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Wirral Met College

Wirral Met College – further education offering courses from basic skills to degree and post-graduate qualifications

Wirral Met College provides high quality training and education for young people, adults and employers, including introductory to advanced level courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, Higher National Certificates/Diplomas, foundation degrees and degrees. 

Our professional Employer Services team works with employers to identify and support training requirements, sourcing funding and arranging cost effective training which provides a real return on the investment of time and resources.

Wirral Met is a leading Science, Technology, Engineering and maths (STEM) organisation, working closely with employers to develop specialist training and higher level apprenticeship programmes.

An award winning college, Wirral Met is totally committed to delivering high quality services.  Recent awards include the Matrix Standard Award for impartial advice and guidance, Investors in People Gold Award, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and British Council accreditation.

Wirral Met works closely with high profile partner universities including the University of Chester, University of Liverpool and the University of Central Lancashire to deliver our degree level Higher Education programmes.

 

Contact

Wirral Met College
Conway Park Campus
Europa Boulevard
Birkenhead
CH41 4NT

T: 0151 551 7777
E: wmc.enquiries@wmc.ac.uk
W: www.wmc.ac.uk

 

Testimonials

As a fledgling business with big aspirations for success, joining Mersey Maritime has been absolutely the right move for us. It’s meant we haven’t had to start from scratch, knocking on doors and trying to get access to the right people. Through Mersey Maritime, we’ve attended business events like Face-2-Face and have already been able to meet everyone who’s anyone in this region. It’s the best investment we have made this year!
John Bean, Managing Director, Geo Data Systems
Mersey Maritime has brought the community together tremendously well.
Colin Kershaw, Brookes Bell
Mersey Maritime is doing so much for the community and its succession planning for business is vitally important. It’s great to see Liverpool coming back as a global player – all power to your elbow!
Simon Reynish, Chairman, CILT North West
Around 30% of our turnover comes from the maritime travel market including crew and security business, so we were extremely keen to be part of something with a specific maritime industry focus. We don’t currently have a Liverpool base however we do have significant business interests in the region and a Liverpool base is part of our future business plan. Membership is therefore a great way for us to grow our business in the area and stay in touch with what’s going on.
Sally Crotty, Client Services Director, Incorporate Travel Management
I come out of Mersey Maritime’s meetings with a bit of a buzz. Lots of people with the same energy and we can see what’s ahead and we want to be ready for it, be a part of it.
Tom Coyle, Managing Director, DT Engineering Limited
Mersey Maritime provides excellent networking opportunities, allowing people to meet people, and they do exceptionally well on training and skills. My only criticism is that companies want more!
James Douglas, ContainerPort
Royal HaskoningDHV is a global engineering and project design consultancy with 6500 staff working in 150 companies, but we’ve been something of a sleeping giant in Liverpool. We decided to upgrade our membership to the Executive Club this year because that’s where we need to be: fully engaged in the cluster, with a place at the table and positioned as first choice company for new business opportunities within our areas of expertise.
Jamie Gray, Associate Director, Royal HaskoningDHV
Mersey Maritime is unique, there’s nothing else like it!
Phil James, Weightmans LLP
Back in 2008, the average age profile of the workforce at Cammell Laird was 47; so we recognised the need to address a potential skills gap up ahead. As a result of close collaboration with Mersey Maritime we‘ve committed to a long-term training programme that has seen our apprentice numbers rise from zero to more than 100. It’s put us in a much stronger position. We’re in better shape to plan for growth, we’re fulfilling a commitment to provide jobs for young people in this region and we’re revitalising the way we run our business.
John Syvret, CEO, Cammell Laird Group

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