Our state-of-the-art machine shop is set up to mimic industry, with everything needed to get started on a journey into mechanical engineering.
The machine shop has a wide range of industry standard hand tools and precision equipment, creating an engineering environment dedicated to taking the theoretical knowledge that is learned in the classroom and applying it to practical real-life sessions.
To ensure our students learn in industry standard facilities and professional working environments to give you best start in their future engineering career.
Our students develop real hand skills and machining skills that are essential for a future career in Engineering. They experience the expectations and technologies that are used in the workplace and develop an understanding of mechanical engineering.
“As an apprentice in my first year I was able to develop essential machining and hand fitting skills in the machine shop which I have successfully transferred to my workplace.
I have since realised just how much the machine tools and equipment are in line with what we have in my place of work. The sessions in the machine shop really helped to prepare me for industry.”
John Coulson, Level 3 apprentice, Marelli
Engineering needs creative people who can solve problems and use specialist skills to find solutions. You could work in lots of different areas of engineering including mechanical, electrical and civil. A career in engineering will give you a real opportunity to change the world and shape the future!Start your journey