From an initiative to provide skills training to local people in green construction to forging an exciting partnership with The Retrofit Training Academy CIC, our dedicated Construction and green skills teams have laid a solid foundation for our students to reach their career goals.

Learn more about some of the remarkable accomplishments over the past year.

Northumberland College-led project to transform local skills

We are leading an initiative to transform skills training in the North East following a successful bid to the Local Skills Improvement Fund. Local people will benefit from enhanced skills in sectors such as green construction, retrofit and green energy.

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College group developing retrofit skills across the region

As part of Education Partnership North East, we are working with the Education Training Collective to deliver retrofit qualifications and training across the region, as the official partners of the Retrofit Training Academy CIC.

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'Gen Zero' Ashington campus of the future

Northumberland College is building a brand new 'Gen Zero' campus in Ashington, which has been designed to be as close to carbon neutral as possible in both construction and operation. The campus will be the first in a new generation of further education buildings designed to be ultra low carbon.

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Leading the way in the Green Skills revolution

The transition to net zero requires a range of different skills. Hear from our chair of Governors, James Stuart, as he discusses how Education Partnership North East and Northumberland College are leading the way in the green skills revolution.

Explore some of our incredible Greens Skills and Construction & Building Service courses: