Skills and training

Coventry and Warwickshire is well served by local colleges and universities. The area is at the forefront of university technical colleges (UTCs).

  • 54,000 students studying at the University of Warwick and Coventry University. Both universities have strong links to advanced engineering.
  • Over 100,000 graduates per year from 15 universities within a one hour drive from Coventry and Warwickshire.
  • The WMG Academy for Young Engineers for 14 to18-year-olds is led by businesses and Warwick University.
  • The MIRA Academy supports engineering skills for MIRA Technology Park staff and local universities and colleges
  • The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre delivers a range of training and experience on real-life projects – from apprenticeship programmes to executive level training.
  • Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Unipart Manufacturing Group and Coventry University bring together the best in academia, industry and research and development in a live manufacturing environment to develop industry-ready engineering graduates.