Reach your full potential

We work with both employed and unemployed providing quality training North East. In other words we provide our learners with the knowledge and skills to improve their lives and employment opportunities.

About us

Quality Training North East

Quality Training North East. We support North East employment by helping people into their dream career. This is usually at no extra cost.

As a forward-thinking organisation, we look out to market to see what qualifications are needed. Above all we do this to keep you ahead of the game.

Quality Training North East – Delivery

We are rated Good in all areas by Ofsted. Most importantly our Tutors come from industry. In other words they have a sound knowledge of relevant training to provide to their students.

Furthermore Skills North East offer a range of pre-employment and work-based training courses across several sectors. Working with employers and learners alike to provide quality training that is both relevant and current.

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North East Funding

We source funding to ensure that the training is supported with little or no cost to both employers or learners.

Our Locations

Head Office

Skills House, 6 Apex Business Village, Northumberland,
NE23 7BF

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Head Office

Newcastle

16 High Street, Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NE1 6UF

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Hartlepool

Belle Vue Centre,
Kendal Road, Hartlepool,
TS25 1QU

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Doncaster

16 High Street,
Doncaster, Hatfield,
DN7 6RY

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Meet the team

All staff are handpicked by our MD, Michael Winship and Quality Director, Donna Allison. Michael has a very clear vision of the personality traits of staff joining the business. The SNE Team are proud to make a difference to peoples’ lives.

Michael Winship

Michael Winship

Managing Director

Donna Allison

Donna Allison

Quality Director

Courtney Austin

Courtney Austin

Quality Officer

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MIS & Compliance Manager

Emma Brown

Emma Brown

Head of Marketing

Graeme Thorpe

Graeme Thorpe

Business Development Manager – Working with Employers

Elaine Taylor

Elaine Taylor

Business Services Tutor

Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter

Fitness Tutor/IQA

Ian Murray

Ian Murray

Business Development – Fitness

Jade Gellen

Jade Gellen

Beauty Tutor

Tracey Parkins

Tracey Parkins

Business Services Tutor

Pamela Oakley

Pamela Oakley

Health & Social Care Tutor

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Business Development – Employers

Kara Page

Kara Page

Head of Unemployed

Heather O'Brien

Heather O’Brien

Learner Engagement

Sarah Frew

Sarah Frew

Compliance Coordinator

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Fitness Tutor

Helen Bell

Helen Bell

Health and Social Care Tutor

Simon Dutson

Simon Dutson

Fitness IQA

Joan Higginson

Joan Higginson

Beauty IQA

Vickie Fannon

Vickie Fannon

Health and Social Care IQA

Michelle Mohammed

Michelle Mohammed

Business Services IQA

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Learner Recruitment and Engagement Officer

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Learner Recruitment and Engagement Officer

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Learner Recruitment and Engagement Officer

Callie

Callie

Pawject Manager

Proud to be rated Ofsted ‘Good’ in all areas in 2019

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Our Mission

Our mission identifies our goal of improving North East employment.

To work with both employed and unemployed learners to give them the knowledge and skills to improve their lives and employment opportunities so they are able to reach their full potential.

Our values

Values are what help us to continue to provide an
outstanding service to everyone we work with.

Here to help

Skills North East exist to help our customers succeed and aim to deliver an excellent experience. Acting with empathy and understanding and above all we take ownership of our customers’ needs and demonstrate our commitment with open communications and clarity.

Connect

Our colleagues keep their finger on the pulse and an ear to the ground, we stay close to our customers and up to speed with what’s happening in the changing world of employment. We utilise our networks and connections to support our learners and each other.

Empowerment

Knowledge and skills give learners confidence, they are the tools needed to progress in the workplace. we look for those with passion to succeed to improve their lives.

Respect

We do the right thing. We have a strong moral code and intuitively know and understand what doing the right thing means and that starts with respect for each other, our clients and the different sectors and cultures we work in across the UK.

Our Services

At SNE we offer three core routes to progressing your career.

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Learner Loans

Improve your chances of getting that job, becoming self employed or gaining that promotion.

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Short courses

Providing you with the skills and then learning you need to equip you ready for work.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to train and develop your career skills specialised training.

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Traineeships

Traineeships are available to teenagers and young adults struggling to enter work.

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