These career focused courses mix classroom learning with real world experience. They are recognised by industry and developed with employers. A Level 3 vocational qualification is equivalent to A-Levels and is accepted by most universities.
Apprenticeships are linked to a job role. Your child will learn a specific trade or skill and receive on-the-job training from an employer and a salary. They will be allocated tie to study for nationally recognised qualifications thorough Sunderland College.
Maths & English are important skills that universities and employers demand. Your child will study these subjects alongside their main programme of study and we will ensure that they achieve a required standard of maths and English to support their future success.
Your child will become work ready through our state-of-the-art, industry standard facilities and professional working environments. They will also benefit from our links with industry and local, national and international partnerships, which provide opportunities for work placements and live projects with employers
Northumberland College has partnered with Merit to support the recruitment and training of a new cohort of apprentices.
September 14, 2023
Northumberland College has launched innovative ‘one-stop-shops’ to enhance students’ experience and support their journey towards a successful f...
September 12, 2023
Students are a step closer to reaching their education & career ambitions after receiving their vocational qualification results.
August 30, 2023