Vocational Engineering courses

Key Information 

From Electrical and Mechanical to Civil and Environmental - there are many different types of Engineering. Start your journey to a lucrative career in this exciting job sector with a Vocational BTEC course at Blackburn College and gain the real world knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Work experience with professional engineering and manufacturing organisations.
  • Excellent progression opportunities to some of the best universities and employers in the country.
  • Experienced tutors who have worked in industry.
  • Regular visits and career guidance from big engineering firms such as BAE Systems and National Grid.
  • Study in £7m Futures Centre, complete with environmental technology workshops, plant room, mock eco-bungalow, electronics lab and electrical installation workshops.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

You can expect a starting salary of approximately £24,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Aeronautical engineer
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Process control
  • Computer aided design
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Electrical engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Project management
  • Heating engineer