Here at Sutton and District Training we pride ourselves in the work we have done with young people and adults for the past 21 years.

We are now open for course applications for 2020/2021, please see below a selection of the courses we offer and if you would like to see more information on our whole range of courses please go to our courses page.


Construction-Multi Skills – Ascentis Level 1&2 Diploma

Multi Skills

Some of the things you will be learning include:

  • Painting & Decorating
  • Tiling Operations
  • Principles of Health & Safety
  • Performing Carpentry and Joinery operations
  • Performing Dry-Lining operations
  • Introduction to Self-Employment

The Ascentis Diplomas in Skills for Employment in the Construction Industries provides the learner with an excellent introduction to the occupational areas within the construction industry.

This will enable learners to make informed decisions on whether to progress with further training and employment within these areas.


Hairdressing & Barbering – Level 1 Diploma / Level 2&3 NVQ Diploma

Some of the things you will be learning include:

  • Advanced colour correction
  • Shampooing
  • Cutting
  • Styling
  • Perming
  • Health & Safety in the workplace

The programme is designed to develop and practice the skills needed for a future career in either the hairdressing or beauty therapy industries. The course content will enable you to gain a general understanding of the range of treatments and services available within both industries. 

A Hairdressing/Barbeing NVQ is for anyone who is serious about a hairdressing or barbering career. There are options to suit individual needs and aspirations – and if you are already working in hairdressing, you could develop your skills to become a senior stylist.


Game Design Course – Level 1,2&3

Some of the things you will be learning include:

  • Story Development for Computer Games
  • Understanding the Games Industry
  • Sound Production for Computer Games
  • 2D Game Design
  • 3D Modelling for Computer Games

A place for young people to come and feel comfortable while learning together and learning from each other, using video gaming and esports to build futures. It’s a place where ideas are shared, and individuals can explore their passions with the support of trainers and industry professionals.


Performing Arts – Level 1 Diploma

Performing Arts Course - Sutton & District Training

Some of the things you will be learning include:

  • Contributing to a dramatic improvisation
  • Make-up for Performance
  • Directing and Devising Drama
  • Creating Music and Lyrics 
  • Performing Physical Theatre
  • Sound and Audio Production Skills

Working in partnership with the newly reopened Charles Cryer Theatre we are offering a new opportunity for young people to achieve a qualification in Performing Arts.

Working in the theatre you will have the chance to experience what its really like in front of the stage and behind the scenes.


Industry Placements

Sutton and District Training are introducing industry placements which will enable young people to gain the skills that they need to move into employment. You will be matched with a placement in the occupational area you want to work in. 

Benefits of a placement include:

  • Students will have greater understanding of what it is like to work in their chosen industry
  • Students will improve their ability to gain a job
  • Students will receive coaching and mentoring from a line manager
  • Students will develop their knowledge and skills relevant to their course and future career
  •  Likely to result in further opportunities like paid employment and apprenticeships


Our main focus is to ensure our students are supported to achieve and progress by undertaking courses which are suitable for their needs.

Our training environments are both friendly and supportive and are within close proximity to all transport links. We hope to meet you soon, so please feel free to contact us.