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About this provider

The University of Sunderland has been providing higher education since 1901. As well as our two campuses in Sunderland, we also deliver training at sites in Canary Wharf, London and Central Hong Kong.

Our courses are developed in partnership with employers and we have a strong track record in providing bespoke work-based learning and access to world-class technical facilities and expertise. We are already successfully delivering higher and degree apprenticeships with businesses.

Our campuses provide state-of-the-art specialist equipment and technology. We are customer focussed and genuinely care about the well being of apprentices and we'll ensure that your apprentices have a successful and enjoyable experience whilst studying with us.

What employers are saying

Based on 70 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 13 out of 70 reviews
  • Good 51 out of 70 reviews
  • Poor 6 out of 70 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 70 reviews


  • Training facilities (29)
  • Improving apprentice skills (20)
  • Communication with employers (19)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (17)
  • Getting new apprentices started (15)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (15)
  • Adapting to my needs (14)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (6)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (4)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (34)
  • Communication with employers (29)
  • Adapting to my needs (7)
  • Getting new apprentices started (7)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (6)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)

9 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Advanced Clinical Practitioner Standard 7 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Digital and technology solutions professional Standard 6 Details
Electrical / electronic technical support engineer Standard 6 Details
Healthcare Science Practitioner Standard 6 Details
Manufacturing engineer Standard 6 Details
Product design and development engineer Standard 6 Details
Registered Nurse Standard 6 Details
Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Standard 7 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01915 152000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
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Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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