Sector Based Academies

Derwentside College is proud to be working with local employers to enhance their workforce through our partnership programmes of sector based academies.


Elddis Sector Based Work Academy

Be part of our fantastic Manufacturing Academy designed in partnership with Elddis. 

We are looking for candidates who would like a career working for one of the leading manufacturers of motorhomes and caravans in the UK. Candidates will ideally have some manufacturing experience or transferable skills, be reliable and hard working and with a genuine interest to work in the sector.

During the Academy candidates will study Industrial Environmental Awareness, including practical training, Employability and Lean Manufacturing.

You will have an opportunity to meet the Elddis team and tour the plant.



Clayton Glass Sector Based Work Academy

Be part of our fantastic Manufacturing Academy designed in partnership with Clayton Glass.

We are looking for candidates who would like a career in manufacturing working as a production operative for Clayton Glass, one of the largest Glass Manufacturing companies in the UK.

During the academy, candidates will study qualifications to work in a manufacturing role along with practical training and employability skills. Candidates will also have an opportunity to meet the Clayton Glass Team and visit the factory at Harelaw, Stanley.


Clayton Glass - Jan 2019


For further information, please contact the college on 01207 585 900.