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Northampton College Advanced Engineering CentreNorthampton College Advanced Engineering Centre

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Northampton College Advanced Engineering Centre
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East Northamptonshire Enterprise Centre
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People talking in a building under construction
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A Starship Robot driving down a street
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Northampton Waterside Campus

Engineering and Construction Skills Centre

7th February 2018

The new state of the art skills and technology training centre in Chartmoor Road, Leighton Buzzard, is open for students. The centre has been supported by employers and the curriculum being delivered there, is driven by the skills needs across the area in line with local and regional jobs. Local schools have joined in partnership with the centre to create improved learning pathways and options for local young people.

Funding Stream: Local Growth Fund (LGF)
LGF Awarded:
£2.5m
Total Project Cost: £4.7m
Delivery Partner: Central Bedfordshire College
Project Status: Opened in Autumn 2017
Projected Outputs: 20 new jobs and 360 additional new learners by 2020/21
Website: https://leightonbuzzardskillscentre.co.uk/

Lessons Learned Report: Click here to download

January 2017

Last nut tightened at Skills Centre

Central Bedfordshire College’s construction and engineering students proudly tightened the last nut on the steel frame for the College’s new Skills and Technology Centre currently being built in Chartmoor Road in Leighton Buzzard. Read more...

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