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Part-time Courses

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 Higher Education is a 60 credit programme providing appropriate preparation and a recognised qualification for progression to Higher Education for those who have the ability to study at this higher level, but who left school with few (or none) of the usual entry qualifications.

This qualification enhances not only academic skills, but career-based and personal competencies, as well as:

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

Access to HE home page

Course title Start date Venue
Access to HE (module) - Core Science w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - English Literature w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - Food Science w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - Human Biology w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - Psychology w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - Sociology w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE (module) - The Psychology and Sociology of Health w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus
Access to HE Pathway - Choose from: Health, Science, Education or Humanities w/c 19/01/2015 Queen Alexandra Campus

Let your creativity develop and grow at the award-winning Creative Studios based at our Queen Alexandra Campus in North Shields.

With state-of-the-art equipment as standard paired with excellent teaching, The Creative Studios is sure to inspire and get your creativity flowing.

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

Art, Design & Creative Industries home page

Course title Start date Venue
HNC In Art & Design (Fine Art) 05/01/2015 Creative Studios, Queen Alexandra Campus
HNC In Graphic Design 05/01/2015 Creative Studios, Queen Alexandra Campus

The glamorous world of Beauty Therapy offers many exciting opportunities, from travelling the world on cruise ships, running your own salon to working in a luxury spa.

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

Beauty Therapy home page

Course title Start date Venue
Gel Nail (Workshop) 15/01/2015 TyneMet College
Holistic Therapies (Refexolog, Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy and Swedish Body Massage) 15/02/2015 TyneMet College
Lash Perming (Workshop) 14/01/2015 TyneMet College
Level 2 Beauty Therapy 12/01/2015 TyneMet College
Level 3 Beauty Therapy 12/01/2015 TyneMet College

Our comprehensive courses in computing will ensure you’re up to speed in the sectors of IT, e-commerce and digital industries, equipping you with skills sought after by employers and preparing you with everything you need to live, learn and earn in the 21st Century.

The rapidly expanding and ever-changing world of computing is an exciting place to be. Whether you aspire to design and develop websites, programme new and innovative databases or software; our exciting courses, which pair expert teaching with practical experience, are sure to get you where you want to be.

If you're fascinated by technology and would love to learn the inner workings of computer programming and systems support or you are intrigued by multimedia and gaming, at TyneMet College we are confident we have the perfect computing qualifications for you.

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

Computing home page

Course title Start date Venue
HNC In Computing (Software Development) September 2015 TyneMet College
IT for Complete Beginners (Entry Level Functional Skills Qual) Weekly TyneMet College
IT for Complete Beginners (Functional Skills Qualification) 02/10/2014 TyneMet College
IT for Complete Beginners (Functional Skills Qualification) 15/02/2015 TyneMet College

If you like hands-onwork and love the idea of creating then a construction course sounds right up your street. This exciting, ever-changing industry could see you working anywhere in the world, building and maintaining everything from homes to skyscrapers.

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

Construction home page

Course title Start date Venue
Award in Bricklaying 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton
Award in Electrical 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton
Award in Multi-skill Construction 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton
Award in Painting & Decorating 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton
Award in Plastering 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton
Award in Plumbing 08/01/2015 TMC, Benton

Here at TyneMet, we offer a full package of Counselling courses designed to meet the needs of students at every stage of their training.

Whether you are just entering the world of Counselling study for the first time or are a returning professional, there are a host of popular, relvenant and stimulating courses available.

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

Counselling home page

Course title Start date Venue
Award in Helping Skills L2 22/04/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Counselling Skills L2 07/01/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision Level 6 September 2014 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree in Counselling September 2014 TyneMet College

If you want to brush up on your Maths, English and add to your CV, choosing a course from our range of Employability, Maths and English department couldn’t be easier. You'll gain valuable skills for everyday life and job applications whilst achieving a nationally recognised qualification.

Achieving a qualification in Maths or English will help you to get a job, get promoted and give your children guidance with their homework. The qualifications are accredited by City & Guilds and NCFE and the process is free, flexible and designed for adults.

Our range of FREE short courses and qualifications for individuals currently out of work that could lead to jobs as well as developing skills that are attractive to potential employers.

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

Employability, Maths & English home page

Course title Start date Venue
Certificate in Using Employability Skills - Entry level 03/02/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various Queen Alexandra Campus
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various TyneMet College
Certificate in Using Employability Skills L1 (Post-work Programme for the unemployed) Various TMC, Benton
Diploma in Using Employability Skills Entry level Various TyneMet College
English, Level 1 Various TyneMet College
English, Level 2 Various TyneMet College
Functional Skills English Entry Level Weekly TyneMet College
Functional Skills English Level 1 Weekly TyneMet College
Functional Skills English Level 2 Weekly TyneMet College
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Entry Level Various TyneMet College
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 1 Various TyneMet College
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 2 Various TyneMet College
Functional Skills ICT for Beginners - Level 3 Various TyneMet College
Functional Skills Maths Entry Level Weekly TyneMet College
Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Weekly TyneMet College
Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Weekly TyneMet College
IT for Complete Beginners (Entry Level Functional Skills Qual) Weekly TyneMet College
Maths, Level 1 Various TyneMet College
Maths, Level 2 Various TyneMet College
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks TyneMet College
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks TMC Campus, Benton
Post Work Programme - Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills (for those who are unemployed and Every 3 weeks Queen Alexandra Campus
Pre-Apprentice Course (Preparation for Apprenticeships, Interviews & Employment) Various TyneMet College
Pre-Apprentice Course (Preparation for Apprenticeships, Interviews & Employment) - Level 1 Certifica Every 2 weeks TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Entry level Various TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Level 1 Various TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills English Level 2 Various TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Entry level Various TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Various TyneMet College
Skills for Life Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Various TyneMet College

Engineering is an exciting subject that opens up a world of opportunities for you to design, develop and build almost anything and everything around us. Whether it be the ways we commute to work, the homes we live in or even the ways we stay entertained, engineering and technology are involved.

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

Engineering home page

Course title Start date Venue
Award in Introductory Manual Metal Arc Welding Skills Level 1 21/01/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills Level 1 20/01/2015 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree in Power Engineering September 2015 TyneMet College
HNC In Electrical & Electronic Engineering September 2015 TyneMet College
HNC In Manufacturing Engineering September 2015 TyneMet College
HNC In Mechanical Engineering September 2015 TyneMet College

If you have green fingers and a creative eye, our excellent Floristry courses will help you to get qualified, indulge your interest as well as propel you to success. With a specialist 250m² learning space you will learn in an inspiring practical environment and our exclusive retail store allows students to sell and showcase their work.

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

Floristry home page

Course title Start date Venue
Arranging with Seasonal Flowers (Floristry Workshop) 06/03/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Floral Design L1 15/01/2015 TyneMet College
Contemporary Bridal Designs 27/03/2015 TyneMet College
Contemporary Christmas Designs 12/12/2014 TyneMet College
Dining in Style (Floristry Workshop) 16/01/2015 TyneMet College
Summer Party Design (Floristry Workshop) 03/04/2015 TyneMet College
Traditional Christmas Designs 16/12/2014 TyneMet College

At TyneMet we are proud to be a recognised regional leader in education excellence, and this includes our foundation learning programmes for which we have received an outstanding grading for over ten years.

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

Foundation Learning home page

Course title Start date Venue
Award in Personal Development for the Outdoor Industry L2 10/02/2015 TyneMet College
Independent Living Skills (Incorporating washing, ironing, cooking and budgeting) 12/02/2015 TyneMet College
Rebound Therapy - Intensive 1:1 therapeutic techniques to assist people with additional needs 12/02/2015 TyneMet College

Show off your creative prowess with a cutting edge career in Hairdressing & Barbering. From colours to cuts and beyond, our specialist courses are designed to ensure you have the best possible start in a career that is ever-changing and never out of fashion.

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

Hairdressing & Barbering home page

Course title Start date Venue
Barbering Level 2 12/01/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Women's Hairdressing L2 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in Barbering L2 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in Barbering L2 09/09/2014 TyneMet College

If you are looking for a rewarding career then look no further than Health and Social Care. With careers ranging from nursing to midwifery, your options are varied and the opportunities endless. With no day ever the same, a career in Health and Social Care will see you helping others to be healthy and live as happily and independently as possible.

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

Health & Social Care home page

Course title Start date Venue
Foundation Degree in Education & Care 18/09/2014 TyneMet College

English for Speakers of Other Languages or ESOL, is the course for you if English isn't your main language and you would like to learn and improve your English.

Improving your English will make it easier to:

  • Talk to doctors and teachers
  • Learn to use a computer to improve your language skills
  • Understand the laws and customs of the UK
  • Get a recognised qualification from your course
  • Help your child with homework
  • Prepare for the Life in the UK test and become a British citizen.

TyneMet's ESOL teachers will be very happy to help you improve your English and help you get more out of life in the UK. You will gain and expand your skills in:

  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

When you have finished your course you will be invited to an Awards Ceremony where you will be given a University of Cambridge ESOL Certificate. This is a nationally recognised qualification which will help you work, study and live in the UK.

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

Improve your English (ESOL) home page

Course title Start date Venue
ESOL - Full Qualification Entry level Various TyneMet College
ESOL - Full Qualification Level 1 Various TyneMet College
ESOL - Full Qualification Level 2 Various TyneMet College
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Level 1 Various TyneMet College
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Entry Level Various TyneMet College
ESOL - Speaking and Listening Level 2 Various TyneMet College
Introduction to ESOL Various
Introduction to ESOL Various Riverside Children's Centre

If you're fanatical about all things Sport, then we have the course for you. Careers in Sport are hugely varied, exciting and could see you working anywhere in the world. With a range of courses of study for every level, top facilities and professional coaching, TyneMet is the best place to kick-off your career in the sports industry.

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

Sport home page

Course title Start date Venue
Certificate in Fitness Instructing L2 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
Certificate in Personal Training L3 11/09/2014 TyneMet College
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy L3 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy L4 11/09/2014 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree in Exercise, Health and Fitness 08/09/2014 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching 10/09/2014 TyneMet College

Teaching is a very rewarding profession in which you get the opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. Teaching offers you fantastic career prospects and development opportunities in an ever-changing sector full of chances to be creative and to help others to learn and gain skills for their future.

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

Teaching home page

Course title Start date Venue
Assessor's Award (TAQA) 04/03/2015 TyneMet College
Assessor's Awards (TAQA) 08/01/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Education and Training 25/02/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Education and Training 24/02/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Education and Training (Fast track) 04/02/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) 02/02/2015 TyneMet College
Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Various start dates available TyneMet College
CACHE Certificate in Supporting T&L in Schools L2 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
CACHE Certificate in Supporting T&L in Schools L2 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
CACHE Certificate in Supporting T&L in Schools L3 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools - Level 2 (intensive) 08/01/2015 TyneMet College
CACHE Diploma in Specialist Support for T&L in schools L3 30/09/2014 TyneMet College
CACHE Diploma Specialist Support for T&L in schools L3 (3 unit conversion Certificate to Diploma) 30/09/2014 TyneMet College
CACHE Diploma Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools - Level 3 (3 unit conversion Certificate to Diploma) 03/03/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Education and Training - Level 4 14/01/2015 TyneMet College
Certificate in Post Compulsory Education & Training (Cert Ed) September 2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in Education and Teaching - Level 5 (year 1 of a 2 year programme) 14/01/2015 TyneMet College
Diploma in Education and Teaching L5 (intensive) 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in HE in Education & Training, leading to BA (Hons) Education & Training September 2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) 14/01/2015 TyneMet College
PGCE in Education (Post Compulsory Education & Training) September 2015 TyneMet College
Verifier Award (TAQA) 23/04/2015 TyneMet College

People with Autism are one of the most excluded and misunderstood groups of people within our society and although significant strides have been made over the last decade to reduce inequality across the UK, adults with Autism remain socially and economically excluded.

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

Understanding Autism home page

Course title Start date Venue
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders 14/02/2015 TyneMet College
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders 22/02/2015 TyneMet College
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders 26/02/2015 TyneMet College

If you want a rewarding career and would love to work with children or young people then a course at TyneMet is the perfect route for you. With endless career options including playgroup assistance, family support work, childhood counselling, early years practitioners, education support, mentoring or school teachers; a career working with young people and enhancing their lives is sure to be rewarding.

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

Working with Children & Young People home page

Course title Start date Venue
Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce L2 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
Diploma for The Children and Young People's Workforce L3 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
Diploma in Youth Work L3 18/09/2014 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree In Education & Care September 2014 TyneMet College