An Engineering accolade to be proud of for University Centre

Nelson and Colne College Group’s University Centre is privileged to announce that their BEng (Hons) ‘top-up’ degrees in Manufacturing Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering, which are both validated by the University of Cumbria, have now achieved accredited status with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and are formally recognised by the UK’s Engineering Council.

A Badge of Approval

“This is a prestigious badge of approval that confirms our engineering courses are of a high calibre and will help our students to achieve Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status and progress their careers.”

Dr Paul Hampson – Curriculum Leader HE Engineering, BEng (Hons.), PhD, MRAeS, MInstLM, FHEA

Bailey Marsden is completing his Bachelors in Manufacturing Engineering at Nelson and Colne College’s University Centre. Bailey says:

“It’s reassuring to have an accredited qualification as employers can be certain the qualification has been gained to a high standard. The degree really opens up different avenues in terms of employment options for my future. To anyone considering a degree with Nelson and Colne College’s University Centre, I would say – go for it! It’s a challenging but rewarding qualification that will only help develop your knowledge and take your career to that next level”.

Benefitting Graduates – past and present

Being the only college in the area to have this accolade, Nelson and Colne College Group’s University Centre graduates (past and present) will benefit significantly as a result of this quality approval from a world-renowned engineering institution that will significantly help them advance in their careers.

Find out about Engineering course information and entry requirements here.

Look at options for Degree Level Apprenticeships here.

Photo: Dr Paul Hampson – Curriculum Leader HE Engineering with students Kelly Fletcher and Bailey Marsden