Advice and Guidance Open Events

Whether you’re a school leaver, an adult looking for a new career or just fancy a new hobby – we have the right course for you.
The best way to find out about life at college is at one of our advice and enrolment events.

During the event you’ll be able to…

  • Chat to our expert teaching staff
  • Discuss career options with our dedicated careers advisors
  • Meet our current students who can talk all about student life
  • Apply or enrol for a course straight away

We’ll make sure you get all the information you need to make the right choice for YOU!

Our next open night is Tuesday 5th December, 5pm - 7pm. 

Booking isn't essential but to speed things up on the night, you can pre sign in here

Advice and Guidance Events 20023 - 2024 

Tuesday January 9th, 5pm - 7pm 

Tuesday February 6th, 5pm - 7pm  

Tuesday March 5th, 5pm - 7pm 

Tuesday May 7th, 5pm - 7pm   

Tuesday June 4th, 5pm - 7pm  


Try It Out Workshops

This year we're running Try It Out workshops so you can see what college life is like before you study with us. We're running sessions across a range of subjects listed below: 

  • Criminology 
  • Psychology 
  • Forensic Science 
  • Games Design 
  • Esports 
  • Media 
  • Music 
  • Performing Arts 
  • Art
  • Hair 
  • Barbering 
  • Beauty 
  • Health and Care 
  • Early Years 
  • Uniformed Services and Policing 
  • Electrical Installation 
  • Welding 
  • Machining 
  • Computing 

Our next session is on Wednesday 7th February 5pm - 6pm

If you've already attended our Autumn workshops, don't worry as you can come along again to try a different subject or the same subject again. Most subjects will be running a different activity this time round.

It's not essential, but it would be great if you could let us know you were coming by signing up online at




If you haven’t already applied and thinking about studying with us, don’t worry, there’s still time to apply.

Enrolment will be taking place 10am to 4pm each day. Head to reception and let us know which course you are interested in and you'll be able to speak to a member of staff about enrolling. If you're not sure which course is best for you, you can speak with our admissions team to find out more. 

If you’re not sure and you need some more advice, please contact our admission team at or by calling 0191 427 3900. 

If you would like to book in a careers appointment, please email 


What do I need to bring to enrol?

AGE 16-18

• Personal information (Name, date of birth, address, email, phone number, school attended)

• Two emergency contacts – name, telephone number and email address of someone who would collect you if you are taken ill and a second contact that is your legal guardian

• National Insurance number

• Exam information – details of predicted grades and chosen subject details (results to be uploaded in August for year 11)


AGE 19+
• Personal information (Name, date of birth, address, email, phone number)

• National Insurance number

• Details of your highest qualification

• Payment of course fee

- Payment (if applicable) – if paying by direct debit your full bank details are required

- Evidence you have been approved for/ applied for an Advanced Learner Loan (if applicable)

- Purchase Order or confirmation letter from your company if they are paying the fees

- Evidence of Work Related Benefits Job Seekers or Employment Support Allowance (work related)



• Personal information (Name, date of birth, address, email, phone number)

• National Insurance number

• Confirmation of your Student Loan/Grant

• Details of any previous courses of study, including other HE provision