Get your career in gear with our Automotive courses, designed to get you work-ready.

Our practical courses cover electric vehicle and hybrid technology and Hydrogen fuel cell technology.

Whether you’re a school leaver or are already trained or employed and want to update your skills, our industry-relevant training will give you the knowledge and skills needed for the automotive industry.

We work in partnership with some of the best employers in the region to provide you with an education, skills, and practical experience in traditional automotive as well as the latest electric vehicle and hybrid technologies.

At our dedicated Skills Academy for Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing & Logistics, we've invested heavily in the best industry-standard kit and equipment, including state-of-the-art tools for electric vehicle and hybrid technology. 

This commitment ensures that you have a learning experience that gets you ready for the real-world of work to help you stand out in the advancing automotive field.

Our employer partners

GO North East
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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.


of Automotive & Engineering students have gone into work or higher level training