A £3.3m project, including £1.979m from the Local Growth Fund, has supported build work and installation of equipment for a manufacturing training centre.
The project has a focus on CNC machining, automation robotics, metal forming and joining, design and manufacturing management, leadership and project management.
It aims to create an additional 708 apprenticeships, 1,172 qualifications and to support 279 businesses.
£1.979 million Growth Deal 1 skills capital investment
708 apprenticeships and 1,172 additional qualifications
279 businesses supported