The Air & Defence Career College is a new concept in education offering real industry job opportunities and input by guest speakers, site visits and projects to start your career in the aerospace sector. The Air & Defence programme is designed around a full week at college, to include enrichment activities to include visits to RAF bases and timetabled periods of fitness in preparation for a role in the defence industry.
The programme has been developed for those who are intending to follow a career in mechanical aerospace engineering.
The units that you will study include: Health and Safety; Working Efficiently and Effectively; Engineering Technology; Communication in an Engineering Environment; Engineering Calculations; Planning Engineering Activity and Bench Fitting and The Use of Milling Machines and Lathes.
Successful completion of all elements of the Air & Defence course and meeting the current recruitment criteria of the RAF will facilitate fast-tracking into the Royal Air Force.
You will need 3 GCSE’s in Mathematics, English Language and Science(minimum Grade C or equivalent). Any other qualification or experience will need to be discussed with the Tutor. You will also be required to pass a trade test as-well as a literacy and numeracy test. You will also be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is a combination of practical tests and written examinations.
Fees listed are for those aged 19 years and over only. Fees are subject to change, concessions may apply. Please note that where stated, fees are for the first year of a course only. Please contact us for information and advice.