About the Department

The Engineering department offers a variety of courses that allow students to excel in mechanical, electrical, electronic, and manufacturing engineering. Students can learn how to use industry standard tools to acquire skills such as fabrication and welding. These courses offer practical elements in bespoke workshops.

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T Level in Engineering and Manufacturing (Manufacturing, Processing and Control)

The T Level Technical Qualification in Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control allows learners to gain an understanding of what is n...

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T Level in Engineering and Manufacturing (Design and Development for Engineering Manufacturing)

The T Level Technical Qualification in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing allows learners to gain an understanding of wha...

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Creative Metal Art Beginners’ Course

This course gives you a good grounding in welding, with a focus on creating artistic products from scrap metal. You’ll gain practical training, main...

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Bespoke workshops, workbenches and modern classrooms.

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What engineering courses are available at Leeds City College?

We offer a wide selection of engineering courses including: Introduction to Engineering, Engineering Technology, Electrical Installation (Building & Structures), Engineering Academic Route, Engineering (Mechanical & Electrical), Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology, and Engineering.

What are the progression routes from these courses?

Progression routes are available from Level 1 to Level 3 within the School of Engineering. University Centre Leeds also offers HNCs and HNDs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering as a further progression route for Level 3 students.

Does my child need to wear steel toe capped boots?

For practical lessons all students from the School of Engineering will need to have safety boots and coveralls which they will need to purchase themselves, any other relevant equipment will be provided.

Does the college offer any financial support for students?

Yes, students can apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.

Which campus is this department based at?

We are based at Printworks Campus.


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Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship Level 3

This programme is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work at operator, semi-skilled, craft or technician le...

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Improving Operational Performance Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme is for anyone wanting to start a career as a fabricator or welder and learn the basic skills required in the industry.

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Mechanical Manufacturing Apprenticeship Level 3

This programme is aimed at anyone wanting to become a mechanical engineer. Mechanical engineers are responsible for developing and designing machinery...

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