Holiday Closure

SWDT will be closed from 20/12/19 and will reopen 06/01/2020. We would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and New Year!

Full time guide available now!

Our full time guide for 2020/21 is available now! This is for courses starting in Sept 2020 in a range of areas including electrical and mechanical, fab and weld, and precision engineering.

Apprentice Case Studies

Apprentices from Husqvarna, Inovyn ChlorVinyls Ltd, Mill Masters International and CA Group talk about how SWDT has helped them build their confidence and given them the skillet they need for a career in the engineering sector.

Graduation video now live!

Our Durham Cathedral graduation video is now available to view. Students from SWDT and Bishop Auckland College graduated in June 2019 at the prestigious venue.

Employers’ fair is a huge success!

Blue chip engineering and manufacturing firms joined schools and talented students and graduates at an Employers’ Fair held at South West Durham Training.