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  • Apprenticeships can engineer skills for the future

    Apprenticeships can engineer skills for the future

    9 March 2018

    Ford Engineering Group has joined forces with Gateshead College to deliver a six-month traineeship which equips young people with the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to start an apprenticeship in this sector.

  • College open doors to primary schools to mark International Women’s Day

    College open doors to primary schools to mark International Women’s Day

    8 March 2018

    School children from across Tyneside have been given the opportunity to discover more about careers in a range of subjects including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), after Gateshead College opened its doors to two of its campuses.

  • Young engineer shares her experience of life as an apprentice

    Young engineer shares her experience of life as an apprentice.

    8 March 2018

    Apprentice engineer Amber Megan, 17, from Blaydon, chose to enter the world-of-work after leaving school instead of heading to university like her friends.

  • Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

    Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

    6 March 2018

    This National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March 2018), the region’s biggest bus company, Go North East is calling out to aspiring young engineers with a thirst for knowledge and the drive to develop hands-on skills to apply for seven coveted spaces on its award-winning apprenticeship scheme run in partnership with Gateshead College.  

  • Thousands Benefit as Free Training Scheme Hits Milestone

    Thousands Benefit as Free Training Scheme Hits Milestone

    27 February 2018

    An initiative to upskill workforces and boost productivity across the North East has hit a major milestone, delivering free training to more than ten thousand people.