World leaders in manufacturing and engineering based here include Sheffield Forgemasters, Bridon International, Pegler Group, Swann Morton and AESSEAL, with the region also home to Rolls-Royce, Boeing, McLaren and many more.
With major engineering employers here, there are many high skilled job opportunities for those with the relevant qualifications. The Engineering Centre of Excellence at Rotherham College boasts state-of-the-art training facilities which reflect those in industry, with modern equipment including an automated process control area.
Whether you want to progress on to a Higher Education course or go straight into industry, our strong links with the engineering sector and industry experienced staff will set you up for a successful career.
Karl Eades, Curriculum Leader
Our Level 3 BTEC courses are ideal for those looking to become highly skilled engineers. You will develop knowledge on a range of practices including technical design, development and quality assurance, installation, operation and maintenance of products plus much more. Watch the video on the left to find out more about the courses available, what experience you’ll gain and the opportunities you’ll have following completion of a Level 3 BTEC course.
Engineering - Electrical
Electrical engineers design, build and maintain electrical control systems, machinery and equipment. If you are good at maths, science and IT and you want to pursue a career in engineering, this could be an ideal option for you. You will need to be good at solving problems, structuring your workload and enjoy working as part of a team. Watch the video on the left to find out more.
Engineering - Fabrication and Welding
If you’re interested in a role that’s physically demanding or have an interest in manufacturing bridges, automotive and machinery parts, oil rigs – and anything out of metal – a career in fabrication and welding could be ideal for you. Find out more about the courses we offer and what’s involved by watching the video on the left.