RAF Humanitarian Engineering online course

Discover where engineering can take you, from the comfort of your own home, on this RAF online engineering supported course based on true to life humanitarian type missions undertaken by RAF personnel – for current Year 9s (S3 Scotland, Year 10 NI).

Working with the RAF, our expert team of Education Officers has developed a series of humanitarian engineering challenges hosted within an online learning platform; RAF personnel are also on-hand to offer support and guidance. Practically explore how engineering can have a positive impact on the world with all the resources provided for you.

Course timings: 26 - 29 October 2021, day one 9.30 am - 1.00 pm, remaining days 10am – 1.00pm. Content delivered by The Smallpeice Trust.

(Priority on this course will be given to non-selective state school applicants. The application closing date will be 26.09.21 after which student data will be passed to the RAF for the selection process. Successful applicants will be notified w/c 4.10.21 – due to the volume of applications we will not be able to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants).


26 Oct - 29 Oct 2021
Start time: 09:30 hrs
Finish time: 13:00 hrs


Smallpeice Education Team




Humanitarian engineering uses STEM to promote the wellbeing of communities facing grand humanitarian challenges and demonstrates how engineering is a force for good.

Experience what it takes to be an engineer by designing and creating prototypes for a series of challenges set by our own in-house team and the RAF, hosted within an online learning platform.

Meet new people and work through challenges in the comfort of your own home, with resources provided by The Smallpeice Trust.

Put your lateral thinking to the test by finding solutions to problems currently faced by real life engineers.

See first-hand how this dynamic industry can overcome the many challenges which face the world.

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