We are dedicated to supporting our diverse range of learners. Our opportunities, aimed at 16 – 23 year-olds, offer a mix of duties so that you can complete a work-based vocational Intermediate Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship.

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Our team works with over 200 employers across the North East to ensure we provide a variety of employment options. The Business Development Team give guidance when necessary and we can offer funding (eligibility and availability dependant).

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ITEC North East have been delivering training throughout the region for over 30 years and currently deliver apprenticeships and traineeships. As an Ofsted Grade 2 provider we are acknowledged as delivering good quality service across our range of occupational areas. ITEC North East is a not-for-profit independent training provider with registered charitable status. ITEC NE was established in 1982 originally based in Newton Aycliffe and now operating from three training centres in Newton Aycliffe, Middlesbrough and Gateshead.


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Apprentices, as employees, earn a wage and work with existing staff gaining specific job related skills. Throughout their time on programme our apprentices are supported by a dedicated ITEC WBL Tutor to ensure they receive the guidance and training necessary to become a valued employee gaining nationally recognised qualifications.


Functional Skills for Life

Functional skills equip learners with the basic practical skills required in everyday life, education and in the workplace. Training can offer a flexible method of learning to provide a nationally recognised certificate in adult literacy and numeracy. For information please contact:-



ITEC are now delivering Tees Valley Pathways and Routeways, these programmes are supported under the Youth Employment Initiative funded by the European Social Fund. For more information regarding these courses please click on here


Every learner is fully supported throughout their qualification by a highly experienced ITEC tutor who arranges regular visits to carry out observations, hold question and answer sessions, professional discussions, assess work and agree future action plans. In addition learners can access resources via ITEC’s e-learning facilities.


We are committed to the principles of equal opportunities in employment and training. We strive to ensure equality of access to all training and employment opportunities.