Welcome to Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the backbone of the British economy and an industry that is becoming increasingly skilled, offering many opportunities to develop exciting and varied careers.

Manufacturing has traditionally been considered to be a process that turns raw materials into physical products, but nowadays the physical part of production is at the centre of a much wider value chain. Manufacturing will continue to become more highly skills; in the years to 2020 there will be around 800,000 jobs to fill in Britain as people retire or leave manufacturing, taking their experience with them.

If you are considering a career in the manufacturing and production industry, CEMAST will provide you with an excellent grounding. With more than 50 different companies sending their apprentices to us, your potential will be unlimited.

Your Future is Bright

Career Path

Manufacturing courses are both academic and practical, taught in well-equipped workshops with a wide range of industry-standard machine tools. Our teachers are vocational experts and use their skills and experience very effectively to motivate and support students to achieve.

Jobs in Sector

After completing a manufacturing course at CEMAST, you could choose from a wide variety of roles, including:

  • CNC machine operator
  • Design engineer
  • Toolmaker
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Production technician
  • Craft machinist
  • Sheer metal worker
  • Welder
  • Plant operations technician

Additional Information

A full CEMAST uniform and safety equipment must be purchased by new students when they join. This will include overalls, steel toe cap safety shoes, safety glasses and a polo shirt to be worn when on campus.

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