A £672.8k project, including £508k Local Growth Fund as part of the ‘Investing in our Future Workforce’ project investing in new training facilities across the Marches to improve skills provision in line with local employer needs.
The funding has been used by Telford College to develop a virtual and augmented reality (VAR) training suite enabling students across curriculum areas to engage with the latest VR platforms and learning programmes and enhance their education with bespoke technology packages.
The project had delivered 152 apprenticeships and assisted 3,992 new learners by contract completion on 31 March 2021.
£508k Growth Deal 3 skills capital investment
152 apprenticeships delivered
3,992 New Learners supported