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11/07/2019
Innovation in Careers Education – how will you get involved?
07/06/2019
As part of national Volunteers’ Week, Black Country LEP is encouraging employers to make a difference
29/05/2019
Black Country LEP connects businesses and pupils
28/05/2019
A new national centre for construction excellence will be built in Wolverhampton
20/05/2019
The Black Country is to become one of 20 Careers Hubs, following an announcement from the Secretary of State
26/03/2019
The Black Country LEP has launched a new campaign to encourage small employers to make a difference to the futures of young people in the Black Country. The Give an Hour campaign is targeting SMEs to offer an hour of their time to help young people prepare for the fast-changing world of work.
21/03/2019
The Black Country Skills Factory is trying to put together some quantitative data about employers' response to and knowledge of Apprenticeship information in the Black Country
15/03/2019
Future Skill shortages breakfast event run by the Black Country Skills Factory at the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills in Wolverhampton.
13/03/2019
The King’s CE School in Tettenhall will be opening its doors for a careers event for pupils, their families and local residents later this month.
16/11/2018
Set up in 2013, the Black Country Skills Factory is celebrating five years of addressing skills shortages in the five transformational sectors in the Black Country
16/10/2018
The Careers Enterprise Team at the Black Country LEP hosted an Anniversary Celebration event at Black Country Living Museum yesterday, 11 October
11/10/2018
The new £12.5 million Black Country Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has officially been launched.
01/08/2018
The Institute of Cast Metal Engineers (ICME) has moved its headquarters to the new National Foundry Training Centre in Dudley Port, Tipton.
13/07/2018
Black Country announced as ‘Careers Hub’ to help transform careers education
07/06/2018
The Black Country Skills Factory has been awarded additional Growth Funding to extend the Skills Factory programme through until March 2019. The additional funding of £317,500 is a 66% increase to the current funding and will enable the Skills Factory to continue to improve the labour market...

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