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Engineering Technology

Engineering - Junior Nleya


Engineering is behind everything - from your mobile phone to the bus you travel on, to the shoes on your feet. If you fancy converting scientific knowledge into technology, and then technology into innovation, then engineering could be for you.

Courses are delivered by tutors with a wealth of specialist skills, based on years of industrial experience and academic status. The rewards include a career that is well-paid, diverse and engaging, and the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are in demand locally, nationally and worldwide. The course will make the most of the industry-standard equipment and the latest technology built into our new STEM centre,

The programme starts with a selection of EAL-PEO Level 2 in Engineering, specialising in electronic engineering with  progression to Level 3 BTEC Extended Diplomas.

Your selected course will cover areas including:

  • Electronic, pneumatic & hydraulic systems and devices
  • Electronic circuit design & manufacture
  • Digital & analogue electronics
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Computer-aided design
  • Engineering design
  • Business operations in engineering

Your selected course could lead you to an Apprenticeship or employment in one of many sector-specific jobs, including:

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering
  • Civil/Construction Engineering
  • Computer-aided Engineering
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Nuclear Industry

Whichever pathway you choose, there are plenty of exciting opportunities to progress into Higher Education, as the Level 3 Diplomas meet the entry requirements of HNCs, HNDs and Foundation Degrees. Profitable areas to enter include:

  • General Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Mechatronics Engineering

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