Welcome to Derwentside College
Located in Consett, Derwentside College
provides an impressive learning environment for a wide range
of vocational courses. With excellent achievement rates and
highly-experienced tutors, Derwentside College is an ideal place to
learn, achieve and succeed.
FREE TRAVEL: Derwentside College is ‘unique’ in offering free unlimited travel to all full-time learners aged 16-18, regardless of where you live! The travel is region-wide and includes evenings and weekends for the whole academic year.
FINANCE: Funds are available to support ‘eligible’ full-time and part-time learners with College related expenses.
The Learner Support Fund offers financial assistance to learners with travel costs, meals, books, stationery, specialist clothing and equipment and child care for daytime hours
Social inclusion is at the heart of the College’s mission, as well as the ability, focus and expertise to assist our learners to find employment in a wide range of occupational areas.