A £684k project, including £520k 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.
Outputs include additional 750 apprenticeships, 3,990 learners on full and part time programmes and 185 learners in higher education.
£520k Growth Deal 3 skills capital investment
Aims to support 750 apprenticeships as well as learners in higher education