Engineering is an exciting subject that opens up a world of opportunities for you to design, develop and build almost anything and everything in the world around us. Whether it be the ways we commute to work, the homes we live in or even the ways we stay entertained, engineering, technology and manufacturing are involved.

TyneMet College's award-winning Engineering department provides the best place for engineering students to learn both the theory of engineering as well as training in a practical environment.

TyneMet has an excellent reputation, which is recognised by a number of leading employers across the North East who operate on a global scale and recommend the training delivered at TyneMet College.

The Engineering department at TyneMet boasts a huge range of resources such as lathes, milling and turning machines, CNC areas, welding booths, electrical engineering practical and testing areas; all of which match that which you would find in the sector. Access to this industry standard equipment coupled with spacious workshops, classroom spaces and computers to assist with class work and engineering design skills including CAD/CAM work, mean that studying engineering at TyneMet sets individuals up extremely well for the world of work.

Our curriculum is set with employers’ needs in mind and is often created hand-in-hand with employers to ensure the content we are delivering meets the up-to-date needs of industry.

TyneMet College was the first college in the North of England to gain STEM Assured accreditation, recognising excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. This highlights the College’s commitment to driving forward new methods and sharing knowledge with young people and adults across the region who want to improve their career prospects for the engineering industry.

Engineering students leave TyneMet with a multitude of industry-ready skills to ensure that they are trained to suit the needs of today’s employers and keen to further their skills and development in the workplace to build a successful career.

As part of our growing Engineering capacity, we will be opening a brand new Centre for Engineering and Innovation, IGNITE, in September 2015.

Find out more about IGNITE.

Full time school leaver courses

Course Attendance Start  
Engineering // Level 1 Full-time September More
Engineering // Level 2 Full-time September More
Engineering // Level 3 Full-time September More
City and Guilds 2339-17 Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering // Level 2 Full-time September More

Higher Education courses

Course Course mode Duration Start  
Foundation Degree (FdSc) Power Engineering Part-time Two years Sep More
HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Part-time Two years Sep More
HNC in Electrical Engineering Full-time One year Sep More
HNC in General Engineering Part-time Two years Sep More
HNC in Mechanical Engineering Part-time Two years Sep More
HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (top up) Part-time One year Sep Apply
HND in Mechanical Engineering (top up) Part-time One year Sep Apply

Part time adult courses & workshops

Course Code Start Cost  
Award in Manual Metal Arc Welding (C&G 3268-10) L1 1L7360 25 Apr TBC Apply

Engineering training courses

Course Code Start Cost  
Programmable Logic Controller (10 day industry training course) 1L9291 27 Mar 1725.00 More
17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) Qualification
Delivered: Wednesday, 09:00 ~ 16:30
1L3164 19 Apr 399.00 More
Introduction to using Centre Lathes for Metal Turning Operations
Delivered: Monday, 09:00 ~ 16:00
1L8804 03 Jul 329.00 More
Introduction to Manual Milling Operations
Delivered: Monday, 09:00 ~ 16:00
1L8739 10 Jul 349.00 More
Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical 1L8738 10 Jul 395.00 More

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