Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Engineering Workshops for Hire

Cambridge Regional College is now offering businesses the chance to rent its specialist engineering workshops as well as book bespoke training and services. Training can be delivered in our workshops, or on site at your company, and workshops can also be made available to local employers to carry out their own training or skills updating for staff.

We are proud to have been awarded EngTech status by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for our industry standard engineering facilities and strong Apprenticeship Scheme. 

We work with a number of local and regional businesses to support their wide and diverse range of facility hire and training needs. Some of our clients include The Open University, Johnson Matthey and Xaar. 

Engineering Workshop Hire

Our state-of-the-art manufacturing workshop incorporates modern inspection equipment, 10 milling machines, 14 lathes, and full bench fitting facilities.

The welding and fabrication workshop includes 18 welding bays with TIG, MIG and MMA, grinding bays, and cutting and folding equipment. CAD suites using Autodesk and SolidWorks are available alongside SLA and FDM 3D printers.

Equipment Hire

Our new engineering department is furnished with industry-standard equipment, including 3D printers, manufacturing workshops, specialist welding and fabrication areas, CAD suites, PLC, pneumatics and hydraulics training equipment. Further 3D printing services using our Object 30 Pro SLA or Cube FDM 3D printer are also available.

Bespoke Training

Our fully qualified staff can provide specialist training to suit your needs. For more information, please click here.

If you would like to enquire about booking any of our facilities, please contact Claire Dolan 01223 226361 or email

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