Morthyng Vocational College

Morthyng Vocational College offers high quality training and support services to school pupils and young people aged 16 to 18 who have left education. Located off Birkenhead’s Hamilton Square in premises recently opened by the Duchess of Gloucester, Morthyng provides Apprenticeships and Foundation Learning programmes on site and via a network of partner organisations.

Recognised as a first class learning provider for equality and diversity practice, Morthyng prides itself on the comprehensive individual support it offers young people¸ enabling them to fulfill their potential.


Information, Advice and Guidance, Basic Literacy and Numeracy, Key Skills, Functional Skills, Vocational Skills, Personal and Social Skills, and Employability Skills

Specialist sectors

Childcare, Construction, Customer Service, Office Skills, Pre-uniformed Services, Retail, Functional Skills (Maths, English,  ICT and Employability Skills), all delivered through traditionally accredited awarding bodies

Strengths, achievements and expertise

  • unique historical premises: a refurbished Victorian bank
  • breakfast facilities for young people who arrive early
  • onsite independent living area to promote healthy eating and help young people develop domestic skills
  • via the Leonardo da Vinci programme, provides opportunities for learners to visit and acquire work experience in a European Member state eg Belgium, France, Austria
  • a mentoring team and an appointed Equal Opportunities Ambassador provides learners with confidential advice and support
  • provides advice and guidance in a variety of subjects, both directly and through a network of professional agencies: independent living, accommodation, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual awareness, parenting, job search etc
  • holds Customer First, Investors in People and Matrix accreditations
  • awarded grade 2 and grade 1 for Equal Opportunities & Diversity by ALI/Ofsted in 2005

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Up to 120 learners
30 employers


Morthyng Vocational College
Hamilton Street
CH41 5AE


0151 687 0684

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