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Engineering Trades

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Shift your career into high gear with WelTec’s Trade Engineering programmes. Studying at WelTec will provide you with the right mix of theory and practice you need to make your mark in the engineering trades whatever your area of study.

Whether you are manufacturing products with CNC machines or working with heavy vehicles, our programmes are designed to give you the knowledge and hands-on experience that employers need.

Learn from the best
You’ll want to learn from the best. Our tutors are specialists within their subject areas and have extensive industry experience, working closely with industry to keep up-to-date with the latest trends and needs of employers, so that our programmes are relevant, practical and in demand.

Utilise unique simulation equipment
Gain experience in the workshop with heavy or light vehicles using WelTec’s specialist facilities and simulation equipment which are second to none. Our programmes utilise WelTec’s automotive workshops and new state-of-the-art Autotronics Lab. You will work on a diverse fleet of vehicles in specialist workshops with the latest equipment.
Mechanical engineering and fabrication are engineering disciplines which cover a huge area involving the design, production and operation of machinery tools and systems. Work can be hands-on or involve the use of specialised computer systems.

Experience real-world work placements
With our automotive technology and mechancial programmes you will spend time in a real workplace to apply your new found skills. The opportunity to participate in work experience placements throughout your studies will provide you with valuable real-world experience and assist you to find employment upon completion of the programme.

 
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Mechanical Engineering and Fabrication

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Automotive Technology
Whether you want to work with light or heavy vehicles, in paint or panel, or in the electrical or electronics areas, studying automotive technology at WelTec will get your career on track with relevant work-ready skills that today’s employers are looking for.