East Durham College's Houghall Campus main building viewed down a tree line driveway


Education up to the age of 18 is generally free. 16 to19 year olds are mainly funded by the Education Funding Agency (EFA), 19+ learners by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).

If a learner aged 16 to 25 years old has an Education Health Care Plan funding is by the EFA, in some cases funding may be provided by other agencies, e.g. Health & Care. Personal budgets can be used to pay for services.

Please contact Student Services for details of fees and remission criteria.

For more details, please go to the Student Info Supporting You section of the website.