PUBLISHED: 11:51 24 March 2015 | UPDATED: 11:51 24 March 2015
Promotional feature: Gloucestershire College is an innovative, career-focused college and leading provider of apprenticeships and employee training across all sectors, including engineering.
Gloucestershire College works closely with hundreds of local businesses to deliver apprenticeships and employee training programmes across a wide range of industries.
In line with the College’s dedication to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), its Engineering Department, based at Gloucester Campus near the historic Docks, boasts state-of-the-art facilities and industry-experienced lecturers who put life into the theory they teach.
This year, Gloucestershire College’s Engineering Department will be offering an exciting new range of higher level apprenticeships, full-time courses and short courses, in addition to its current, established offer.
Those with an interest in electronics will be able to study for a BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering (in conjunction with the University of the West of England); a FdSc Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering; a Level 2 qualification in Electrical Electronics; an HND in Aeronautical Engineering; and Level 3 BTEC in Electronics Engineering. While mechanical-minded students will be able to study a Level 3 BTEC in Mechanical Engineering; an HNC in General Engineering; and Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Short courses include CNCs in Solidworks, HASS Machining Centres, CAD Plus, CAM Plus, CNC Plus, Coded Welding, Pipe Welding, C-Programming, Abrasive Wheel and PLC.
As well as intermediate and advanced apprenticeships already offered in Engineering, Gloucestershire College will be training Level 2 Welding and Fabrication apprentices, and Level 2 and 3 Maintenance apprentices too.
For more information about Engineering at Gloucestershire College, visit www.gloscol.ac.uk/engineering
or contact Debbie Jackson, Head of Business Development
Tel: 01452 563400.