Ofsted Report
"Students do particularly well in technical subjects. They show strong commitment to preparing themselves for their future careers or for higher education."
Sixth Form
Results Success
Next open event
Thursday 12th Sept
Ofsted report
"Teachers use employer partnerships to promote learning through work experience and industrial visits."
Graduates leave the UTC with powerful employer relationships and a bespoke learning experience.
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The % of graduates securing a STEM apprenticeship is over five times the national average.

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All who wanted to have gone to University and 100% of graduates are studying STEM degrees.

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We provide an employer-led technical curriculum that ensures our graduates are in demand.

University Technical College Warrington


Welcome to the UTC Warrington. A unique college for 14-19 year olds specialising in the engineering, science and technology sectors.

Students experience everything they need to begin their career in STEM, from a bespoke curriculum and industry-leading facilities to mentoring, guest speakers and work experience through our network of prominent industry professionals. Our sixth form students leave the college with a high quality exposure to the STEM industry, advanced technical skills and appealing opportunities to enter apprenticeships, employment or higher education.

Companies, including Sellafield Ltd, Wood plc, Cavendish Nuclear, and Manchester Metropolitan University are the driving force behind the UTC. They believe it’s important to develop a sustainable future workforce with the proper technical, business and interpersonal skills they need to work in the science, engineering and technology industry, and to help them contextualise their core studies with vocational skills in a practical and applied way in a professional college environment. Together, the UTC's staff and employer network are determined to provide young people with an opportunity to gain a 'head start' in their career, shape them into respectful and motivated graduates, and help fulfil their potential.

Our partnership with the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) allows us to offer a specialist and advanced curriculum. Our students study for GCSEs and A-Levels, alongside STEM qualifications that connect real life contexts with technical learning.

If you want to begin your career in the science, engineering and technology industry - then why not join us and apply today?

Get in touch if you would like to visit the college or if you have any questions about the UTC. Please just email info@utcw.co.uk and we look forward to hearing from you.

6th September 2019

Architects excel on summer placement

By Lilly Collins - Year 12 Student at UTC Warrington PLACED Academy is a year long Architectural Course, in Liverpool that students can apply to when in the VI Form,…
22nd August 2019

Students impress with GCSE results

UTC Warrington students are celebrating their GCSE results, which have seen a significant improvement from the previous years’ grades, as the college continues to raise the bar in STEM education.…
16th August 2019

BTEC Success for UTC

Students at UTC Warrington have been celebrating their 100% pass rate for its specialist technical qualifications, as the college’s engineering results surpassed the impressive first year results in 2018. The…
20th June 2019

UTC Warrington celebrates ‘good’ rating in first ever Ofsted report.

Staff and students at UTC Warrington are celebrating after education inspectors awarded a Good Ofsted rating to the town centre college. (more…)
15th June 2019

UTC – Good Ofsted – Letter to Parents

Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to you in relation to the recent Ofsted inspection, which took place at UTC Warrington on 14th May and 15th May 2019. They concluded UTC…
8th May 2019

Cadets secure place on Lithuania exchange visit

Two of our Year 12 cadets have been chosen to take part in a Cadet Exchange Programme that takes place in July this year. The cadets took part in a…
"The positive relationships between teachers and pupils help pupils to engage in their learning. The college has a calm and hard-working atmosphere."
"Students engage well in their studies. They pay attention in class and behave respectfully towards their teachers and towards each other."
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