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.
Businesses are being invited to a launch event in Shropshire to learn more about how winning one of the UK’s most prestigious awards can benefit their companies.
Two of Shropshire’s leading training centres are throwing open their doors over the next fortnight to help bridge the skills gap in the region.
A £4m state-of the-art training hub has been officially opened today, with bosses urging other manufacturers to step forward to avoid a skills drain caused by the uncertainty of Brexit.
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.