Mechanical Engineering

An engineering course at Chesterfield College can open the door to careers in a wide range of industries, from aerospace and construction to robotics and manufacturing. We offer several different pathways for those who want to specialise in a particular branch of engineering and our staff have the industry experience to help you develop the skills employers are looking for. You’ll also get the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art engineering technology such as 3D printers, computer controlled machinery and welding simulation software so that you can really get to grips with the technology you’ll be using in the workplace.

  • Starting salaries for mechanical engineers in this area can range from £22,000 to £26,000 a year
  • Experienced and fully quali ed mechanical engineers in this area can earn up to £50,000 a year
  • Highly experienced welders with the relevant quali cations can earn as much as £30,200 a year in this area

The range of courses we offer have been carefully chosen to ensure that when you leave us, you’re ready for work, an apprenticeship or further study at university level. We ask employers to tell us what they look for in new employees and then make sure that our students develop the key skills and knowledge that puts them ahead of the competition. We also ensure that you have the option to follow a career pathway specific to particular jobs. Where you start, which route you take and how far you go, will depend on you and what you want to be in the future.