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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)

57 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Engineering Fitter Standard 3 Details
Engineering Manufacturing Technician Standard 4 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Exercise and Fitness Framework 2 Details
Exercise and Fitness Framework 2 Details
General Adult Social Care Framework 5 Details
General Welder (Arc Processes) Standard 2 Details
Health Healthcare Support Services Framework 2 Details
Health Pharmacy Services Framework 2 Details
Healthcare assistant practitioner Standard 5 Details
Healthcare support worker Standard 2 Details
HR Consultant / Partner Standard 5 Details
HR Support Standard 3 Details
Infrastructure technician Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals Framework 4 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard 2 Details
Learning Mentor Standard 3 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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