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Engineering a better future for everyone

Our Engineering study programmes enable you to choose an area to specialise in and gain transferable skills, such as problem solving and project management, making you particularly attractive to potential employers. We have excellent links with industry, working with high technology companies such as Vauxhall, Lockheed Martin and Millbrook Proving Ground, so you will always be up to date with industry changes and developments.

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Why choose us?

We have a wide range of engineering courses designed to equip you with a broad base of engineering skills, as well as knowledge and experience of the sector.

Depending on your specialist area, topics you will cover could include radio communications, microcontrollers, analogue and digital electronics, CAD, electronic circuits and wiring, gas turbine engines and aircraft maintenance.

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Industry opportunities

We have a long standing commitment to meeting the needs of industry. We work closely with many major employers in the region to develop the right course content to ensure employability of our students when they complete their study programmes.

We work with large technology companies and students complete projects by working with companies such as London Electronics, Cranfield Precision and Pressfab Engineering. Apprentices enrolled onto HNC/HND Electrical & Electronic Engineering are employed by local and national engineering firms with whom the Group maintains an excellent training relationship, including Danfoss Randall and Network Rail.

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Expert tutors and top-class facilities

Our £4.5 million Advanced Engineering Centre at Bedford College houses newer, lighter, analytical equipment, BIM Software and robotics to enable you to move through to the higher level training essential in today’s manufacturing and civil engineering markets.

Across other sites we have fully-equipped engineering workshops for both electronics and mechanical engineering, alongside the latest in computer aided design (CAD) software.

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What can I do next?

Student success

Our Engineering courses are offered at all levels to enable progression through the different stages of your skills development.

We also offer progression opportunities through to degree-level once you complete your Level 3 qualification. Many of our courses give you the opportunity to become a fully-accredited engineer and are flexible to enable you to gain experience in a working environment while you study.

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