Engineering is an essential part of the expanding world in which we live. From drilling the bottom of the sea bed, designing eco-friendly motor engines and developing new medical equipment, every part of our day to day lives involves some sort of engineering. At West Suffolk College, we offer a range of technical engineering subjects covering engineering manufacturing, electronics and mechatronics. All of our tutors have worked professionally as engineers and bring with them skills and expertise from a variety of engineering disciplines.

On our Engineering courses, you will learn:

  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Computer Aided Drawing Techniques
  • Communications for Engineering Techniques
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Microprocessor Systems


West Suffolk College's Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships in Engineering are aimed at people aged 16 and over who demonstrate a wide range of engineering skills. The Engineering Apprenticeship is a Work Based Learning Programme that provides a structured development route to give learners the skills industry requires. The Apprenticeship framework consists of an NVQ Level 2, along with a Technical Certificate, Key Skills and Employers' Rights and Responsibilities.

Jobs you could do…

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Oil and Gas Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Mechinical Engineer
  • Computer Aided Design

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Engineering courses

We have a wide range of courses available in a variety of areas.

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