Do you think that you have the X Factor? Well, now it doesn't matter if you have or not because a County Durham college is offering a 17 week course on how to learn it.
Bishop Auckland College is believed to be the first in the country to offer pop-star wannabes training in how to pass the notoriously tough TV auditions.
You can watch the full report from Helen Pearson below.
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