About NYA

About NYA

Northumbria Youth Action (NYA) delivers Motor Vehicle, Hair and Beauty and other training to young people and adults. Whether you are still at school, left school or in work, we may have a course that can help you get started or make progress.

Motor Vehicle

Motor Vehicle

There are lots of different jobs in the motor industry, but NYA focuses on training motor vehicle technicians … mechanics. Mechanics maintain and repair cars and other vehicles.

Find Us

Find Us

NYA (Hudson Street. North Shields) is easy to find and near bus and Metro stops. There is a link to Google Maps at the bottom of this page.

Hair and Beauty

Are you aged 16-18? Have you an interest in hair and beauty or being creative? We can provide a Level 1 award / certificate or diploma in Introduction to Hair and Beauty Sector. Call Carolyn Mount on 0191 258 4180.


Interested in Catering and Hospitality? Our courses cover food safety and hygiene, food preparation, service and customer care. Call Carolyn Mount on 0191 258 4180.

MOT Courses

Do you need to acquire or maintain MOT status? NYA now provide a range of DVSA approved courses to support garages and individuals to acquire and maintain MOT status. Call Jim Coltman on 0191 258 4180.

Year 11 Programmes

If you are in Year 11 … Its very common for learners who completed the Year 10 programme to continue into Year 11. However some young people start at NYA in Year 11. Motor Vehicle In Year 11 you can attend NYA

Year 10 Programmes

If you are in Year 10 … If you are in Year 10 you may be able to attend NYA one, two or three days per week. Motor Vehicle In Year 10 you can attend NYA for one, two or

Work Experience

A great way to experience work. Work experience while you are still at school is a great way to see what a career in motor vehicle or cycling maintenance and repair might be like. There are no qualifications provided …