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To apply for a course at EDC, use our course finder to find the perfect one for you! You can view all of our available courses below, or use our filtering system to search by location, age, subject area and more.

Just give the course you’re interested in a click, find the apply button, and submit your application when you’re ready.

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Want to train as an accountant? With this course you can gain a full Level 3 qualification in accountancy, studying one night per week!
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    2023-2024
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    Part Time
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    Vocational

Access to HE Diploma (Humanities)

Open your route to a humanities degree at university with this part-time course from East Durham College!
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    2023-2024
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    Vocational

Access to HE Diploma (Nursing & Midwifery)

You could go on to study a wide range of healthcare, nursing and midwifery degrees at university with East Durham College's Access to HE diploma, taught part-time on an evening.
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    2023-2024
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    Vocational

Access to HE Diploma (Science)

Age 19+? Looking to go to uni, but don't have the qualifications? Our Access to HE diploma is the solution - allowing you to move on to a wide variety of science-related degrees.
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    2023-2024
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    Vocational

Adverse Childhood Experiences (Level 2 Certificate)

This distance learning course will help you develop an understanding of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), equipping you with basic understanding of techniques for preventing and addressing ACE's in practice.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

Autism (Level 2 Certificate)

This FREE distance learning course can be done from anywhere and gets you a full Level 2 certificate in Understanding Autism upon successful completion!
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

Autism (Level 3 Certificate) - Online Only

Gain a Level 3 certificate in Understanding Autism with our FREE distance learning course. This course focuses on developing your knowledge and understanding of autism, and the challenges and strengths that autistic people may experience.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

Behaviour That Challenges (Level 2 Certificate)

This course develops your understanding of the reasons why a person's behaviour may be challenging, focusing on anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities, dementia and more. As with our other distance learning courses, this is completely FREE of charge!
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Sport

Develop the skills you need to work in the sport, leisure or outdoor education industries. This course introduces various aspects of sport and active leisure, including fitness testing, the human body, sports training and organising sporting events.
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    2023-2024
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    16 to 18
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    Vocational

Business Administration (Level 2 Certificate)

Want to get to grips with business admin? This distance learning course is completely FREE of charge and gives you a full level 2 qualification.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Award in Land-based Studies - Introduction to Animal Care (Jan)

This 10 week course will cover the health and safety relevant to working with domestic animals. You will gain knowledge and practical skills in handling and husbandry of a range of small mammals and exotic species.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Award in Land-based Studies - Introduction to Horse Care (Jan)

This 10 week course introduces you to the basics of horse care. It’s a great stepping-stone for people who are keen to work with horses, but don’t have previous experience.
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    2022-2023
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    16 to 18
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Award in Land-based Studies - Introduction to Plants & Trees (Jan)

This 10 week course will cover the health and safety relevant to working in the land-based sector along with the characteristics of common trees and plants found in UK woodland habitats.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Award in Land-based Studies - Introduction to Wildlife & Conservation (Jan)

This 10 week course will cover the health and safety relevant to working in the land-based sector along with the characteristics of common plants and animals found in a range of UK habitats.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Certificate in Land-based Studies - Ground Maintenance Operative

This 10 week course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be able to tackle a typical day assisting in the grounds of your local estate, park or voluntary organisation.
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    2022-2023
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    16 to 18
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    Vocational

C&G Level 1 Certificate in Land-based Studies Trees and Woodland

This 10 week course is designed to build on the knowledge gained following the Introduction to plants and trees short course. Learners will already have some skills and knowledge to identify a range of common trees and woodland plants and will learn to identify common pests and diseases of woodland plants and trees and carryout basic practical woodland management tasks.
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

C&G Level 2 Award in Welding Skills (April 2023)

The Level 2 Award in Welding Skills is ideally suited if you want to work as a sheet metal or production welding operative, already work in this area and want to improve your skills, or work in another area of the engineering industry and want to learn new skills.
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    2022-2023
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    16 to 18
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    Vocational

C&G Level 2 Award in Welding Skills (Jan 2023)

The Level 2 Award in Welding Skills is ideally suited if you want to work as a sheet metal or production welding operative, already work in this area and want to improve your skills, or work in another area of the engineering industry and want to learn new skills.
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    2022-2023
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    16 to 18
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    Vocational

C&G Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Rigging & Aerial Tree Pruning (formally CS40 & 41)

This course covers both tree pruning (formally CS40); aerial pruning operations and looks at crown thinning, crown pruning, crown reduction and pollarding, and aerial tree rigging (formally CS41).
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    2022-2023
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    Vocational

Care & Management of Diabetes (Level 2 Certificate)

Learn about the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the care, treatment and management of the condition with our FREE distance learning course.
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    2022-2023
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    Adult Learner
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    Distance Learning
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    Vocational