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Work with industry-standard equipment in our purpose-built facilities

If you’re interested in studying Engineering, you’ll train in our outstanding state-of-the-art facilities, all based at our Poole campus. Plus, our facilities recently received a major upgrade following an investment secured by Dorset LEP through the Dorset Growth Deal.

We offer a wide range of Engineering courses from Marine to Fabrication and Welding through to Electronics. Our facilities help students gain the skills they will need whether they continue into a career straight away or decide to go onto university.

Engineering facilities:

  • Fully-equipped welding bays
  • Lathe and milling areas
  • Electronics training facility
  • AutoCAD classrooms
  • 3D printing facilities
  • Surface-mount, rework and soldering equipment
  • Specialist equipment including a Caterpillar Marine Power diesel generator and HAAS CNC machines
  • A range of electric vehicles and electric propulsion systems for marine craft
  • A purpose-built T Level training facility from September 2024.