If you're fascinated by how things work and love solving technical problems, you're well suited to a career in engineering.
Engineers are everywhere from transport to food. As engineering today is linked closely with technology the demand for qualified engineers is on the rise thanks to the speed technology is advancing. You'll test out the theory in practical sessions at our £12m technology centre. Working in electronics labs, computer aided design suites, workshops and well equipped science labs, you'll access specialist equipment throughout your course.
We've got a strong reputation for sending students in motorcycle, electronic & machine engineering and computer aided design onto successful careers. We also offer something a little unique; we're one of only four colleges in the UK to offer courses in musical instrument making and repair. As engineering is behind everything, you could end up working anywhere from construction, transport, medicine or food – even the space industry – in these types of job:
Shani Fernando, Engineering
Shani Fernando was crowned Student of the Year by the Association of Colleges. She beat entries from forty colleges, representing more than 300,000 students. Shani has worked hard to achieve distinctions on her engineering course. When she completes her course she hopes to go on to study Aeronautical Design at University.
“South Thames College has high achievers and really pushes their students to succeed. The facilities and teachers are excellent.”