Engineering

Train to become a skilled and qualified Engineer – opening doors to a wide range of career opportunities.

About Engineering and Electrical Installation

Our Engineering programmes train you to become a skilled and qualified Engineer – opening doors to a wide range of career opportunities. Learn in our specialist facilities and industry specific workshops, from industry qualified and experienced staff. Develop your knowledge, practical skills and gain the industry recognised qualifications you need to start on your chosen career path. You will also gain valuable industry experience throughout your course.

Your CAVC

Our students have a great track record – regularly competing in and winning UK national WorldSkills and industry skills competitions. Boost your CV with extra industry qualifications such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), to help further your skills and stand out from the crowd.

Your Industry

There are over 81,000 currently working across Cardiff Capital Region in Engineering and Electronic Engineering. The average wage for those working in the industry is £31,678. (EMSI 2019)

Your Future

Did you know? CAVC offers a number of university level courses, providing you with an opportunity to continue studying at a higher level after you complete your course
Mechanical Engineering

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Machine Practices
L1 Part Time 15 February 2021 Barry Campus
Mechanical Engineering
L1 Full Time 30 August 2021 Barry Campus
Computer Aided Design
L2 Part Time 5 January 2021 6 September 2021 4 January 2022 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mechanical Engineering
L2 Full Time 30 August 2021 Barry Campus
18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations
L3 Part Time 15 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing
L3 Part Time 1 November 2021 Online
Computer Aided Design
L3 Part Time 6 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Engineering - Subsidiary Diploma
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 Barry Campus
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Basic Home Electrics - Beginner
Course full
L1 Part Time 3 December 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Basic Home Electrics - Intermediate
Course full
L2 Part Time 25 January 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Electronic Engineering
L2 Full Time 30 August 2021 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Electrotechnical with Plumbing - Foundation in Construction and the Built Environment
L2 Full Time 30 August 2021 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Electrical/Electronic Engineering - Subsidiary Diploma
L3 Full Time 30 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations - Award
L3 Part Time 15 February 2021 31 May 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)
L3 Part Time 1 February 2021 15 March 2021 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff