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Tameside College
Beaufort Road
Greater Manchester
0L6 6NX

Tel: 0161 908 6789

Fax: 0161 908 6611




Peter Redfern
(CL) Engineering Curriculum Leader

Jackie Moores


Engineering was graded as outstanding in the Ofsted inspection in 2015. The Engineering Team has excellent relationship with the Sector Skills Council (SEMTA).

Our aims and objectives are to successfully train and educate engineering students in College or out in industry to fully meet the needs of our customers. These ranges from basic Pre-Apprenticeship, Apprenticeship and Advanced Apprenticeship, Diplomas, Higher Nationals and Bespoke Tailor Made Training Programmes for industry such as Business Improvement Techniques, Performing Manufacturing Operations, Fabrication and Welding and Engineering Maintenance.

Engineering has excellent links with local and national industry and regularly delivers Industrial Updating / Skill Enhancement programmes for national and multinational companies. These are often delivered on site at the customer's premises. The Engineering Department is totally committed to apprenticeship training and has over 200 Advanced Apprentices, all employed and working in the engineering / manufacturing industries. The College has strong partnerships with a number of training providers and is a proud member of the EIA.

Accreditation: Investors in Diversity, Matrix Accredited

Workforce: 480