An innovative partnership of employers, education and training providers which aims to meet the technical skills needs of the whole region.
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.
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.
We are committed to working in close partnership with employers in the region in many different ways:
May 23, 2022
Following a rigorous selection process, the board of governors has announced Gary Potts as the new Principal of Northumberland College
May 12, 2022
Education Partnership North East (EPNE) has announced its gender pay gap results for 2021 which is significantly below the national average.
May 3, 2022
Helen Whately MP visited Sunderland College to find out how significant investment in facilities has revolutionised skills and education training