It’s time for industry and young people to step up to the skills table according to the boss of Shropshire’s most advanced training centre.
Business leaders across Shropshire are being urged to help tackle some of the key skills issues facing the county’s employers at a special round-table event later this month.
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has joined forces with some of the region’s key employers to encourage more businesses to take on apprentices.
More than 30 apprenticeship places are up for grabs at two of the region’s leading manufacturing training hubs.
Telford Business Board has announced a partnership with the Marches LEP which will see it host a Skills Round Table event aimed at developing an important link between local training providers and employers within the region.
One of the Marches largest training facilities has received the seal of approval from the Government’s Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse.
More than 40 young people have signed up to be among the first cohort of students at the Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT) following the recent open day.
68 apprenticeship places are up for grabs later this month when Shropshire’s newest training hub holds a major summer event.
Shrewsbury College’s Engineering Department welcomed a host of special guests at its re-launch today, when nearly a million pounds of state-of-the-art equipment was unveiled to help train the engineers of tomorrow.
Detailed plans for a new state-of-the-art training hub in Shropshire were unveiled for the first time yesterday, with the aim of supporting ‘2020 learners by 2020’.