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Renewable and Subsea Engineering

Study in leading offshore and renewable engineering facilities to become a skilled engineer of the future

Newcastle College Renewable Offshore And Subsea Engineering 7

Newcastle College's specialist renewable, subsea and offshore engineering facilities are situated in the heart of the energy industry at our Energy Academy and the Port of Blyth. 

Energy Academy

Newcastle College Energy Academy is situated on the bank of the River Tyne in Wallsend. Built to train students for a career in the renewable and offshore sector, the Academy prepares students for one of the fastest growing sectors in the North East. Facilities include:

  • the world's most immersive Hybrid Reality (iHR) system

  • MMA, MIG and TIG welding bays

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) software 

  • plasma cutting and engineering workshops

  • wind turbine testing

  • solar panel testing.

Port of Blyth 

Newcastle College's partnership with Port Training Services (PTS) provides an opportunity for students to learn in dedicated engineering facilities at a leading offshore energy support base. Facilities include:

  • a £9m Hi-Traq machine used for sea bed cable installation

  • specialist engineering workshops 

  • subsea equipment 

  • hydraulics, electrical and mechanical equipment.

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