Dan Mansford

Silhouette

Biography

What made you pick this particular course/Petroc?
I came to Petroc as it offers a good range of subjects, and a higher level of learning available for my Engineering course.
I chose Engineering as I enjoy science and maths, it has good career progression which will provide me with critical thinking and problem solving skills.

What did/do you most enjoy about studying at Petroc?
I most enjoy the good lecturers at Petroc. They recognise when you have worked hard, and are always willing to help if you need it.

Did you undertake any work experience throughout your studies?
I am doing my apprenticeship work placement with Parker Hannifin Engineering.

What do you plan to do when you leave Petroc?
I plan to go into a full-time job following my education at Petroc.

What’s the long-term plan?
I plan to further my education by progressing into level 4 and 5 and 6 in Engineering at Petroc. I would like to embark on a career in Manufacturing or project Engineering.

Any advice for someone thinking of choosing the same course as you?
The course is really enjoyable!

COURSE(S) STUDIED

Level 3 Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

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I came to Petroc as it offers a good range of subjects, and a higher level of learning available for my Engineering course.