Improving your business performance

With significant investment in our engineering and automotive facilities, we are open and ready to support you and your business. Fitting in around your work patterns, all year round, we look forward to welcoming visitors and learners to our upgraded Engineering & Construction Centre and brand new Automotive Centre.

We all appreciate just how vital apprentices are to the future of engineering and the college’s response to that is to provide a comprehensive offer including:

IMI MOT Solutions

As an IMI approved centre, Shrewsbury Colleges Group offers cost-effective solutions which meet DVSA MOT requirements for managers and testers:

These courses are offered on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

To book your place please ring 01743 342333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Specialist Engineering programmes

A wide range of specialist engineering programmes are available, including Abrasive Wheels, CAD, CNC Programming and Welding. Many of our training programmes can be tailored to suit specific employer requirements, so please call us on 01743 342400 to discuss your training needs.

Fabrication and Welding

Overcome the national shortage of welders and fabricators with our wide range of courses for all levels of skill. Day release, part-time evenings and work-based assessment… you choose what’s best for you.

Head and shoulders photo of Steve Lloyd, Motor Vehicle Assessor

Steve Lloyd, Motor Vehicle Assessor

Steve gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Motor Vehicle Studies qualification at Newtown College, followed by BTEC at Shrewsbury College. He joined the Post Office in 1979 as a motor vehicle technician and became the Workshop Manager for the North West Region and finally Operations Manager for the Shropshire and the Marches region. Steve is a Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry and an IMI accredited assessor for MOT tester training. He enjoys imparting his knowledge and experience to others just starting their journey in the Motor Industry.

Head and shoulders photo of Christine Chapman, Engineering Apprenticeship Practitioner

Christine Chapman, Engineering Apprenticeship Practitioner

I am a time served engineer with a Mechanical Engineering degree and MBA. I worked in Operations Management for a large part of my career and then moved to teaching and assessing in the FE and HE sector, both in Engineering and Management approx. 10 years ago. I have both taught and managed in the training arena. I have significant experience of delivering the new Engineering standards in addition to frameworks. I am passionate about delivering high quality training to future engineers.

Sandra Sinclair, Manufacturing Lead Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer

Sandra started her career with a four year Apprenticeship in Manufacturing and Logistics with Laura Ashley. Gaining experience in machining, warehousing and production control, she moved on to a major supplier to Marks & Spencer, firstly employed as Production Manager and then Operations Manager. Her significant experience covers both production and logistics with a strong bias in lean manufacturing processes, including two years in the automotive industry.

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Work experience placements

We are always looking for work experience placements for our enthusiastic students - can you help?

Please ring 01743 342347