Kirklees College PMC

£3.1 million of Leeds City Region Growth Deal investment helped to fund Kirklees College’s new Process Manufacturing Centre (PMC) and increase learner numbers by over 900 (over 5 years) including intermediate and advanced apprenticeships. Our funding was matched by investment from local and national businesses. The PMC offers a state of the art process manufacturing training facility, chemistry laboratories as well as IT and learning resources.

£3.1 million of Leeds City Region Growth Deal investment helped to fund Kirklees College’s new Process Manufacturing Centre (PMC) and boost apprentice numbers from 70 to 300.

Our funding was matched by investment from local and national businesses. New facilities offered by the PMC include control rooms and packing lines, IT suite and learning resource centre.

The new centre has seen the college develop its curriculum in line with national industry demands and be selected by the National Skills Academy Food and Drink (NSAFD) to as a national provider for two Trailblazer Apprenticeships - Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer, and Process Operations.

 

Project Lead

Kirklees College

District/ Area

Kirklees

Business case summary

 Link here

Funding

£3.1 million Leeds City Region Growth Deal + match funding

Project Status

Activity 7: Monitoring and Evaluation

Start and end dates

July 2015 to August 2016

Delivery partners

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

 & Kirklees College

Other funders

Approximately £2 million business investment

Get in touch (contact information)

https://www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/contact-us/