In your first year, you will study subjects such as maths, management, electrical principles and analogue and digital electronics to give you a good grounding in the industry. You will then develop your knowledge and cover a wide range of topics. You will carry out electronic design, solve engineering problems, construct, simulate and test electronic circuits and undertake a project of commercial significance.View more
This introductory course offers you a wonderful opportunity to experience a very practical engineering programme which consists of both mechanical and electrical engineering. The experienced staff are here to help you succeed and take advantage of the many apprenticeship opportunities that become available on successful completion of this programme.View more
A high percentage of this qualification is delivered in the workshop environment. In addition to learning the practical aspects of engineering and how to use the equipment you will be taught how to work safely and effectively. There is some theory to be learnt, most of this is done through completion of practical activities and discussion with your course tutor.View more
There will be a number of practical activities in the workshop using hand tools, lathes and mills. This is a practical hands on course. You will cover subjects like working safely in an engineering environment, working efficiently and effectively in engineering, using and communicating technical information, producing components using hand fitting techniques, preparing and using lathes for turning operations and preparing and using milling machines.View more
You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will have the opportunity to study both Mechanical and Electrical/Electronic Engineering as the modern workplace requires you to have an understanding of both of these areas. You will then have a grounding in general engineering which means you will then be able to make an informed choice about which specialist path you want to follow in any further study.View more
Shaped by major food industry employers, the Food Manufacture (Operations Management) degree aims to prepare students for key operational roles within the sector, where there is demand for highly skilled managers.
This course can be studied at Foundation (FdSc) or Bachelor’s (BSc) level http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/fdsopmub
Developed in collaboration with employers in the food manufacturing industry, this course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop expert knowledge in quality assurance, factory processes, product development and management specific to the food sector.View more
3 - 4 years
The food and drink industry is dynamic, fast-paced and high-tech – not to mention well paid. With plenty of exciting opportunities for progression, and roles that require varying levels of responsibility, your career path could go in one of many directions. It’s really down to you.
As an Advanced Process Operator, you can work in any part of the industry and you will develop an in-depth knowledge of food and drink products, health and safety systems, quality systems and good manufacturing processes.
3 - 4 years
As a Food Engineer, you’ll form a critical part of the manufacturing process. The role can be hugely varied, with tasks that include planned maintenance, reacting to breakdowns and working on continuous improvement projects. In short, get qualified and you’ve got a great career ahead of you.View more
The food and drink industry is dynamic, fast-paced and high-tech – not to mention potentially well paid. With plenty of exciting opportunities for progression, and roles that require varying levels of responsibility, your career path could go in one of many directions. It’s really down to you.
Food & Drink Process Operators work right at the heart of the manufacturing team, helping to create some of the most famous food and drink brands in the country. From baking to the production of your favourite soft drinks, you can work in any part of the industry – ensuring that safe and tasty products are made to consistently high standards.