Further and higher education

Find further education courses and providers.

Choosing a course

Choices at 16

Don't worry if you don't know what you want to do in the future - you are not alone!

There are a lot of options available, so you will have to think carefully before making your choice.

Choices at 18

After taking a level 3 course, leading to qualifications such as A levels, you could consider higher education, further education or work-related training, getting a job, taking a year out or self-employment. 

Connexions South Tyneside

Connexions South Tyneside provides careers information, advice and guidance to young people aged between 16 and 18, and up to 25 if they have a special educational need or disability.

Connexions South Tyneside

Further education in South Tyneside

St Joseph's RC Comprehensive School

Harton Technology College 6th form

South Tyneside College

St Wilfrid's RC College

Whitburn Church of England Academy

Other further education nearby

Newcastle College

Sunderland College

Gateshead College

Tyne Metropolitan College

Higher education nearby

Newcastle University

Sunderland University

Northumbria University


For regular updates on local FE, HE, Training and Apprenticeship opportunities, like the Connexions South Tyneside Facebook page.

For information on work based training, like the South Tyneside Training Provider Network page.