Advanced Engineering Centre

Our state-of-the-art Advanced Engineering Centre brings together our engineering, aeronautical, manufacturing and automotive courses into one place. It provides great industry facilities including workshops, laboratories, computer-aided simulation rigs and testing/diagnostic equipment.

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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 a training helicopter, 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.

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Getting to the Advanced Engineering Centre at Parkway

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

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

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

By bus

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

Opening hours for advice and enrolments

Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 16.30

Friday 8:30 – 16.00

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Get in touch

Phone: 0117 312 5000

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