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WELCOME TO THE TECHNICAL ACADEMY

Your Direct Route to Industry

Founded by East Durham College, the Technical Academy provides a world-class training facility in the North East for those who work, or would like to work in the construction and engineering industry.

The Technical Academy, which is located in Peterlee on the South West Industrial Estate, includes a 37,000 square foot space with a vast workshop area, classrooms and IT suite. Designed to simulate the realistic working environment you may encounter in the construction/engineering trade, the Academy includes a large-size, open-plan workshop environment to encourage interaction between different trades.

At the Technical Academy, our lecturers are highly-skilled tradespeople, ensuring you get first-class training in construction and engineering. Our staff know how to get the very best out of you, bringing your skills in line with current standards and preparing you to move on to work, or to higher education, after your time at the Academy.

We currently offer both part-time and full-time programmes in the following:

  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering
  • Gas Installation & Maintenance (Plumbing and Heating Systems)
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Welding
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