Adult Part-Time Courses at East Durham College

Over the age of 19 and looking for an exciting new course to study? At EDC, we offer a large selection of fantastic part-time adult courses due to start from January 2022! 

And subject to your personal circumstances and household income – many could be completely FREE!!

Whether you're a complete beginner or work in industry and want to learn something new to progress your career, our adult courses are perfect for you!

Please scroll down for all the details on the part-time courses available and to apply. You can also click on our Part Time Prospectus guide below too.

Part Time Prospectus Guide - January 2022 >>

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

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  • L1 Floristry >> - If you're brand new to floristry, this is the route for you! This part-time course will have you learning alongside loads of other beginners in the world of floristry.
  • L2 Floristry >> - With a L1 qualification under your belt, why not consider moving on to the Level 2 course and take serious steps towards a career as a florist?

Horse Care (Equine)

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L1 Basic Horse Care Award >> - Brand new to the equine industry or just want to know more about caring for horses? Learn all the skills you need from our amazing equine team!


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L2 Counselling >> - Our highly popular counselling course is the perfect starting point if you're seriously considering a career in counselling.

Maths & English

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Distance Learning (Online or via Workbook)

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Study in the comfort of your own home or at work with our distance learning courses! These courses are completely FREE of charge and there's loads of different subjects to choose from!

Click Here to View Our Full List of Distance Learning Courses >>


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L1 Award In Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills (Jan '22 Start) >> - If you've been thinking of getting into welding, this entry-level course is the perfect route!

L1 Award In Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills (April '22 Start) >> 

Full Time Courses from September 2022

It's worth noting that these are not the only courses we have available for adults. Adults can also study on many of our full-time course programmes from September 2022 too! Many of which are only 3 days a week.

You can view all of the courses we have to offer, including full-time, by clicking here >>

Contact Us

Got any questions about EDC or our part time courses? No problem - get in touch with our student services department who'll be happy to help you!

Call: 0191 518 2000


You can also fill in the contact form below to get in touch with us.

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