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11/10/2013
Manufacturing SME’s can benefit from the first in-company master classes on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) training through the Black Country Skills Factory as part of the bite-sized programme of courses for up-skilling the sector. This is the first CNC machine focused training to be delivered, by...
07/10/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory is hosting a free CNC Machining Skills Breakfast Meeting for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country on Wednesday 23 October, 8.00am, at the Business Solutions Centre at Wolverhampton Science Park.
27/09/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory will attend the Dudley Manufacturing Showcase at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill on Tuesday 1st October.
26/09/2013
Industry experts will deliver the first series of bite-sized training modules for the metals and foundry industries developed by the Black Country Skills Factory in a direct response to increasing concerns of skills shortages and limited training facilities in the Black Country.
13/09/2013
Black Country manufacturers are being urged by the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (BCLEP) to make the most of the latest Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) investment news.
10/09/2013
Lauren Speed aged 18 years from Wolverhampton is the first Apprentice to receive subsidised support from the Black Country Skills Factory commencing her Engineering Apprenticeship at 3D Tooling Technologies Ltd in August 2013.
05/09/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory has launched a second programme of bite-sized training courses for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country
11/06/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory is a new employer-led education & training collaboration being coordinated by Black Country Consortium Ltd with funding via UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
03/06/2013
The Highways Agency is to start work on the first of the pinch point road improvement schemes that are to be delivered in the West Midlands in April.
02/06/2013
Deals that will set twenty cities free from the Whitehall leash have been announced by the Deputy Prime Minister in a speech at Mansion House in London. The speech is the first of an annual speech slot that has now been reserved for deputy prime ministers.
02/06/2013
A £19 million programme to support and strengthen companies in the automotive and aerospace supply chains in the West Midlands has been launched.

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