I'm an adult

Whether you’re looking for a promotion, want to change career or return to education after a break, we’ve got a range of outstanding courses for adults that will help you stand out.

Studying with us has lots of benefits, including:


  • Flexible, family friendly hours
  • Lots of one to one teacher support
  • Small class sizes and study groups
  • World-class training facilities
  • Free gym membership
  • Free car parking
  • Loans and grants to help cover course fees

We offer three types of courses for adults:

 “My Access qualification, gave me the confidence and knowledge to pursue my dream job as a Learning Support Officer at Gateshead College. The teachers gave me the drive and determination to succeed.” 

Haley Bowater

“Being a scientific researcher is my plan, so I signed up for the Access course to get me to university. It was daunting to return to education at 29 but the teaching staff have been really supportive and ignited my passion for learning.”
Jon Ingram Access to HE Diploma for Health Professionals