Specialism: Aviation engineering | Engineering
Date of opening: September 2014
Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC is a secondary school based in North London that offers technical courses in engineering and aeronautical engineering as part of its GCSE and A Level curriculum. Alongside core academic subjects such as English, maths and science, students of Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC can obtain BTEC Level 3 National Diplomas/Extended Diplomas in Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering.
The UTC is partnered with Brunel University London and key employers connected with aerospace. Students regularly get the chance to work on practical projects with these partners as part of their study, as well as more traditional classroom-based and workshop learning.
This combined currciulum helps students develop the skills needed for meaningful careers, particularly within engineering and aerospace. They receive a high-quality, rounded technical, academic and practical education that will provide them with the best opportunity to take up apprenticeships, foundation and higher degrees.