Design & Manufacturing Engineering

Study design and manufacturing engineering at Newcastle College

Our engineering courses provide a balanced combination of engineering theory and practical hands on experience. They are career-focused with an emphasis on vocational projects. We enjoy close links with leading work-based learning providers and employers and hold extra classes in welding and 2D & 3D CAD which will enhance your career prospects.

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Engineering Facilities

Our multi-million pound engineering facilities include:

  • access to software such as Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks, Matlab, MathCAD, MultiSIM and AlphaCAM with 90 seats.
  • a Bridgeport 3-axis CNC milling machine, Hurco 5-axis CNC milling machine and Colchester CNC machining centre.
  • PLC laboratory with Siemens systems
  • Dimensions 1200ES ABS 3D Printer
  • an electronics laboratory
  • workshop facilities including Harrison and Colchester lathes, horizontal and vertical milling, surface and cylindrical grinding, and a forge and heat treatment area.

Employer Links

The College has a long tradition in producing the engineers for the future and as a result we have strong links across the regional engineering sector. Working alongside organisations we are able to provide our students with access to industrial expertise, live projects, guest lectures and site visits.