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Excellent (62 reviews)

Employer review details
Statement Percentage of employers that selected this as a "strength" Percentage of employers that selected this as "needs improvement" Total number of employers that selected this statement
Communication with employers 61% 39% 51
Reporting on progress of apprentices 44% 56% 36
Training facilities 95% 5% 22
Providing the right training at the right time 86% 14% 21
Improving apprentice skills 86% 14% 21
Adapting to my needs 81% 19% 21
Initial assessment of apprentices 100% 0% 15
Getting new apprentices started 86% 14% 14
Working with small numbers of apprentices 92% 8% 12

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Provider overview

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.

Apprenticeship training course

Plate welder (level 3)

60% achievement rate (out of 70 apprentices)

60% national achievement rate

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The percentage of apprentices who successfully achieved their apprenticeship when trained by this provider on a course in this subject area. This rate uses data from the 2022 to 2023 academic year.


Head office

Monks Ferry, Birkenhead, CH41 5LH

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release
  • available Block release

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