Engineers are in high demand. If you’re interested in maths, science or technology, engineering can offer you an exciting and varied career. You will need strong numerical skills, an attention to detail, be able to work as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.
You will study this subject full time at City Campus or as an apprenticeship. You'll have access to specialist welding and fabrication workshops, industry standard fabrication equipment, Robot Programming Facility and brand new Hurco CNC Vertical Machine Centre to develop programming and operating skills.
We work with the following employers to help you get career ready and gain real work skills: Marelli/Calsonic Kansei, ZF Automotive UK, Adient, Gestamp, Liebherr, Connor Solutions, Signal Plastics
of our engineering students progressed to employment or further study.*
*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)
Several members of engineering staff hold Chartered Engineer status from the Institute of Chartered Engineers (ICE)
Our state-of-the-art machine shop is set up to mimic those used in industry, with everything you need to get started on a journey into mechanical engineering.
Our state-of-the-art welding and fabrication workshop is run to industry standards and includes specialist facilities for MIG, TIG and MMA, Oxyacetylene, gas and plasma cutting.
A new report has highlighted the technical skills that are needed if the North East’s green ambitions are to be met.
June 29, 2022
Alumni secure permanent roles with Sunderland City Council after impressing during their work placements and apprenticeships
March 16, 2022
The Director General for Higher Education and Further Education visited City Campus to discover more about our outstanding learning opportunities
September 27, 2021