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Welcome to Maritime and Engineering College North West

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.

Being a GTA makes us more RESPONSIVE to what the industry is calling for, more EFFICIENT in how we deliver our training programmes, and more EFFECTIVE in developing a skilled workforce for the future.


To be a centre of excellence at the heart of the Maritime, Manufacturing and Engineering and related business sectors.


RESPONSIVENESS - To be responsive to employers, stakeholders and clients (and potential clients) by developing products and services to meet their needs, which we will establish through consultation and feedback.

EFFECTIVENESS - To be effective by offering a quality service and delivering quality outcomes through the deployment of our resources and those of our selected partners.

EFFICIENCY - To be an efficient and well run company, professionally managed working with associates who hold those same values.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Maritime and Engineering College North West directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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