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Training Providers

SETA – Sunderland Engineering and Training Association

“Sunderland Engineering Training Association (Seta) is a not-for-profit Group Training Association which delivers apprenticeships and both standard and bespoke commercial training courses.

Seta provides accredited, industry-recognised training to an advanced level, delivered by highly experienced staff with vast industry knowledge, and we have been playing a key role in developing and transforming workforces in the North East and beyond for more than 40 years.

We are a trusted training provider and have an exceptional track record of delivering for clients across a range of sectors – many of which are global household names – and we provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries.  We work with a broad spectrum of companies, from sole traders to multi-nationals”

Further details about opening evenings are available on SETA’S WEBSITE

Further careers support is available from the following partner agencies:


Support available:

  • Independent careers advice from a qualified careers advisor
  • Career opportunities
  • Post 16 option advice
  • Support with next steps


Connexions on 0191 424 6326 or 0191 424 6657,


Facebook page “Connexions South Tyneside” which we will be using to communicate out opportunities.

South Tyneside College School liaison officer

Support available:

  • Post 16 option opportunities
  • Application process support
  • Career support interviews between the times of 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. This can be via email or over the telephone.


Sandie Best at –

Facebook page “South Tyneside College”, which will be used to promote careers advice, opportunities and focussing on a wide range of different post 16 pathways

Education partnership – Sunderland College

Support available:

  • Options post 16
  • Application process
  • Transition in to college


Alison Graham at