Apprenticeships in range of areas including manufacturing and engineering.


  1. Overview
  2. What is on offer
  3. How to apply
  4. Contacts


TDR offer a number of apprenticeships in manufacturing and engineering at different levels. 

They also offer non-engineering apprenticeships.

What is on offer

Students on the Engineering Apprenticeship Access Programme will study a level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering.

Students on the Engineering Apprenticeship Access Programme also have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship in the following areas:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Design engineering
  • Project engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Electronics engineering
  • CNC machining
  • PLC instrumentation and control engineering
  • Fabrication and welding
  • Maintenance engineer

The Access Programme is delivered over one year and you will be studying 37 hours per week at the training centre in North Tyneside.

Non-engineering apprenticeships are also available. These include:

  • Customer Services
  • Business Administration
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Science Manufacturing

For the full range of apprenticeships, visit the TDR training website.

How to apply

Complete an application form on the TDR training website .

If  you meet the criteria, you'll be invited to a video interviews over Zoom.

If you pass both the zoom interview stage and prove achieved / predicted grades, you will be added to TDR's Apprenticeship Candidate Register (ACR) where you will have the opportunity to be promoted to organisations looking to recruit apprentices.

You will also get the opportunity to express an interested in our Engineering Apprenticeship Access Programme.


Danielle Ditchburn

Web: TDR training
Telephone: 0191 491 1505