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Who we are

Northern Skills is the apprenticeship and training arm of Middlesbrough College Group. We’re experts in growing your business through tried and tested training solutions, helping you take your business to the next level.

Recruit new team members or enhance the skills of current ones – we can help ignite your productivity and create a loyal, knowledgeable and motivated workforce. Our training courses and programmes are carefully selected to reflect business requirements, shaping the economic future of our region and developing the talent of the north.

Already supporting over 2000 businesses across the North East and Yorkshire, find out how we can transform your team.

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Why choose us?

Industry Experts

Be confident your team are learning from experts in industry, and gaining first-hand experience in the sector. 

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Fill your skills gaps

We’ll provide expert training to help fill your skills gaps so you can upskill your business and stay ahead of the latest industry developments.

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Be career-ready

All our programmes are designed with careers in mind so learners have the right knowledge and skills to excel.

Recruit the talent of tomorrow 

Outstanding provision

Our apprenticeship provision was graded Outstanding in our latest Ofsted report, complimenting our positive impact and success!

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Our Professional Partners

Teesworks Skills Academy
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Talk to us about your next step

Our friendly team are always happy to help! Get in touch with us to get your questions answered and to find out more about apprenticeships, or sign up to our monthly bulletin for the latest vacancies.