Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

Our Vocational Training Courses

Technical Skills Academy is a new concept for training for the construction and engineering trades.

The aim is to re-create a professional working environment with excellent practitioners to enable the academy to train and teach construction and engineering workers who have the right levels of technical skill and can carry those skills out in a professional and knowledgeable manner.

We want to turn out confident learners in line with what the industry and employers want.

The Techical Academy - The Direct Route to Industry

The Technical Academy at East Durham College is a brand new development in the delivery of world class training and skills for the construction and engineering industry.

The Technical Academy is offering training and courses in:

The state-of-the-art facility on the South West Industrial Estate in Peterlee is second to none and provides the region with a true centre of excellence.

Student achievement rates have remained consistently high at the College, with a high standard of practical work that really challenges them. The new Academy will help to build on this reputation.

The College is building a number of important partnerships with leading north east construction and engineering companies. These companies will help play a vital role, in providing specialist training, ensuring the Academy provides the best training on offer in the region.

These partnerships will also help make sure The Technical Academy focuses on training for in-demand areas, where skills-gaps have been identified.


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