Cumbira Lancashire

Newton Rigg College

Location / Campuses

Newton Rigg College, Penrith, CA11 0AH

Approx. number of students

850

Approx. number of HE level students

25

Approx. number of HE level courses

3

Routes / pathways into HE courses

Level 3 qualification

Recognition of prior learning

Summary of institution

Newton Rigg is a land based college providing education and training across the North of England. Although specialising in land-based studies it also offers a range of general further education courses. The college provides courses from Entry level to level 5, with level 6 courses offered at its sister college, Askham Bryan College in York. The college aims to inspire and nuture talent and ambition among our students and staff and as such provides strong progression routes into employment or higher education.

Subject areas

Agriculture

Horticulture

Forestry

Countryside& Environment

Gamekeeping

Land-based Engineering

Animal Management

Equine Management

Veterinary Nursing

Sport

Outdoor Adventure

Uniformed Public Services

Health and Social Care

Emergency Care cadets

Childcare

Hairdressing

Complimentary Therapies

Retail

Business and Enterprise

Workskills.

Type of courses offered

Full cost training

Entry level to level 3 further education courses

Subject areas offered at HE level

Higher apprenticeship in Agricultural Business Management

Foundation degree in Veterinary Nursing

HND Working with Children and their Families

Course Enquiries

Reception

01768 893400