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  • Smith Electric Vehicles expands apprenticeship programme

    9 February 2012

    The company behind the UK's first Electric Vehicle Apprenticeship is expanding its intake this year. Leading commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Smith Electric Vehicles Europe Ltd (Smith) is recruiting an additional six apprentices at its plant in Washington, Tyne & Wear. 

  • College partner with Nissan to offer 25 apprenticeships

    9 February 2012

    Gateshead College and Nissan have teamed up to train 25 new apprentices. Based at Nissan's Sunderland plant as part of their Trainee Maintenance Technician Scheme, the apprentices will complete off-the-job training at the College.

  • Top chef David Kennedy serves-up a tasty session for apprentices at Gateshead College

    Top chef David Kennedy serves-up a tasty session for apprentices at Gateshead College

    8 February 2012

    An acclaimed North East chef created a stir by serving-up a taster session for young chefs set on carving out a career in the industry as part of National Apprenticeship Week (February 6 - 10).

  • Styled for Success

    Styled for Success

    7 February 2012

    Gateshead College Apprentice hairdresser is on the edge of glory after his Lady Gaga inspired hairstyles have put him a cut above the rest and landed him a job at London Fashion Week.

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    Business students' success is 'Barking Mad'

    6 February 2012

    Gateshead College students beat off competition from Gazelle partner colleges to win a Dragon's Den style competition last week.