Woodhouse Lane Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 6JZ 01388-443-000
Information
  • Age(s) 16+
  • Gender Coeducational
  • Local authority Durham
  • Location Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, DL14 6JZ, England, UK.
  • Ofsted Reports
  • Principal Anne Isherwood
  • Religion None
  • Students 8500
  • Type Further Education College
  • Vice principal www.bishopaucklandcollege.ac.uk
Bishop Auckland College (formerly Bishop Auckland Technical College) is a further education college located in the town of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. It is located on Woodhouse Lane next to St John's Catholic School with Bishop Barrington School (now Bishop Barrington Sports with Mathematics College) opposite the aforementioned school. Bishop Auckland College began life as a Technical Institute with classes being run in the Mechanics Institute in Victoria Avenue and other town centre locations. In September 1950 the Technical Institute was opened in the old Railway Offices, Station Approach. Enrolment in 1950/51 was 250 part-time day and evening students. Today that figure is almost 8,500.
Bishop Auckland College offers courses at a variety of levels from entry level right up to foundation degree. From full-time day to flexible part-time day and evening, distance and work based learning and specialised.

courses for businesses.
Advice and Guidance
Business and Office Work
Catering
Childcare and Education
Construction
Counselling
Craft
Hairdressing & Beauty
Health and Social Care
Maths & English
Mechanical Engineering
Music & Media Technologies
Sport & Fitness
Teacher Training
Unemployed Courses
Campus
The College provides a full range of adult education on its Woodhouse Lane campus and many venues in the community.