SWDT celebrates 50 years of engineering success

SWDT staff, students, former apprentices and invited guests have celebrated 50 years of engineering success at an event at the site which included a number of guest speakers and an awards ceremony for current students

50 Years of Success

WWII RAF fighter ace Sir Douglas Bader performed the official ceremony when the centre first threw open its doors to apprentice engineers in 1967.

Business advised to take advantage of the apprenticeship reforms

As from April this year, the way the government funds apprenticeships will change – some employers will be required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy, while there will also be changes to the funding for apprenticeship for all employe…

New plumbing centre offers Gas Safe training

New plumbing and gas centre offering all the key training accreditation needed by domestic plumbers and gas engineers has been officially opened by South West Durham Training.

Open Evening – Engineering and Plumbing courses

If you are interested in Engineering or Plumbing courses and apprenticeships come along to our open evening event at our South West Durham Training centre in Newton Aycliffe.