Study Engineering at MK College
Engineering skills are in demand globally so our engineering courses are the smart choice for anyone wanting to take their first steps into a rewarding career. If you already have excellent problem-solving and innovation skills, an engineering course can help you to develop these alongside the technical and academic knowledge required to succeed in the industry.
Whether your goal is to study at university level, find a job or an apprenticeship, come and take advantage of our industry-standard facilities and be inspired by our expert tutors.
From getting to grips with industry-standard equipment and techniques in our Innovation & Technology Centre, to focussing on specific projects and taking on work experience, Engineering students have limitless progression opportunities.
No matter where you are in your engineering career if you’re looking for a part-time engineering course, or to become a full-time student at MK College, we’ve got the perfect course to suit your needs. Click here to browse our full range of courses.
Level 1 Award in Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills – Mild Steel Plate
T Level Technical Qualification in Design & Development for Engineering and Manufacturing
Apprenticeships available in this area
Interested in studying an apprenticeship but not sure what it entails? Find out whether an apprenticeship is right for you, browse our latest vacancies and get dedicated support from our Apprenticeships Team.
Why choose Engineering at Milton Keynes College?
Our Engineering students benefit from much larger and better equipped workshops than those offered by any other local providers. The leading engineering firms based in the area are keen to recruit young people who have the right knowledge and skills to join their workforce. Our links with these businesses allow us to use our industry-standard facilities to give our students exactly what employers are looking for. Work experience will play a vital role in this, allowing you the opportunity to develop your skills in real-life situations. Learning from experienced lecturers, you will benefit from visiting industry professionals, receive personal one-to-one tutorials and participate in live project work.
We work with a range of employers to ensure our students can get access to the experience, equipment and contacts they need to be a success in their chosen industry.
Some of the companies we work with for work experience, student talks and apprenticeship opportunities include:
- ABB Robotics
- Marshall Amps
- Mercedes F1
- Red Bull Racing
Find out more about what it’s like to be an Engineering Apprentice at Carlsberg.
Intermediate or Advanced?
You may have seen our courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…
This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.
This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.
Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).
Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.
Looking for Undergraduate courses in this area?
There’s no need to leave home to achieve a University level qualification. MK College provides the ability to stay closer and go further, by studying for an Undergraduate course on your doorstep.Explore Undergraduate courses