BETA This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.

The Engineering College

Contact details

The Engineering College website
Phone number:
Contact page:
contact this training provider
Birkenhead, The Engineering College, Monks Ferry, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5LH

Training information

Composites Technician
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Training options:
  • day release
  • block release
  • at your location
Explain training options

Day release: for example one day a week at the training provider's location.

Block release: for example 3-4 weeks at the training provider's location.

At your location: the training provider comes to your workplace.

Achievement rates:
Achievement average: 79%
National average: 75%
Explain achievement rate

Percentage of apprentices who successfully achieved a similar apprenticeship with this training provider.

Based on the latest data for 60 apprentices.

Source: Skills Funding Agency apprenticeship achievement rates

About the apprenticeship:

The Engineering College hosts industry standard facilities to deliver high quality training and skills. Our highly qualified tutors bring a wealth of industry expertise and experience into the workshop and classroom.

The apprenticeship will cover a combination of academic study, workplace skills training, behavioural development, all of which are assessed and qualified to achieve an overall apprenticeship accreditation

We offer flexible college attendance models ranging from full to part time and including block and day release. Competence is always assessed in the workplace.

Our dedicated Client Support Team are on hand to answer any questions about the training we offer and to support your apprentices' journey.

Provider information

The Engineering College, is the trading name of the Maritime and Engineering College North West and is a Group Training Association located in the heart of the Liverpool City Region, specialising in technical engineering apprenticeships.

Set up in 1998 as a centre of excellence to combat chronic skills shortages in the engineering industry, the college delivers excellence in technical engineering apprenticeships, putting employers at the heart of the training and providing apprentices with the skills to forge successful engineering careers.

In that time we have qualified thousands of engineers across the marine, construction, energy, mechanical, electrical, manufacturing, maintenance, heavy lift, medical and rail sectors.

What employers are saying

Based on 12 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Find out how these reviews work

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 4 out of 12 reviews
  • Good 8 out of 12 reviews
  • Poor 0 out of 12 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 12 reviews


  • Training facilities (7)
  • Improving apprentice skills (6)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (1)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (6)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (5)
Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: FE Choices

Content maintained by The Engineering College

Give us your feedback

This is a new service and your feedback will help us improve it.
Use the link below to take part in a short survey.

Take the survey

Content disclaimer

Education and Skills Funding Agency cannot guarantee the accuracy of course information on this site and makes no representations about the quality of any courses which appear on the site. Education and Skills Funding Agency is not liable for any losses suffered as a result of any party relying on the course information provided.