School Leavers

Why choose Gateshead College?

If you’re ready to leave school, stand on your own two feet, make your own choices and be outstanding, you’re ready for Gateshead College.

There's three ways you can study with us

A Levels

A Levels tend to be more academic and a traditional way of learning. With us, you’ll also gain work experience.  

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Vocational Study

Vocational Study Programmes cover lots of different industry sectors and provide practical skills needed for work or further study.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a mix of working and practical training, usually spending four days in work and one day in college per week.

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Not sure what type of qualification is for you?

I was inspired and that was the greatest thing I learnt from studying at Gateshead College.
Jed Choudhury Level 3 Extended Diploma in Graphic Design

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