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College strikes new partnership with aerospace industry trade member

City of Bristol College has partnered with a local leader in the aerospace industry to launch a new range of aeronautical courses.

By becoming a member of the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF), we will create more development opportunities for our students who aspire to pursue a career in the sector.

WEAF is a membership trade organisation which is passionate about all aspects of the aerospace and defence industry. The organisation, which works with a wide range of organisations from SMEs to education providers through to global corporations, provides support and new opportunities for its members, and City of Bristol College is looking forward to what the new partnership can bring.

The partnership has created more opportunities for our learners who have a keen interest in the aeronautical sector through short, bitesize courses which equate to a larger qualification.

These courses include:

  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Digital technologies/electronic instrument systems
  • Materials and hardware
  • Basic aerodynamics
  • Human factors
  • Aviation legislation
  • Gas turbines
  • Propulsion
  • Propellers
  • And many more

Our Aeronautical and Engineering programmes are taught at the stunning Advanced Engineering Centre (AEC), based a stone’s throw away from Bristol Parkway Train Station, with fully kitted-out aeroplane bunkers, workshops, laboratories, computer-aided simulation rigs and testing/diagnostic equipment.

This allows students to work with the latest technology to give them the skills they need to progress into employment. Students can also expect to take advantage of the light aircraft, an engine workshops and a composite material workshop. You can find out more about our Advanced Engineering Centre and courses we offer.

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