Specialism: Energy | Engineering | Construction
Date of opening: September 2014
Energy Coast UTC provides a technically-focused education for 14-19 year olds in the region who have an interest in gaining qualifications in construction and engineering within the energy sector.
Students at the UTC are able to study Level 2 and Level 3 technical qualifications in these specialist subject areas, alongside core academic GCSEs and A Levels. The UTC is partnered with the University of Cumbria and leading employers within the energy sector, who provide work experience programmes and practical projects for students to work on during their studies.
The combined curriculum helps students to build a range of practical, technical and academic skills, fully preparing them for life after leaving, whether they choose an apprenticeship, university or full time employment.