Full Time Further Education In this section Studying further education Vocational areas Choices Plus The English Language Centre GCSE numerical grading Getting ready for your college interview How to apply Access to Higher Education Electrical Installation 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. Related information 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. Forensic engineering guest speaker Tom Robb, from Finch Consulting, came into college to give an engaging guest speech about forensic engineering. Caterpillar Industrial Visit Fabrication and welding students visited the Caterpillar factory to explore robotic welding techniques. Two Red Rubber Things Students from fabrication & welding visited Durham metal work sculptor Ray Lonsdale. Tees Barrage visit A group of our full-time welding students and apprentices visited Tees Barrage in Stockton-on-Tees. Look at Life Students spent a week in the life of a soldier at Catterick Garrison. Gunnt Technologies Our engineering, fabrication and welding students attended a presentation by Gunnt Technologies Mechanical Engineers get professional Members from The Institute of Mechanical Engineers visited the college. 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.