School of Engineering

Creative Metal Art Beginners’ Course

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Certa Access to HE Manufacturing Engineering

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Introduction to Welding Skills Beginners’ Course

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About the School

The School of Engineering gears up the next generation of engineers, with passionate experts developing students’ practical skills. The school focuses on covering multiple aspects of each specialism, health and safety knowledge, as well as engineering principles, giving students an advantage over competitors.

Printworks campus


Our engineering department facilities are second-to-none, and help you gain industry-standard skills. These include motor vehicle mechanics, body & panel paint repair, electrical installation, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and fabrication and welding.



Here at Leeds City College, we’re keen to encourage our students to progress.

We offer diverse engineering apprenticeship courses – and should you wish to move on to an apprenticeship during your time at the School of Engineering, we can help you take that step.


What courses do you offer?

We offer lots of exciting automotive and engineering courses including: Accident Repair Principles, Electrical Installation (Building & Structures), Engineering, Engineering (Mechanical & Electrical), Engineering Academic Route, Engineering Technology, Introduction to Engineering, Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology, Light Vehicle Fitting Principles, Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, Mechanical Maintenance – Light Vehicle, and Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skill.

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 the School of Engineering based at?

We are based at Printworks Campus.


We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

Meet the team


Mitch Scott

Head of Engineering

Matthew Coggins

Deputy Head of Engineering
Wayne Lucas

Wayne Lucas

Programme Manager,
BTEC Engineering
Paul Robertson

Paul Robertson

Programme Manager, Engineering
Paul Courtney

Paul Courtney

Programme Manager, Electrical Installation

Katherine Ireland

Programme Manager (Pastoral & Progression)
Andy Rayner

Andy Rayner

Electrical Installation
Davy Hannah

Davy Hannah

Teacher, Engineering
Stephanie Siviter

Stephanie Siviter

Maths & English Teacher

Lucy Brighton

Programme Manager (English & maths)


School of Engineering

Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Level 3

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

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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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