Hanging from 65ft on a wind turbine, or bolting a high-powered cable while off a ladder: two skills the region's first offshore training centre will teach from today.
Advanced Industrial Solutions and Maersk Training are opening the first offshore and onshore skills hub.
They say they're expecting more than 4,000 customers through their doors this year.
The centre will teach engineers and mechanics how to work in the wind turbine environment safely, including from terrifying heights.
More top news
The trophy started at Hadrian's Wall before passing through Hexham and Newcastle on its way to Alnwick.
Andrew Pullan's canoe capsized and he was pulled under the water near Barnard Castle in October 2013.
298 people were killed in the atrocity including Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney & John Alder.