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About us

Merseyside Trade Union Education is the largest Trade Union Education unit within the UK and is based in Liverpool.

Merseyside Trade Union Education provides a high calibre of Trade Union Congress (TUC) education, training and bespoke courses for TUC, affiliated trade unions and employees throughout the Merseyside region. We offer a flexible approach to delivery and all students achieve an accredited qualification for courses they have successfully completed.

Merseyside Trade Union Education’s tutors are all highly experienced trade unionists and come from various industrial backgrounds. They have a great deal of knowledge of current union issues and use their specialist skills to support the development of trade union organisation in general, whilst encouraging students to develop on a personal level.

Merseyside Trade Union Education has received many awards and accolades over the years and several UnionLearn Quality Awards. Our well equipped education centre has interactive learning facilities and a relaxed learning environment, with refreshment facilities.

We are also able to hire rooms to unions, individuals or businesses; please call 0151 237 2750 for details.

Course information

View our Jan 2017- July 2017 courses at MTUED

Find us

Merseyside Trade Union Education

Suite 520, Cotton Exchange Building, Old Hall Street (entrance Bixteth Street), Liverpool, L3 9LQ

We are a few minutes’ walk from Moorfields train station and Liverpool One shopping centre.

Contact us

Complete our Enquiry Form, or Call 0151 237 2750

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Our Service Standards

  • We will provide you with a designated point of contact - you will be assigned an employer training and development specialist.
  • We will carry out a Company Needs Analysis to identify your business training and development needs.
  • We will source funding opportunities and identify available funding that may help towards the cost of training.
  • We will provide a Service Level Agreement and training plan so you know exactly what you are getting and what you can expect from us.
  • We offer a flexible approach – training delivered at times to suit you (we can accommodate shift patterns) and at your workplace, or at college or suitable venue.
  • Customised training to meet your specific needs.
  • Wirral Met has the Training Excellence Standard and therefore offers you quality assurance.
  • We work with you to evaluate the impact of your investment in training.
  • We are reliable – you can count on us to be there when you need us.
  • We provide highly qualified, professional and experienced delivery and support teams


We will seek to continually improve the experience of the businesses we support through a consistent, systematic and rigorous approach to ongoing quality improvement in all that we do. 

Compliments & Complaints

We greatly appreciate your feedback whether it is good or not so good, as it helps us to further improve the service we offer.

If you have any compliments or complaints, please get in touch:

  • Complete an enquiry form
  • Call: 0151 551 7610
  • Write to: Wirral Met College, Quality Unit, Twelve Quays Campus, Shore Road, Birkenhead Wirral. CH41 1AG

Wirral Met College offers a wide range of apprenticeship programmes, training and development to develop the skills of your employees, to support business growth, productivity and efficiency.

The Apprenticeships and Business Networks team works with businesses of all sizes in private and public sectors across all industries.  Flexible packages of training and development are provided at times and locations to suit your needs.  


Are you interested in recruiting apprentices?

We can guide you through the Government's new apprenticeship levy and support you with the recruitment of apprentices.


Looking for professional development courses for your employees?

Download the Continued Professional Development brochure here


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