Engineering | Weston College

Engineering

Studying Engineering at Weston College

Our engineering provision has rapidly expanded in recent years, due to demand from the engineering sector, in particular the manufacturing and aerospace companies in Bristol.

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Occupations related to Engineering

 

Chemical scientist

Chemical scientists analyse and research physical aspects of chemical structure and change within substances and develop chemical techniques used in the manufacture or modification of natural substances and processed products.

Average annual earnings: £30,771
Employment in region: 323 positions
 

Civil engineer

Civil engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of civil and mining engineering structures.

Average annual earnings: £35,588
Employment in region: 1,665 positions
 

Production or process engineer

Production and process engineers advise on and direct technical aspects of production programmes to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency. This unit group incorporates: planning and quality control engineers who plan production schedules, work sequences, and manufacturing and processing procedures to ensure accuracy, quality and reliability; and chemical engineers who undertake research on commercial scale chemical processes and processed products, design and provide specifications and direct the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plants and control systems.

Average annual earnings: £34,437
Employment in region: 1,402 positions
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