Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future.
There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College.
If the world of engineering does fascinate you, then this is the perfect course for you. The focus is on developing your knowledge application, experimental, research and practical engineering techniques. Whilst preparing you to professionally present your findings and demonstrate these essential skills. You’ll be using industry-standard technology as you work on exciting practical projects, studying a diverse range of engineering areas such as fabrication and welding, machining, electrical, maintenance, manufacturing. You will cover content including pneumatics and hydraulics, welding techniques, manufacturing processes, electrical systems (industry motors and drives), PLCs, steam and refrigeration systems, it’s the perfect start to a career in engineering.
Engineering at level 3 comes with a considerable academic content preparing you for a potential future at a University; as well as the expected maths and science there will be units covering project management, design, engineering drawing, business and quality systems; arming you with an academic background to take on any challenge.
At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer.
This course is offered at both Cornwall College St Austell and Cornall College Camborne.
Our Camborne workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit. We have strong links with Pendennis and A&P ship yards and train all their apprentices and also PALL and SERCO for aero, so employers know an engineering qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you will start off in your career with the very best skills for an incredible journey in engineering.
What You Will Learn
Subjects covered include:
Manufacturing, both Computer aided and manual.
Design, CAD and hand drafting.
Welding theory and practical.
Electrical and electronic principles
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Health and safety and environmental considerations
Engineering is an extremely creative and stimulating occupation that will offer you the opportunity to be involved in both current and emerging technologies. As a successful engineer you will not be just a technical expert but must also become an excellent communicator and team player.
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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.