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Mechanical Engineering

Do you have an interest in the technological world around us; design, manufacturing, maintenance and the engineering environment? You will focus on core disciplines within engineering, providing you with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to develop and build a successful career within the engineering sectors.

Our Courses

Work experience and placement within industry are integral to all programmes to further underpin the development of essential employability skills.

Course content:

  • Working in engineering environments
  • Principles of engineering technology
  • Manual tool and equipment skills
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Health and safety principles within engineering disciplines
  • Product fabrication
  • Welding
  • Technical Drawing
  • CAD/CAM

This course is taught at our Middleton campus.

Opening up opportunities...

If you are not yet clear on your ultimate career pathway, then our Mechanical Engineering course is an ideal qualification designed to develop your skills leading to a range of employment opportunities. It could be your exciting first step towards a career as an Engineering Technician, Aircraft Fitter, Process Technician, Energy Plant Operative, Computer Technician, Plumber, Heating Engineer or Sheet metal worker.

Antwi Agyemang
I have always had a passion and ambition to work as an engineer but did not know how to get into the industry. I attended an Open Day and found the staff and environment to be very welcoming.

Antwi Agyemang

Mechanical Engineering

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