The Technical Academy

Found just down the road from our main Peterlee campus on the Peterlee Industrial Estate, the Technical Academy is a 37,000 square foot bespoke facility packed full of everything you'll need while studying with us.

The Technical Academy is also now a North East Institute of Technlogy, with a selection of fantastic high-tec equipment including a new engineering suite and specialist motor vehicle suite with the very latest in hybrid and electric vehicle training rigs.

We currently offer the following courses at our Technical Academy campus:

  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Plumbing & Heating Engineering
  • Welding

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Welding

Welding is a skill that is considered essential to the manufacture of countless types of products - if you're looking for a start in the engineering industry, a course in welding from East Durham College gives you the opportunities you've been looking for.
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Level 1 Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills (January 2023)

Learn the basics of MIG welding with this course at East Durham College's Technical Academy in Peterlee.
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T Level in Engineering, Manufacturing, Process and Control

This T level programme combines together vocational study in engineering and manufacturing with an extended industry placement.
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Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance (Motor Vehicle Technician)

Want to work in the motor vehicle industry? This course begins your training to become a motor vehicle technician, covering a wide range of subjects including vehicle lubrication systems, cooling systems, vehicle electrical systems and so much more, all taught at our incredible motor vehicle workshop at The Technical Academy.
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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation

This level 2 electrical course, based at The Technical Academy, will give you the essential knowledge and practical skills you need to start a career as an electrician.
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Featured Facilities

We have many excellent facilities across our campuses that are open to the general public and available to hire. Why not take advantage of our fantastic venues and services.

Electrical Installation Workshop

Find out more about our fantastic dedicated electrical facility at The Technical Academy!

Engineering Workshops

Engineering covers a wide variety of elements and we have a wide variety of facilities to match!

North East Institute of Technology Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Suite

Work with cars of the future in our state-of the-art Electric/Hybrid Suite.
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The Technical Academy

The Technical Academy
1 Palmer Road
South West Industrial Estate
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 2HU