Newcastle College has close links to companies involved in the welding and fabrication industry. As a welding and fabrication student you’ll benefit from site visits to engineering companies and guest lectures from industry experts. Newcastle College has also formed a partnership with Maersk Training, a leading provider of on-shore and offshore training for the offshore and renewable sector. This opens up a range of extra curriculum opportunities for college students.
All courses are delivered at the Newcastle College Energy Academy, based on the North bank of the river Tyne in Wallsend. Based on the north bank of the Tyne the Energy Academy provides a center of innovation, training and development for the energy sector.
Our Energy Academy is a multi-partner, cross regional collaboration between Newcastle College, major employers, local authorities, Sector Skills Councils and strategic stakeholders in the sector.
Facilities include welding bays, fabrication equipment, MMA, MIG and TIG welding, plasma cutting and engineering workshops.