Gateshead College

Gateshead College is a further education college delivering industry inspired education that combines quality learning with real world skills.

About Gateshead College

Gateshead College offers a range of adult courses in the creative and digital sector from short part-time courses and boot camps to HNCs and HNDs.

Shaped by employers, they will provide you with up-to-date and relevant skills that you can immediately apply in your workplace or that will help you to find a job.

Through the Skills Bootcamps in Digital, their short, intensive courses in subjects such as data analysis, digital marketing, web development and cyber security have been specifically designed to offer employment-focused skills to help increase your chances of getting a job in the digital sector.

Plus, if you successfully complete a course, you’re guaranteed an interview with a local employer.

Gateshead College also work in partnership with some of the region’s leading creative and digital organisations including PROTO, Sage, Signpost Productions (ITV), Infinity 27, Generator Union, Sunderland Software City, and Dynamo.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I choose what to study?

If you're unsure what to study, don't panic. Gateshead College careers advice team is available to help you find the right course for you. You can come along to any of the enrolment events to discuss this further.

I'm enrolled but I'd like to change to another course, what do I do?

Of course. You can speak to Gateshead College any time if you'd like to change courses.

How do I find my campus?

All campuses are reachable by public transport. You can check out travel guides here.

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Digital Technologies

Gateshead College are proud to play a part in developing the skilled workforce of the future and the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Recognised by their employment edge, courses provide students with real-world skills and experience to begin a career in the industry.

Whether you want to build computer applications, design apps, develop software, manage computer networks, or explore emerging technologies, Gateshead College will help you into the world of work and give you the contacts you need to progress.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or you’re well-established in your career, they make a promise to support all students.

University level courses

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing and DEvOps has been specifically designed to suit the demand for talented professionals.


Gain real-life experience and knowledge with an apprenticeship. You'll partner with a reputable digital employer in the North East and earn whilst you learn.

School leavers courses

From Digital Technology Level 1, Cyber Security and Ingrastructure Support Level 3, there are a range of school leavers courses designed to give you a headstart in a digital career.

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