What career opportunities can this lead to?
This programme is suitable for those with a keen interest in theoretical and practical engineering disciplines and who wish to pursue a prosperous career as a specialist engineer in various industries including marine, maintenance, automotive or manufacturing.
Following successful completion of the programme, students may either progress onto our part-time HNC in Engineering or other Higher Education and we have contact with several local universities offering relevant courses. Students may also gain employment within the engineering industry and there may be a possibility of continuing your studies at the College. The programme can carry up to a maximum of 168 UCAS points equivalent to four A levels. The Engineering Diploma also offers students who meet the qualifying entry criteria an opportunity to take an additional qualification in Core maths and EPQ and achieve a recognised and valued Technical Baccalaureate.
A career in Engineering could take you to a vast range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, food and drink, marine, medical, IT, construction, nuclear, or even space. There are opportunities to work as a mechanical, electrical or chemical engineer in most industries, where you could focus on the research and design elements or take a more hands-on approach with manufacturing and maintenance.