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Construction & Engineering

Step into the working world with our skills-based Construction and Engineering courses.

Unearth yourself and build a career from your handiwork with courses such as bricklaying, carpentry and joinery. Sound good? Then you've applied for the right course - a career in Construction & Engineering will promise to be a rewarding one.

Ofsted, 2019
Learners and apprentices - including those who have high needs - make very good and sustained progress from their starting points.

Ofsted, 2019

Construction & Engineering: Meet your lecturers

Useful information and contact details

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Level 3)

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

English Summer Work BTEC L3 Engineering

Maths Summer Work BTEC L3 Engineering


The department structure

Check out the Engineering department structure

Your Equipment List

As part of studying this course, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.


If you have a question for Ian about the course? You can get in touch by emailing ian.clarkson@nscg.ac.uk

Practical Engineering (Level 2)

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

English Summer Work Practical Engineering

Maths Summer Work Practical Engineering


The department structure

Check out the Practical Engineering department structure


Your Equipment List

As part of studying this course, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.

If you have a question for Ross about the course? You can get in touch by emailing ross.cooper@nscg.ac.uk

Electrical Installation (Level 2)

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

English Summer Work Electrical

Maths Summer Work Electrical

The department structure

Check out the Electrical Installation department structure

Your Equipment List

As part of studying this course, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.

If you have a question for Paul about the course? You can get in touch by emailing paul.glover@nscg.ac.uk

Brickwork

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

MY SUMMER WORK Construction


In the meantime, if you have a question for Wayne about the course? You can get in touch by emailing wayne.cotton@nscg.ac.uk

Check out the Brickwork department structure

You can view the full Equipment List here.

Carpentry & Joinery

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

MY SUMMER WORK Construction


The department structure

Check out the Carpentry & Joinery department structure

Your Equipment List

As part of studying this course, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.

If you have a question for Wayne about the course? You can get in touch by emailing wayne.cotton@nscg.ac.uk

Painting & Decorating

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

MY SUMMER WORK Construction


The department structure

Check out the Painting & Decorating department structure

Your Equipment List

As part of studying this course, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.

If you have a question for Wayne about the course? You can get in touch by emailing wayne.cotton@nscg.ac.uk

Meet some of our current students

Watch some our of current Construction & Engineering students talk about how they're finding their course and their time at NSCG...

College life

Hit play to watch our 'BTEC at NSCG' video! We hope you're looking forward to being part of the NSCG family.

NEW STARTERS FACEBOOK GROUP

Take some time to get to know us really well. You will find our latest news, events and updates by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are on Facebook please be sure to join our new Facebook groups ‘NSCG Newcastle College Starters 2021’ where you can virtually join a community of learners who will also be joining NSCG in September, some of whom may be on the same course as you.

Get in touch

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Department Highlights

Paola Simoes

Initially starting within Foundation Studies, Paola truly excelled during her time at NSCG, progressing onto a BTEC Level 3 in Engineering where she achieved D*D*D* and has now on to Manchester Metropolitan to study Engineering.

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Zak Heeland

Brown McFarlane apprentice Zak has progressed through the ranks to become an essential part of the Brown McFarlane family. More recently he was named the NASS Apprentice of the Year 2019.

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Lloyd Swale, Engineering Apprentice

Lloyd Swale, 24, is currently studying an Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation at T-T Pumps in Crewe.

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Learn with award winning staff

Recognised not only for inspiring her students, but for her outstanding contributions in her field of work. Engineering lecturer, Michele Robinson received a Silver Award at the 2019 BTEC Awards.

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HYBRID TECHNOLOGY

We’re committed to providing state-of-the-art learning resources and facilities for our students. That’s why we have recently invested in a number of hybrid vehicles, including a Tesla Model X & BMW i8 for students studying Motor Vehicle to work on.

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Skills & Technology Centre

If you choose to study on our Construction & Engineering courses you'll be studying in our purpose built Skills & Technology Centre, packed to the rafters with top-class equipment, like our virtual welder to give students the edge in their studies.

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