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Exciting career prospects and a good salary across many sectors await you in the world of engineering. At Boston College you will begin by learning design, manufacturing and production skills using modern engineering tools and equipment in our dedicated workshops.

Our lecturers are qualified engineers which means you will benefit from their extensive industry knowledge. You will cover a range of engineering subjects in theory and practical sessions which include engineering principles, mechanical manufacturing engineering and health and safety. As part of these sessions you will have access to some of the most up-to-date equipment such as 3D printing. This will prepare you for diverse employment opportunities within the industry.

Students have gone on to find success in employment in the armed forces, on oil rigs and pipe lines and in the agrifood sector. They have also secured sought after Apprenticeship vacancies and progressed on to degree level courses.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through an Engineering Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ below to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Engineering.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.
If your son, daughter or ward is currently an Engineering student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact Ashok Kumar, Programme Area Manager for Engineering by emailing

Case studies

Jonathan Prue

I chose to study an Apprenticeship at Boston College, because I’m currently working at a cushion manufacturers, and I wanted the qualification to back up my practical experience. Read more...

Katy Orton

Before I started the Engineering course at Boston College, I didn’t know how to work any of the machinery, but the Level 2 course covers all the basics and it’s nice to see my knowledge grow over time. Read more...

Department news

Innovative Technology Parks Up at Boston College

Engineering and Computing staff and students at Boston College have been working closely with pupils from local secondary schools on a number of exciting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning activities.


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