In today’s world, engineers work in an environment that encompasses the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions, from aircraft design to nuclear development.
Bridgwater & Taunton College has a thriving Engineering department located in its flagship facility, the Energy Skills Centre, the brand new state-of-the-art Advanced Engineering Centre, built in 2017 and the recently completed National College for Nuclear.
Students have access to dedicated laboratories with high specification technology to develop knowledge and skills in robotics, CAD/CAM, CNC, materials, pneumatic/hydraulics, programmable logic control, electronics and process control.
Nuclear Engineering courses are taught in the state-of-the-art nuclear training facility, National College for Nuclear, which includes a virtual reality environment, a reactor simulator and computer-equipped training rooms; recreation and collaboration space; sports facilities and student accommodation.
Engineering qualifications can lead to careers in a huge range of industries, including design, computing, manufacture, aerospace, nuclear and electronics.