Electrical

Overview

One of the fastest growing industries, engineers shape the world; from developing new mobile phone technology, to designing buildings and making components for aircraft - the career opportunities are endless. 

As a student on our Mechanical, Electronic or Marine Engineering courses you will be using the latest resources, with classes delivered by industry specialists. In additon you will have the opportunity to cover CAD, design, robotics, quality control, tool making, engine room manufacturing and sea survival. 

We work in partnership with local and national engineering companies, which can lead to great work experience and apprenticeship opportunities. 

Whichever route you chose to pursue, from programming industrial robotics to machining accurate components, you leave prepared for your next steps, be it employment in engineering, an apprenticeship or further study at university.  


Career Prospects

Electrical engineers

Annual pay
£34,320
Workforce change
8%
Hours/week
42
Replacement
24%

The workforce is projected to expand by 8% over the period to 2024, adding 3,280 jobs. In the same period, 24% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 10,375 job openings.

Role description

Electrical engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power stations, building control systems and other electrical products and systems.

Common tasks

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Maison Dieu Road
Dover, Kent
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