All companies registered with Dorset EMC are entitled to affiliate to Make UK at no cost.

Simply tick the box on the online registration form when you set up your directory listing, and we do the rest. Make UK will send you a password to access online support covering, HR and recruitment, Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy, Trade Updates, Manufacturing reports.

To find out more visit the Make UK website


MTC can provide match funding of up to 50% for Dorset based SME companies keen to improve productivity, develop new products and implement new skills and technologies.

Initial meetings and a line walk with the MTC are available at no cost.  Once your project is agreed, 50% of the costs are covered by the MTC.

To find out more visit the MTC website


BCHA New Directions

We’re proud to be supporting the New Directions project, which is re-training and upskilling people to prepare them for a fresh start in engineering and manufacturing.

Siemens, Field International, KW Engineering are just some of the companies already offering work experience and employment through the project. There are a number of different ways that employers can be involved: offering work experience, factory tours during the induction programme, providing specific skills workshops.

To find out more visit the New Directions website