Facts & Figures
The College trains in the region of 12,000 students per year studying further and higher education courses and Apprenticeships.
Provide specialist services to meet the needs of employers – including Apprenticeships, basic and higher level skills, and specialist skills.
Invested £75m to create a world class campus including:
- Baltic Campus
- Academy for Sport at Gateshead International Stadium
- Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation
- Skills Academy for Automotive, Enginnering, Manufacturing and Logistics
- Skills Academy for Construction
- AutoSkills Centre
Ofsted, the UK Government’s Schools and Colleges Inspectorate, awarded Gateshead College its highest possible rating: Outstanding, with Grade 1 standards across all six areas of inspection.
A success rate of 83%, placing the College within the top 10% of colleges in the country.
Preferred training provider for Nissan.
Developer of the UK’s first ever electric vehicle Apprenticeship, in conjunction with Smith Electric Vehicles.
Excellent links to the region’s universities for further progression to degree and PhD levels.
Training Quality Standard with Excellence in Automotive Skills and Engineering.
A highly engaged workforce – awarded Sunday Times Best Company status for 3 years running.
Financial category A.