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Beauty Salon

Fancy a pamper session? Then EDC can help! Thanks to our fantastic beauty therapy students, you can kick back, relax and have a wide range of beauty treatments at our very own salon, found at our Peterlee campus!

Boxing Gym

Grab those gloves and square up in our fantastic boxing facilities at our Peterlee campus!

Business Advice Hub

Powered by Great Annual Savings Group, East Durham College’s innovative new Business Advice Hub (BAH) is one of the products of the college’s new partnership with Great Annual Savings Group (GAS).

Coffee Shop - Proudly Serving Starbucks

That's right...we've got Starbucks on site! Serving up loads of your Starbucks faves for the perfect pick-me-up in between those lessons.

Commercial Dog Grooming Studio

Pooch in need of some pampering? At East Durham College's Houghall campus in Durham we have our own dedicated dog grooming salon, offering treatments to dog owners of the North East.

EDC Travel Agency

Looking for great holidays for fantastic prices? You'll find everything you need at East Durham College's very own travel agents, EDC Travel!

Equine Centre

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham, boasts one of the finest equine centres in the North East.

Impact Health & Fitness Gym

Keep fit, get active and have fun with East Durham College's Sports Centre & Impact Health & Fitness gym! Completely FREE* (£5 one-off induction fee applies) for East Durham College students and also open to the public, we have some of the best facilities available in the North East.
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As part of this course you'll learn the skills and techniques required to complete a professional short graduation haircut using a combination of cutting techniques, including the use of scissors and clippers.
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Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

This qualification is for those interested in a career in hairdressing. It cover: Shampooing, Cutting, Styling, Colouring, Perming, Client consultation and Reception duties.
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Level 2 Diploma in Barbering (Part Time)

Time to sharpen up your skills with a L2 Diploma in Barbering at East Durham College! You're in good hands - this course is taught by the UK's first female Grand Master Barber!
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Level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector

This qualification provides a basic understanding of the Hair and Beauty sector and the vocational skills and knowledge required for Level 1 Hair and Beauty. Learners can choose their route in either Hair or Beauty.
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Meetings, Conference & Events Facilities

East Durham College is an ideal venue to hire for a wide range of meetings, events and functions.

Outdoor Pitches

Love playing sport? With our all-weather floodlit 3G full pitch and five-a-side football pitches, there's everything you need right here at East Durham College!

Positive Steps Childcare Nursery

Welcome to Positive Steps Nursery! Found on-site at East Durham College's Peterlee campus, our nursery makes attendance at college easier by providing fantastic childcare facilities for those students who may have young children. It's also open to members of the public looking for childcare.

Scene1 Restaurant & Commercial Kitchens

Fancy some freshly made food for a fantastic price? Well come and join us at our very own restaurant, Scene1!

Sports Arena / Sports Hall

Our huge sports hall at our Peterlee campus is ready and waiting for absolutely anything to do with sport!

The Lubetkin Theatre

Did you know EDC has the only dedicated theatre in the East Durham Area? It's open to both students and the general public for performances too.