North West Wales needs Engineers to fill a wide range of exciting and well-paid jobs.

Local opportunities include:

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical/Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Power (Renewables)
  • Aeronautical (Jets)
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Our colleges offer a wide range of training opportunities which will help you develop the skills and understanding needed to become an Engineer.

All of our courses are delivered in modern classrooms and industry-standard workshops. We work with local, national and international companies to enable young people to get the high-quality skills required by employers.

We offer full-time courses in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Power Engineering

Which level and course is right for me?

We offer the largest number of further and higher education courses in North Wales: from Level 1 up to Degrees. We also offer Apprenticeships.

Here is a simple guide that explains the levels, courses and progression routes available to you.

Level 1

A guide to entry requirements:

  • An interest in engineering

Courses you can study

Level 2

A guide to entry requirements:

  • 4 GCSE, DDDE to CCCC, or
  • Successfully completed Level 1

Level 3

A guide to entry requirements:

  • 5 GCSE, A*-C, or
  • Successfully completed Level 2

Levels 4 - 6

A guide to entry requirements:

  • Studied A Level Maths or Physics, or
  • Successfully completed Level 3

The new Engineering Centre - Coleg Llandrillo Rhyl campus

The centre will be a hub for delivering world-class education and training for the engineering sector and will enable you to develop skills supporting the future needs of industry, including those critical to the renewable energy sector, additive manufacturing and the digital transformation of industry.

The new, three-floor, 2,886m² facility will be packed with more than £2m worth of the latest in highly-specialised training equipment: from CAD computer design suites, through 3D prototyping machines, to computer-controlled, large industrial-scale metal-cutting CNC machines.

Included within this exciting development will be a new Institute for Renewable Energy Technology, in partnership with international company, RWE Renewables, which manages many renewable energy sites across the UK. A stand-out feature of the building will be a three-floor industrial-scale wind turbine servicing and maintenance hall.

Career in Engineering

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