Gain the necessary skills to ensure that you are job-ready and equipped to become a skilled engineer able to gain employment, both locally and worldwide, in fields ranging from deep-sea welding, through to advanced robotics.
You can start your career with us by combining A Levels in Electronics and Maths in an academic programme with an engineering bias, choosing from a range of vocational courses or starting an apprenticeship with an engineering company. Those wishing to enhance their careers can choose from a range of HNC and Foundation Degrees in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
We also offer bespoke training to meet individual company needs.
In 2017 we secured nearly £500,000 from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership via its Growth Deal with Government to develop one of three advanced manufacturing training hubs in the region. The College continues to seek further opportunities with the LEP.
- Academic A-Level
- Higher Education
- Abrasive Wheels Awareness
- Introduction to 2D CAD with Autocad
- Introduction to 3D CAD with Solidworks
- Introduction to CNC Programming
- Introduction to Machining Metal
- Introduction to Welding and Fabrication
- Level 1 Award in Introductory Welding (3268)
- Level 2 Award in Welding Skills (3268)
- Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills (3268)
A Level Product Design (Maths, Physics)
Previous school: The Priory School
Product Design gives you a lot of options for your future. I enjoyed the project where we had to make something out of a generic Ikea stool – I created an adjustable table. After College I would like to do an Apprenticeship with JLR.
Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronics Technology
Previous Institution: Llanfyllin High School
My Foundation Degree is funded by the engineering firm James Fisher. I’m learning so much and absolutely loving it.
A Level Product Design (Media Studies and Music)
Previous school: Belvidere School
I took Product Design at A Level because I was inspired by my GCSE teacher. I really enjoy how hands on the subject is and using the computers to bring your designs to life. You can explore your creative side in a relaxed environment.
Level 2 Fabrication and Welding
Previous school: Charlton School
I’m a practical person, so I wanted to do something with my hands. I didn’t have any experience before, but the teachers were really good at guiding me through. I’m a bit of a perfectionist, so the fact that the staff let me work to my own pace really helped. I have now secured an Apprenticeship with Caterpillar in Shrewsbury, and I can see myself being there for some time. I’m sure it wouldn’t have happened unless I’d been on this course as at my interview they seemed really impressed with what I was doing.
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