Industrial Centre of Excellence & Engineering

Discover our specialist Industrial Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering.

Our Industrial Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering houses a fully equipped on-site workshop with industry-standard equipment. Students have access to Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machinery, lathes, milling machines, 3D printing and other innovative equipment, providing them with a high-quality learning experience as they train to be engineers of the future.

The ICE is directed by a board of local employers who oversee its development and ensure courses are relevant to the industry. These employers also provide students with work experience opportunities and real-life project scenarios to help them better prepare for the world of work. Students can broaden this experience with employer-held masterclasses, mentoring opportunities and site visits.

The board currently consists of: Byworth Boilers LtdAiredale Springs LtdAdvanced Actuators LtdKeighley Laboratories LtdMetalcraft LtdGesipa Ltd, Acorn Stairlifts Ltd and Carnaud Metalbox.

Keighley College Engineering student