The construction sector plays an important role in economic growth. The value of construction exports in the North East is approximately £17 million. Some of the most well-known companies including Bellway, Barratt and Permission are based or strongly linked to the North East. It’s a sector that traditionally faces challenges such as skills shortages.

What do we offer?

Our extensive range of construction courses are delivered by experienced and dedicated staff and we have some of the best construction facilities in the North East for students and employers.


Carpentry & joinery

Electrical Maintenance 


Maintenance operations

Our facilities

Industry-standard brickwork workshop

Our impressive brickwork workshop links with local employers, including King Brothers, who supply all of the bricks required for teaching each year.

Electrical installation workshop

City Campus at Sunderland College is home to our impressive electrical installation workshop, where both vocational courses and apprentices learn the vital skills for industry.

Our strategic partners

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