- Studied: Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma
They really have got me ready for carrying on my studies at university and the encouragement has been a help
Achieved: Merit, Merit.
Aged 38, from Burnley.
“I chose to study at Blackburn College because the good reputation and friendly, welcoming feeling I got when I looked around. The engineering options were great for me to pursue my goal of eventually working in the industry.
I really enjoyed all elements of the course, especially the practical sides and learning all about the machinery. The hands-on parts were a big part of the course which really helped me to understand the subject with an end of year project on a metal testing device a real highlight.
I was able, through the College, to complete a work placement at NGS Plastics in Darwen and be a part of their engineering maintenance team. Working in a real engineering environment allowed me to apply all the theory I’d learnt on the courses.
The tutors have been brilliant and super flexible in supporting me. They really have got me ready for carrying on my studies at university and the encouragement has been a help.
I am now going to take a place on the 4 year Masters Degree in Engineering at NMiTE and hope to follow this though to gain a career in this industry.