Courses at East Durham College
Welcome to East Durham College! With our huge range of courses and different subject options, we've got a place for you right here at EDC.
There's a reason why here at East Durham College our slogan is Creating Outstanding Futures - for every student who walks through our doors, that's what EDC is all about! Through our huge range of courses, fantastic teaching, great facilities and so much more, everything we do is about creating an outstanding future for you.
Before you get started choosing your course here at EDC, why not take a look at our video below to get an idea of what East Durham College is like?
East Durham College has three campuses - our Peterlee campus, our specialist training facility The Technical Academy (also in Peterlee) and our specialist land-based campus, Houghall, found on the outskirts of Durham city centre.
East Durham College Peterlee Campus
Our Peterlee campus is packed full of all kinds of things: whether you're kicking back between lessons with a Starbucks coffee from our own coffee shop on site, taking advantage of your free gym pass at Impact Health and Fitness or just enjoying the amazing facilities available on your course, there's so much to see at EDC Peterlee!
Thinking about specialising in a particular subject at college? At our Peterlee campus, we offer loads of different vocational course options, including hairdressing, catering and hospitality, music, performing arts, travel and tourism plus loads more!
If you're interested in A Levels, our Peterlee campus is also home to ED6, our sixth form. ED6 is well regarded for its exceptional teaching and incredible pass rates; for the past SIX years, ED6 students have achieved A Level pass rates of 100%! There's also loads of A Level subjects to choose from, including chemistry, law, biology, further maths, PE and so much more.
Think East Durham College's Peterlee campus could be the one for you? Click the button below to view our full list of Peterlee campus courses.
The Technical Academy Peterlee
If you're thinking about working in a trade such as engineering, electrical, motor vehicle maintenance, welding and plumbing/heating engineering, there's no better place to learn your craft than at our specialist training facility, The Technical Academy!
Found just up the road from our Peterlee campus at Peterlee industrial estate, The Technical Academy is a 37,000 square foot facility specially designed to replicate a real working environment for the trades listed above.
Inside you'll find specialist workshops centered around the different trades, as well as our North East Institute of Technology training suites in engineering and motor vehicle, offering state-of-the-art engineering equipment and training, and the very latest in motor vehicle technology including electrical vehicle and hybrid training rigs.
Sound like the place for you? Find out more about The Technical Academy by clicking the button below!
Houghall (Durham) Courses
Houghall is a college campus quite unlike any other! Founded over 80 years ago on the outskirts of Durham city centre, Houghall specialises in the very best in land-based studies.
When we say land-based, we mean a whole selection of exciting subjects such as animal care, agriculture, equine tree surgery, land and wildlife management, floristry and veterinary nursing.
Houghall recently underwent a fantastic multi-million pound redevelopment, with even more to come in the near future! As part of phase 1, we now have a state-of-the-art equine centre, brand-new small animal care unit, new social spaces, upgraded facilities and much more!
You can find out more about the exciting range of course at Houghall by clicking the button below:
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Courses at East Durham College
It all starts here - no matter what you want to be, East Durham College can help you achieve your dreams.
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