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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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  • We will provide you with a designated point of contact.
  • We will carry out a free Company Needs Analysis* to identify your business' training and development needs.
  • We will give you advice about available funding to support your training needs.
  • 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), at your workplace, at College or at another suitable venue.
  • We provide customised training to meet your specific needs, to help you develop your competitive advantage.
  • We will 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 qualified, professional and experienced delivery and support teams.
  • We discuss with you the areas where staff could improve their performance; we also review your recruitment and retention strategy, we identify your training objectives and then explore options for training and development which can be customised to your specific needs.



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 works in partnership with hundreds of employers in many different industry/service sectors across Wirral, South Wirral and the Liverpool City Region.  

Our Employer Services team supports businesses of all sizes across private and public sectors to develop the skills of their workforce.  Whether you require apprenticeship programmes, professional development courses or  short courses tailored to your specific needs, our aim is to support your business growth, productivity and efficiency.   We offer a FREE training needs assessment to help you identify the skills and development your organisation requires.  We can also advise on the funding opportunities available.

Apprenticeships - help your organisation grow

Apprenticeships are for both young people and adults; your existing employees can become apprentices in addition to you recruiting for apprentices new to your organisation.  

Key facts about apprenticeships - how to ensure your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications to meet the current and future needs of your business.

Why employ an apprentice? - attract the best people to your business, upskill existing staff and improve staff engagement, boost productivity and performance.

How much will an apprenticeship cost? - our Employer Services team will guide you through how the apprenticeship levy works.

How do I recruit an apprentice? - we will help your recruitment process!

How can Traineeships assist your organisation? 

For further information, visit the website: apprenticeship funding - how it will work and how to register and use the apprenticeship service

Professional training for your workforce 

Download the Continued Professional Development brochure here

Reasons to choose Wirral Met?

Our professional Employer Services team works closely with organisations to help them become more productive and profitable through the effective training and development of their employees. Find out more.

Contact Us

Find out how we can help you attract the best people to your business, improve staff motivation and boost productivity and performance; contact our Employer Services team.

Professional training for your workforce.

Choose from our range of continuing professional development courses listed below, or download the Continuing Professional Development leaflet.

If you can't find what you're looking for, or you need training customising to your specific organisational needs, please get in touch!

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