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Engineering

Engineering
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With a significant skills shortage in the sector, engineering is one of the most in demand and highest paid professions across the globe. If you thrive on the opportunity to make a difference in society and enjoy logical thinking, objectivity and decision-making, then this course is perfect for you.

Engineers are involved in all aspects of designing, building and testing new technologies and products. Creativity and problem-solving are at the heart of every engineering industry.

courses available in engineering
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Level 2 Award in 2D CAD (Computer Aided Design)
24/25
Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) in General Engineering
24/25
Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in General Engineering
Level 2 Engineering
Level 3 Engineering
Pre-Apprenticeship Engineering Academy
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Why study here?

Our engineering course boasts a range of industry-relevant equipment and machinery, such as 5 axis milling machine, vacuum flatbed, a full range of Denford machine tools and a suite of 3D printers. Students often progress to higher education such as our HE courses, at university and through prestigious apprenticeships with Bentley, Siemens and ProSeal.

Our engineering students have competed in the WorldSkills competitions, developing technical excellence so more young people and employers succeed. WorldSkills competitors support young people across the world almost like a “skills Olympics!”

Students on Engineering programmes benefit from:

Industry relevant machinery

HE progression opportunities with the College

Compete in world skills competitions

Aspirational
careers

Electrical Engineers, Engineering Technicians, Technician, Cad Technician, Civil Engineers, Design & Development Engineer ,Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Operative, Manufacturing Systems Engineer, Manufacturing Project Management, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering

Skills Required for Engineering
Good attention to detail
Knowedge of Maths
Ability to work well within a team and on your own
Work-Placements
Organisation and time management
Technical skills
Design skills (software knowledge)
Behaviours Required for Engineering
Positive and mature attitude
Quality-focused
Effective communication
Adaptable & problem solver
Team worker
Self-motivation
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