!

East Durham College Hair & Beauty students with their models after a fantastic performance at the AHT regional comp in Gateshead

East Durham College’s Hair and Beauty department have once again come out on top at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists regional competition.

College Coaches Set To Be In Corner For National Title Fight

East Durham College Sports Lecturer Nicola Douglas, Sunderland boxer Glenn Foot and East Durham College Head Boxing Coach Dave Binns

Two East Durham College coaches are getting set to be in the corner at a major boxing event this weekend.

Stallholder Applications Now Open For 2015 Durham Flower Festival

Durham Flower Show Seceretary Dianne Howe with East Durham College Floristry Students

The Durham Flower Festival is happy to announce that it is now taking applications from stallholders, both horticultural and craft, ahead of this year’s event.

Bill Quay Farm To Host College Course Information Days

A mosaic sign at Gateshead's Bill Quay Community Farm

After another fantastic year of courses ran by East Durham College at Gateshead’s Bill Quay Community Farm, staff are gearing up for the next academic year already.

Early Start For Lambing At Houghall Farm

East Durham College Agriculture students Ellis McLurg, 16, Caitlin Seatree 17, Brian troupe,16 and Nicole Odell,17 with the first Houghall lamb of 2015

Houghall Farm at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has welcomed its first lambs of 2015.