Engineering courses

Engineering courses with North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

Places available on Engineering courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College starting this September!

Have you considered a career in Engineering? we’re still accepting applications on to our Engineering courses for September 2017!

About the Engineering industry

Engineering isn’t just boiler suits and oily hands, it’s an exciting and ever-evolving industry that can open up a huge range of career options; From jobs in aerospace and robotics to electronics, biotechnology and civil engineering to name a few!

Engineering courses
The spotlight is well and truly on Engineering, especially in the Midlands which is seen as a world-renowned hub for engineering research and development. An extra 130,000 people are expected to be working in engineering over the next five years, and that’s just in the Midlands alone!

So if you are a practical and creative problem solver, a career in engineering could be for you!

Future career options from studying Engineering:
• Electrical Engineer
• Mechanical Engineer
• CNC Machinist
• Manufacturing Systems Engineer
• CAD Technician
• Welding Technician

Engineering courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

If you’re looking to gain an insight into the world of Engineering and the future prospects it holds, our Engineering courses will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work in this vast and exciting field. We also have strong links with a number of local employers in the field including MTC, Profab and Toyota.

Advanced Engineering Centre

All students studying engineering will be taught at our Nuneaton Campus, home to our £1.5m Engineering Centre that houses specialist high-tech equipment including CNC and CAD machines and a 3D printer!

Engineering courses available to study from September 2017

Electrical Installation - Level 1

This course is suitable for learners who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make learners fully qualified electricians but allows them to learn and develop the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the electro-technology sector. Please click here to find out more

Electrical Installation - Level 2

This course is suitable for learners who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make learners fully qualified electricians but allows them to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the electro-technology sector. Please click here to find out more

Electrical Installation - Level 3

The course builds on work done on the Level 2 Electrical Installation course and is aimed at learners wishing to train as electricians but who are not currently employed in the industry. You will cover units in Electrical Science, Electrical Installations, Health & Safety in Building Services Engineering and Fault Diagnosis. Please click here to find out more

 

Engineering - Level 1

This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the Engineering sector, giving you the opportunity to develop basic techniques, allowing you to demonstrate and recognise how engineering can open up an exciting career. With an emphasis on gaining the underpinning knowledge required to progress, this course will help you gain skills & knowledge in engineering skills that can apply to many different types of engineering, including, interpreting engineering drawings and engineering marking out. Please click here to learn more

Engineering - Level 2

This course will help students to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context. The study programme teaches you about the many aspects of engineering including electronics, mechanical, health and safety and mathematics. Please click here to learn more

Engineering - Level 3

This course focuses more on the specialist work-related tasks within engineering, continuing to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the field to progress into further employment or on to higher level study. You will study a range of modules such as engineering design, machining techniques, and health and safety in specialist engineering workplaces. Please click here to find out more

 

Computer Maintenance - Level 2

This course focuses primarily on computer hardware. Students are taught to develop their practical and academic knowledge in computing with a variety of tasks designed to be informative and enjoyable. Students will learn about the main components that are used to build a computer and the everyday problems faced by all aspiring technicians. The course covers both Level 1 and Level 2 in a single year so people with little or no knowledge of the subject have a realistic starting point for their future. Please click here to find out more

Computer Maintenance - Level 3

This Level 3 course will encourage students to interface with the inner workings of a computer system. Following on from the units at level 2 this course will provide an in-depth view of a computer system and its functions. This Includes networking, maintenance and data security. Please click here to find out more

Finance

If you require any help with the costs associated with studying please go to our Finance page and find out about financial support available, including bursaries.

To find out how you can join any of our Engineering courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

Call: 024 7624 3000
Email: the.college@nwhc.ac.uk 

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