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Technical Studies

What does ‘technical studies’ mean?

‘Technical studies’ is a broad term that describes the more practical aspects of hands-on fields such as engineering and computer science. Technical courses are generally more practical and vocational (career-oriented) than their theory-oriented academic counterparts.

Technical courses are a great option if:

  • You want to gain job-relevant skills in a short period of time
  • You want to prepare for a career in a hands-on environment
  • You don’t want to spend hours and hours learning about theories and principles that won’t be relevant to you in your career

Technical studies at Oxbridge Academy

Oxbridge Academy offers you the chance to complete your technical studies via distance learning. This means that you can study on a full-time or part-time basis from home, without having to attend any formal classes. Instead, you will be able to work while you study, which gives you the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience while you complete your studies. Studying via distance learning is therefore a great option if you want to further your technical studies without giving up the chance to enter into an apprenticeship, or to take up an entry-level position in your chosen technical field.


The technical courses you can choose from include the following:

Want to find out more about studying one of these courses? Simply fill in the form on this page, and a Student Advisor will be in touch with you shortly.

What can you do after you have completed your technical studies?

Technical studies can lead to many career options. If you complete your technical studies at Oxbridge Academy, the types of career options that you might be able to pursue (depending on which course you choose to study) include the following:

  • Boilermaker
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Installation Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Millwright
  • Motor Mechanic

The paths that you can consider once you have completed your technical studies at Oxbridge Academy include the following:

  • Completing an apprenticeship and taking your trade test to become a qualified artisan
  • Studying towards your N4 – N6 Engineering Studies Certificates
  • Starting up your own business (once you’ve gained some relevant experience)

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