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As a career, mechanical engineering can lead to many different roles, from making and designing cars to building bridges. #CreateYourCareer in engineering and study in our Engineering Hub in Tamworth or our new Engineering Academy in Cannock.

There is still a shortage of mechanical engineers, so future employment prospects are excellent. Your choice of career path will lead to an exciting future in whatever engineering role you would like to pursue. Qualified engineers can look at all areas of employment, from working with an aerospace company, to working in a local company such as RSD Pressings, where you could be building parts for the latest Jaguar cars.

Fantastic facilities

Multi-million-pound industry standard workshops

Earn a good salary

Average salaries in engineering roles are between £31,780 – £56,525

Local Companies

Support our learners’ progression into apprenticeships and/or employment

Industry expert Tutors

You will be taught by some of the industry’s top Mechanical Engineers

Key information

You will gain all practical and academic knowledge which will allow you to progress into a successful and rewarding career in engineering.

The qualifications are delivered by friendly and dedicated staff that have over 30 years of industry experience.

Mechanical Engineering qualifications cover all aspects of manufacturing industries and enable you to make an informed choice on which pathway you wish to take within engineering. Be it machining, manufacturing, process engineering, production engineering, design and development, maintenance, or management.

You can become a…
  • Installation Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electricians and Electrical Fitter
  • Production and Process Electrical Engineer
  • Production Managers and Directors in Construction
  • Health and Safety Officers
  • Draughtspersons
  • Electrical Design
  • Maintenance Engineer

Take the next step with a career in Engineering

Engineering Apprentice
Next steps

Foundation Degree in Engineering

The Engineering Foundation Degree at South Staffordshire College supports you to achieve a qualification in engineering at degree level. This course builds on your current engineering qualifications, skills and experience to support your professional development plans and is available on a full time or part time basis.

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

#CreateYourCareer with us.

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