South Tyneside College has partnered with South Tyneside Homes (STH) to run a new 24-week training course which supports demand for recruits into the booming construction sector.

Ambitious youngsters seeking new skills will gain high-quality classroom instruction and invaluable on-the-job work experience from the traineeship programme.

The traineeship, which starts on Monday, September 4, features construction services skills, including painting, plaster repairs and tiling.