Engineering & Manufacturing

In today's dynamic and diverse engineering and manufacturing industry, problem-solving, adaptability, effective communication, and logical thinking are essential skills. From mechanical and electrical engineering to aerospace and offshore technicians, the field encompasses a wide range of job roles, including design, research and development, production, and safety across sectors such as energy, transport, space, and manufacturing.

We understand the evolving needs of the industry, and that's why we're committed to providing excellent quality training. Our courses are designed with a focus on practical learning, utilising industry-standard equipment and kit. With our experienced training teams, you can trust us to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your chosen field.

Whether you're embarking on a new career path, retraining, or enhancing your professional skills, our courses are tailored to meet your needs.

Ford Academy

The academy was set up to give young people the skills, knowledge and experience they need to start a successful engineering career or find an apprenticeship.

Designed in partnership with one of our region's most successful engineering firms, Ford Engineering, this academy will put you in the perfect position to start a successful engineering career or secure an apprenticeship.

Our employer partners

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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, higher level training or education.