Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Design and Manufacturing Engineering Courses

Engineers are involved in all aspects of designing, building and testing new technologies and products. Creativity and problem solving are at the heart of the engineering industry and our courses combine engineering theory and practical hands-on experience, with a focus on vocational projects. You’ll benefit from first-class facilities, industry experienced tutor and a number of industry and employer links.

What you'll study

If you'd like to carve out a career in Engineering, we can support you on your way. We have specialist courses in both academic and craft routes. The level that you begin at will depend on your final GCSE results. Our guide below gives you an idea of what level you could expect to enter at:

Typically, if you have or are predicted 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above:

Typically, if you have or are predicted 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above:


If you have no GCSEs, you can undertake an Access to Further Education course, which will help you to develop your core subjects as well as English and maths.