Why study engineering at New College Durham?


  • Over half of our engineering students progress to higher education.
  • Engineers are currently in demand and we have had a record number of applications for our engineering courses.
  • You can participate in CAD skills competitions against other local colleges throughout the region.
  • You will develop good personal and employability skills, which will successfully prepare you for the workplace.

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Welding Workshop

The facilities in our Technology department will give you first hand practical experience using top-of-the-range equipment, including a welding workshop with 10 fully equipped welding bays.

3D Printer

3D Printer

With our industry standard 3D printer, students can now get hands on experience designing and manufacturing parts for just about anything you can imagine.

Hancock Museum 2

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.