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Hugh Baird College announces partnership with North West Training Council

Hugh Baird College and North West Training Council (NWTC) announced today that they have entered into a partnership that will deliver new training and education opportunities for people across the Liverpool City Region.

The agreement brings together advanced manufacturing apprenticeship training and post-16 college education, providing new and innovative education and further levels of value for students and employers.

Hugh Baird College is a further education college situated in Bootle. It is one of the area’s largest education and training providers, delivering over 300 courses to more than 5,000 students each year. The college offers courses from entry Level to Level 3, T-levels, A-levels, apprenticeships and university-level courses, foundation degrees and degrees.

Founded in 1963 and located in Liverpool, NWTC has grown to become one of the region’s largest private sector training organisations in the advanced manufacturing sector. It has helped over 20,000 apprentices realise their potential.

Rachael Hennigan, Principal and Chief Executive of Hugh Baird College, said:

“We are incredibly excited to announce this new partnership with Hugh Baird College and North West Training Council.”

“Together, we aim to create even more opportunities for people across the region to access high-quality apprenticeships and gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours employers seek from their new recruits.”

Steve Cobain, Chief Executive of NWTC, said:

“As an Independent Training Provider, we very much recognise the benefits of being able to work with a strong partner in the region to help us achieve our goals. However, it was very important to us that we had the right partner – one who shares our vision and values and is passionate about the development and growth of engineering education and training. Hugh Baird College is that partner.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to announce this new partnership and are excited about the future opportunities it will make possible”