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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

Access to HE (13 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Access to HE - Business - 1 Year, Level 3 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Education - 1 Year (Jan Start), Level 3 25/01/2016 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Education - 1 Year, Level 3 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Education - Level 3 (2 year course) 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Health - 1 Year (Jan Start), Level 3 25/01/2016 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Health - 1 Year, Level 3 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Health - Level 3 (2 year course) 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Humanities - 1 Year (Jan Start), Level 3 25/01/2016 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Humanities - 1 Year, Level 3 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Humanities - Level 3 (2 year course) 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Science - 1 Year (Jan Start), Level 3 25/01/2016 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Science - 1 Year, Level 3 14/09/2015 Various Various QA
Access to HE - Science - Level 3 (2 year course) 14/09/2015 Various Various QA

Beauty Therapy (18 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Certificate in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Certificate in Beauty Therapy, Level 3 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 8:00pm 35 TM
Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 3 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 8:00pm 35 TM
Diploma in Nail Services, Level 3 11/09/2015 Fri , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Diploma in Nail Tech Services, Level 2 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Gel Nail Workshop, Entry Level 14/01/2016 Thu , 5:00pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Introduction to Holistic Therapies, Entry Level 10/09/2015 Thu , 5:00pm - 7:00pm 8 TM
Lash and Brow College Certificate, Level 2 03/11/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 7:00pm 4 TM
Make-up College Certificate, Level 2 01/12/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 7:00pm 4 TM
Microdermabrasion College Certificate, Level 3 06/10/2015 Tue , 4:45pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Microdermabrasion College Certificate, Level 3 09/02/2016 Tue , 4:45pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Nail Technology, Level 2 10/09/2015 Thu , 1:00pm - 6:00pm 8 TM
Nail Technology, Level 2 01/12/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 7:30pm 12 TM
Nail Technology, Level 2 15/03/2016 Tue , 4:30pm - 7:30pm 12 TM
Perfect Brows College Certificate, Level 2 15/12/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Roller Waxing Skills College Certificate, Level 2 24/11/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Threading College Certificate, Level 2 20/10/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 8:00pm 1 TM

Catering (4 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Cooking Local Specialities Workshop, Entry Level 02/02/2016 Tue , 5:00pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
How to Cook Asian Street Food Workshop, Entry Level 20/10/2015 Tue , 5:00pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
How to Cook South American Street Food Workshop, Entry Level 10/11/2015 Tue , 5:00pm - 8:00pm 1 TM
Modern Sunday Brunch Ideas Workshop, Entry Level 12/01/2016 Tue , 5:00pm - 8:00pm 1 TM

Computing (1 course)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
BTEC HNC in Computing & Systems Development, Level 4 (HE) 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 4.15pm 36 TM

Construction (12 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Electrical), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Basic Construction Skills (Electrical), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC
Award in Bricklaying (Evening), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Bricklaying (Evening), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Carpentry & Joinery), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Painting & Decorating), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Plumbing), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Construction Skills (Plumbing), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC
Award in Plastering (Evening), Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 39 TMC
Award in Plastering (Evening), Level 1 06/01/2016 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 25 TMC

Counselling (8 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Certificate in Counselling Skills (Intensive), Level 2 12/01/2016 Tue , 9:30am - 12:45pm 24 TM
Certificate in Counselling Skills, Level 2 09/09/2015 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 29 TM
Certificate in Counselling Skills, Level 2 11/09/2015 Fri , 9:30am - 12:45pm 29 TM
Certificate in Counselling Studies, Level 3 16/09/2015 Wed , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 30 TM
Certificate in Counselling Studies, Level 3 18/09/2015 Fri , 9:30am - 12:45pm 30 TM
Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision Level 6 September 2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 32 sessions TM
Foundation Degree in Counselling, Level 5 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 5:00pm 32 TM
Foundation Degree in Counselling, Level 5 10/09/2015 Thu , 1:30pm - 9:00pm 32 TM

Employability, Maths & English (10 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Award in Employability Skills, Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Award in Employability, Level 2 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Certificate Entry 1 in Using Employability Skills, Entry Level 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Certificate in Employability Skills, Level 2 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Certificate in Employability, Level 1 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Diploma Entry 1 in Using Employability Skills,Entry Level 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:30am - 2:45pm 36 TM
Entry Level Everyday English Various Weekly , Flexible times - 10+ TM
Entry Level Everyday Maths Various Weekly , Flexible times - 10+ TM
Level 1 Everyday English Various Weekly , Flexible times - 10+ TM
Level 1 Everyday Maths Various Weekly , Flexible times - 10+ TM

Engineering (15 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Award in Introductory MIG Welding (C&G 3268-02),Level 2 17/09/2015 Thu , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 20 IGNITE
Award in Introductory MIG Welding (C&G 3268-13), Level 1 01/12/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in Introductory MIG Welding (C&G 3268-13), Level 1 15/09/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in Introductory MIG Welding (C&G 3268-13), Level 1 01/03/2016 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in Introductory TIG Welding (C&G 3268-02), Level 2 15/09/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in Introductory TIG Welding (C&G 3268-12), Level 1 17/09/2015 Thu , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 20 IGNITE
Award in Introductory TIG Welding (C&G 3268-12), Level 1 01/12/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in Introductory TIG Welding (C&G 3268-12), Level 1 01/03/2016 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in MMA Welding (C&G 3268-02), Level 2 15/09/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in MMA Welding (C&G 3268-10), Level 1 17/09/2015 Thu , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 20 IGNITE
Award in MMA Welding (C&G 3268-10), Level 1 01/12/2015 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
Award in MMA Welding (C&G 3268-10), Level 1 01/03/2016 Tue , 6:00pm - 9:00pm 10 IGNITE
BTEC HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Level 4 (HE - year 1 of 2 year course) 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:00am - 4.30pm 35 weeks IGNITE
BTEC HNC Manufacturing Engineering, Level 4 10/09/2015 Thu , 9:00am - 4.30pm 35 weeks IGNITE
BTEC HNC Mechanical Engineering, Level 4 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:00am - 4.30pm 35 weeks IGNITE

Floristry (21 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Advanced Level Floristry Workshop 15/09/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Arranging with Summer Flowers Workshop, Entry Level 17/05/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Certificate in Floral Designs, Level 1 10/09/2015 Thu , 6:00pm - 8:30pm 30 TM
Certificate in Floral Designs, Level 1 07/01/2016 Thu , 6:00pm - 8:30pm 20 TM
Certificate in Floristry, Level 2 07/09/2015 Mon , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Certificate in Floristry, Level 3 11/09/2015 Fri , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Church Flowers Workshop, Entry Level 03/11/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Contemporary Bridal Designs Workshop Entry Level 22/03/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Contemporary Bridal Workshop 17/05/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Easter Flowers Workshop 23/03/2016 Wed , 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 TM
European Designs Workshop 20/10/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Get set for Christmas Demonstration Event 15/12/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Hand Tied Bouquets Workshop 17/05/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Hand-tied Designs Workshop, Entry Level 06/10/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Holly Wreath Workshop, Entry Level 01/12/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Home Workshop 12/01/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Leaf Manipulation and Techniques Workshop 23/02/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Rustic Wedding Workshop 26/04/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Sparkling Christmas Workshop, Entry Level 08/12/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Traditional Christmas Designs Workshop, Entry Level 15/12/2015 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM
Vintage Flowers Workshop, Entry Level 22/03/2016 Tue , 4:00pm - 6:00pm 1 TM

Hairdressing & Barbering (6 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Certificate in Hairdressing, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 4:15pm 35 TM
Certificate in Hairdressing, Level 3 10/09/2015 Thu , 1:00pm - 8:00pm 35 TM
Diploma in Barbering, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 8:45pm 35 TM
Diploma in Barbering, Level 2 10/11/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 8:45pm 35 TM
Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 3 10/09/2015 Thu , 9:00am - 8:00pm 35 TM
Diploma in Women's Hairdressing, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:00am - 8:00pm 35 TM

Health & Social Care (1 course)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
HNC in Health and Social Care September 2015 Thursday, 1pm - 9pm 30 weeks TM

Sport (21 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Award in Applying Hot & Cold Techniques, Level 3 16/01/2016 Sat 6 TM
Certificate in Fitness Instruction, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 5:45pm - 8:45pm 32 TM
Certificate in Personal Training and Instruction, Level 3 10/09/2015 Thu , 5:45pm - 8:45pm 34 TM
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy, Level 3 09/09/2015 Wed , 5:45pm - 8:45pm 32 TM
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy, Level 4 10/09/2015 Thu , 5:45pm - 8:45pm 32 TM
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy, Level 5 08/09/2015 Tue , 5:45pm - 8:45pm 34 TM
Circuit Training, Level 2 21/11/2015 Sat & Sun 1 TM
Exercise to Music (units only), Level 2 Various Sat & Sun 2 TM
Exercise to Music (units only), Level 2 Various Sat & Sun 2 TM
Exercise to Music, Level 2 Various Tue, Sat & Sun 32 TM
Exercise to Music, Level 2 Various Tue, Sat & Sun 32 TM
Foundation Degree in Sport and Exercise Studies, Level 5 (Year 1 of 2 year course) 07/09/2015 TBC 60 weeks TM
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching, Level 5 (Year 1 of 2 year course) 07/09/2015 TBC 60 weeks TM
GP Referral, Level 3 09/09/2015 Wed 34 TM
Kettlebells, Level 2 14/11/2015 Sat & Sun 1 TM
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing 08/09/2015 Tue , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 TM
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training 10/09/2015 Thu , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 TM
Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage 09/09/2015 Wed , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 TM
Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage 10/09/2015 Thu , 5.45pm - 8.45pm 34 TM
Spinning, Level 2 28/11/2015 Sat & Sun 1 TM
Taping and Strapping, Level 3 07/11/2015 Sat 6 TM

Teaching (18 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, Level 3 07/10/2015 Various , TBC - TBC Various TM
Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, Level 3 07/10/2015 Various , TBC - TBC Various TM
Award in Education and Training, Level 3 22/09/2015 Tue , 5:30pm - 8:30pm 12 TM
Award in Education and Training, Level 3 14/01/2016 Thu , 9:30am - 3:30pm 7 TM
Award in Education and Training, Level 3 14/04/2016 Thu , 5:30pm - 8:30pm 12 TM
Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice, Level 4 07/10/2015 Various , TBC - TBC Various TM
CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (Intensive), Level 2 19/01/2016 Tue , 9:30am - 3:30pm 20 TM
CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 2 08/09/2015 Tue , 4:30pm - 9:00pm 25 TM
CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 2 16/09/2015 Wed , 9:30am - 1:30pm 30 TM
CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 3 09/09/2015 Wed , 9:30am - 1:30pm 34 TM
CACHE Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 3 09/09/2015 Wed , 5:15pm - 9:00pm 34 TM
CACHE Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 3 10/09/2015 Thu , 9:30am - 1:30pm 34 TM
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, Level 3 30/09/2015 Various , TBC - TBC Various TM
Certificate in Education - Post Compulsory Education & Training, Level 5 (Year 1 of 2 year course) 08/09/2015 Tue , 5:30pm - 9:00pm 32 TM
Certificate in Education and Training, Level 4 12/01/2016 Tue , 5:30pm - 8:30pm 21 TM
Diploma in Education and Training (Intensive), Level 5 08/09/2015 Tue , 9:30am - 3:30pm 35 TM
Diploma in Education and Training, Level 5 12/01/2016 Tue , 5:30pm - 8:30pm 21 TM
PGCE in Education - Post Compulsory Education & Training, Level 6 (Year 1 of 2 year course) 08/09/2015 Tue , 5:30pm - 9:00pm 32 TM

Working with Children & Young People (3 courses)

Course title Start date Day & time Sessions Campus
Certificate in Youth Work Practice, Level 2 15/09/2015 Tue , TBC - TBC 25 TM
Diploma in Youth Work, Level 3 17/09/2015 Thu , 1pm - 4.30pm 33 TM
Foundation Degree in Education & Care, Level 5 17/09/2015 Thu , 5:00pm - 9:00pm 30 TM

Campus key

  • TM - TyneMet College, Coast Road Campus
  • QA - Queen Alexandra, Hawkeys Lane Campus, North Shields
  • TMC - TMC Campus, Benton
  • IGNITE - IGNITE Centre for Engineering & Innovation