Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
COURSE OVERVIEWStudying Engineering at Northbrook College gives you a range of practical skills and knowledge that underpin many routes into the Engineering industry. The course provides a foundation of workshop skills and theory which supports your routes into a Level 3 course in Engineering. Continuing your learning can lead to opportunities in Higher Education and a range of Engineering roles in Industry.
3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above in English, Maths and Science and a satisfactory six week review.
You can progress to university courses in a variety of engineering disciplines. Alternatively, you can progress study to our two year Level 3 Engineering course or the part-time HNC in Mechanical Engineering at Northbrook College.
- Production engineer
- Structural engineer
- Corrosion engineer
- Oil, gas or petroleum engineer
- Auto/aero engineer
- Robotic manufacturing
- Computer-aided design
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’ projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.