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If you’re looking for a more hands on approach to learning, our technical and professional (vocational) courses could be exactly what you’re looking for. We offer both NVQ and BTEC courses in a range of subjects, from construction and hospitality to business and public services. And that choice is backed by our results, as we have had a 99% pass rate for the last 8 years!

Vocational study at Sunderland College also opens up a clear pathway to future study or employment as many of courses are linked to our further education provision or can make up part of an Apprenticeship framework, helping you earn while you learn.

So what can you get studying vocational courses at Sunderland College?

  • Access to purpose built working environments including hair and beauty salons, construction workshops and a working restaurant
  • Modern facilities and lecturers with real world experience in their subjects
  • An outstanding student support service
  • The best quality education in the city

Use the course finder below to see the courses we offer or take a look at our Professional and Technical Guide 2017 for more information. To download as a PDF click here.

To see a short video about any of our vocational subject areas, just make a selection from the list below.