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Our Partners

Our Partners

The North East Workforce Skills Programme is a consortium of Further and Higher Education providers in the North East, led by the University of Sunderland.  The partners within the consortium will deliver this European Social Fund Programme.

Our partner organisations can offer highly tailored solutions to your sector and businesses particular training and skills developments needs. See below for information about our partners.

Access Training

We have been delivering training programmes for businesses and individuals across the North East for over 35 years. We have a genuine interest in the success of the companies we work with and the people we train, and we aim to provide a personal, bespoke service.


MTC’s excellent reputation has been earned through its ability to train delegates in a diverse array of subjects including Desktop applications, IT Technical, Leadership, Business Administration & Project Management. By offering a mix of virtual and classroom experiences, they can also adapt to the needs of employees and employers to achieve the best results possible.

Newcastle College

Newcastle College are able to offer training in a wide range of sectors including Leadership, Management and Administration, Hair and Beauty, Hospitality, Tourism/Aviation, Energy and Engineering, Education and Childcare, Health and Employability.


Seta are offering a range of employee cross-skilling and up-skilling training of varying length. Many of these carry professional accreditation (eg Pearson, C&G), others will be certified by Seta. Some of the courses are generic by nature, whereas others can be tailor made to suit employer requirements. Examples of courses on offer are: 18th Edition Wiring Regulations; PLC diagnostics and fault finding; MiG/TIG/MMA Welding and Safe use of abrasive wheels.


TDR offers a range of training courses that meet the needs of local employers across the Science, Engineering, Manufacturing and Business Management sectors.

University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland are offering a wide range of funded courses in: Business and Leadership; Digital & Media; Social Work; Education; Health and Wellbeing; Engineering and Investigative Practice.

Training in Care

Training in Care is a Centre of Excellence training provider offering vocational skills training in both children’s and adult care. Courses include a clear progression route of accredited vocational training from introduction to managerial level.

Tyneside Training Services

TTS is proud to have served the logistics community in the Northeast since 1969. We train residents to become logistics professionals in HGV driving, Warehousing and Management.


We are an innovative training provider, dedicated to delivering the highest quality of training and development solutions across the North East. We have a strong track record of upskilling workforces and recruiting new talent across a variety of sectors with a passion for green skills and Retrofit. We can work with employers to create bespoke training programmes to fit their needs.


The North East Workforce Skills Programme enables Unisus to provide care training for employees starting work in the care industry and covers areas such as safeguarding, medication, moving and handling, infection control and basic life support. Our wellbeing training provides information and skills for managers to support employees with mental health in work.

See the University of Sunderland courses
See what our partners offer