Why choose TMC?

If you're interested in a successful career in construction, TMC in Benton offers the perfect start. With fantastic industry specific facilities, a wide range of courses from full and part-time to apprenticeships all taught by industry experienced professionals, you will be equipped with the necessary qualifications and skills to enter a trade.

TMC Benton offers a wide range of construction courses in:

  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Electrical Installations
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing
  • Multi Trades

Whether you want to be a bricklayer, painter and decorator, joiner, plumber or electrician choosing a construction course at TMC will ensure you learn the latest in industry techniques with hands on experience and the theory behind the skills – if you're considering a career in construction then a course from TMC can help you build a career in this exciting, varied industry.

As a student at TMC, as the top performing college in the borough, you will benefit from specialist construction training in a purpose built environment; courses are taught by tutors who have a wealth of expertise in their field with extra support pastoral tutors who will keep you on track with your studies. You will also have access to the campus facilities at our Coast Road Campus including the Flex Fitness gym, Retreat retail outlets, a well-stocked library; volunteering opportunities and whatever course you choose join our sports enrichment programme NESA.

Focus on construction

TMC is TyneMet College’s dedicated construction facility, entirely focussed on providing you with the skills and qualifications that the sector demands across a broad range of building trades.

Focus on plastering

TMC is part of the prestigious British Gypsum 'Thistle Training Programme Programme'.

Outstanding partnerships

TMC is one of only four FE colleges across the country to join British Gypsum’s UK College Partner Initiative.

Meeting the needs of industry

TMC is a member of the regional skills panel for UK and World Skills, placing TMC at the heart of advanced skills for the future of the industry.

Opportunities to take part in a wide range of sports

Study any course and be part of the North East Sports Academy and benefit from free professional coaching across a wide range of sports.

Ofsted say

Exceptional teaching, support and outstanding partnerships.

Ofsted report, June 2014
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TMC Benton Campus
Units 40 & 41, North Tyne Industrial Est.
Whitley Road, Benton
Tyne & Wear, NE12 9SZ