Our engineering and welding students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our engineering and welding students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.

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World Skills 2017 - Dean

Medal win at national competition

New College Durham students are celebrating being the best in the country after showcasing their talent at World Skills UK final 2017.

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Forensic engineering guest speaker

Tom Robb, from Finch Consulting, came into college to give an engaging guest speech about forensic engineering.

Caterpillar trip

Caterpillar Industrial Visit

Fabrication and welding students visited the Caterpillar factory to explore robotic welding techniques.

welding trip

Two Red Rubber Things

Students from fabrication & welding visited Durham metal work sculptor Ray Lonsdale.

Tees Barrage visit

Tees Barrage visit

A group of our full-time welding students and apprentices visited Tees Barrage in Stockton-on-Tees.

Look at Life 2

Look at Life

Students spent a week in the life of a soldier at Catterick Garrison.

Gunnt Technologies

Gunnt Technologies

Our engineering, fabrication and welding students attended a presentation by Gunnt Technologies

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Mechanical Engineers get professional

Members from The Institute of Mechanical Engineers visited the college.

Hancock Museum 2

New College’s Network Rail experience

Students from the North East met at the Hancock Museum in Newcastle to complete a Network Rail Engineering Challenge.