NCG is a nationally-recognised provider of high quality education, skills, training and employability. NCG works nationally and comprises the following divisions: Newcastle College, Intraining, West Lancashire College, Kidderminster College, Rathbone and Newcastle Sixth Form College. Our significant expansion has been realised through strong organic growth across our core business: Further Education; Work Based Learning; Higher Education provision; and the expansion of our employer facing activity which generates a turnover of over £179million a year.
We are committed to the ‘pursuit of excellence’ through all of our services. Teaching and learning is at the heart of our business and through our strong commitment to skills, progression through lifelong learning, and social inclusion we have established a highly successful and forward thinking organisation that places the community at its core.
NCG is led by Joe Docherty, NCG Chief Executive and supported by a strong and influential Executive Management Team and supported by a strong and influential Executive
Management Team comprising:
• Group Director Human Resources and Organisational Development;
• Group Director Finance and Estates;
• Group Director Business Development;
• Group Director Planning and Performance, and
• Group Director Quality and Standards.
Newcastle College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the UK with 20,000+ students and excellent links with 1,000+ employers across the North East. We work closely with divisional partner, Intraining, that works with 20,000+ employers across the UK in all sectors and in 2011 trained 7,000+ apprentices.
Newcastle College has world-class inspirational learning environments with cutting-edge facilities.
The School of Creative Industries at Newcastle College is a large school offering a range of Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) courses to learners’ post 16. Over 3300 full and part-time learners across FE and HE were enrolled to courses in 14/15.
The School has four curriculum sections, Art & Design, Digital Arts, Performing Arts and Music. These areas are complemented by a Support & Progression team based in and around the schools Further Education Study Centre, a resources team who occupy subject skills related work shop facilities and equipment stores and a designated Work Placement team who are situated within a Higher Education Unit.