17 March 2016
The film industry came to Gateshead College thanks to a visit from Oscar-winning film producer Lord David Puttnam.
4 March 2016
Prudhoe-based SCA, which manufacturers the Velvet brand of family toilet tissue, has chosen Gateshead College to inspire and train its business and engineering leaders of tomorrow.
This is SCA’s largest cohort to date with 41 apprentices currently in training. Many of the company's lead operators started their careers as apprentices.
15 March 2016
The UK energy market is experiencing a technological transformation with the roll out of smart meters across the UK now in full swing. Along with our partners, G4S Utilities, and Energy & Utility Skills, we are pioneering a new dual fuel smart meter apprenticeship to deliver the training needed to meet the high demand for an extra 6,000 smart meter installers and training to upskill 3,000 existing installers by 2019.
16 March 2016
A blog by Principal and Chief Executive Judith Doyle
"Apprenticeships are the backbone of our skills-based economy, creating worthwhile career opportunities that allow employers to build a flexible, and motivated workforce..."
14 March 2016
Tyneside Cinema has invested in skills by launching a creative and digital apprenticeship scheme as regional demand rises for professionals in the technology, creative and digital sector, which is estimated to be worth £1.1bn to the local economy by 2020.