Peterlee Come to College Open Evening - Wednesday 19th May 2021

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Thinking about coming to college? East Durham College will be hosting a Come to College open evening at our Peterlee campus on Wednesday 19th May 2021, from 5pm to 6:30pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID safety measures we have split the course areas over three nights.

At this event we will hold interviews with the following areas:

  • Beauty Therapy
  • Brickwork
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Electro-Technical Technology
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Foundation Studies SEND
  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • Maths & English
  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Plumbing & Heating Engineering
  • Professional Cookery/Catering
  • Travel & Tourism

For the other half of our vocational courses, please see the event being held on Monday 24th May.

If you are interested in A-Levels at our sixth form, ED6, or Access to HE, please visit us on our Thursday 20th May open night instead.

And for courses at our Houghall Campus, the next event is on Wednesday 26th May.

Please note that this open evening is only for vocational courses taught at our Peterlee campus and Technical Academy. If you are interested in A-Levels at our sixth form, ED6, please visit us on our Thursday open night instead.

Whether you know what course you want to do - or not! - EDC's Come to College Open evenings are the best way to learn about our range of courses, have a chat with your potential tutors and see what course is right for you!

If you're totally unsure about what you want to do, these nights are a great way to come along and get an idea of what EDC has to offer. Our careers advice team are the best people to speak to here, and they're on hand to give you all the information you need to pick the right course.

Our Peterlee Come to College open evenings cover our vocational courses taught at our Peterlee campus, and our construction courses taught at the Technical Academy (also in Peterlee).

There's no appointments needed for this event - all are welcome.

  • Find out how we give you the employment edge and get expert careers advice and guidance
  • Come along for free, impartial advice and guidance to help you make the right choices.
  • Speak to our dedicated teaching and support staff
  • Tour our outstanding facilities
  • Find out about financial support, free travel and learning support

Already Applied?

If you have already applied, our Student Services team will write to you to invite you along to this Come To College evening and send you a text reminder nearer the time.

It is essential that you attend so that we can guarantee your place and make sure the course is the right one and right level for you. We can also discuss any extra support you may need.

On the evening you will be seen by the course lecturer for an informal interview and will be given specific information about your chosen subject. This is a great chance for you to ask questions about the course and college life in general.

Not Yet Applied?

We highly recommend applying for the course you're interested in before attending our open evening. If you don't, that's not a problem - we'll just ask you to fill in an application form while you're with us on the night.

Not yet chosen which course you want to do? Go and visit our Course Finder page to browse the full collection of courses available at EDC! Click here to go there >>

If you'd like to put in application, the quickest and easiest way to do so is to fill in our online application form. Click here to go there >>

Courses Available at our Peterlee Campus

We run the following vocational course programmes at our Peterlee campus:

  • Access to Higher Education (Available for Adults Only)
  • Accountancy (Available for Adults Only)
  • Art & Design
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Brickwork
  • Business & Management
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Child & Adult Care
  • Computing and ICT
  • Counselling (Available for Adults Only)
  • Creative Media Production
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Essential Skills
  • GCSEs
  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Maths/English
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Music & Music Technology
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Performing Arts
  • Peter Jones Enterprise Academy
  • Photography
  • Plumbing & Gas
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Teacher Training
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Uniformed Public Services
  • Welding

ED6 (A Level) Sixth Form Open Evenings

We also have our Sixth Form centre, ED6, at our Peterlee campus. However, ED6 open evenings are held separately, on the Thursday night following our normal Come to College events.

Where to Find Us

Our Peterlee campus is just on the outskirts of the A19, as you drive into Peterlee.

Our address is:

East Durham College - Peterlee Campus
Willerby Grove

FREE parking is available on-site.

Take a Virtual Tour

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Contact Us

Got any questions about EDC, our open evenings, or anything else? No problem - get in touch with our student services department who'll be happy to help you!

Call: 0191 518 2000


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