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Vocational Training


As a Beacon status Council we can provide your organisation with a range of vocational learning programmes to help you meet your aspirations for growth and commercial success.

Part of Adult Learning, our Vocational Training team understand the needs of organisations and their employees. We work closely with employers and staff to deliver a flexible and tailored training programme that can really add value.

With recent achievements that include Beacon status and one of the highest grades for Quality in a Local Authority awarded from the Adult Learning Inspectorate, you can be confident that you will have made the right choice in selecting Gateshead Council as your training provider.

To find out what we can do to help, please call 0191 433 8761.

Gateshead Council can improve the skills and motivation of your staff that, in turn, will increase your productivity.

Tailored programmes

We can develop learning programmes that fit your organisation, many of which are accredited and recognised nationally as the industry standard


We recognise how important it is to get best value so all of our learning programmes are competitively priced. We can also help you apply for training subsidies.

Organisational Benefits

Training improves the workforce- increasing productivity, efficiency and motivation, ensuring that your organisation is economically effective


All employees are fully supported in their learning programme and we have experienced trainers who can develop individuals, whatever their experience