• Are you fascinated by how things work?
  • Do you love solving complex problems?
  • Do you have a desire to work with revolutionary technology?

Our courses make use of the latest technology including computer-aided manufacture (CAM) and computer numerical control (CNC) machining and mechatronics to design mechanical drives and assemblies at our on-site National Fluid Power Centre.

If cars are what interest you most, you can learn useful vehicle fitting, maintenance and repair skills in our modern, well-equipped workshops.

You will develop maths skills to help you calculate and measure materials correctly. English skills will ensure you can record problems accurately and produce reports when needed.

Courses and Apprenticeships available in:

  • Engineering Technology
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV)
  • Mechanical, Fabrication and Welding
  • Parametric Modelling
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
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On our Engineering courses you will work within industry-standard equipment in state-of-the-art workshops, which includes a high grade materials technology lab.

You will be taught by staff who are experts within their fields who will support you to develop the skills you need to gain employment or further study in engineering.

The Engineering department has strong links with industry and you will complete work experience placements that will give you the opportunity to develop key contacts within the sector.


Following the Engineering route you could be:
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • HGV Mechanic
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Welder

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“I would love to become a manager or even own my own garage one day.”


After completing his GCSEs at Valley Academy, Ryan started a Level 2 Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship at Rotherham College, and later transferred his studies to North Notts College and moved onto the Advanced Apprenticeship.

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