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Fast forward your career in
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

with Northumberland Skills at the brand new Energy Central Learning Hub at the Port of Blyth

Are you looking for a full-time course with real job prospects when you leave school?

Are you keen to learn and willing to work hard?

Are you ambitious and motivated to succeed?

Apply now to secure your place for September 2024 at our brand new campus at Port of Blyth, where we will be delivering advanced manufacturing and renewable energy qualifications to school leavers and those looking to retrain.

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Perfectly positioned at the heart of the North East’s growing power engineering sector, we are opening our latest campus at the Energy Central Learning Hub, Port of Blyth.

Here, you’ll find yourself surrounded by new and exciting developments, as you grow your own skills, confidence and career ambitions.

You'll gain a wide variety of skills and abilities to help you stand out in the workplace and progress in the industry, including:

Complying with regulations

and safety requirements

Girl working in an engineering department


effectively in

an engineering environment

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Using and communicating








CNC bending

Maintaining electrical



Apprentice working in electrical installation


wiring and testing electrical panels/ mounted components

in enclosures

Electricity Repair Work





Assembling, maintaining and testing fluid

power systems

Did you know...?

... that the number of skilled people employed in the offshore wind sector is set to triple by 2030.


There is also a huge national shortage of Power Engineers, who are responsible for designing, developing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.


Get qualified now and gain a competitive edge to access more and better opportunities across engineering and renewables.

Why choose us?

Located at Energy Central, the premier offshore energy base at Port of Blyth, the Learning Hub offers the next generation of power engineers, maintenance engineers and technicians the opportunity to progress quickly into real job opportunities or further training.


You’ll be in good company, with our Welding and Fabrication Training Centre right next door, as well as a cluster of innovative businesses operating in sub-sectors across renewable energy, subsea engineering and advanced manufacturing.


If you're about to leave school or have recently finished your GCSEs, enrol now to kick-start your career at our campus at the Energy Central Learning Hub at the Port of Blyth.

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This course sounded like an amazing opportunity.


The facilities, equipment and the lecturers are all brilliant. You get lots of independence which I think is good for preparing you for work.


I’d definitely recommend Northumberland Skills to anyone looking to start a career in engineering.

Former Morpeth KEVI High School student, Dexter Sayers, 17, from Longhirst.

Get in touch

Need some extra help to choose the best option?

Get in touch using the telephone number, email address or form below.

01670 622 099

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