Employer Training

Leave it to the professionals!

A professionally qualified workforce means motivated employees that produce high quality products and services. We have a proven track record of working with businesses to train employees up to best practice standards thanks to our extensive curriculum of management and professional qualifications, and university level courses.

Management and Professional Qualifications

Management and professional qualifications are an essential legal requirement for some industries and vocations. These qualifications focus on the needs of specific professionals and are often related to professional bodies. By possessing the relevant qualification for their job role, your employees can maximise their potential, and benefit from better career progression and improved reputation in their chosen field.

For further information call 01325 503030 or email enquiryline@darlington.ac.uk

University Level Qualifications

Through our close partnership with Teesside University, we offer a number of vocational university level courses to strengthen the professional skills of your workforce.

Foundation degrees give your employees specialist skills and knowledge in their chosen profession. These vocational qualifications and are equivalent to the first two years of a full time, three-year degree course, and students can progress to the final year at Teesside University if desired.

  • Certificate in Education
  • Computing (Networking)
  • Counselling
  • Early Years Sector Endorsed
  • Education and Training
  • Journalism
  • Working with Children and Young People (Sector Endorsed)

Higher National Certificates and Diplomas (HNCs and HNDs) are particularly relevant to employers and develop vocational skills to a similar level as a two-year degree course.

We offer HNCs and HNDs in topics including:

  • Building Studies
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics

For a full list of our Management and Professional and University Level courses and further details please visit our University Level Courses section.