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Mechanical Engineers

About this career

£44,120

Median salary

New workers start around £26,417.43. Normal pay is £44,120 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £64,938.10.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Organises and establishes control systems to monitor operational efficiency and performance of materials and systems.
  • Ensures that equipment, operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and safety standards.
  • Designs and develops mechanical equipment, such as steam, internal combustion and other non-electrical motors for railway locomotives, road vehicles and other machinery.
  • Determines materials, equipment, piping, capacities, layout of plant or system and specification for manufacture.
  • Undertakes research and advises on energy use, materials handling, thermodynamic processes, fluid mechanics, vehicles and environmental controls.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Reading Comprehension
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Mathematics
77
Science
76
Monitoring
73
Active Learning
71
Critical Thinking
71
Active Listening
70
Writing
68
Speaking
67
Learning Strategies
46

Engineering

  • Course code: ECL, ECL1
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: BTEC, Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson
  • Duration: Two years
  • Course type: Part-time

Metal Inert Gas Welding (Introduction)

  • Course code: MIG
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Award, City and Guilds
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: 17 weeks
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time

MOT Refresher

  • Course code: MOTR
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: College Certificate
  • Awarding body: City College Plymouth
  • Duration: One day
  • Course type: Short course
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