Engineering at our Town Centre Campus

Engineering

GEAR UP FOR YOUR FUTURE IN OUR HANDS-ON, STATE-OF-THE-ART WORKSHOPS.

Offered at

North Notts College

Engineering has always been at the heart of British industry – now it’s your turn to influence the next step of British engineering. Choose from a range of engineering and motor vehicle courses, all taught by our industry-experienced staff in our purpose-built facilities, and spark your future into gear.

Your Pathways

  • Entry Level

    Motor Vehicle

  • Level 1

    Engineering

    Motor Vehicle

  • Level 2

    Engineering Operations 

    Motor Vehicle 

    Apprenticeship in Engineering 

    Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle

  • Level 3

    Advanced Manufacturing

    Apprenticeship in Engineering Technician 

    Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle

  • Level 4/5

    HNC/HND in Engineering
    HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 7,641 JOBS IN ENGINEERING IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

EMSI 2021

FUTURE CAREERS IN ENGINEERING

The engineering sector is ideal for those innovative bright sparks who enjoy coming up with new ways of doing things, have problem-solving skills and enjoy working practically.

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Mechanical Engineer

Average salary - £42,000*

Mechanical Engineers develop and design the components and machinery used in manufacturing, construction and other industries.

Day-to-day tasks:

Turn research ideas into technical plans using computer aided design/modelling (CAD/CAM), research and assess new products and innovations, present design plans and data, oversee maintenance programmes and quality control and manage technicians.**

Working environments:

Client’s business sites, in an office or a factory setting.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Design and Development Engineer

Average salary - £43,600*

Design Engineers improve product performance and efficiency while researching and developing new manufacturing ideas and systems

Day-to-day tasks:

Research new developments, design plans for prototypes, use computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software, collect and analyse data from prototype testing, modify product designs ahead of manufacture and write and present reports.**

Working environments:

Office settings and workshops.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the engineering sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
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