Industry Professionals

Our staff live and breathe the world of art and design. We have members of staff who have their own businesses and have celebrity clients such as Gok Wan and Paul O’Grady. Some of our staff have been honored with national awards such as FE Lecturer of the Year and MBEs for their teaching. We also have staff with true industry skills they developed with major international businesses, such as Next. All of them are passing this experience on to the next generation of designers. You.

Live Briefs & Creative Industry Links

Thanks to our extensive links in the creative industry, you get the experience of working on real client briefs. It also means you get the chance to enjoy a genuine creative work placement. This is how we improve your chances of going onto the career of your choice.


Real industry skills

Our lecturers have an in-depth understanding of the skills you need in the real world; they know what Universities, clients and potential employers are looking for. They ensure that you cover all these skills both traditional and cutting edge technology. We make sure you leave CCAD ready for the University or career of your choice.


An individual, not a number

CCAD is unique. Here you are not just one of a large intake of students monitored on a spreadsheet, at CCAD you are an individual. We are specialist, dedicated and creative; just like you. Our tutors get to know you, understand you and support you. This is why we have a 100% success record.


Time and space

Our teaching contact time is the highest in the North East. Your tutors dedicate more time to helping you achieve your creative ambitions than any other college. We also have unique space and facilities which means that you don’t have to waste time waiting for studio or equipment.