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We have close links to local engineering companies so we can offer you plenty of opportunities

See our Engineering and Welding courses!

college student using machinery for engineeringIn a recent survey, half of UK Engineering companies surveyed were currently recruiting engineers but increasingly they were experiencing problems with getting the right people (Source: IET Skills Survey 2016). That’s why we work closely with local and national businesses to make sure that you develop the knowledge and skills they are looking for.

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The College has links to several local Engineering companies such as Cobham plc, Lymington Precision Engineering, Superior Seals and Aish Technologies, so there are plenty of opportunities for talented and enthusiastic Engineers to progress in their chosen career. Being a qualified Engineering Professional, you could earn up to £39,000 a year. 

All our courses have a strong practical element to them, giving you the opportunity to do hands-on training. Our workshops are well-equipped with industry standard machinery and so reflect an industrial environment.

What did they do next? Some of our past students have gone on to work in

  • mechanical engineering
  • welding
  • maintenance engineering
  • CNC manufacturing
  • CAD drafting.

Did you know? The College has its very own motorsport team!

College Greenpower driverEngineering students form a key part of our Greenpower motorsport team. Greenpower seeks to use motorsport help inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Sound interesting? Click the link to find out more!

Find out about our Greenpower team!