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Training

Hartlepool College teamed up with the Women’s Engineering Society to run a taster day of activities to promote engineering as a potential career to 14 to 16-year-old girls.

College targets female engineers

DRIVING AMBITION: QE student Tom Sutton, aged 17, behind the wheel of the Greenpower car.

Students on fast track to success

Chad Emmerson receives the Managing Directors award from TTE MD. Steve Grant (L) and guest of honour at the awards ceremony Steve Cram CBE.  Picture:Keith Taylor (30241022)

Jarrow Arrow helps TTE celebrate success

Young bricklayer scoops award

Young bricklayer scoops award

Foundation for Jobs feature on Hurworth School engineering teacher Jamie Smith during one of his classes.  Making garden tools with Jack Hobbs (13). Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (29388598)

Tees Valley engineers support new qualification

Darlington- George Lizun, a pupil at Firthmoor Primary School, crosses a 14-metre suspention bridge, built by the school, in Darlington College as part of the Foundation for Jobs scheme.

Award winning jobs scheme needs your vote

Pictured (l-r): Jason Howe (Learning Area Manager – Construction and the Built Environment); Sam Patterson (Construction student); Helen Johnson (Livin); Paige Newell (Construction student); Siobhan McMahon (NAWIC National Chair); Jennifer Moore (Constr

Is this the end for jobs for the boys?

IT’S FUN: FabLab enthralling young inventors at the Maker Faire event at the Newcastle Life Science Centre, Newcastle in April

FabLab will be centre for 'next Joseph Swan'

The University of Sunderland's prototype car.

University unveils hydrogen-powered car

Engineered to succeed, Stagecoach North East's cohort of apprentices from 2014 (L to R) - Michael Cooper, Charlie Marshall, Aidan Thomas, Joe Cowell and Peter Billyard.

Bus apprentices urged to get on board

SCHEME: Michael Carrick, Newcastle IT Apprentice Hub trainer, with his students

Hub scheme expands to increase IT skills

Go Ahead Training: (from left) Zane Simane, Shaun Stuart and Dave Spensley.

Manufacturing skills get the Go Ahead

Mike Matthews (left) managing director of Nifco UK and European operations manager, with Ian Smith, director of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Middlesbrough College.

Nifco and Middlesbrough College to boost Tees Valley skills

WORK: Sharon Seymour, from NHS County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust, shows pupils bandaging and slinging techniques during a previous Foundation for Jobs event

Three years of building a strong foundation

Pupils pilot deep sea robots

Pupils pilot deep sea robots

(from left) Former Darlington College apprentice Heath Chadwick, 37, now co-director of bespoke furniture makers Mark Asplin Whiteley Limited, of Whitby, with cabinet maker Tom Jenkinson, 25, of Egton in front of a bespoke Zebrano Oak and Walnut cigar cab

Darlington College apprentice carves out career in cabinet-making

L-R Matthew Hammond, Neil Sim, Tom Horsfield, Bob Redfern (managing director), Emma Whelan and Joe O'Sullivan.

High Force draws from regional talent pool

Chuka Umunna, the shadow business secretary.

Accusations that apprenticeships are losing status

NEW FACES: Apprentices Steven Jones and Laura Elder

Construction firm takes on more apprentices

Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: “As the shock waves from the latest economic downturn continue to reverberate through the construction sector, concerns over diminished workloads have been replaced by concerns over skills shortages.

Skills timebomb threatens building trade

BUSINESS HUB: PD Ports oversees work at Teesport

Port operator helps youngsters

TRAINING BASE: A TTE technician shows off one of its specialist training systems

Training provider's open nights

APPRENTICE: Jade Stewart has joined Jennings Kia

Jade's driving forward her career

APPRENTICESHIP: Rebecca Head has joined Jennings Ford

Rebecca gets in gear for new career

AWARD: Jake Caldwell

Apprentice Jake wins award

CRUCIAL: Modus CT2, which were used to dig subsea trenches for the Teesside Wind Farm

Underwater robots help inspire young engineers

BUILDING CAREERS: Pictured from left to right are Matthew Jowsey, Adam Readhead and Allan Burgin

Apprentices celebrate career successes with £2m work

APPRENTICESHIP SUCCESS: Pictured from left to right are Jim Shanks, from Hartlepool College, Anthony Smith, Scott Pearson and Alan Lloyd, director of Heerema Hartlepool

Students secure national honours

NEW FACES: Pictured from left to right are Frankie Pepper, Josh Duncan and Will Maw

Timber company's apprenticeship drive

Firefighters learning how to tackle a blaze at Newcastle Airport Fire Training Academy.

Newcastle Airport trains Portuguese firefighters

NEW CAREERS: Pictured from left to right are Jamie Anderson, Jack Hammerton, Jessica Haslam and Jordan Marriott

Apprentices learn trade on £15m scheme

NEW ROLE: Apprentice greenkeeper James Keeling, right, with Hunley Hall's golf course manager Greg Fitzmaurice

Apprentice James get into swing of new role

Rail operator's jobs platform

CAREER PLANS: HTES Northern says it wants to help more youngsters into apprenticeships

Trainer's 'unique' apprenticeship scheme

PLUMBING CAREER: Albert Wingfield

Plumber Albert hails apprenticeship route

test

Lucite celebrates awards double

SUGAR DEAL: Dean Fox, from TTE, far left, with Paul Stringer, far right, and British Sugar apprentices in TTE's workshop

Training provider's sweet success

CARD SHARPS: Eddie Humphries, Estate Manager at Lingfield Point, buys one of the few remaining Christmas cards from Red Hall Primary School after their sell out day.

Pupils impress in Virgin Money’s £5 challenge

LEARNING SKILLS: Thomas Murdoch, left, during his apprenticeship at Darchem.

Apprentice inspires next generation

NEW ROLE: Dean Wallace, left, with Jimmy Dodds, Lumsden and Carroll's contracts manager

Dean proves the value of apprenticeships

YOUNG TEAM: Members of the OGN Group's apprenticeship programme with OGN's Darren Smith, far left back row, Mark Mackey, from Tyne North Training, who began recruiting the apprentices last year, second right back row, and OGN’s Susan Culyer, far right b

Offshore engineer's apprentice drive

AWARD DELIGHT: Callum Newton, right, with East Durham College's programme leader for joinery and carpentry, Dominic Hunt

Apprentice Callum rewarded for success

Robots and supersonic cars inspire young engineers

TRAINING SUCCESS: Tracy Allison, Intu Academy project manager, with Michael Nixon, centre, and Paul Gough, Gateshead College's director of business development

Scheme helps 60 into work

BEAUTY ROLE: Frances Boyle

Frances sets sail for dream role

TRAINING BOSS: Tony Hobbs, Baltic Training Services’ managing director

Skill provider's training boost

BRIDGE BUILDING: Penny Marshall, ICE North East director

Bridging the skills gap

Tees Valley Unlimited held a skills show at Wynyard Hall near Hartlepool to showcase the career and training opportunities available to young people in the region. Linda Edworthy of TVU tries out a racing motorcycle at the Darlington College stand while V

Event showcases Tees Valley skills

NEW APPRENTICE: Charlie Marshall

Bus firm welcomes apprentices

IT TROUBLESHOOTER: Middlesbrough College apprentice Amaan Ayoub, centre, with Nifco UK boss Mike Matthews MBE, right, and IT manager John Tinkler

Apprentice Amaan joins IT crowd

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