Funding rules mean that if your annual salary is less than £16,009.50, you could be eligible for free course fees (Level 1 or Level 2).*
Also look out for our free distance learning courses and other free courses.
*You may be fully funded if you are employed and cannot contribute towards the cost of co-funding fees. You must meet both of the following:
Evidence of your gross annual wages is required i.e. a wage slip within 3 months of your start date, or a current employment contract that states gross monthly/annual wages.
We are the College of the Year
(* Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
96% of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good.
(*On-programme Survey 2018, students aged
97% of adult learners agree their course is helping their skills to get better.
(On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19+)
Our achievement rates are above the national average.
Sunderland College is helping provide thousands of young people with access to vital support and resources following the COVID-19 outbreak
Sunderland College has donated personal protection equipment to frontline NHS staff treating coronavirus patients.
Sunderland College students were recently given the chance to spend time with Britain's elite amphibian fighting force, the Royal Marines Commandos.