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Engineering at TyneMet

Engineering is an exciting subject that opens up a world of opportunities for you to design, develop and build almost anything and everything around us. Whether it be the ways we commute to work, the homes we live in or even the ways we stay entertained, engineering and technology are involved.

Why study Engineering at TyneMet?

TyneMet's award-winning Engineering department provides the best place for engineering students to learn both the theory of engineering as well as train in a practical environment. This is one of the many reasons TyneMet has such an excellent reputation which is recognised by a number of leading employers across the North East who operate on a global scale and recommend the training delivered at TyneMet College.

TyneMet College is the first college in the North of England to gain STEM Assured accreditation, recognising excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Our Level 3 Engineering courses were recognised by receiving a Good Schools Guide Award for 2012 – outranking all other English schools and colleges in its category.

Full time courses

Title Level Attendance Type
Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Engineering Level 1 Full-time Vocational
Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering Level 2 Full-time Vocational
Level 2 First Diploma in General Engineering Level 2 Full-time Vocational
Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Engineering Level 3 Full-time Vocational
Level 3 BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Electrical Bias) Level 3 Full-time Vocational
Level 3 BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical bias) Level 3 Full-time Vocational

Higher Education courses

Title Level Attendance Duration
Foundation Degree in Power Engineering Level 4/5 Part-time Two years
HNC In Electrical & Electronic Engineering Level 4 Part-time Two years
HNC In Manufacturing Engineering Level 4 Part-time Two years
HNC In Mechanical Engineering Level 4 Part-time Two years

Part time courses

Title Start date & time Venue
Award in Introductory Manual Metal Arc Welding Skills L1 13/01/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Introductory Metal Arc Welding Skills L1 14/01/2015 TyneMet College
Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills L1 21/01/2015 TyneMet College
BTEC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
BTEC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering L3 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance L3 09/09/2014 TyneMet College
Dip Elec Installations (C&G 2365 Electrotechnical) L2 10/09/2014 TyneMet College
Dip Elec Installations (C&G 2365 Electrotechnical) L3 12/09/2014 TyneMet College
Foundation Degree in Power Engineering September 2014 TyneMet College
HNC In Electrical & Electronic Engineering September 2014 TyneMet College
HNC In Manufacturing Engineering September 2014 TyneMet College
HNC In Mechanical Engineering September 2014 TyneMet College

BTEC National Diploma Courses
Offers made to students who wish to study this course in the part time mode will be conditional pending evidence of employer commitment to work experience / placement to support contextualisation of the technical aspects of learning on this course. Further advice should be sought from the specialist course leader through The Gateway.

Apprenticeships

Title Level
Engineering Level 2

Like to know more?

If you have any questions about studying Engineering at TyneMet, contact one of our friendly student advisors on 0191 229 5000 or enquiries@tynemet.ac.uk