Free summer taster sessions to sample college life

13th June 2013 11:18am - Return to press releases

Free summer taster sessions to sample college lifeYoung people who are considering their next steps in education in September can take part in free taster courses at East Riding College this summer.
The courses are aimed at young people who are still considering their options and are available at the College’s Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

Alison Gray, assistant director at the College, said: “These taster sessions will give you the opportunity meet our tutors, try out a subject and find out what it’s like to come to East Riding College.
“You can gain valuable experience of what it’s like to study in a college environment and make new friends, as well as applying to start a course in September, if you haven’t already.”

The sessions generally take place for one day a week over three weeks. The subjects and the date of their first session are as follows:

  • A-levels, July 8
  • Business, July 2
  • Construction, July 12
  • Early years and care,  July 5
  • Foundation skills, July 12
  • Hair and beauty, July 10
  • Information technology, July 2
  • Leisure and hospitality, July 12
  • Motor vehicle engineering, July 8
  • Visual arts and media, July 12

Anyone who is interested can enrol on the tasters by calling 0845 120 0037 or by dropping in to the College receptions at Gallows Lane, Beverley, and St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington, during normal opening hours.
For more information on East Riding College courses, go to or call 0845 120 0037 to make an appointment with a guidance officer.


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