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Are you an adult learner aged 19+ and would like to upskill or retrain?

It's never too late to return to education with one of our adult courses.

We understand that studying alongside family and work commitments can be tricky, so we have developed flexible courses that can be studied part-time at either our Newcastle or Stafford campuses, or you can choose to study online from the comfort of your own home.

Boost your career prospects

If you're in employment and want to progress in your career, our courses will give you the opportunity to boost your skills and transform your future. Maybe you've had a career break to raise a family, been made redundant or fancy a complete career direction, whatever your reason for studying, you're sure of a warm welcome at NSCG.

Study for FREE

Many of our courses are FREE or you could be eligible for financial support depending on your circumstances. There are also a number of FREE Level 3 courses available if don't already have a Level 3 qualification under the National Skills Fund.

Become more confident with numbers

Would you like to be more confident and improve your maths skills?

You could benefit from our Multiply, the Government's new programme offering you FREE and easy access to courses and initiatives to help you brush up on your numeracy skills.

Good numeracy skills could unlock job opportunities and lead to higher wages or prepare you for further study. They also help in everyday life, such as helping your children with homework and helping you to juggle the family finances.

Take your next step today and find courses and support to help you to transform your future.

Focus on your health and well-being

Looking to make new friends, focus on your personal well-being or learn a new skill alongside like-minded adults?

Our 'Outstanding' learning facilities are bound to inspire you to learn and develop as a person.

From functional digital skills to professional business courses, creative arts to engineering to exercise and fitness, there is bound to be the course for you.

FREE Higher Technical courses funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) has secured more than £150,000 of funding from the Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) as part of the government’s Levelling Up agenda to offer a number of free Level 4 Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs).

The free courses, which will be available to study at Newcastle College and Stafford College have been developed taking into consideration the key priorities identified through analysis of the labour market, skills and sector-based trends and are aligned with the LSIP priority sectors to improve and develop skills across the region.

The Higher Technical courses available to study with NSCG include short courses from across a range of areas including Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution, Health Care and Digital Industries and will aim to develop skills across the region in order to support productivity, economic growth and innovation.

View these FREE courses here.