Engineering & Automotive

This is for you if… you’re precise, enjoy problem solving and insist on attention to detail. Engineers consider their profession to be the greatest of all and it is hard to argue with them. Engineers are responsible for almost everything that makes the world work – from leisure activities to medical treatment, mobile communications to modern transport systems. If you are interested in learning about how motor vehicles and motorcycles work then our automotive courses are ideal for you. You’ll be taught by experienced, qualified teachers who are passionate about their subject so not only will you learn valuable skills but you’ll find the staff really friendly and supportive too.

Career prospects

With continuing advances in all areas of technology, engineering is a varied, exciting and highly skilled industry. There are thousands of challenging activities in areas such as research, development, design, manufacture and operation of products and services. Progressing through the levels of our Engineering courses will give you skills needed to help you to get a job or an Apprenticeship in this exciting, respected and well-paid industry, or move on to Higher Education. After successfully completing Level 3 you can study a wide range of degree options at university, take a Higher National Certificate/ Diploma course or feel equipped to compete for a job in your chosen field of the engineering industry. Previous students have moved on to degrees such as BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering and BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering.   

Why study with us?

Our practical, hands-on courses are designed to make you employable in the automotive and engineering industries, which are essential to the UK’s economy and touch every business and individual. We have outstanding motor-vehicle and motor-cycle workshops, which means you get to learn on new models using the latest cutting-edge equipment. Learning using the equipment being used in commercial garages puts you at an advantage in today’s competitive work environment.

Next steps Click on the course link in the table for more information, including entry requirements, assessment and course content. You may also want to discuss courses with teaching staff and students at one of our Open Evenings and apply for a place online.