Our enterprising engineering and technology courses are the perfect choice if you enjoy figuring out how things work and have a curious mind.
You will gain unbeatable commercial experience, new skills and levels of technical knowledge at Nottingham College - opening up increasing job opportunities for our students.
We have large high quality workshops with industry standard equipment at our Centre of Excellence at Highfields Science Park, which will equip you with the skills you need for a successful Engineering or Technology career.
Highfields has two new dedicated workshops for fabrication and welding training. Initial skills can be developed on the virtual welder – our specialist training technology originally designed for the US Army.
You will also benefit from classroom technology including AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design) and Solid Works design packages. We have also invested heavily in 3D printing and scanning technology, to enhance our product design and manufacturing capabilities.
We work with some of the leading names in the industry, including Boots PLC, Reckitt Benckiser and ZF Services UK Ltd, as well as one of the country’s leading universities, the University of Nottingham.
Choosing one of our reputable courses means that you can be confident that you will get a high quality education and learn skills that employers are looking for. We offer a clear progression route on your journey to becoming a qualified engineer in one of 18 sector areas, with support from staff with specialist industry experience.
Our courses are designed with you in mind and start from Level 1 with progression available through the levels up to HND (Higher National Diploma) at Level 5 and Apprenticeships.
Studying an engineering or technology course at Nottingham College will give you the head start you need for a successful and rewarding career within two ever growing industries.
As the global economy grows and Britain prepares for a new future, engineering and technology will play an even more vital role in driving our economy, creating employment and building the essential infrastructure to compete in the modern world.
With an increase in demand for highly skilled jobs, Nottingham College’s goal is to equip all of our students with the necessary skills, training and experience that will make them succeed in the competitive and ever-changing engineering and technology industries.
So, if you want to get into these industries, our courses have been specially designed to help you make your mark in these exciting industries.
There are a vast number of career options in the engineering and technology industries. Whether you want to be an Automotive Project Engineer, a CAD Technician, a Civil Engineer, a Design Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, an Industrial Engineer, a Welder, a Structural Engineer, a Lift Engineer, a Manufacturing or Maintenance Engineer and a Tool Maker – there are many choices available to you.
- Engineering jobs make up 19% of the total UK employment.
- England has seen the highest number of engineering related apprenticeship starts for 10 years.
- Increasing numbers of 11 – 16 year olds would consider a career in engineering.
- Graduate jobs are well paid – often with a £25,000+ starting salary.
265,000 skilled entrants are required annually to meet demand for engineering companies through to 2024.
We’ll help you develop more advanced skills in a range of engineering areas, to give you a flexible qualification covering electrical, maintenance and mechanical engineering.
Engineers help keep businesses running smoothly across the globe, so the job opportunities are exciting and varied.
I chose to pursue a career in engineering as I really enjoy hands-on work, especially starting off with a single raw material and then ending up with a finished product.Chloe Nunn Engineering Technician (and Level 3 student) at Nottingham College