Renewable and Subsea Engineering

Study renewable and subsea at Newcastle College

Renewable and subsea engineering courses at Newcastle College have a strong emphasis on practical and vocational projects. You’ll learn from course tutors that have extensive industry experience meaning you benefit from their expertise.

Our renewable and subsea courses will equip you with the key skills to follow a suitable career within cover operations, maintenance, manufacturing and project management.

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All courses are delivered at the Newcastle College Energy Academy, based on the banks of the river Tyne in Wallsend. The facility consists of:

  • welding bays

  • fabrication facilities

  • MMA, MIG and TIG welding

  • plasma cutting facilities

  • testing for 1KW turbines

  • solar panel testing (photovoltaic and water type)

  • engineering workshops

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) facilities.

Employer links

Newcastle College has close links to companies involved in the manufacturing of wind turbine technology and the fitting and maintenance of offshore installations. As a renewable and subsea student you’ll benefit from site visits to engineering companies and guest lectures from industry experts. Newcastle College has also formed a partnership with AIS, a leading provider of on-shore and offshore training for the oil, gas and renewable sector. This opens up a range of extra curriculum opportunities for college students.