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Engineering, Manufacturing and Automotive

Whether you’re fascinated by the intricate workings of machines, eager to delve into cutting-edge automotive technology or aspire to become an engineer of the future, our courses provide the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in this dynamic industry.

Top Quality Facilities

Equipped with the latest diagnostic tools, specialized equipment, and a team of experienced lecturers, our Motor Vehicle workshop is the hub of practical education.

You will gain invaluable experience in vehicle maintenance, repair, and diagnostics, allowing you to apply your workshop knowledge to real-world situations.

Whether it’s learning to fine-tune engines or troubleshoot complex electrical systems, our workshop provides a dynamic and interactive environment that empowers students to become skilled and confident automotive professionals.

Get access to top employers

Our links with top companies mean that you can develop the skills you need to succeed. Not only this, you will be able to take part in real-life projects and be inspired by those who are currently working in the industry.

Use our Green Engineering Centre and Mechatronic Lab

A new learning zone designed to futureproof learners and train businesses how to use emerging technologies.

Engineering students working on an electrical board

How you apply for a course at Canterbury College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see what we offer.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply via our website and online application portal.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to an applicant day and see our facilities, meet our team and see which of our courses are right for you.

Career prospects

Engineering Technician
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers with the design, development, operation, installation and maintenance of engineering systems and constructions.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the communities we serve.