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Engineering and Green Skills

STUDYING ENGINEERING & GREEN SKILLS AT WESTON COLLEGE

If you’re a creative problem-solver and looking for an exciting career, engineering will satisfy your curiosity and give you the challenge you crave. As an engineer, your future could be in an office, a laboratory, an oil rig in the middle of the ocean, or even in outer space.

As an engineer you can have a direct and positive impact on the planet. Green skills are engineers who are environmentally-conscious, you could be working on energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, conservation, sustainability, waste reduction all with the aim to help with the impact of climate change.

Our programmes focus on giving you hands-on, practical experience and a sound understanding of the theory and principles behind everything you do. You’ll join a group of curious and creative minds to spend time researching, designing, building and testing new technologies and products.

With an average starting salary of £26,536– higher than most graduate careers – and a shortage of engineers in the UK, there’s never been a better time to kick-start your engineering career. The engineering sector is hugely diverse with dozens of different disciplines and sectors, so there’s a wide range of roles.

Whether it’s your dream to work for a larger international firm such as GKN, Airbus, Rolls Royce or you’d prefer to make a difference in a regional or smaller company, you’re sure to find a good match for you.

Use this page to discover your perfect course, and apply direct right here.

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We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success. We work with a range of employer partners and have several industry accreditations. These are all important factors in ensuring your study programme with us makes you job ready.

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Did you know? We work with a range of employer partners and offer apprenticeships with leading companies in the South West. We are also the national winners of the 2022 AAC Awards named as the Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeship Provider of the Year.

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Level 1

Engineering Technologies, Certificate

1 Year
Sep 2023
SOUTH WEST SKILLSCAMPUS
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This programme is the ideal broad introduction for you if you have a keen interest in beginning a career in engineering and will build up your basic engineering and IT skills. You will also as develop your technical knowledge. Completing this course will allow you to discover which aspect of engineering is best suited to your skillset. This qu...

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Level 2

Engineering and Manufacturing, Technical Progression Programme

1 Year
Sep 2023
SOUTH WEST SKILLSCAMPUS
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This Transition to T Level engineering programme is the ideal choice if you are new to the subject or and want to progress onto the T Level programme. Giving a general introduction to the industry, it will teach the fundamental abilities and knowledge you will need to enter the engineering industry. You will also learn about the career oppor...

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Level 2

General Welder, Apprenticeship

12 - 18 Months
Throughout the year
SOUTH WEST SKILLS CAMPUS
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This course is the perfect introduction and opportunity to develop skills for those interested in pursuing a career as a welder. Welders are used extensively and in almost every sector of industry, including the steelwork construction sector, motor, marine, and many more. Fully certified welders can work anywhere in the world, and the moneta...

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Level 2

Performing Engineering Operations EAL, Diploma

1 Year
Sep 2023
SOUTH WEST SKILLS CAMPUS
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This Level 2 engineering programme is the ideal choice if you are new to the subject or have completed the Level 1 programme and want to enhance your skills. It will develop your skills in organising work and identifying and preventing problems. This course will allow you to acquire some theoretical engineering knowledge but mostly practical ...

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Level 3

Composites Technician, Apprenticeship

3 Years
Throughout the year
SOUTH WEST SKILLSCAMPUS
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A composites technician is engaged in a variety of processes in the production and creation of materials and components that are used in a range of applications including airplanes, cars, boats, turbine blades, oil and gas rigs, bridges, trains and satellites. They provide specialised knowledge and skills that support manufacturing programmes...

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Level 3

Engineering and Manufacturing, T Level

2 Years
Sep 2023
SOUTH WEST SKILLSCAMPUS
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This high-quality T Level Engineering programme can lead to an exciting career as an engineer. The qualification offers both a practical and academic focus and will provide you with skills, knowledge and understanding of subjects such as design, project, maths, materials and manufacturing principles within our Engineering Centre workshops and ...

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Level 3

Engineering Technician, Apprenticeship

3 Years
Throughout the year
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This apprenticeship is a perfect starting point if you’re interested in becoming any one of the following: aerospace or aircraft fitter, machinist, technical support technician, mechatronics maintenance technician. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve a career in the engineering industry, while lea...

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Level 3

Engineering Technologies, Diploma

1 Year
Sep 2023
SOUTH WEST SKILLS CAMPUS
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The programme has been specifically designed to allow learners to progress from level two practical programmes into apprenticeships or further learning. It is a predominantly practical course at level three that builds on the skills that learners have acquired in PEO type studies. The course concentrates on developing high level technical abil...

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Level 3

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician, Apprenticeship

3 Years
Throughout the year
SOUTH WEST SKILLS CAMPUS
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Through the completion of this apprenticeship, you can decide which of the following Engineering roles is best suited to your skills, and progress towards that goal: Electrical Technicians Mechanical Technicians Control & Instrumentation Technicians Wind Turbine Technicians Electrical System and Process Control Technicians Electromechani...

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THE FACILITIES

You will benefit from a range of facilities, workshops and laboratories that will allow you to carry out a range of operations, including:

  • Aerospace, including tornado jet engine with subsonic wind tunnel
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Electronics
  • Material analysis and deformation
  • Milling, turning and CNC
  • Composites
  • Welding
  • Fabrication

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Ben
Ben
I have a real interest in machinery and the practical experience you receive in engineering is incredible, whether it's in the machine workshop, the electronics lab or in the composite's lab
Studied:

Aerospace Engineering, Degree Apprenticeship

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Paul Simon with Engineering Equipment
Paul
I have many days which leave me full of pride from a technical stance where the knowledge and skills developed by learners reach outstanding levels but without any doubt, my favourite part is being integral to learners developing their behaviours and their character as individuals.
Workshop Manager
Johnny
Johnny
I have been in the welding industry for the past 14 years and for the majority within the Gas, Oil & Petrochemical Industry and later moving into the Nuclear Power Industry.
Welding Workshop Manager

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