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Why is working with employers, universities and the public sector important to us?

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What does this mean for our students?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tta_accordion color=”turquoise” active_section=”0″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Real World Experience” tab_id=”1480506145412-a6498af8-f2e1″][vc_column_text]Students get a real world experience of work alongside traditional school qualifications.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Network of Contacts” tab_id=”1480506145438-62d3fb42-5d69″][vc_column_text]Students build a network of contacts in businesses and universities which will support them in the future.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Relevant Skills” tab_id=”1480506201687-20509713-7c63″][vc_column_text]Students build the skills employers are looking for locally.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Motivation and Confidence” tab_id=”1480506228087-f6d5f752-60f1″][vc_column_text]Students are motivated and more confident to apply for roles and university.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Career Opportunities” tab_id=”1480506253663-cc03c69f-5f23″][vc_column_text]We can broker opportunities for students rather than just raise them.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_progress_bar values=”%5B%7B%22label%22%3A%22Over%20150%20placements%20last%20year%20100%25%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Two%20Seminar%20afternoons%20last%20year%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Over%2020%20visits%20to%20industry%20last%20year%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Over%20190%20hours%20of%20industry%20inspired%20project%20based%20learning%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Unconditional%20UCAS%20offers%20for%20our%20Year%2013%20students%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Jobs%20and%20apprenticeships%20with%20our%20business%20partners%20secured%20by%20our%20Year%2013%20students%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Support%20in%20applying%20for%20apprenticeships%20and%20jobs%20and%20preparing%20for%20interviews%22%2C%22value%22%3A%22100%22%7D%5D” bgcolor=”turquoise”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Our Sponsors

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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

murr-canvasMurrelektronik

  • Develops and produces electrical and electronic automation products for efficient applications.
  • 1900 Employees.
  • Turnover in 2014  – €220M.

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network-rail-canvasNetwork Rail

  • Network Rail is the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in England, Scotland and Wales.
  • 34,000 Employees.
  • Turnover – £6.2 billion (2013).

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siemens-canvasSiemens

  • It is the largest engineering company in Europe. The principal divisions of the company are Industry, Energy Healthcare, and Infrastructure & Cities, which represent the main activities of the company.
  • 362,000 Employees.
  • Turnover in 2014  –  €71.9 billion.

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uclan-canvas-2UCLAN

  • UTC University sponsor.
  • 32,000 Students.
  • Investing £20 million in an engineering innovation centre.

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ainscough-industrial-services-canvasAinscough Industrial Services

  • Services range from the local installation of a single machine to the international relocation of an entire factory.
  • 300+ Employees.
  • Turnover in 2014  –  £30 million.

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milken-canvasMilliken

  • By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. The company is active across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials.
  • 7000 Employees.
  • 39 manufacturing facilities across the world.

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endress-and-hausser-canvasEndress + Hauser

  • 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.

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jd-engineering-canvasJD Engineering Ltd

  • 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.

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