Design your future with a career in Engineering. If you are an excellent problem solver with an analytical mind and a desire to improve and innovate then there are many opportunities available to you in Engineering. You will train in a wide range of modern workshop facilities to improve your skillset and have access to our STEM Centre to gain additional employability skills such as health and safety, permits to work, risk assessments, working at heights and confined spaces.

Our students will also receive free personal protective equipment for our students.

Middlesbrough College is also part of the North East Institute of Technology. Having the prestigious Institute of Technology status gives the promise to our students and employers that we will deliver high-quality technical qualifications and bespoke training to provide a route for people of all ages and existing employees to gain industry specific skills.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

Labour Market Information

Career Choices

There are opportunities to work in mechanical, electrical, electronic, process, instrumentation and control and manufacturing industries. You’ll develop skills that also allow you to work in design, research and development, production and maintenance engineering.

Career Progression Routes

Following completion of an Engineering course, you could become a Technician/Engineer in:

Electrical/Electronic | Instrumentation | Design | Manufacturing | Mechanical | Welding





Elring Klinger

AV Dawson Ltd

British Steel

Why study with us?

  1. Middlesbrough College is also part of the North East Institute of Technology, this means that students will benefit from top quality technical training and a clear route to technical employment.
  2. Middlesbrough College is the largest provider of City & Guilds engineering courses in the UK.
  3. Students can gain additional employability skills such as health and safety, permits to work and risk assessments in our STEM Training Centre.
  4. Many of our engineering tutors have many years industry experience in the subjects they now teach.
  5. Work experience opportunities organised through college provide a taste of what it's like to work within the engineering sector.
Middlesbrough College Success Stories
We're using the lathe which I know will be useful out in the industry!
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Middlesbrough College Success Stories
The college has a great, relaxed atmosphere where you are given the trust to use your initiative which I love.
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Middlesbrough College Success Stories
The course offers plenty of opportunities and covers a great mix of practical and theory which is good for preparing for the next step!

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I feel like the course is really prepping me for the next step. I've also managed to secure work experience which is giving me further experience!
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Middlesbrough College Success Stories
I would definitely recommend going down the route of an apprenticeship. I've been able to earn money whilst learning and don't have debt from university!
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Middlesbrough College Alumni
Before I started my Access Diploma I was working in a string of dead end jobs but Middlesbrough College changed my life.
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Middlesbrough College Alumni Student

The facilities at Middlesbrough College were good and I found the support I received from my lecturers second to none. The Learning Resource Centre in the college is fantastic and there is always someone on hand to offer guidance.

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Rachel Cronin

I feel more than confident to progress to university and start a career in the big world. I’m closer to getting my dream job and I just wish I had done it sooner!

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Josh Bell
I chose to study at Middlesbrough College to expand my knowledge on engineering. I enjoy my course as I learn new things everyday and have made lots of new friends and the facilities at Middlesbrough College are great.
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Ethan Young

I have learnt a lot of new information on my course and my tutors are very supportive. The best thing about Middlesbrough College is that the equipment is up to date. After I have finished my course I intend to progress to university to study a degree in mechanical engineering.

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Robert Herlingshaw

 I’d definitely recommend the access course to those unsure because you might never get the opportunity to do something like this again. If I’d put it off for another year I’d have put it off for life.

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