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Engineering, Manufacturing and Automotive

Whether you’re fascinated by the intricate workings of machines, eager to delve into cutting-edge automotive technology or aspire to become an engineer of the future, our courses provide the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in this dynamic industry.

Cutting-edge Automotive Workshop

Equipped with the latest diagnostic tools, specialized equipment, electric vehicle technology, and a team of experienced lecturers, our new Motor Vehicle workshop is the hub of practical education.

You will gain invaluable experience in vehicle maintenance, repair, and diagnostics, allowing you to apply your workshop knowledge to real-world situations.

Whether it’s learning to fine-tune engines or troubleshoot complex electrical systems, our workshop provides a dynamic and interactive environment that empowers students to become skilled and confident automotive professionals.

Get access to top employers

Our classes are delivered by industry specialists and our links with top companies mean that you can develop the skills you need to succeed. Not only this, you will be able to take part in real-life projects and be inspired by those who are currently working in the industry.

Top Quality Facilities

Our facilities include newly refurbished engineering, manufacturing and automotive workshops which have the tools and machinery used by professionals allowing you to develop practical experience, skills and knowledge.

Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, robot arms, 3D printers, electric vehicle technology and milling machinery.

How you apply for a course at EKC Dover College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see the wide range of academic opportunities that are available to you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply for your chosen course via our website.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Dover College to meet our team, explore our facilities and see which course is right for you.

Adult Learning

We offer a range of short and part-time courses for adults, including MOT Tester training courses, designed to develop your skills and facilitate professional progression.

Career prospects

Engineering Technician
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers with the design, development, operation, installation and maintenance of engineering systems and constructions.
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Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.