Post-16 Learning in Middlesbrough

7th October 2019 by Richard Allnutt

To make things easy for you CareerWave has provided a handy list of post-16 providers in your local area. We have split these providers into three main groups; Sixth Forms, Colleges of Further Education and Training Providers.

Each has a main focus- Sixth Forms largely do academic subjects. Colleges have a long history of teaching technical courses. Training Providers work with employers to provide Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Employability/Personal Development learning.

However there is also a lot of crossover- Sixth Forms usually offer a selection of Level 3 technical courses. Colleges sometimes have their own Sixth Form and always offer Apprenticeships and Traineeships. Training Providers often offer the same full-time technical courses found in Colleges, notably in construction trades, motor vehicle repair and engineering.

So, below is your list to get you started, although you may also want to take note of the lists for neighbouring areas. For example, we know that lots of students in Middlesbrough access post-16 learning in other areas of Tees Valley. Furthermore, please be aware that Training Providers are more difficult to keep a track of and many operate nationally and regionally. We have listed some notable ones, but our strong advice is to use the Find an Apprenticeship website to search for vacancies and identify Training Providers to contact.

Sixth Form

MacMillan Academy Sixth Form

MC6 (Middlesbrough College Sixth Form)

The King’s Academy Sixth Form

Trinity Catholic College Sixth Form

Popular Sixth Forms in other areas of Tees Valley

Conyers Sixth Form

Egglescliffe Sixth Form College

Nunthorpe Academy Sixth Form

Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College (Guisborough site)

Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College (Stockton site)

SRC Bede Sixth Form

Yarm School Sixth Form

College of Further Education

Askham Bryan College at Stewart Park

Middlesbrough College

Northern School of Art

Popular Colleges in other areas of Tees Valley and further afield

Askham Bryan College (York)

Darlington College

Redcar and Cleveland College

Stockton Riverside College

Training Providers

BL Hairdressing

Darlington Borough Council

ITEC North East

Learning Curve Group

Middlesbrough Community Learning

Nacro Middlesbrough

NETA Training

Northern Skills Group

Prince’s Trust

Shape Training

Tees Valley Youth Employment Initiative


YH Training (Military Preparation course)