General Engineering

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The engineering sector is massive and continuing to grow and develop thanks to emerging technologies. Our excellent facilities mean that you will train in well equipped workshops and learn from industry professionals. We have the most comprehensive engineering offer in the region and, if you want to take your training further, you can thanks to the range of courses offered at East Coast College. 

Pre-apprenticeship – This practical, hands-on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain a Technical Certificate looked for by employers to help your career underway.

Level 2 – This practical, hands-on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain a Technical Certificate looked for by employers to help your career get underway.

Level 3 – This qualification is your passport to any career or apprenticeship route in engineering and will appeal if you have a keen interest in engineering, design or manufacturing.

Key elements:

  • CAD
  • Machining
  • Circuit Design
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Engineering Materials
  • Health & Safety
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrics and Electronics
  • Hydraulic Pneumatics
  • Maths and English

  1. Professional tutors with a wide range of industry backgrounds.
  2. Progression from Level 1 to Level 3.
  3. Fully equipped workshops.
  4. Gain and develop a range of Engineering skills & techniques.
  5. Sets up a wide range of industry career paths.

Manufacturing Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Oil & gas Engineer, Marine Engineer, Petroleum Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Mechanical Engineer. Maintenance Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Materials Engineer, Safety Engineer, Quality Engineer

What can I go on to do?

  • Enter employment
  • An apprenticeship
  • Progress to HND/C or other higher education programme here at GYC!

If you are aged 16-19 and have not achieved GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths, any programme you choose will require you to continue studying English and maths.

95% of students that applied to university from East Coast College gained a place

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Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 1

  • One year
  • 1
  • Full time

This course covers the basic techniques needed for today’s motor vehicle repair industry.

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 Sub Diploma

  • One year
  • 2
  • Full time

The Level 2 qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of non-complex systems ...

Electrical Engineering Skills Level 2

  • One year
  • 2
  • Full time

This course gives an appropriate qualification to commence training in the oil, gas and manufacturing industries.

Engineering Skills

  • One year
  • 1
  • Full time

This exciting course was designed to give learners the chance to gain knowledge and experience of various aspects of the ...

EAL Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies

  • Two years
  • 3

The course has been designed to support the advanced apprenticeship programme required across the engineering sector and university.

Mechanical Engineering Skills – Manufacturing/Machining

  • One year – attending three days a week
  • 2

You will follow a work-related practical programme which will give you an understanding of the Engineering principles and the practical ...

Pre-Apprenticeship Engineering

  • 1 year
  • 2
  • Part time

This practical, hands-on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain a Technical Certificate ...

Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

  • 1 year
  • 3

This practical hands-on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain a qualification valued ...

Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

  • 1 year
  • 2
  • Part time

A course that is designed to help you gain knowledge and understanding of Engineering operations and how to perform them ...

Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance

  • 1 year
  • 3
  • Part time

This practical, hands on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain a qualification ...

Diploma in Engineering Maintenance and installation

  • 1 year
  • 3
  • Part time

This practical, hands-on course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge employers need. You will gain an NVQ Diploma ...

Welding and Fabrication L2

  • One Year
  • 2
  • Full time

This is your chance to get the training and education you need for an interesting and worthwhile career in the ...

Welding and Fabrication L3

  • One Year
  • 3
  • Full time

This course will build on your skills, taking you to a high level of competency in MIG, TIG, MMA and ...

Energy L3

  • 1 year
  • 3
  • Full time

This course will prepare you for a career in the energy industry. EEEGR endorsed course, Only course of its kind ...

Energy Skills

  • 1 year
  • 2
  • Full time

If you’d like a career in the thriving energy sector, this programme is the perfect choice and will equip you ...

Award in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing

  • Contact us
  • 2
  • Part time

This is part of an Engineering course that allows you to design your work online before you create it in ...

HNC/D Engineering

  • 3 days a week (over 1 year) or 1 day a week (over 2 years)
  • 5
  • Full time / Part time

90 Credit in Engineering

  • 1 year
  • 3
  • Full time

This qualification is your passport to any career or apprenticeship route in engineering and will appeal if you have a ...

Extended Diploma in Engineering

  • 2 years
  • 3
  • Full time

This qualification is your passport to any career or apprenticeship route in engineering and will appeal if you have a ...

Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering

  • 3
  • Part time

A course that is designed to help you gain knowledge and understanding of Engineering maintenance and how to do it ...

Principles of Engineering Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning

  • 3
  • Part time

You will gain knowledge of the Principles of Engineering Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning, Recognised qualification, Easy to achieve, Leads to ...