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Engineering

Engineering

Engineering
As a child, were you constantly coming home filthy? Forever fixing the old and re-making the new? Taking machines, sockets, anything you could lay your hands on to pieces and rebuilding them again? Then a course in Engineering could be exactly what you're looking for! 

Engineering is the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building and use of engines, machines and structures such as bridges or tunnels. 

Whether you fancy working in production or maintenance, electrical or welding, the engineering industry is evolving - and fast. Sheffield’s rich industrial heart and fantastic engineering background makes it the perfect place to get stuck in with the engineering evolution. So if it’s Electrical and Electronic, Manufacturing, or straight up Engineering that you fancy, we’ve got the courses covered for you.

We offer a varied programme of engineering courses, from Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Level 1 upwards, to university level qualifications such as HNDs and apprenticeships. Whatever level you decide to study at, you'll be supported through your chosen course by tutors and lecturers who have a unique combination of industry and teaching experience, so they can help develop both your theoretical knowledge and practical skills to best prepare you for working in the Engineering field! 

As a College we also pride ourselves on our links with real employers including Tata Steel, Tuvnord in Germany and Gripple, so that you’re learning the exact skills that your future bosses will be looking for and there’s plenty of opportunities for you to go on work placements and learn from these specialists.

Our Engineering courses are housed at our Olive Grove Campus, which we’ve recently invested nearly £7 million in to provide you with workshops and teaching facilities that rival the biggest companies and all the latest equipment that you’d find in all the workshops around the world. This means that by learning with us, you’ll be familiar with industry standard technology and equipment and be ready for the workplace.

Olive Grove houses our automotive and motor vehicle suites, plumbing workshops and engineering classrooms and workshops. It also has a canteen and Learning Resource Centre on site as well, so you don't have to go far to get your lunch or your textbooks! 

Click on the link to the left to take a virtual tour round Olive Grove and check out the facilities.