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Engineering

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Engineers shape the world; from developing mobile phone technology to designing buildings and making components for aircraft, there are many career opportunities.

Engineering is one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, and our qualifications will allow you to specialise and focus on your chosen pathway. 

You will learn about electronic and mechanical engineering from industry experts, learning theory and practical skills that will help you to find employment or progress to higher education.

 

Career in this industry include:

  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • CAD Engineer
  • Welder
  • Hydraulics Engineer
  • Fabricator
  • Machinist
  • Marine Engineer

Our students study in our Centre for Environmental Technology. This £6.5m building is our renewable technologies centre. With solar panels and visible plumbing systems, the building is used as a teaching tool to demonstrate cutting-edge design, construction and engineering techniques. The Centre contains the latest equipment for students of electronic and mechanical engineering.

Career Prospects

Example: Engineering technicians

 Annual pay
£24,440 - £58,760
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 15% over the period to 2027, adding 12,870 jobs. In the same period, 49% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 41,904 job openings.

Role description

Engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers with the design, development, operation, installation and maintenance of engineering systems and constructions.

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Are you?

16-18

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Broadstairs College

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Need more help?

Our advice and guidance team can be contacted to help you understand your next steps at College.

Courses at Broadstairs College

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Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

Telephone:
01843 605040