Financial Support

We work with a range of services who can offer financial support to those intending to undertake an Apprenticeship/ Commercial Course..


Apprentice Vacancies

If you're interested in starting an Apprenticeship, click here for details of available apprenticeships.


About Us

MECNW is a specialist Engineering training college with a particular strength in Maritime, Maufacturing, Electrical and General Engineering Apprenticeships...


Commercial Courses

If you're looking to upskill your Workforce, we have a range of over 40 CPD courses, from short courses like CCNSG / (CS CS Card) and Module 4 IOSH, to coded welding training.



For Apprenticeship programmes in areas from Pipefitting Engineering to Project Control Technician Engineering, we've got that covered too..



This October, we're running our first ever Awards Graduation for all third year achievers...


Ofsted Report

MECNW’s most recent inspection by Ofsted in June 2014 judged the college’s provision to be Good (Grade 2) overall!


Who We Are

The Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) was set up in 1998 as a centre of vocational excellence to combat chronic skills shortages in the engineering, construction and manufacturing sectors. The college operates as a Group Training Association, an employer-driven partnership that puts employers at the very heart of what we do.


Open Day

We’re inviting all local school students, parents/ guardians and employers to join our team on Thursday 17th March, from 1pm-7pm for our annual Open Day.


How Can We Help

  • Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) is Merseyside’s leading provider of engineering apprenticeships and related training. Click here for more information.

  • As we are one of only 40 Group Training Associations operating under the GTA England Banner, we aim to offer a public-private learning partnership model that places employers at the very heart of what we do. Click here for more information.

  • At Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) we work with schools across Merseyside to provide awareness-raising programmes and routes into Apprenticeships for pupils aged 14+. Click here for more information.

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About Us

The college has a very successful record of delivering high quality training services for both learners and employers including Apprenticeships.

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Delivering Excellence in Engineering