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About this provider

Sunderland College is one of the largest Apprenticeship providers in the North East - in 2015/16 we supported over 1,400 apprentices.

We work with employers to deliver tailored programmes which meet identified workforce skills needs ensuring apprentices receive a high level of sector-relevant training.

Training is delivered by our team of industry experienced staff which ensures apprentices have the right skills and knowledge to contribute to your organisation's success.

With over 1500 Apprenticeships in a host of sectors including digital & IT, health & care and advanced manufacturing & engineering, the quality of our programmes is reflected in the fact that 94% of our apprentices remain employed at the end of their apprenticeship.

We can verify this claim and have very detailed destination data for end of academic year 15-16.

What employers are saying

Based on 84 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 29 out of 84 reviews
  • Good 54 out of 84 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 84 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 84 reviews


  • Communication with employers (33)
  • Getting new apprentices started (30)
  • Training facilities (20)
  • Improving apprentice skills (19)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (19)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (19)
  • Adapting to my needs (15)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (15)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (14)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (19)
  • Communication with employers (17)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (7)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Adapting to my needs (3)
  • Training facilities (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)

58 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounting Framework 2 Details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Built Environment and Design Framework 3 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Administration Framework 3 Details
Business and Professional Administration Framework 4 Details
Business-Improvement Techniques Framework 2 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Construction Contracting Operations Framework 3 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Framework 3 Details
Electrical/Electronics Framework 4 Details
Engineering design and draughtsperson Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0191 5116000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
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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