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Professional Technical Training & Intermediate Apprenticeships

The University of Sunderland offers a range of short courses for people who don't have the time or need for a full undergraduate or postgraduate qualification. Through MTC Training, one of a number of successful commercial enterprises formed by the University, we also provide a wide range of accredited IT and technical training courses.

Technical training and project management courses

Founded in 1984, MTC Training, part of the University of Sunderland, delivers a wide range of high-quality technical training opportunities designed to upskill employees and support employers.

As a Microsoft partner, they are also well placed to provide key knowledge and informed perspectives within the dynamic and ever-shifting world of IT.

MTC’s excellent reputation has been earned through its ability to train delegates in a diverse array of subjects including Microsoft, CEH, Cyber Security, ITIL and Project Management.

By offering a mix of virtual and classroom experiences, they can also adapt to the needs of employees and employers to achieve the best results possible.

View the range of courses on the MTC Training website.

ESF Fully Funded Training Opportunities

With an excellent reputation for delivering effective training across the region, MTC has supported many employers to upskill their workforce, accessing a range of funding opportunities.

Through the North East Workforce Skills Project*, they can support delegates through a holistic suite of provision and funded workshops.

Eligible courses include Desktop Applications, Technical / Infrastructure IT, Leadership, Business Administration, Customer Service and Functional Skills Maths & English.

MTC’s blended learning approach of classroom and virtual delivery, in addition to 1 to 1 support and assessment, allows them to provide essential means for employers to develop their workforce.

*subject to eligibility

Learn more about funding opportunities.

Why work with MTC Training?

With experience totalling more than 50 years, MTC is recognised for their ability to deliver high-quality apprenticeship opportunities. Rated Good by OFSTED they have proven their ability to support many businesses looking to recruit staff or strengthen the skill set of existing employees.

With specialist approaches to Business Administration, Leadership and Customer Service, MTC are able to bridge a range of skill gaps while also supporting the recruitment of talent for any workforce.

The organisation has also earned endorsements from a range of clients for their accredited work-based learning, off the job training and exciting opportunities for apprentices.

Learn more about MTC.