Our extensive range of engineering and advanced manufacturing courses are delivered by experienced and dedicated staff and we have some of the best engineering and advanced manufacturing facilities in the North East for students and employers.
Fabrication & welding
Improving operational performance
Our specialist welding and fabrication workshops accommodating three types of welding MIG, TIG and MMA.
Our modern machine workshop at City Campus boasts a selection of the latest lathes, millers, grinders, CNC Machinery, band saws and drills.
Fluid power hydraulic and pneumatic rigs SMC training process rigs SCADA, and pick and place rigs.
Our city campus engineering workshops include Micro Controller rigs, Soldering for circuit construction, 3 types of PLCs; Siemens Mitsubishi and Allen Bradley.
On-site we have electric Power feedback rigs, Motor simulation rigs, motor testing, facility to wire circuits using board systems covering all voltages up to 420.
Access to Design Inventor, CAD, and 3D Printing as well as live conveyors, pump sets, gear boxes, and training rigs.
We have strong links with regional engineering employers, including: Marelli (formerly Calsonic Kansei), ZF, Unipres, Adient, Gestamp, Liebherr, Connor Solutions and Signal Plastics. We work with employers, ensuring we can deliver courses appropriate for both current, and future workforce requirements. This has led to us developing programmes such as the manufacturing technician apprenticeship in conjunction with Marelli, utilising apprenticeships to address up-skilling and skills gaps within the engineering workforce.
Education leader, Ellen Thinnesen, was invited to meet with the Prime Minster and members of his cabinet during his visit to Sunderland last week.
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