Work on the campus will be fully completed in Spring 2016
Sunderland College has appointed Bam Construction to build a £29m vocational campus in Sunderland city centre.
Work on the new 11,500 sq m campus will begin next month on the land opposite Park Lane bus station and upon completion the building will accommodate up to 2,000 students and over 120 staff.
Courses will include advanced engineering, manufacturing, construction trades, automotive trades, travel and tourism, catering and hospitality. The building will also incorporate hair, beauty and barbering facilities, a spa, a bakery, a travel agency and a restaurant.
Work on the campus will be fully completed in Spring 2016.