Working with North East Institute of Technology

The North East Institute is fully committed to working in close partnership with employers in the region. We have two lead employer partners who demonstrate the importance of being part of the Institute and the benefits for employers:

“Esh Group is proud to be part of this unique collaboration, which brings together further education and some of the region’s leading employers, giving our young people the skills they need to succeed and set them on a clear path to high skilled, highly paid employment.

As the Construction business lead, we look forward to passing on our industry knowledge, our own cultural values and help shape the curriculum for the workforce of tomorrow.”  Andy Radcliffe, Chief Executive, Esh Group

“Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK is pleased to be a leading partner in an initiative which will not only help to provide higher level skills for manufacturing companies, but also to inspire people of all ages to invest in their own skills and knowledge.” Ian Green, Senior Controller/Section Manager, Nissan

We work with employers in different ways:

▪ Designing programmes to fulfil the needs of employers, developing specialist skills required in industry
▪ Offering training programmes designed to upskill workforces
▪ Offering apprenticeship programmes working with employers
▪ Creating a pool of future talent for recruitment
▪ Offering work placements for NEIoT students with local employers.

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The North East Institute of Technology is all about preparing young people and adults to be employees. We work to educate and train our students so that they leave us with the skills employers searching for.

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  • Employers are welcome to take a tour of our facilities, it helps to build long-term relationships. please get in touch if you would like to come and meet us.

  • Industry Visits! A visit by a group of students to briefly see your business and understand the kind of jobs available. A typical visit could include a welcome and overview of the business, tour of facilities, Q&A session with staff, a short practical session.

  • Work Experience Placements. Industry experience is vital for our students. Offering a structured placement with clear outputs can be extremely valuable for students and employers.

  • Apprenticeship vacancies. Sharing apprenticeship vacancies with our Apprenticeships team. We will advertise your vacancy to our students looking for higher apprenticeship opportunities.

  • Industry Speakers. Inspire young people and adults by volunteering as an guest speaker or lecturer.

  • Live Briefs. Challenge our students with a live project!

Anyone can apply. Whether you’re fresh out of school, been made redundant, looking for a new career or looking to upskill in your current position - our courses are open to everyone. As long as you have the relevant entry requirements, you’re good to go.

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Once you have selected a course you are interested in, visit the providing college website to find out about fees and funding options available to you.

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