Why is working with employers, universities and the public sector important to us?
What does this mean for our students?
Students get a real world experience of work alongside traditional school qualifications.
Students build a network of contacts in businesses and universities which will support them in the future.
Students build the skills employers are looking for locally.
Students are motivated and more confident to apply for roles and university.
We can broker opportunities for students rather than just raise them.
Local employers from the sector play a major role in Wigan UTC. They work to shape the curriculum, with a specific focus on the technical skills and knowledge that relate to future jobs and skills shortages that match the needs of the local economy.
This includes delivery of projects in and out of the classroom by consultants at the local Hospital Trust, expert masterclasses and skills development with our partners, Network Rail, Siemens, Milliken, Murr Elektronik and many more.
- Endress+Hauser (Endress and Hauser) is a Swiss-based instrumentation and process automation company. Endress+Hauser operates in the instrumentation market with offices around the world, producing instruments measuring level, volume flow, mass flow, density, pressure, and temperature.
- 12,435 Employees.
- Turnover in 2014 – €2 billion.
- JD Engineering Ltd. is an established business of 35 years, moving into new technology, investing in new machinery and looking to expand.The business is run by father and son, with around 60 years of top level engineering experience between them. Most of this is precision sub contract engineering.