Engineering

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

TyneMet College's award-winning Engineering department provides the best place for engineering students to learn both the theory of engineering as well as training in a practical environment.

TyneMet has 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.

The Engineering department at TyneMet boasts a huge range of resources such as lathes, milling and turning machines, CNC areas, welding booths, electrical engineering practical and testing areas; all of which match that which you would find in the sector. Access to this industry standard equipment coupled with spacious workshops, classroom spaces and computers to assist with class work and engineering design skills including CAD/CAM work, mean that studying engineering at TyneMet sets individuals up extremely well for the world of work.

Our curriculum is set with employers’ needs in mind and is often created hand-in-hand with employers to ensure the content we are delivering meets the up-to-date needs of industry.

TyneMet College was the first college in the North of England to gain STEM Assured accreditation, recognising excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. This highlights the College’s commitment to driving forward new methods and sharing knowledge with young people and adults across the region who want to improve their career prospects for the engineering industry.

Engineering students leave TyneMet with a multitude of industry-ready skills to ensure that they are trained to suit the needs of today’s employers and keen to further their skills and development in the workplace to build a successful career.

As part of our growing Engineering capacity, we opened a brand new Centre for Engineering and Innovation, IGNITE.

Find out more about IGNITE.

Full time school leaver courses

Course Attendance Start  
BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering // Level 3 Full-time September More
BTEC National Diploma in Engineering // Level 3 Full-time September More
City & Guilds (2850-21) Certificate in Engineering Maintenance Technology // Level 2 Full-time January More
City & Guilds (2850-26) Diploma in Fabrication & Welding Technology // Level 1 Full-time September More
City & Guilds (2850-33) Diploma in Engineering (Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning) // Level 3 Full-time September More
City & Guilds (2850-40) Certificate in Mechanical Engineering // Level 2 Full-time September More
City & Guilds (3268-18) Certificate in Welding // Level 1 Full-time September More
City & Guilds (3268-25) Certificate in Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills // Level 2 Full-time September More
City and Guilds (2339-17) Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering // Level 2 Full-time September More

Higher Education courses

Course Course mode Duration Start  
Foundation Degree (FdSc) Power Engineering Part-time Two years Sep More
HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (full-time) Full-time One year Sep More
HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (part-time)
Monday & Tuesday, 09:00 - 17:00
Part-time Two years Jan More
HNC in General Engineering
Tuesday & Thursday, 18:00 - 21:00
Part-time Two years Sep More
HNC in Mechanical Engineering
Various
Part-time Two years Sep More

Engineering training courses

Course Code Start  
17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) T00795 05 Dec More
Manual Metal Arc Welding
Delivered: Tuesday, 18:00 ~ 21:00
T00244 05 Dec Apply
Tungsten Inert Gas Welding
Delivered: Tuesday, 18:00 ~ 21:00
T00245 05 Dec Apply
NVQ Producing Electrical/Electronic Engineering Drawings Using CAD (032)
Delivered: Wednesday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
T00807 21 Feb Apply
NVQ Assembling & Testing Fluid Power Systems (022)
Delivered: Thursday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
T00802 22 Feb Apply
NVQ Preparing & Using CNC Milling Machines (016)
Delivered: Thursday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
T00803 22 Feb Apply
NVQ Preparing & Using CNC Turning Machines (015)
Delivered: Thursday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
T00804 22 Feb Apply
NVQ Preparing & Using Lathes for Turning Operations (011) T00805 22 Feb Apply
NVQ Preparing & Using Milling Machines (012)
Delivered: Friday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
T00806 23 Feb Apply
17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) T00796 06 Mar More
Manual Metal Arc Welding
Delivered: Tuesday, 18:00 ~ 21:00
T00258 06 Mar Apply
Metal Inert Gas Welding
Delivered: Tuesday, 18:00 ~ 21:00
T00260 06 Mar Apply
Tungsten Inert Gas Welding
Delivered: Tuesday, 18:00 ~ 21:00
T00259 06 Mar Apply
Programmable Logic Controller 10 day Industrial Training T00810 09 Apr Apply
17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) T00797 29 May More

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

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