Engineering apprenticeships

Tyne North Training and TyneMet have worked together in a very successful and trusted partnership over a long period of time to meet the needs of employers in the engineering sector. We have listened to the leading voices that drive workforce development and aligned with industry to develop this training partnership to help our young people secure their long term career in a growing and long established sector.

We have designed our programme to offer you a broad range of advanced engineering skills to meet the current demands of the engineering sector in alignment with the new apprenticeship standards for April 2017.

Our apprenticeship programme offers you progression into a career in engineering.

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Your route to a brighter future in engineering

Our programme offers excellent links with a wide range of employers in a variety of engineering sectors. You will develop expertise in a broad range of engineering skills and develop your competency to work with machinery and tooling commonly used within the engineering industries.

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Electrical Engineering

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CAD Design

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Entry requirements

Numerical 4 or Grade C or above equivalent; including Maths, English and Science or a relevant Level 2 Engineering qualification. An interview with Tyne North Training and an aptitude test are also required.

Progression & Careers

There is a demand for skilled engineers in the North East in a wide range of engineering sectors. We work closely with our employers to ensure that you are equipped with skills and qualifications that are industry recognised and required.

Our apprentices go on to work as:

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Design Engineers

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Mechanical Engineers

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Electrical Engineers

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Maintenance Technician

Upon completion of this programme you will have the skills needed to progress to a higher-level engineering programme, work as an engineering apprentice and enjoy working within the engineering sector with the support of Tyne North Training managing your work place training.

Work in a wide range of sectors

A career in engineering offers excellent job prospects, there is a strong demand for trained, qualified engineers across a wide range of sectors providing exciting opportunities and rewarding career paths.

Oil and Gas
Automotive supply chain
Electrical maintenance
Mechanical maintenance
Electrical/Electronic engineering
Design engineering

You will study a wide range of skills including

Hand fitting

Electrical wiring and testing





Computer aided design

Business improvement

Communicating technical information

Mechanical Engineers

Working effectively

Working safely


Expression of interest to enrol on our Apprenticeship programme.

To register your interest in our Engineering Apprenticeship please complete the following 'expression of interest' form.

Information will be held in the strictest of confidence and shared only between Tyne Metropolitan College and Tyne North Training.

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Privacy statement

Your name and contact details will be shared between Tyne North Training and Tyne Metropolitan College for the purposes of contacting you throughout the recruitment process. In the event that you are unsuccessful in applying for this opportunity then Tyne Metropolitan College will contact you with information regarding other engineering opportunities available to you.

If you are unsuccessful in our application process; electronic copies of your data will be retained up to the end of our recruitment period in September and will then be destroyed. If you are successful in your application these details will be used for registering you on to the appropriate study programmes. In that case your data will be retained for as long as we are required to do so under the terms of our contracts with the Education Skills Funding Agency.

In assessing your suitability and attempting to secure you an apprenticeship Tyne North Training and Tyne Metropolitan College have a legitimate interest in collecting and processing your data.

However, if at any point you wish us to stop processing your data you have the right to opt-out of the process by contacting us directly on This would prevent Tyne North Training and Tyne Metropolitan College from taking your apprenticeship application any further. If you opt-out of this process; electronic copies of your data will be destroyed within 30 days.