Courses and further education

Embarking on a new career after leaving the military can require additional study and qualifications. There is a wide range of options for further study in Northamptonshire.

Local universities and colleges

University of Northampton

The University of Northampton are a key partner in the Northamptonshire Armed Forces Covenant and provide excellent support to all those from the service community. They are based at two campuses (Park campus and Avenue campus) with their new flagship Waterside campus opening in 2018.

Northampton College

Northampton College is based in Northampton with further facilities in Daventry. Northampton College offers courses from beginners through to degree level for all age groups.

Tresham College 

Tresham College is based in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough. It offers a wide range of courses at all levels.

Moulton College

Moulton College is based in Moulton, Higham Ferrers and Daventry. It specialises in unique courses for agriculture, manual trades and rural studies.

Other learning opportunities

Adult Learning

Learn skills for personal development or get started on a new hobby. A list of available courses can be found on the Adult Learning website.


Royal British Legion: Lifeworks

Lifeworks support military spouses and partners in getting the job they want. 

Help can include:

  • CV writing
  • identifying your strengths
  • developing workplace skills and more 

Distance learning

For distance learning you can complete further education, a degree or masters through the Open University.