About Us

About Us

JPR Trade Skills are based at South Shields Business Works (formerly TEDCO).

We provide training in both the Construction and ‘office-based’ sectors.


We are currently provide traineeships in Painting & Decorating for 16 – 18 & 19 – 24 year olds.

For full details on our traineeships, click here


We provide apprenticeships in:

Business Admin,


Customer Service,

For full details on our apprenticeships, click here

Each person trains in their own personal workstation, with all tools and materials provided.

Our individual workstations have been designed with obstacles eg sinks, windows, internal & external angles etc to give you a wide range of probable scenarios that you will encounter in the real world.