Course Overview

The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment. Topic areas include: Engineering Mathematics; Energy Generation; Electrical and Mechanical Science; Control Systems and Instrumentation; Power Systems; Nuclear Science and the Nuclear Industry; Fluid and Thermodynamics; Power Transmission and Distribution.

Entry requirement

A suitable Level 3 qualification (equivalent to 48 UCAS points) or a Level 3 National College for Nuclear Access to Nuclear Engineering and Science.


The programme is designed for individuals who may be looking for employment or already employed within the power industry.

It provides a thorough background in power engineering enabling the student to select a specific pathway relevant to their employment aspiration and/ or local employment demand.


2 years full time or 3 years part time (block release delivery).