An innovative approach

Sunderland College will work alongside East Durham College, Middlesbrough College, Tyne Coast College and NA College Trust in a partnership led by New College Durham to  deliver the Institute of Technology - one of 12 in the country.

The Institute will offer a natural progression route for young people and adults into higher level study and technical employment in areas such as manufacturing, construction and engineering.

A committed partnership

We will work together with Further Education colleges, universities and businesses to support the region by providing employers with the skills they need now and to succeed in an ever-changing business and economic environment.

High quality technical qualifications in advanced manufacturing, engineering and construction.

Bespoke learning and world class teaching.

£500,000 invested in state-of-the-art facilities and learning spaces at Sunderland College.

More highly skilled individuals working in our regional economy.

Helping you get the skilled workforce you need.

Increased productivity, better competitiveness and a more prosperous future for all.

Working with us

We are committed to working in close partnership with employers in the region in many different ways:

  • Designing programmes to fulfil the needs of employers, developing specialist skills required in industry
  • Offering training programmes designed to upskill workforces
  • Offering apprenticeship programmes working with employers
  • Creating a pool of future talent for recruitment
  • Offering work placements for NEIoT students with local employers