Advanced Engineering Centre

The Advanced Engineering Centre is located at Parkway in Bristol. This college centre delivers specialist engineering, aeronautical, manufacturing and automotive courses.

Advanced Engineering Centre, New Rd, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SF

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The Advanced Engineering Centre provides great industry facilities.

This includes workshops, laboratories, computer-aided simulation rigs and testing/diagnostic equipment.

The centre offers engineering courses for young students and adults. We also support apprentices employed in and around Bristol.

You will also find a prayer room on site.


Industry equipment

The centre provides students with the latest technology and uses the highest standard of the latest industry equipment, including:

  • A vehicle brake testing station
  • An on-site commercial jet aircraft
  • 3D printing
  • Advanced CAD modelling software
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines

Aeronautical facilities

Includes light aircraft, computer-aided simulation rigs and a wind tunnel. There is also a large hangar for two aircraft, an avionics laboratory, electrical laboratory, technical library, an engine workshop and composite material workshop.

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Engineering facilities

Includes a large engineering workshop, electronics equipment, a hydraulic laboratory and pneumatics test equipment, a CNC workshop and lathes. Other facilities include solid modelling equipment and computer-aided learning equipment.

Courses at the Advanced Engineering Centre

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The Advanced Engineering Centre at Parkway provides engineering, aeronautical, manufacturing and automotive courses.

Courses are available for young people and adults. We also have opportunities to support you in a specialist engineering apprenticeship.

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Getting to the Advanced Engineering Centre at Parkway

Advanced Engineering Centre, New Rd, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SF

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The Advanced Engineering Centre building is situated approximately 300 yards from our Motor Vehicle Technology Centre at Parkway.

By car

The Advanced Engineering Centre at Parkway has free parking for visitors, students and staff, including disabled parking and designated car-share spaces.

By bike/scooter

Secure lockers and bicycle anchor points are available at the centre.

Please note that e-scooters are not permitted at any of our Centres. If you are travelling to College by e-scooter you must ensure that it is left in a designated area before you come on site.

By bus

The centre is served by several bus routes, please use the Plan your Journey website for the latest services.

Advanced Engineering Centre (AEC) at Parkway Opening Times

Term time, half terms and holidays Monday – Friday

Term dates and opening hours

Get in touch

Phone: 0117 312 5000

You can also contact the College through online chat or using our online contact form.

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