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Developing Your People

A successful business needs employees that are focused, well trained and highly motivated and Sunderland College can help your business gain the skills and qualifications to stay ahead. We can provide what you need through:

• Technical and professional qualifications for initial andcontinuing professional development
• Apprenticeships to upskill your existing workforce
• Higher level courses such as HNCs, HNDs and Foundation Degrees
• A variety of industry relevant short courses
• Tailored and bespoke training courses delivered flexibly
• English, mathematics and IT qualifications
• Accreditation of your in-house training

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

We offer innovative education and training solutions that will make a real and measurable difference to both individual and business performance. We are one of the largest Apprenticeship training providers in the region and are able to draw on our own extensive team of specialist staff to ensure that we have the right skills and knowledge to deliver what you are looking for. To find out more about the Apprenticeship programmes we offer, please visit the apprenticeships website.

Accrediting your in-house training

As well as offering  our vast range of courses and programmes, we can also help you accredit your own in-house training! If you’re interested in finding out more about this, give the employability team a call on 0191 511 6000 or email employability@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk


English and mathematics

Our Maths and English team offer an innovative and effective approach to the delivery of bespoke training in the workplace. We give everyone the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification with minimum time away from their desk and minimum disruption to your business. Our specialist team can develop training materials specifically for your business, enabling learners to put their newly developed skills into place straight away to benefit your business.

Recruitment Support

Recruiting new talent is not easy and finding the right individual for the job can be an expensive exercise. We understand this, and have developed our recruitment support service to take away the hassle and provide you with access to our highly skilled students. We can help you talent spot through:

• Raising the profile of your company to the next generation of employees with on campus presentations and career fairs

• Arranging site visits to your company premises for groups of students from relevant courses

• Identifying highly employable students to fill work experience opportunities offered by your company

• Advertising your placements, internships and full and part time vacancies to our job ready students

• Designing and delivering pre-employment training to immerse prospective recruits in your industry sector

• Supporting you to recruit, select and develop an apprentice


Tailored and bespoke courses

Can’t quite find what you’re looking for? Then we can create a tailor made bespoke course just for your business! If you’re interested in finding out more about this, give the employability team a call on 0191 511 6000 or email employability@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk