Description – This project is a direct response to the existing and growing shortages of construction and automotive skills in Kidderminster, North Worcestershire and the wider West Midlands region. The funding is to undertake refurbishment and fit-out for a new modern skills facility to allow for the training of more construction and automotive engineers including a focus on Hybrid and Electric cars.
Awarded Funding – £550K
- New construction jobs.
- Increased student intake, i.e. more people able to access training in these priority areas.
- Improved student experience, and access to training in sustainable and green techniques.
- Expanded Curriculum to address skills shortages, particularly in the construction sector.
Partners – Kidderminster College