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About this provider

As one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the North East, New College Durham has performance rates that consistently place us in the top 10% of colleges nationally and some of the best facilities for the delivery of industry focused training.

Our expert teaching staff, all with industry experience, and supportive environment ensures the success rates of our apprenticeship provision is considerably above national average. We can offer employers:

  • Success rates of 83% in 2014/15
  • Strong emphasis on teaching and learning
  • Strong strategic leadership which promotes high achievement for all
  • An ethos of continuous improvement and mutual respect for all

We offer a bespoke service that can be tailored to suit your business needs.

What employers are saying

Based on 28 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 8 out of 28 reviews
  • Good 18 out of 28 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 28 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 28 reviews


  • Getting new apprentices started (14)
  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Improving apprentice skills (9)
  • Training facilities (9)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Adapting to my needs (3)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (12)
  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (1)
  • Training facilities (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

70 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Barbering Framework 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 2 Details
Built Environment and Design Framework 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Administration Framework 3 Details
Business and Professional Administration Framework 4 Details
Business Fire Safety Advisor Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Civil Engineering for Technicians Framework 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Community Fire Safety Framework 2 Details
Construction Contracting Operations Framework 3 Details
Construction Site Supervision Framework 4 Details
Customer Service Framework 2 Details
Customer Service Framework 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0191 375 4000

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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