British businesses are currently crying out for quality skilled technicians and engineers.

Our Engineering & Technology courses offer an exciting and unique academic and vocational blend for students with a passion for ‘making things’.

The world of engineering, manufacturing and maintenance is always evolving to keep pace with new innovations. TCAT’s hands-on courses equip students with practical skills in a range of disciplines, including milling, turning, welding and sheet metal work.

In a world which is driven by ever-increasing efficiency, there is a need for industry to look at employees who are multi-skilled.

TCAT’s courses offer something for students of every level, whether it is practical units such as wiring electrical equipment and circuits, or more advanced tuition in areas such as practical automation and robotics. These skills are highly sought-after by employers right now.

Did you know: TCAT offers work experience to star students in the world of Formula One motor racing, through a partnership with the Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Division.


  • Toolmaking
  • Welding
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • CNC Machining
  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Foundry Patternmaking
  • Sheet Metal Work
  • Civil Engineering
Course Name School Assessment  
C&G Diploma in Engineering - Level 3EngineeringEnd tests, assignments, practical tasks are all examples of the types of assessments on this course.Career Insights
C&G Diploma in Electrical Installations - Level 3EngineeringOne online City & Guilds exam. Two written exams. Two practical assessmentsCareer Insights
Diploma in Engineering - Level 2EngineeringThe mandatory core units 201 Working in engineering and 202 Principles of engineering technology are assessed by a City & Guilds online multiple-choice assessment, the remaining Principles of units are assessed by a short answer question paper. All other units are assessed by assignment which contains practical and knowledge tasks. Assignments (one per unit) assess practical activities.Career Insights
C&G Diploma in Electrical Installations - Level 2EngineeringExternal City & Guilds multi-choice exams. Two internal practical assignments.Career Insights
Certificate in Engineering - Level 1EngineeringAssignments (one per unit, there are 3 units) assess practical activities. Assessment components are graded (Pass, Merit, Distinction). A pass is the achievement level required for the knowledge and understanding and generally represents the ability to follow instructions and procedures. Merit and distinction represent increasing levels of ability to adapt to changing circumstances and to independently resolve problems.Career Insights