Fast track to an apprenticeship
We have fantastic connections with employers, meaning our students often get talent spotted to progress onto an apprenticeship. As a student, you can also sign up to our apprenticeship database, meaning you’ll be matched with a vacancy as soon as you’re work ready. Sign up here, or ask for more details at an Enrolment Event.
Why choose Gateshead College?
At Gateshead College, we go above and beyond to ensure you leave us with an employment edge – a unique combination of high quality education and the real world skills employers look for.
We’re the only college in Tyne and Wear to be graded outstanding by Ofsted. This means you can be sure you’ll receive an excellent level of education and we’ll work hard to ensure you succeed. Read the full report here.
Proven track record
We train employees from some of the best known businesses across the North East, including Nissan, Nexus, Go North East and Vantec. So you can be sure our training is industry standard and will give you relevant skills and knowledge for today’s jobs market.
As part of your study programme you will be given the opportunity to undertake a work placement to enable you to build job-ready skills and gain extensive knowledge of the automotive and engineering industry.
You’ll study at our dedicated Skills Academy for Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing & Logistics, based at Team Valley, Gateshead. We’ve invested in some of the best facilities in the UK to ensure you an industry standard training experience.