Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Stockton Council Learning and Skills Service

*** Please Note: The Learning and Skills Service will cease all face to face and classroom activity from the end of normal business on Friday, March 20 until further notice. Staff are working to maintain online teaching and learner support wherever possible. ***

Stockton Council Learning and Skills Service have delivered learning programmes in the Tees Valley for more than 50 years.

Our programmes and qualifications are delivered by tutors who are skilled, experienced and friendly offering a flexible service tailored to your needs helping you to develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. 


Why choose Stockton Council Learning and Skills Service?

With more than 50 years experience in teaching, training, and delivering qualifications you can be assured that we will provide you with the training to meet local and national needs as well as information advice and guidance to progress to further learning or employment. At a recent inspection in June 2018 Ofsted graded us 'good' overall and praised many aspects of our delivery.


Our Courses

You can explore the various courses we offer by viewing our Prospectus:


To find out more about our new courses for 2019 - 2020 visit the Stockton Council Learning and Skills website. 

For all other courses, you can apply and/or enrol with us over the telephone: 01642 527904. Visit our Customer Services page for opening hours. 

View the Stockton Council Learning and Skills Learner Information Booklet.

Visit the Learning, Skills and Employment Support for Employers page for further information.


Help with funding

You may be entitled to fee exemptions or reductions depending on your circumstances. We also offer Learning Support if you have additional learning needs and discretionary learner support for help with hardship circumstances (Adult Skills courses only).

Please be aware that your course maybe part funded by the European Union Social Fund. 

Rated 'Good' by Ofsted and 'Outstanding' for Community Learning.

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