Engineering

Our engineering, aviation & technology courses offer an exciting and unique academic and vocational blend for students with a passion for ‘making things’.

Aviation Engineering

What you'll learn

  • Get hands-on with aircraft at our upcoming aerospace academy
  • Experience trips and visits to RAF Cosford where you'll learn about a wide variety of aircraft
  • Progress towards a career as an aircraft maintenance technician, aviation engineer or CAD designer
  • Learn about the fundamentals of aircraft materials and hardware
  • Understand aviation mathematics and science for technicians
  • Learn, develop and practice the knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in the aeronautical engineering sector.
Students at RAF Cosford

What will you become?

The world of engineering, manufacturing and maintenance is always evolving to keep pace with new innovations.

Engineering

What you'll learn

  • Get equipped with practical skills in a range of disciplines, including milling, turning, welding and sheet metal work
  • Develop skills sought after by employers and contribute to an ever-growing industry
  • Get hands-on in our £3 million bespoke Discovery Centre
  • We offer work experience to star students in the world of Formula One motor racing, through a partnership with the Mercedes AMG High Performance Power Trains Division.
  • Prepare for a career in tool making, welding, CNC machining, foundry pattern making, sheet metal work or civil engineering
  • Continue with your studies and progress to university.
Engineering student, Suzanne, in the Discovery Centre

What will you become?

Pick your course

Not sure which course to choose? Give student services a call on ​01952 642237

Course Name School Assessment  
Aviation Engineering Level 2EngineeringEnd tests, assignments, practical tasks are all examples of the types of assessments on this course.Career Insights
Aviation Engineering Level 3EngineeringEnd tests, assignments, practical tasks are all examples of the types of assessments on this course. Career Insights
Engineering - Foundation Diploma Level 3EngineeringYou will be assessed through a number of assignments, coursework and exam-based.Career Insights
Engineering - Technical Diploma Level 2EngineeringCareer Insights
Engineering Level 1EngineeringAssignments (one per unit, there are 3 units) assess practical activities. Assessment components are graded (Pass, Merit, Distinction). A pass is the achievement level required for the knowledge and understanding and generally represents the ability tCareer Insights
Engineering Level 2EngineeringThe mandatory core units 201 – Working in engineering and 202 Principles of engineering technology are assessed by a City & Guilds online multiple-choice assessment, the remaining ‘Principles of’ units are assessed by a short answer question paper. AlCareer Insights
HNC Diploma in General Engineering Level 4 FTEngineeringWork is assessed continually on an ongoing basis through the completion of assignment tasks. Deadlines for these assessments will be set at the beginning of each year. Typical methods of assessment include assignments, examinations, practical experiments and presentations. Career Insights
HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Level 4 FTEngineeringWork is assessed continually on an ongoing basis through the completion of assignment tasks. Deadlines for these assessments will be set at the beginning of each year. Typical methods of assessment include assignments, examinations, practical experiments and presentations.Career Insights
HND in General Engineering Level 5EngineeringWork is assessed continually on an ongoing basis through the completion of assignment tasks. Deadlines for these assessments will be set at the beginning of each year. Typical methods of assessment include assignments, examinations, practical experiments and presentations.Career Insights