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We offer a wide variety of part-time courses to help you to enhance your CV, progress in your career or simply try out a new hobby.

With various start dates across the year you can start immediately or book your space for later.

Studying part-time at TyneMet College means that you can take advantage of our excellent facilities including: a well-stocked library, IT workshop, free wifi across the campus, a gym, cafés, a restaurant, hair and beauty salon and a floristry shop. You will also gain from all of our student support services which range from tutorial support to help with child care and course fees.

All of our part-time courses are listed by subject area and you can find these by choosing a department in the 'vocational courses' menu.

Contact the Gateway team for more information on any of our part-time courses and for help with course fees. Many of our part-time courses are free for individuals who are eligible - for full details of eligibility criteria, contact a student advisor in the Gateway team on 0191 229 5000 or email enquiries@tynemet.ac.uk

Part-time courses at TyneMet

Academic Introductions (4 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
An Introduction to Psychology (workshop) 17/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 1 day QA
An Introduction to Psychology (workshop) 24/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 1 day QA
An Introduction to Sociology (workshop) 17/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 1 day QA
An Introduction to Sociology (workshop) 24/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 1 day QA

Art, Design & Creative Industries (18 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Creative Writing Workshops 02/06/2015 Tuesdays , 1pm - 4pm 3 weeks CS
Creative Writing Workshops 23/06/2015 Tuesdays , 4.30pm - 7.30pm 3 weeks CS
Do It Yourself: Greetings Cards (workshop) 29/06/2015 Monday, 9.30am - 2.30pm 1 day CS
Do It Yourself: Wedding Invitations 25/06/2015 Thursday, 9.30am - 2.30pm 3 weeks CS
Handmade 3D Cards (workshop) 29/06/2015 Mondays, 3-5pm 3 weeks CS
Handmade Greetings Cards 23/06/2015 Tuesdays, 9.30am - 12.30pm 3 weeks CS
Handmade Wedding Cards & Invitations 23/06/2015 Tuesday, 1-4pm 3 weeks CS
How to Start a Business Making Wedding Invitations 24/06/2015 Friday, 9.30 - 12,30pm 3 weeks CS
Introduction to Darkroom Photography 03/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 3 weeks CS
Introduction to Life Drawing for Beginners 02/07/2015 Thursdays , 2pm - 5pm 3 weeks CS
Introduction to Photography & Digital Imaging (workshop) 01/07/2015 Wednesdays , 12 - 3pm 1 day CS
Introduction to Photoshop & Graphic Design 02/06/2015 Tuesdays , 6pm - 8pm 3 weeks CS
Introduction to Photoshop & Graphic Design 03/06/2015 Wednesdays , 6pm - 8pm 3 weeks CS
Introduction to Rag Wreath Making - Hand-tied Decorative Rag Wreaths 08/06/2015 Mondays , 1pm - 3pm 1 day CS
Local Landscape Photography - from Town to Coast (workshop) 10/06/2015 Wednesdays , 9.30am - 3.30pm 1 day CS
Magic for Beginners - Cards and Coins, Sleights etc. (workshop) 10/06/2015 Wednesdays , 1pm - 3pm 3 weeks CS
Studio Portraiture 23/06/2015 Tuesdays , 4.30pm - 7.30pm 3 weeks CS
Studio Portraiture 24/06/2015 Wednesdays , 4.30pm - 7.30pm 3 weeks CS

Beauty Therapy (6 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
College Certificate: Introduction to Beauty Therapy 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM
College Certificate: Introduction to Hot Stone Massage 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM
College Certificate: Introduction to Individual Lashes 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM
Level 2 Lash & Brow 05/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 4 weeks TM
Level 2 Make-up 05/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 4 weeks TM
Level 2 Waxing Techniques 01/06/2015 Tuesdays , 9.30am - 3pm 4 weeks TM

Catering (1 Course)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
College Certificate: Introduction to Catering 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM

Computing (3 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
A Basic Introduction to Using Computers & the Internet 09/06/2015 Tuesdays , 1pm - 3pm 3 weeks QA
A Basic Introduction to Using Computers & the Internet 30/06/2015 Tuesdays , 1pm - 3pm 3 weeks QA
Entry Level Computing for Beginners Various Wednesdays , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM

Construction (1 Course)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Learn how to lay Laminate Flooring (workshop) 27/04/2015 Monday , 6pm - 9pm 2 weeks TMC

Employability, Maths & English (47 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various MON, TUES, WED, , 9:30am - 3:30pm 9 sessions QA
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various MON, TUES, WED, , 9:30am - 3:30pm 9 sessions TM
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various MON, TUES, WED, , 9:30am - 3:30pm 9 sessions TMC
Diploma in Using Employability Skills Entry level Various THU, FRI , 9:30am - 2:30pm 67 sessions TM
English, Level 1 Various Thu , 1.15pm - 3.15pm 10 weeks TM
English, Level 2 Various Thu , 1.15pm - 3.15pm 10 weeks TM
Entry Level Computing for Beginners Various Wednesdays , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Entry Level Everyday English Various Mondays , 1pm - 3pm 10 weeks TM
Entry Level Everyday Maths Various Mondays , 9.30am - 11.30am 10 weeks TM
Functional Skills English Entry Level Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
Functional Skills English Level 1 Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
Functional Skills English Level 2 Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Entry Level Various Wed , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 1 Various Wed , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 2 Various Wed , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 3 Various Wed , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Functional Skills Maths Entry Level Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Weekly Flexible , Flexible - Flexible Min 10 TM
IT for Complete Beginners (Entry Level Functional Skills Qual) Weekly Thu-Fri , 9:00am - 3:00pm 4 sessions TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Tuesdays , 9.30am - 12pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Wednesdays , 11.30am - 1pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Wednesdays , 1.15pm - 3.45pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Fridays , 9am - 11am 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Tuesdays , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Wednesdays , 9am - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Tuesdays , 1pm - 3pv 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Tuesdays , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Wednesdays , 9.30am - 11am 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Wednesdays , 6pm - 8pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Thursdays , 9.30am - 12pm 10 weeks TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Thurdays , 1.15pm - 3.45pm 10 weeks TM
Managing & Understanding Your Budget (workshop) 05/06/2015 Friday , 1pm - 3pm 1 day QA
Maths, Level 1 Various Thu , 1.15pm - 3.15pm 10 weeks TM
Maths, Level 2 Various Thu , 1.15pm - 3.15pm 10 weeks TM
Mental Arithmetic - to prepare for nursing or teaching applications (workshop) 17/06/2015 Wednesdays , 6pm - 9pm 1 day QA
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks Mon-Wed , 9:00am - 3:00pm 9 sessions TM
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks Mon-Wed , 9:00am - 3:00pm 9 sessions TMC
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks Mon-Wed , 9:00am - 3:00pm 9 sessions QA
Pre-Apprentice Course (Preparation for Apprenticeships, Interviews & Employment) Various MON, TUES, WED, THUS, FRI , 9:30am - 3:30pm 10 sessions TM
Pre-Apprentice Course (Preparation for Apprenticeships, Interviews & Employment) - Level 1 Certifica Every 2 weeks Mon-Fri , 9:30am - 2:30pm 10 sessions TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Entry level Various Various Various TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Level 1 Various Various Various TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Level 2 Various Various Various TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Entry level Various Various Various TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Various Various Various TM
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Various Various Various TM

Floristry (2 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Arranging with Summer Flowers (workshop) 05/06/2015 Friday , 2pm - 4pm 1 day TM
College Certificate: Introduction to Floristry 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM

Hairdressing & Barbering (1 Course)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
College Certificate: Introduction to Hairdressing 19/06/2015 Fridays , 9.30am - 3pm 2 weeks TM

Health & Social Care (1 Course)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Foundation Degree in Education & Care September 2015 THU , 5:00pm - 9:00pm 40 sessions TM

Improve your English (ESOL) (8 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
ESOL - Full Qualification Entry level Various Various 70 sessions TM
ESOL - Full Qualification Level 1 Various Various 70 sessions TM
ESOL - Full Qualification Level 2 Various Various 67 sessions TM
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Level 1 Various Various 48 sessions TM
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Entry Level Various Various TM
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Level 2 Various Various 76 sessions TM
Introduction to ESOL Various Various Various TM
Introduction to ESOL Various Various Various

Sport (7 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells 30/05/2015 Saturday-Sunday , 10am - 5pm 2 days TM
Foundation Degree in Exercise, Health and Fitness 01/09/2015 2 1/2 days a week Full Time TM
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching 01/09/2015 2 1/2 days a week Full Time TM
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing 08/09/2015 Tuesday , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 weeks TM
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training 10/09/2015 Thursday , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 weeks TM
Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage 09/09/2015 Wednesday , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 weeks TM
Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage 10/09/2015 Thursday , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 weeks TM

Teaching (1 Course)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Various start dates available TM

Working with Children & Young People (2 Courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Duration Campus
Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice 14 September 2015 TBC N/A TM
Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice 14 September 2015 Thursday, 1pm - 4.30pm TM

Campus key

  • TM - TyneMet College, Coast Road Campus
  • QA - Queen Alexandra, Hawkeys Lane Campus, North Shields
  • TMC - TMC Campus, Benton