Engineering (general)

What is it?

Engineers are responsible for the design, build, testing, and maintenance of infrastructure, machines, and software. It’s an extremely expansive sector containing many disciplines. It is a sector you can take multiple pathways into and really is open to everyone. Studying a more generic engineering course is best for those who are not sure what area of engineering to specialise in yet. You will learn the key skills necessary for engineering and discover the range of different areas you can then specialise in. 

Where can I study and at what level?

The below GBSIoT institutions offer this subject area. Levels range from level 2 (post GCSE) to degree:

 At the links above you can view courses in more detail as well as view entry requirements.


Confused about what pathway you can take?

These handy graphics to the right show what qualifications you need to progress in this course area and the pathways needed to find your future career.

*Graphic from WMCA Engineering and Manufacturing Regional Training Plan – view the full report here

Where could it lead?

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