Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing
Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing skills delivered by Further Education and Collab Group Colleges can transform the UK economy.
From lower levels through to higher and degree level provision, our courses offered are broad in scope ranging from aerospace, electrical and land based engineering.
Our colleges work with some of the largest employers in the sector and they are able to respond to the training needs of both small and large employers alike.
Many of our colleges also have purpose built facilities to provide practical training which proves invaluable for learners as they embark on this future careers.
It is estimated that approximately 29,000 advanced manufacturing businesses are operating in the UK, comprising around 23 per cent of the total number of manufacturing enterprises.
The economic contribution that they make is substantial, generating over £72 billion of GVA in 2013 alone. The sector demands a continual supply of highly trained and skilled professionals to undertake challenging but rewarding work in fields ranging from transport, infrastructure and defence.
Collab Group works closely with key players in the sector including SMETA and NTAR to understand how we can support the training needs of the industry.
North East Scotland College
Through our network Collab Group is able to utilise the experience and expertise of its leaders to offer services to both public and private sector clients. We can provide large scale delivery of apprenticeships for employers as well as expert consultation services relating to skills and education, including advice and insight on the changes in apprenticeship funding and the impact of the levy. The strength of our member network ensures we can collectively produce meaningful solutions to a range of skills-related issues.