Our Partners

The Engineering College is proud to work with a wide range of industry partners

With nearly two decades of experience supporting local businesses, with the provision of apprentices and engineering related training. We work with over 80 local and nationally recognised companies, all with a link to the engineering sector.

We have long standing relationships with companies such as Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders Limited and Laker Vent, and more recent connections with Merseyrail and Merseytravel. From maritime to oil and gas, construction & manufacturing to medical engineering; we work with our clients to offer a broad range of high quality Advanced and Higher technical apprenticeships and adult training in a range of safety, engineering and management skills. The Engineering College provides an obvious choice for accessing great technical training, first class information, advice and guidance on engineering careers and of course excellent business to business partnerships.

Established as a Group Training Association (GTA), we were set up by industry to serve industry and support local businesses to grow their workforce.





Known across the globe, the company has been operating since the late 1820s after being founded by Scottish entrepreneurs William Laird and his son John. It has built more than 1350 ships including many famous and innovative vessels.


Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in distributed power generation solutions. Capabilities range from the supply of a gas fuelled power generation engine, through to the turnkey installation of a multi-engine power plant.


a1-cbiss Ltd specialise in the supply, installation and maintenance of personal, portable, fixed gas monitoring system products and environmental monitoring systems which can identify asphyxiate, flammable, refrigerant and toxic gases.


A world leader in healthcare and research, Alder Hey built something amazing –  Alder Hey in the Park. A truly world-class, patient-friendly hospital, making a crucial difference to 270,000 patients and families every year. Not just a first for the UK, there’s nothing like it anywhere in Europe.





Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. They finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth.


Telco Sensors is a Danish designer, developer and manufacturer of a wide selection of photoelectric sensors, photoelectric amplifiers, light curtains and optical fork sensors. Telco’s markets spans across an endless range of industries and market sectors


Merseyrail is both a train operating company and a commuter rail network, in Merseyside.
They have 67 stations, 75 miles of route (6.5 miles underground) and carry approximately 110,000 passengers each weekday, or 34 million passengers per year.


FMC Corporation is a specialty company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. They use an array of advanced technologies in manufacturing, research and development.






Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina, based in Cheshire is available for both private and share boat owners looking for a full range of facilities. Situated at the heart of Cheshire’s canal network, the marina offers a full range of services including a chandlery, workshops, hardstanding and brokerage.


Sovex, based in the North West since its inception in 2002. They have a dedicated and skilled workforce responsible for some of the most significant technical developments in conveyor and vehicle loader manufacture over the last decade.


Established in 1999 Edwards Elite Engineering specialize in the design, fabrication and installation of pipework systems and products, engineered to meet the specific requirements of each client/project. Since their formation they have earned an enviable reputation for safety, quality & reliability.


P&M Projects Ltd are a national contractor providing a specialised fabrication, installation and testing service for pipework, steelwork and mechanical equipment. They have the capability to deliver solutions utilising materials such as stainless steel, carbon steel, high and low alloy, plastic and other specialist material grades.


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Heap & Partners design, manufacture and distribute industrial valves, instrumentation and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Utilities, Nuclear, and Life Science industries .


Engenda offer a complete range of services from feasibility studies and planning to operational work management. Project Engineering and Innovative Engineering Design.


Serving the oil & gas, clean energy, environment & infrastructure and mining markets. Offering consultancy, engineering, project management, operations and construction services, project delivery and power equipment services.


A project driven organization which adds value to our clients throughout their onshore and offshore operations. We adapt to industry’s needs and client demands through our agile organization and our multiple skilled employees.



Bootle Containers™ designs, builds and refurbishes freight containers and accommodation units for many applications, particularly in the demanding oil & gas and military sectors. Built in the UK and approved by Det Norsk Veritas and Lloyds Register.


Acer Engineering was originally founded in 2000. A family run business that has an engineering staff with many years of experience in a variety of industries which has an enviable customer base of prestigious blue chip and household name clients.


OverWater Marina is on the Shropshire Union Canal, next to Bridge 80. Surrounded by Cheshire farmland, and next to the River Weaver valley. They offer a range of Cheshire moorings on the Shropshire Union Canal.


The Lawnmower Company Ltd are located in Prenton and are garden machinery experts. Providing expert service, repairs and spares parts for all leading makes of garden machinery.The Lawnmower Company Ltd have been serving customers in the Wirral area for over 60 years.


OWS Ltd are an established pipe services, engineering and steel fabrication company motivated by helping to find solutions to your individual engineering problems. OWS are able to offer a complete engineering service from concept to fully project managed installation.


Kawneer a leading supplier of architectural systems, services and building products to the European, North American and North African construction industries. A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing.


Located in Hooton, on the South Wirral/Cheshire border, F.E. Robinson has over 60 years experience of providing precision engineering services to a diverse and wide ranging client base. FE Robinson have recently expanded their capabilities, meaning that from prototypes to full production runs, no matter how big or small the job, F.E. Robinson can deliver.


Established in August 2005, by Tony Kellett and Trevor Holding. They provide turning, milling and CNC machining services. Their customer base includes some of the worlds largest manufacturers.






THYSON TECHNOLOGY is a specialist analytical instrumentation engineering business providing complex analyser systems, project management, contracting and manpower services for process industries. Covering the energy, utilities, oil and gas, petrochemical, steel, and pharmaceutical sectors.


AMF Precision Engineering Ltd is a precision engineering company with over 30 years of experience. Expertise in manufacturing and assembling  parts such as: Umbilical components for subsea/offshore sectors, ultra high vacuum technology chambers and cryogenic, mass spectrometry and measuring equipment.


DT Engineering NW Ltd is a crane and lifting equipment specialist-manufacture and Service Company. Market leaders with over 30 years experience in the manufacture, service and maintenance of mechanical handling equipment, including factory cranes, jib cranes, wire rope and chain hoists.


With over 25 years Compere Systems can supply, install & commission industrial control panels, automation systems, training and project managing.Their can and PET bottle conveying systems lead the way with a revolutionary PET neck guide increasing uptime and decreasing costs for their clients.





Carmet Marine Ltd, a long standing family company with a shipyard is located on the River Mersey, making it an ideal choice for vessels to slip for general maintenance, repairs or refits. Recent investments now allow larger vessels to be slipped, including a better facility berth for fitting out and quayside loading.


The Boulting Group is a multi-disciplinary engineering solutions provider, operating in a diverse range of industry sectors in the UK and internationally. They provide services from project management, design, fabrication and installation to commissioning and ongoing maintenance services.


AFGlobal Corporation is a technology and manufacturing specialist working to enhance our clients’ success around the world. We provide technology, services and fully integrated manufacturing capabilities to clients around the world. We align well-established precision engineering with game-changing innovation.


Hoist UK are a manufacturer and supplier of lifting and handling equipment for the industrial and entertainment market sectors. Hoist UK distribute products directly from some of the world’s leading manufacturers to offer you the best price and service possible.


Merseyside Catering Fabrications design and manufacture bespoke and standard products for the foodservice industry. Ranging from small drop in display units to fully bespoke counter schemes in high end restaurants and hotels. Specialising in bespoke counter systems and stainless steel fabrication to the food service industry, we have 10 years manufacturing experience within the industry.


Established for over 60 years, Rewinds & J. Windsor is one of the largest independently owned electric motor and rotating equipment repairers in the UK operating across three sites and servicing the UK and Ireland. We offer a range of electrical, mechanical and electronic engineering services covering repair and maintenance activities in the manufacturing, power generation, renewables and facilities management industries.


Thermoweld PWS Limited has developed a fully compliant Quality Management System compliant with BSEN ISO9001:2015, with written management procedures and working instruction to cover all critical quality operations, with the ability to deliver fully PED compliant, CE marked plant installations.


EMR is a global leader in metal recycling. We are privately owned with a heritage dating back to the 1940s and employ around 4000 people operating at 150 locations around the world. Our core business is the recycling of scrap metal from a range of sources such as End-of-Life vehicles/consumer products, industry, construction and demolition.


Specialist composites manufacturer, Teledyne CML Composites is an established supplier of structural composite components & assemblies to the commercial and defence aerospace industry sectors. Established in 1949, our products are in regular service on some of the world’s most advanced aircraft. Based in Bromborough, Teledyne CML Composites is part of the larger Teledyne Technologies Inc. Group.


Since the 1960’s Laker Vent have been providing services which consist of detail design, pipe-work fabrication, pipe-work installation and mechanical installation services to industries throughout the UK. Their provision includes the supply, fabrication and installation of process and utility piping systems.


MST is the world’s leading provider of Rigid Inflatable and High Speed Workboats for military and professional use. They offer flexible modular solutions tailored to meet customer’s specific requirements from a range of well proven platforms and work closely with clients during the development process to understand their specific needs before any manufacturing commences.


Studley Engineering is a multi-disciplined mechanical, pipework & steelwork contractor.  Providing a comprehensive service to the process industries. Over time, Studley Engineering have gained an enviable reputation as a reliable, responsive, motivated contractor that delivers safe, high quality, cost effective work.

Their services include engineering maintenance, mechanical and electrical engineering, equipment installation, welding, steelwork, module assemblies and pipework.


Fortis Engineering Services Limited specialise in a range of engineering, fabrication and welding with a highly skilled craftsman who have an excellent track record in Health & Safety. Services include: mechanical engineering, site maintenance, pipe work fabrication & on-site installation, site shutdowns and bespoke design & fabrication