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Engineering & Welding

The engineering industry has grown substantially, creating opportunities to work in the mechanical, electrical, process, instrumentation and control and manufacturing sectors.

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Develop a future in Engineering & Welding

Design your future with a career in Engineering. Engineering and manufacturing is one of the UK’s broadest sectors. 5.5 million people work in engineering in the UK, accounting for 18% of all UK employment. 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.

Our students will also receive free personal protective equipment.

You will train in a wide range of modern workshop facilities to improve your skillset and have access to the STEM Centre to gain additional employability skills such as health and safety, permits to work, risk assessments, working at heights and confined spaces. The STEM Centre embeds industrial competencies and behaviours into your engineering training, allowing you to experience a real work environment and become job ready when you leave us.

The STEM Centre provides world-class training and students have access to industry-standard facilities including our three phase separator, CAD/CAM suite and advanced manufacturing centre.

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

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Why study with us?

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.

Middlesbrough College is the largest provider of engineering courses and apprenticeships in the region.

Students can gain additional employability skills such as health and safety, permits to work and risk assessments in our STEM Training Centre.

Many of our engineering tutors have many years industry experience in the subjects they now teach.

Work experience opportunities organised through college provide a taste of what it’s like to work within the engineering sector.

Careers in Engineering & Welding

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Employers we work with

  • Labman
  • Hitachi
  • Elring Klinger
  • AV Dawson Ltd
  • British Steel
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