Course: HND Civil Engineering
Previous school: The Hermitage Academy
Civil engineering student Jenna started on the HNC in Civil Engineering and then progressed to the HND.
Jenna said: “I decided to study at New College Durham as it had a huge selection of courses and a very good reputation in the local area. The quality of teaching on my course was very high. There were lots of practical lessons and site visits throughout the year which kept the content interesting. The best thing about New College Durham for me is the lecturers. They've all come from industry and know their stuff.
“Completing my higher education course enabled me to get a promotion - a successful year at college proves to your employer that you are committed to your industry and have the potential to go far within your company. I'd recommend New College Durham to everyone, it's a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn new skills. The lecturers give lots of support and help you find the confidence to reach your full potential.”
Jenna described her time at New College Durham as challenging, rewarding and valuable and has now been promoted to Assistant Engineer at A-one+.
Find out what our graduates thought about their New College Durham experience.