Liberty Steel Female Engineering Academy

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Course Course
Olive Grove Campus

About this Course

The engineering industry is expanding rapidly and training is now being delivered for jobs that do not yet exist, so that learners can enter the industry with the new skills that will be required in future years. The advancements in technology are huge and we aim to deliver a study programme that is at the cutting edge of the latest technologies. This course has been designed in partnership with leading engineering firm, Liberty Speciality Steels, so that students learning in this academy can benefit from the input of an industry professional, as well as learning in specialist facilities at our Olive Grove Campus. Following an engineering pathway at The Sheffield College will provide you with a wealth of career and higher education opportunities to consider which will lead on to continuous professional development within industry.

Key Units

Over the duration of the programme students will study the following units:

Health and Safety in the engineering workplace

Electrical and Electronic Principles

Mathematics for engineering technicians

Mechanical Principles and applications

Engineering design

Properties and applications of engineering materials

Engineering drawing for technicians

Principles and applications of electronic devices and circuits

Electrical installation

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English Language, Maths and Science.


Assessment across all units is in the form of assignments. There may also be some units which require you to give a presentation. 

Where does this Lead

Progression from this programme can lead on to a HNC in electrical and electronic engineering, which is offered at The Sheffield College. Students may also be accepted at university to study electrical engineering.

Alternatively, students may wish to pursue an Apprenticeship.


Future Opportunities

This qualification can lead to careers as an electrical engineer working with PLC’s, electrical machines, electrical power and automation.

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