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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 161 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 69 out of 161 reviews
  • Good 80 out of 161 reviews
  • Poor 4 out of 161 reviews
  • Very poor 8 out of 161 reviews


  • Communication with employers (59)
  • Getting new apprentices started (40)
  • Improving apprentice skills (39)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (29)
  • Training facilities (26)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (24)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (24)
  • Adapting to my needs (22)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (20)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (35)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (33)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (12)
  • Adapting to my needs (11)
  • Getting new apprentices started (7)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (6)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (6)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Training facilities (2)

44 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Standard 2 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Community Activator Coach Standard 2 Details
Construction Design and Build Technician Standard 4 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Data analyst Standard 4 Details
Digital marketer Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Engineering Fitter Standard 3 Details
Engineering Manufacturing Technician Standard 4 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
General Adult Social Care Framework 5 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0191 511 6000

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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