Is it for me?

Engineers are in high demand. If you’re interested in maths, science or technology, engineering can offer you an exciting and varied career. You will need strong numerical skills, an attention to detail, be able to work as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.

Our facilities

You will study this subject full time at City Campus or as an apprenticeship. You'll have access to specialist welding and fabrication workshops, industry standard fabrication equipment, Robot Programming Facility and brand new Hurco CNC Vertical Machine Centre to develop programming and operating skills.

Career ready

We work with the following employers to help you get career ready and gain real work skills: Marelli/Calsonic Kansei, ZF Automotive UK, Adient, Gestamp, Liebherr, Connor Solutions, Signal Plastics

97.6%

of our engineering students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)

Highly trained staff

Several members of engineering staff hold Chartered Engineer status from the Institute of Chartered Engineers (ICE)

Expert & friendly support

Study Engineering & Manufacturing as an Apprenticeship

Careers

There will be 24,322 jobs in Engineering in the region in 2027 (NE).

Careers could include: Electrical Technician, Electrical Fitter, Electrical Engineer or Design Engineer. 

There are currently 3,042 Design and Development Engineers employed in our local region and they earn £41,454 a year.

Chemical Scientists

Chemical scientists analyse and research physical aspects of chemical structure and change within substances and develop chemical techniques used in the manufacture or modification of natural substances and processed products.

Medium Salary

£ 31631

1152 people employed as Chemical Scientists in the current year.

Civil Engineers

Civil engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of civil and mining engineering structures.

Medium Salary

£ 39689

2243 people employed as Civil Engineers in the current year.

Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineers undertake research and design, direct the manufacture and manage the operation and maintenance of engines, machines, aircraft, vehicle and ships’ structures, building services and other mechanical items.

Medium Salary

£ 40461

2136 people employed as Mechanical Engineers in the current year.