Features, Benefits & Facilities

Whatever your engineering career aims and goals, CECAMM can help you achieve them

Make Your Future

The Isle of Wight College has opened a new £12 million specialist centre for engineering, offering specialised education and training, based in Whippingham. The new centre will create a world-class workforce and help to assure sustainable long term economic success for local people and the island as a whole.

Created by local business,
for local business

CECAMM was created to satisfy the Island's need for a highly skilled workforce. Local business have identified the skills they need to satisfy global demands.

Wind turbine

The most direct route to employment

Apprenticeships are the most direct route to employment. You'll finish your time at CECAMM with all the skills required for a job in your chosen field.

State-of-the-art industrial facilities

3D printing, robotics, composites, electronics, advanced fabrication - CECAMM has the best training facilities to kickstart a career in global technology and manufacturing.

Jet engine turbine
Sunseeker boat

A world of career possibilities

The widest variety of options, from Degrees to Apprenticeships. Strengthening local business and satisfying the UK's need for a highly skilled workforce in a global market.

Investing in skills

The Solent LEP/IWCollege have invested £12m to create a world-class workforce and help to assure sustainable long term economic success for local people and the Island as a whole.

Cross section of a jet engine turbine
Model of a Sunseeker boat

Empowering a generation

CECAMM has been designed with guidance from Island employers to give students the skills needed for work, empowering the next workforce generation.

CECAMM Facilities

Best-In-Class Training Facilities

The CECAMM Centre facility will accommodate 447-547 learners, be located at the Island Technology Park, East Cowes (adjacent to GKN Research and Development facility).

  • 3D Printing
  • Boat Construction and Design
  • CNC Programming, Milling and Turning
  • Electrical/Electronic Lab
  • Marine Electronics and Navigation Lab
  • Marine Engineering Simulators
  • Marine Hydraulics Marine auxiliaries
  • Measurement NDT and Dimensional Control Lab
  • MIG and TIG Welding
  • And much more!

Classrooms & industrial space

The total cost of the proposed 2,950m2 building is £11.39m which is £3,861 per m2, of which 1,850m2 will be workshop space and the balance of 1,100m2 of traditional learning space.

Travel information

The CECAMM Centre is situated at The Whippingham Technology Park, Whippingham.

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