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Engineers have, are and always will be tinkering and inventing new ways to evolve and develop the world around us. Here at Highbury we are proud to welcome you to the start of your new adventure into a rewarding and fulfilling career.

We offer courses from Level 2 to Level 5. With each level attainted, new exciting and challenging career paths open up, ranging from technicians in the manufacturing industry to project managers in the civil or aerospace sectors.

Our courses are taught between two locations with our theory lessons taking place in Cosham, at our Highbury Campus and our practical lessons taking place in our large engineering workshop at our North Harbour centre.

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What our students say about engineering at Highbury

"Highbury has a great reputation for Engineering and the course gave me so many of the skills I use everyday. I would recommend a career in Engineering as it opens up a whole world of employment options. "

Gemma Marsh | Satellite Communications Engineer, Serco

What our students say about engineering at Highbury

"I’d heard Highbury College was the best place to go to study Engineering and the course is a good mix of practical workshops and classroom study. After the course I plan to study civil engineering at university. "

Jacob Jackson | Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

What our students say about engineering at Highbury

"We do a real range of practical things in engineering including how to weld, build circuit boards and design things using AutoCAD. I absolutely love all my lecturers, before I started I wasn’t sure what College would be like, but once I started everyone made me feel so welcome!"

Jordan Johnston | Level 3
Extended Diploma in Engineering

What our students say about engineering at Highbury

"My apprenticeship at Airbus is great because I’ve always been interested in engineering and really wanted to get straight into the workplace, make money and actually start building the practical skills I’m going to need later in life. "

Zachary Hall | Engineering Apprentice for the Airbus Defence and Space