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Engineering

Our engineering courses are designed to provide you with the skills you’ll need for a successful career. Our experienced teachers at our purpose-built Engineering Innovation Centre are devoted to helping you on the road to success.

Engineering courses


Why choose engineering at West Notts?

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Engineering Innovation Centre includes innovative technologies and state-of-the-art equipment to ensure you have the most up-to-date knowledge and skills for your chosen industry.

Take a tour of the Engineering Innovation Centre

Teachers with industry know-how

You'll be taught by professional teachers with industry experience to ensure you receive the right training to be ready to work in this demanding sector.

Great opportunities

Our partnerships with some of the UK’s biggest firms, also provide wide unique opportunities to secure exciting work placements and apprenticeships.

Showcase your talents

Engineering students have previously held showcases to impress local employers with innovative practice, ideas and design.

Be part of the 'Learning Company'

If you’re interested in the world of 3D printing and CAD design, you can sign-up for our design and manufacture project. Using the college’s state-of-the-art 3D printers, you can be part of a team that designing, prototyping and machine-building tool parts to be used by different departments across the college.


Career Opportunities


Our facilities

Our new robotics and automation suite is second-to-none and is home to a range of robots from the UK’s number one robotics company: ABB. We’re the only college in the country with Emau robots. We are working in partnership with Italy-based robotics specialist, Comau. This equipment will be pre-loaded with learning lessons and outcomes to teach automation and robotics at various levels. We also work with the electrical controls specialist, PNE Controls, who are upgrading our HAS Automation assembly line, currently in OL114.

The centre also boasts a dedicated LRC and computer suites, hybrid workstations, 3D printers, and more.

Take a tour of the Engineering Innovation Centre


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Engineering news and press

  • Safety first at college’s engineering centre

    A mock road traffic collision scenario has been played out at West Nottinghamshire College’s Engineering Innovation Centre to highlight to students the kind of dangers that young drivers can face on the roads today.

    Posted: 10/01/2024
  • We must all play our part in tackling engineering skills shortages

    On the launch of the 11th annual Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (6-10 November 2023), Benjamin Toule, head of the engineering department at West Nottinghamshire College, says education-providers and employers must work together to develop the workforce of the future.

    Posted: 06/11/2023
  • Students celebrate National Manufacturing Day with historic engineering company

    National Manufacturing Day was celebrated yesterday (28 September) with engineering and manufacturing students from West Nottinghamshire College visiting one of the area’s oldest manufacturers and suppliers of engineering components.

    Posted: 29/09/2023

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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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We offer a flexible and cost-effective travel pass to all students and apprentices.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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